Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour

Chitwan jungle safari tour from Kathmandu is a short tour perfectly planned for nature and wildlife exploration along with native Tharu culture.

Trip Facts

duration Duration 4 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty Easy
Average Group Size 2-10
trip-code Trip Code CJSTAH
trip-code Area Chitwan National Park
trip-code Start Point Kathmandu
trip-start-point Trip End Point Kathmandu
trip-accomodation Accomodation 3 Star Resort
trip-meals Meals All Inclusive
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Highlights

  • Asia’s best part for sporting wildlife and jungle activities
  • Nepal’s first and oldest nations park with exclusive animals.
  • Explore the lifestyle of the native people during the village walk.
  • Spot the majestic Royal Bengal tiger and glorious Elephants.
  • Canoeing and aquatic life observation. 
  • Jungle walk along with the Elephant.

Trip Overview

The Chitwan jungle safari tour is specifically created to provide you with an exclusive experience in the plains of Nepal. Chitwan jungle safari tour from Kathmandu is a short tour perfectly planned for nature exploration along with native culture. This 4 days trip provides you with a lifetime experience besides pristine nature. For a country known for its magnificent mountains, the wide horizontal lands of terai that stretches through the southern part of Nepal provide absolutely different experiences. This trip is particularly composed to provide thrilling experiences and amazing memories.

Chitwan Jungle safari tour is a package where you can experience all the elements of nature and culture in just four days without compromising anything. You will experience a breathtaking jungle safari, an amazing sunset by the Rapti river, explore the Tharu culture and their lifestyle and many more. This tour package focuses on providing an exquisite experience regarding the wild nature, native culture and the beauty of the plain of Nepal. Nature and authentic culture are two major parts of this tour.  Similarly, the Tharu community celebrates Maghe Sankranti which is considered the biggest festival for this beautiful community.

You will explore the wildness of the Chitwan national park where you will come across several species of flora and fauna that are illusively exclusive. You will take part in various thrilling activities such as jeep safari, walking safari, canoeing and even visit the Elephant breeding center. All these factors make this tour ideal for anyone who is into nature and wildlife. All the mentioned activities are done under the supervision of an expert naturalist making this trip not only fun but safe as well.

Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour Facts:

Trip Duration

4 Days

Trip Grade


Best Time to Visit

March to May

October and November

National Park

Chitwan National Park

Endangered Mammals

Royal Bengal Tiger

One-Horned Rhino

Endangered Reptiles



Endangered Birds

Pallas Fish Eagle

Jungle Fowl

Rumped Vulture


The Chitwan National park covers 952.6 Km² making it the sanctuary for thousands of wildlife in Nepal. Chitwan National park is the first natural park in Nepal. This is the place where you get the opportunity to encounter the ‘’Big Six’’. The big six are referred to as the dominant wild animals of this particular area are the Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Wooden Bear, One-Horned Rhino and Wild Elephant. The forest consists of both tropical and subtropical plants along with other native vegetation. Other than nature and wildlife you can observe the authentic culture of the Tharu community, their traditions, and way of lifestyle are unique from which you can learn lots of things.

Chitwan National Park Facts:


1973 A.D.


952.63 Square Kilometers


Nawalparasi, Chitwan, Parsa, and Makwanpur

Endangered Mammals

Bengal Tiger, One-Horned Rhino

Endangered Birds

Spotted Eagle, Cuckoo

Species of Birds

584 species

Species of Mammals

68 Species


What to expect from Chitwan Jungle Safari tour?

Chitwan Jungle Safari tour is created to provide a wonderful time for you. You can experience luxury within the wilds as well. As a greeting, you will be welcomed with a typical classic Nepali style at the hotel. On the way to your destination, you can do lots of stuff such as white water rafting and the Manakamana tour which are optional.

Immediately after you reach the terai region, you will feel the warm air wrapping you. Gigantic agricultural fields covered in seasonal crops will declare the start of your adventurous tour. People doing their daily chores on fields will give you an authentic village vibe. After you check in the hotel you will enjoy an organic midday meal at the hotel and begin your tour starting with a short village walk. You will see completely different architecture mostly made out of mud and natural material. In the village area, you get the perfect chance to experience the traditional bullock cart as a mode of transportation. There you can spend some time with the villagers and learn about the history of their traditions and practices. 

The stunning coral sunset will melt your heart. The simple lifestyle of the locals will teach you about the minimalist lifestyle. After you soak in the beauty of village life you will make your way back to the hotel. You will have a delicious  dinner along with cultural dance performed by the locals. Lathi Naach or Mayur Naach is the type of dance performed by a group of people while beating their traditional drums and instruments.

Jeep Safari inside the Chitwan National Park:

The second day of your tour will be vastly different and exciting in comparison to your first day. Today you will explore the jungle by two different methods, one by jeep and the other by foot. You will advance your tour by jeep safari with your expert naturalist who will provide you with the necessary information regarding the surrounding area. You will see various kinds of native animals including some of the endangered ones as well. 

A close view of the majestic animals in Infront of your own eyes. The massive trees and varieties of vegetation will fascinate you. You'll have pre-made lunch deep in the jungle in a safe spot chosen by the nature guide. After you finish your jeep safari you will proceed towards the heart of the jungle for further exploration. You will see wild animals in their natural habitat without disturbing or threatening them. Further, you will walk up to the hotel, and this concludes your thrilling jungle safari. 

Elephant walking inside the jungle.

For the third day, you will participate in many jungle activities. Starting from elephant walking, walking with elephants might be a therapeutic moment. Walking beside these giant creatures will be the best part of your trip. You can capture these precious moments by snapping some pictures together. Following the itinerary, you will go canoeing on a traditionally handcrafted boat called the Patela boat. There will be numerous wild ducks swimming in the river along with other aquatic animals.

The most rewarding view will be the endangered Gharial crocodile sunbathing on the bank of the river. Cross the calm river and make your way towards the Elephant breeding center. There you will learn how to make an Elephant meal and how they eat it. You will get to learn about nature and the habits of these beautiful animals. Spend some quality time at the Elephant breeding center and return to the hotel.

The next day you will wake up to see an astounding sunrise and walk up to a nearby location for bird watching. Chitwan is the supreme place for bird watching as various species of birds migrate to the wetlands of Chitwan. There are around 584 birds that you can identify and spot. The charismatic birds will enchant you with their vibrant color and charm. Spend a good amount of time birdwatching and get back to the hotel for the last breakfast of your tour. You will get private transportation for your departure. On the way to Kathmandu, you can visit the Manakamana temple and experience a cable car ride.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Welcome to Chitwan!

At. 07:00 AM: Our office representative will pick you up from Kathmandu and drive you towards Shauraha, Chitwan. (Distance from Kathmandu to Chitwan is 165 Km). It will take approximately 5 hours by drive. On the way, you can participate in thrilling activities such as white water rafting in the Trishuli river which is beloved by travelers.

You will reach your destination at Chitwan where you will be greeted in a typical Nepali style at the hotel. Rest at the hotel and enjoy your lunch with a fine ambience. Get ready for your exciting village exploration in the nearby village area. The villages that you will visit are of native ethnic people called Tharus. There are lots of things that are unique about this place but the most fascinating thing about this place is the architecture of the entire village. You can use the local transportation, a traditional Bullock cart for a village tour. Witness the mesmerizing sunset along with the peaceful nature. Return to the hotel and have dinner along with a cultural program performed by the locals at the hotel premises.

duration 5-6 Hours
duration 170 Km
trip-accomodation Landmark Forest Resort
trip-meals L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 02

Jeep Safari | Jungle Walk.

At. 07:00 AM: Have your morning meal in the hotel and get ready for an amazing day ahead of you. Today you will expand your entire day inside Chitwan national park. You will start your jeep safari. The jeeps used during the safari are low emission and produce minimum noise so that it doesn't scare the animals. You will be accompanied by an expert naturalist who will provide you with in-depth knowledge about the surrounding area and the native animals.

Have your packed lunch in the jungle at a safe spot hand-picked by the safari guide. After your lunch, you will walk deep inside the jungle searching for animals. You will spot animals like the One-Horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, wild elephants and many more. If you have any curiosity related to the related safari you can ask the naturalist. Watch the stunning coral sunset on the way to the hotel and have some snaps. Return to the hotel and have an amazing dinner and rest.

duration 6-8 Hours
trip-accomodation Landmark Forest Resort
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 03

Full Day Jungle Excursion.

At. 07:00 AM: Have an early meal and get ready for yet another exhilarating day of your tour. Go for a short walk along with the most wonderful animals - Elephants. Walking along with these majestic creatures will warm your heart. You can play with them and feed them. Bathing them is the most admired activity among the visitors which you can take part in. Return to the hotel and have your midday meal with an impressive backdrop.

You will go towards the Rapti river for Canoeing on a Patela boat (traditional handcrafted boat) also known as a canoe ride. (Time duration approximately 45 mins) Cross the Rapti river and continue your spirited jungle visit.  You will encounter Gharial and Mugger crocodiles in Rapti river along with other aquatic life. You will explore the jungle on foot and take advantage of the opportunity to catch sight of various species of birds and animals. After finishing the walk you will visit the Elephant breeding center (Hattisar). There you will demonstrate how elephant meals are prepared and how they eat. You will get various information on the nature and habits of these graceful animals. You can also observe a remarkable sunset along with a peaceful environment. Go back to the hotel and have your exclusive dinner. This ends your lovely day.

duration 6-8 Hours
trip-accomodation Landmark Forest Resort
trip-meals B,L,D
Day 04

Farewell, We love to see you again!

Today you will start your day with Birdwatching. Chitwan is an ideal place for birdwatching as various exotic species of bird migrate to the wetlands of Chitwan. After gracing your eyes with the beautiful scenario you will return to the hotel for breakfast.

Enjoy your breakfast and pack your bags for your departure. The transportation will be outside the hotel which will transport you to the Kathmandu airport directly. On the way, you can visit the most revered Hindu pilgrimage Manakamana and experience a cable car ride. From the hill station, you have a panoramic view of the surrounding area. (Drive duration 5 hours)

duration 6-8 Hours
duration 170 Km
trip-meals B
transportation On Private Basis

Trip Guide

The given information about the Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour is in-depth, feel free to contact us 24/7 for any kind of assistance. We will be available on WhatsApp to assist you instantly. You can write an email if this trip doesn't fit your vacation schedule and requirements. We aim to offer the best possible travel experience to the customers. Depending on the needs of the visitors and the group size, we customize each vacation package. We will put together a bespoke itinerary just for your private group.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the best time to visit Chitwan?

    October to early March is the ideal time to visit Chitwan as the temperature is around 25°C. At this time you may also get to see animals sunbathing, which provides a golden opportunity to observe the wildlife up close.

  • What kind of clothes to take while visiting Chitwan?

    Light and airy clothes are recommended during the daytime and warm clothes for the evening (October to February) and Rainwear for (March to September). Green-colored clothes are suitable while visiting the jungle safari and wildlife activities.

  • Are mosquitoes and other biting insects a problem during jungle safari/jungle walk?

    The mosquitoes may be of concern in Chitwan (400m) as they lie in the lower elevation. Also, you will spend most of your time in the jungle and village area. There is a high chance of coming in contact with various insects. We would like to suggest carrying mosquito repellent for your safety.

  • Can we get to see the Tigers in Chitwan National park?

    Yes, you can but it might take some patience and courage to spot one. The number of these majestic creatures has significantly increased over time which means there are high chances to encounter the Royal Bengal Tiger in Chitwan national park.

  • What fun activities can you enjoy at Chitwan National park?

    Some popular activities at Chitwan National park are Jungle Jeep Safari, Elephant walking, Elephant bathing, Canoeing, Jungle walk, visiting the Elephant breeding center and viewing stunning sunset from the bank river.

  • How long does it take to complete the Jeep safari?

    Jeep Safari is one of the most admired activities in Chitwan national park and it covers almost half a day. It takes around 5 hours to complete the Jeep safari at Chitwan National park. You can extend the time duration as per your request to the safari guide.

  • What kind of Elephants are found in Chitwan National park?

    Chitwan is best known for its marvelous animals including the Elephants. The most common are Indian Elephants followed by a few Wild elephants and lastly Asiatic Elephants which are well-known kinds.

Services Includes

  • All required airport arrivals and departures.

  • All (3 nights) hotel accommodations at the mentioned hotels/ resorts at respective places.

  • Daily breakfast at the hotel from the next day of your arrival.

  • Lunch and Dinner have been included as mentioned in the itinerary.

  • All mentioned jungle activities in Chitwan national park.

  • National parks entrance fees.

  • All mentioned activities will be escorted by expert local naturalists/nature guides from the resorts.

  • One local SIM card (returnable, if required) during your stay.

  • All government and local taxes.

Services Excludes

  • Personal expenses.

  • Tips to the drivers and guides. (not required but recommended)

  • Services that aren’t mentioned above.

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USD 450 / Person


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