Short background of Chitwan National Park
Chitwan National Park is the first National Park of Nepal and was established in 1973. It is situated in the south- central part of Nepal and it covers an area of 932 sq km in the tropical and subtropical low lands of inner Terai regions. UNESCO declared it a world heritage site in 1984. The park has three types of vegetations, oxbow lakes, swamps and watering holes. The park has many flora and fauna including 57 different mammals such as wild elephant, one-horned rhino, gaur, sloth bear, leopard, Bengal tiger and many more. There are about 80 different reptiles such as python, golden monitor lizard, gavial(Ghariel)crocodile, marsh mugger crocodile and pangolin etc. The park is also considered a paradise for bird watchers and researchers, where over 529 species of birds are recorded. The park also has abundant species of butterflies and moths.
Arrival in Hotel
15:00Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu Village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. Visit to the national Park Visitor’s Centre where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife & Sun set view from the bank of Rapti River.
19:00Tharu Cultural Dance presentation (which you will also participate in) by the local villagers or Slide show presentation on almost everything under the Chitwan.
06:00Wake up call.
07:00Canoe ride along the Rapti river. An excellent opportunity for Bird Watching and for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and the fish eating Gharial. Plus Jungle walk and on the way back one can enjoy the elephant bathing.
15:00Elephant Safari. An excellent opportunity to see four different kinds of deer, rhino, wild bore, monkey, leopard, sloth bear, and the Royal Bengal Tiger (if you are lucky). You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Chitwan their home
19:00Tharu Cultural Dance presentation or slides show presentation.
06:00 Wake up call
07:00 Elephant Breeding Centre
10:00 Departure for onward Journey
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