Explore the wildlife and luxury together in two national parks of Nepal

Nepal Wildlife Safari Luxury Tour

Nepal wildlife safari luxury tour is a 10 days private trip to Nepal that will take you to the wildlife of two of the most famous national parks. Chitwan Rastriya Nikunja presently known as Chitwan National Park which was established in 1979 is well known for its wide range of flora and fauna.

Nepal wildlife safari luxury tour is a 10 days private trip to Nepal that will take you to the wildlife of two of the most famous national parks. Chitwan Rastriya Nikunja presently known as Chitwan National Park which was established in 1979 is well known for its wide range of flora and fauna. Most activities in Chitwan and Bardia national park revolve around wildlife and bird spotting. Besides observing wildlife and bird watching there are other fun activities that  you can enjoy such as Canoe riding, cycling through villages, watching Tharu cultural programs, and many more. Bardiya National park is mostly known for its plain land and the exclusive animals which have made bardiya their sanctuary. Some of the big cats which are hard to find in other places are found there. The Royal Bengal tiger is one of the exclusive animals that are found in Bardiya National park.

Nepal Wildlife Safari Luxury Tour Facts:

Trip Duration

10 Days

Trip Grade

Easy

Best Time to Visit

  • March to May

  • October and November

National Parks

  • Chitwan National Park

  • Bardia National Park

Endangered Mammals

  • Royal Bengal Tiger

  • One Horned Rhino

Endangered Reptiles

  • Gharials

  • Mugger

Endangered Birds

  • Pallas Fish Eagle

  • Jungle Fowl

  • Rumped Vulture

Destinations

  • Kathmandu

  • Chitwan

  • Bardiya

Major Activities

  • Elephant Walk

  • Jeep Safari

  • Jungle Walk

  • Bird Watching,

  • Tharu Cultural Exploration

  • Canoe Ride

Safari is defined as the observation of flora and fauna in their natural habitat. Safari offers you an excellent chance to observe the wildlife of animals which cannot be captivated. Jungle safari is all about thrilling and exciting activities such as driving through the jungle, sightseeing, exploring flora and fauna florising in their natural habitat. Nepal wildlife safari tour provides you an excellent opportunity to observe exclusive animals up close. 

You will be accompanied by a professional naturalist who will provide in depth knowledge about the surrounding and the animals that you will be seeing in your safari. You will also be doing some fun activities to make your trip memorable such as boat safari where you can see different types of aquatic animals, some of which are rare and endangered and only found in a few places on earth. Nepal is rich intrems of biodiversity because there are  high Mountains, high hills and plain lands of Terai region where different species of plants and animals are found. Physical diversity has created diversity in ecosystem  and climate situations which are favorable for different kinds of flora and fauna where they can flourish.

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Trip Facts

duration Duration 10 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty ? Easy
trip-difficulty Highest Point 1350m
Average Group Size 2-10
trip-code Trip Code NWST
trip-code Start Point Kathmandu
trip-start-point Trip End Point Kathmandu
trip-accomodation Accomodation Luxury Hotels
trip-meals Meals As Mentioned
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Highlights

  • A private and customized trip.
  • Jeep Safari inside the two national parks.
  • Tharu culture exploration at two different places.
  • Boating tour within the two national parks.
  • Jungle walk along with the Elephant.
  • Guided Birding tour.
  • Cultural sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Trip Overview

The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu holds some of the ancient art and architecture. Out of the 10 UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal 7 of them lie inside Kathmandu Valley. Culturally rich Kathmandu valley has a lot of things to offer its visitors. But it will take more than a couple of days to explore all these 7 heritage sites inside Kathmandu valley. Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath are some of the popular heritage sites that you will be exploring. Besides that, you will also visit Kathmandu Durbar Square situated at the heart of Kathmandu.

Kathmandu Sightseeing Attractions Entry Fees:

Monuments

Entry Fee

Pashupatinath Temple

NPR 1000 (USD 10)

Boudhanath Stupa

NPR 400 (USD 4)

Swayambhunath Stupa

NPR 200 (USD 2)

Kathmandu Durbar Square

NPR 500 (USD 5)

 

Pashupatinath Temple

One of the most popular Hindu Shrine, Pashupatinath Temple is situated on the bank of holy Bagmati river. It is one of the most sacred places for the Hindus. Every year during the auspicious occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival huge numbers of pilgrims visit Pashupatinath Temple to get blessings from Lord Shiva. Besides the main temple, there are other popular places to visit around the Pashupatinath area. Evening aarti is one of the most popular activities witnessed by the people.

Boudhanath Stupa

This 36 meters high gumba is situated about 6 km away from Kathmandu. One of the tallest Buddhist monuments of Nepal, Boudhanath dominates the skyline around the area. This place is amazing, as soon as you enter the Boudhanath you can smell the pleasant incense. Similarly, the enchanting prayers all around the Bouddhanath Stupa will give you peace of Mind.

Swayambhunath Temple

Situated at the top of the hill, Swayambhunath is a popular Hindu as well as the Buddhist shrine inside Kathmandu valley. Also known by the name The Monkey Temple, you will know the real reason for its name. The monkeys are everywhere and behave well. But it is better to keep distance from the monkeys here at Swayambhunath. The monkeys here are considered holy and people actually stop by to feed them.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

Once a royal palace of the Malla and Shah Dynasty, Kathmandu Durbar Square now has become one of the most popular tourist sites in Kathmandu valley. Rich Newari culture and tradition and the temples surrounding the old palace are also the main highlights of Kathmandu Durbar Square. Not only for the foreigners but also the locals visit Kathmandu Durbar Square for the purpose of Shopping, Worshiping, or to spend a few times chatting with their friends or loved ones.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan national park is an excellent spot for people wanting to witness the wildlife. It is one of the most touristic destinations in Nepal. Mainly people visit Chitwan for the jungle activities, elephant riding, and to seek Tharu culture and their dance. In addition bird lovers also visit Chitwan National Park as Twenty Thousand lake is a famous place for bird watching in Nepal. It will take only 20 minutes to reach Bhadrapur airport from Kathmandu and only about an hour's drive will take you to the entrance of Chitwan National Park.

Chitwan National Park Facts:

Established

1973 A.D.

Area

952.63 Square Kilometers

District

Nawalparasi, Chitwan, Parsa and Makwanpur

Endangered Mammals

Bengal Tiger, One Horned Rhino

Endangered Birds

Spotted Eagle, Cuckoo

Species of Birds

543 species

Species of Mammals

68 species

 

Elephant Ride

Elephant ride is one of the safest ways of entering the dense jungle of Chitwan National Park. 4 people can ride an elephant and a trained guide will take you inside the national park. The guide will stop the elephant as soon as he spots any birds or animals. During the whole ride, you must be quiet so that you don't scare any animals or birds.

Tharu Village Tour

The Tharu Village tour is one of the best ways to know about the culture, tradition, and the lifestyle of the Tharu community living near the Chitwan National Park. You will be taken on an ox-drawn cart to explore the Tharu village. The village is composed of several mud and red huts. There is also a small Tharu museum that displays the tools and the clothes used by the Tharu community.

Elephant Breeding Center

Elephant Breeding Center is a must place to visit to know about this gentle animal on earth. There are various types of elephants found all over the world. But only a specific breed of elephants is found in Nepal. Here at the elephant breeding center, you can gain all the information about the elephants found in Nepal. The main motive of this elephant breeding center is to help these elephants and to increase the number of these rare species in Nepal.

Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari at Chitwan National park will take you deep inside the Jungle. It is one of the best ways to spot the rare species of birds or the animals as you will get to go deeper inside the jungle than that of Elephant Safari. A well-experienced guide will guide you throughout the trip. During the trip, you will take a jeep ride with an open top so that you can witness the wild animals and birds clearly.

Bardia National Park

About 700 km away from the capital of Nepal, it is a less touristic place than that of Chitwan National Park. You will find a very small number of tourists here. Because of that, the accommodation near Bardiya National Park is budgeted or mid-range. In spite of the services, and its facilities, Bardiya National Park is a must place to visit for jungle and wildlife exploration. Bardiya National Park is not a commercial spot but rather a raw untamed jungle experience.

Bardiya National Park Facts:

Established 

1988 A.D.

Area

968 Square Kilometers

Endangered Species of Mammals

Swamp Deer, Gangetic Dolphin, Royal Bengal Tiger

Endangered Species of Birds

Peafowl, Sarus Crane, etc.

Species of Birds

407 Species

Species of Mammals

53 Species

 

Tharu Museum

Tharu Museum at Bardia National Park is an amazing place to witness some of the ancient tools and the clothes used by the Tharu community living near the Bardia National Park. Tharu Museum lies near the entrance gate of the Bardia National Park. Because of that, you can always check it before your jeep safari or the elephant safari.

Jungle Walk

Jungle Walk at Bardia National Park is the best option to spot some of the rare wild animals and birds. During your Jungle walk, you will also track the Tiger. During this day a well-experienced and trained guide will take you throughout the day. You can also listen to different birds singing during your jungle walk.

Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari at Bardia National Park will take you deep inside the jungle. The jeep safari is similar to a jungle walk that you can enjoy inside Bardia National Park without walking. During the jeep safari, you will be guided by a well-experienced guide and driver. The guide will take you to some of the places where the chances of spotting the wild animals are very high.

Elephant or Crocodile Breeding Center

Elephant breeding center is a must place to visit to witness these rare species of animals. The best time to visit an Elephant Breeding center is during the afternoon when the elephants are feeding. Besides that, the Crocodile breeding center is another amazing spot to witness rare species of reptiles. Besides that, you will also get to know a lot about this rare species in Nepal.

What to expect from Nepal Wildlife Safari Tour?

Nepal wildlife safari tour could be an amazing opportunity to observe some of the rare species of flora and fauna. Some of the rare species of mammals that you can witness during your Wildlife safari tour include Elephant, One Horn Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, and many more. If you are lucky you may also spot Clouded Leopards, Sloth Bears, Bengal Tiger, wild dogs, etc. Spotted eagles, cuckoos, and peafowl are some of the rare species of birds that can be seen during wildlife safari tours. Elephant Ride and Jeep Safari are some of the popular activities that you will experience during your wildlife safari tour.

If our trip itinerary doesn't suit your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary then feel free to inbox us. We want our valuable guests to enjoy their travel according to their needs and wills. Altitude Himalaya provides a variety of packages for student groups/family groups/corporate teams and many more. Our every travel package is different according to the group size and the demand of the guests. We will be more than happy if you combine it with any travel plans, please let us know and we'll create a tailor-made itinerary, designed especially for your travel group.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Kathmandu Arrival

Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you traditionally at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu.

At 06:00 PM: Today in the evening we will meet for a coffee talk at the hotel and will brief you in detail about your onward tour program.

duration 30 Minutes
duration 10 Km
trip-accomodation Hyatt Regency or Kathmandu Marriott
trip-meals N/A
transportation On Private Basis
Day 02

Kathmandu Sightseeing

At. 09:00 AM: Have your breakfast and be ready for today's guided Kathmandu cultural sightseeing. You will be exploring some of the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of Nepal, located within Kathmandu valley. 

At. 09:30 AM: Visit Pashupatinath temple. 

At. 11:30 AM: Visit the Boudhanath stupa, you can have your lunch around the Boudhanath, there are several local and continental restaurants and cafes within the Boudhanath square to have lunch and see the stupa view from the rooftop. 

At. 02:00 PM: Visit Swayambhunath Stupa.

At. 04:00 PM: At the end visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the famous local market area of old Kathmandu. 

At. 06:00 PM: You will be dropped back to your hotel.

duration 8 Hours
duration 40 Km
trip-accomodation Hyatt Regency or Kathmandu Marriott
trip-meals B
transportation On Private Basis
Day 03

Fly to Chitwan

At 08:00 AM: After breakfast, you will have a flight to Chitwan.

At 10:00 AM: After a 25 minutes of flight, you will reach Bharatpur. Our representative will greet you at the airport and transfer to Meghauli, where you will stay the remaining 3 nights and explore several wildlife activities within the Chitwan National Park. It could take about an hour to reach your hotel from Bharatpur airport.

At. 12:30 PM: After checking in at the hotel, get refreshed and have your lunch.

At. 02:30 PM: After lunch, you will move toward Rapti River in a handcrafted boat for a boat safari. You will be accompanied by an excellent experienced naturalist who will provide you with information about the local flora and fauna. Where You will be able to  closely observe their aquatic life as well as different species of birds.

duration 3-4 Hours
duration 40 Km
trip-accomodation Barahi Jungle Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 04

Chitwan Wildlife Safari

At. 07:00 AM: After having breakfast, you will visit Jeep Safari within the Chitwan National Park, which lasts about 3-4 hours. Once your activity completes you will go back to the hotel to have your lunch.

At. 03:00 PM: You will go for an Elephant walk. you will have the opportunity to walk with the Elephants where you will get the golden chance to spend time with the most intelligent mammals.

At. 06:30 PM: You will return back to your hotel and enjoy the Tharu cultural program following your dinner.

duration 6-8 Hours
trip-accomodation Barahi Jungle Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 05

Chitwan Jungle Safari

At. 08:00 AM: After you have your breakfast you will go for a village walk (Tharu village). The Tharu people are an indigenous ethnic group who have lived in the lowlands of Nepal for centuries. Most Tharu people prefer living in longhouses called Badaghar with big families of many generations. During your village visit, you will also see a mixture of traditional-style houses and residences constructed using modern methods. Villages going about their daily lives can be seen. villages are surrounded by jungle, which provides you a good opportunity to see many rare bird species.

At. 12:00 PM: After having packed lunch you will go for a jeep safari which will take approximately 3-4 hours, where you will be accompanied by an experienced naturalist who will provide in-depth knowledge about the surrounding area.

At. 05:00 PM: You will return back to your hotel where you will enjoy the exclusive Bush Dinner, while you enjoy a cultural program (Kumal dance).

duration 6-8 Hours
trip-accomodation Barahi Jungle Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 06

Fly to Kathmandu, Fly to Nepalgunj and Drive to Bardiya

At. 08:00 AM: After having your breakfast in Chitwan proceed to Bharatpur airport to catch your flight to Kathmandu.

At. 11:30 AM: Fly to Nepalgunj (a 40 minutes flight) direct from Kathmandu airport.

At. 12:30 PM: Our local representative will meet and greet you at Nepalgunj airport and drive to Bardiya National Park (85 KM), where you will stay at Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge in Thakurdwara.

At. 03:00 PM: In the afternoon ,you will head out on a jeep safari to the National Park in search of elusive animals in their natural habitat, where you will get to see some exclusive animals such as Royal Bengal Tigers. The safari will last for two to three hours. You will be accompanied by an experienced naturalist who will provide in-depth knowledge of the local fauna and flora of Bardiya National Park.

duration 5-6 Hours
trip-accomodation Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 07

Bardiya Jungle Activities

At. 08:00 AM: After breakfast, you will go for a river safari in the Karnali river on a hand-carved boat, Where you can observe a variety of birdlife and Aquatic wildlife.  You will be accompanied  by an experienced naturalist who will provide in-depth knowledge about the wildlife you will be seeing there and also you will be closely observing an endangered fish-eating Gharial Crocodile and its sinister relative the Marsh Mugger.

At. 01:00 PM: After having pre-made lunch, you will have a half day of Tiger tracking and bird watching (jeep safari), where you will explore nature in comfort and convenience During the safari you will encounter wildlife such as different species of Deer, Birds, Monkeys, and the endangered one - Horned Rhinoceros. Bardiya National Park also offers good chances of spotting the elusive Royal Bengal Tiger.

duration 6-8 Hours
trip-accomodation Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 08

Bardiya Jungle Activities

At. 08:00 AM: After breakfast, you will go on a jeep safari in a private Jeep. It is an excellent opportunity to see wild animals and you will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Bardiya their home.

At. 02:00 PM: After having pre-made lunch, you will move towards either Elephant Breeding Center or Crocodile Breeding Center in Bardiya National park and jump back in the Land Rover and allow the guide to give you a tour of the parts

At. 07:00 PM: Cultural Dance by the local Tharu people at the hotel premises.

duration 6-8 Hours
trip-accomodation Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge
trip-meals B,L,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 09

Fly back to Kathmandu, Leisure time

At. 08:00 AM: After breakfast, you will catch a flight to Kathmandu.

At. 12:00 PM: Check in at your hotel, after a quick refreshment you may start a self-exploration or shopping in Kathmandu.

At. 06:30 PM: We will meet for a cultural (traditional local dance live performance in folk songs) Nepali dinner in Kathmandu on your farewell.

duration 5-6 Hours
duration 100 Km
trip-accomodation Hyatt Regency or Kathmandu Marriott
trip-meals B,D
transportation On Private Basis
Day 10

Departure

(Have a safe home return!): You will have leisure time in Kathmandu after breakfast at your hotel. Our office representative will escort you to the Kathmandu airport 3 hours before on time to board your flight. It may take 30 minutes to reach the airport from the hotel.

duration 30 Minutes
trip-meals B
transportation On Private Basis

Trip Guide

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Services Includes

  • All required airport arrivals and departures. 
  • Private vehicle with A/C for all mentioned sightseeing and transfers. . 
  • All (9 nights) hotel accommodations at the mentioned luxury hotels and resorts at respective places. 
  • Kathmandu to Chitwan, Chitwan to Kathmandu, Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and Nepalgunj to Kathmandu transfer by domestic flight.  
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel from the next day of your arrival.
  • Lunch and Dinner has been included as mentioned in the itinerary. 
  • All mentioned jungle activities in Chitwan and Bardiya national park. 
  • National parks entrance fees. 
  • All mentioned activities will be escorted by the expert local naturalists/nature guides from the resorts.     
  • English speaking professional and government licensed tour guide during your sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • One local SIM card (returnable, if required) during your stay.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Farewell Nepali cultural dinner on your last night in Nepal.

Services Excludes

  • Personal expenses.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees. (Approx. USD 40 Per Person) 
  • Lunch and dinner are excluded in Kathmandu. 
  • Nepal visa cost. (You will require 2 passport size photos and 30 USD cash to get visa on arrival, can fill the form online before reaching)
  • International flight. 
  • Tips to the drivers and guides. (not required but recommended)
  • Services that aren’t mentioned above.

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