Jungle and Safari Tour Chitwan

Luxury Safari Lodge and Big Jungle Wilderness in Nepal

3-day, 2-night Tour

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Relax in an authentic, luxurious resort, deep in the heart of Chitwan’s jungle. We’ll track wild animals on foot, by traditional canoe and also by jeep. If you’re not afraid of things that go bump in the night one of our experienced jungle guides will take you out for a hike by the moonlight.
 

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After breakfast we’ll drive to UNESCO World Heritage Listed, Chitwan National Park. This jungle destination has long been regarded as Nepal’s third biggest attraction after trekking and the Kathmandu Valley. This beautiful nature reserve protects 932 sq km of sal forest, water marshes and rippling grassland. The park is one of the last refuges of the endangered one‐horned Indian rhino and there are sizeable populations of elephants, tigers, leopards and rare Gangetic dolphins, as well as over 500 species of birds.

Optional walking night safari in Chitwan

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Day 2 - Take a canoe down a river into the jungle in the morning and have a hike in the afternoon

Travelling via canoe on the river allows us to see the park in a quiet and unobtrusive manner, enabling us a unique perspective and opportunity to see a variety of wildlife.

With our expert local guides in the afternoon we’ll get off of the roads into the Chitwan wilderness, attempting to track animals and trek in the jungle. There are a few viewing towers that also allow us to get high above and see wildlife that otherwise may be camouflaged and hidden in the long grasses. The views from these heights are also outstanding and stretch for many miles in all directions.

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Day 3 - Drive to Kathmandu - afternoon free to explore

You’ll have the afternoon free to visit Durbar Square in the heart of Kathmandu, ride through the streets in a cycle rickshaw, bargain for saris and scarves and explore our favourite city

Dates and Prices

Total price for 2 people sharing a room: £359

Price for 1 person travelling alone: £345

We run this as a private trip at any time that is convenient for you.

We’ve not included the hikes, canoeing or any other excursions in Chitwan in the trip price. You can let your tour guide know what you’d like to do when you arrive in Chitwan and pay for it on arrival, although we have suggested what we’d recommend above. We have listed the options for excursions under the Optional Extras tab.

What’s Included

  • 2 nights comfortable boutique jungle lodge accommodation
  • Return transportation in a private vehicle from Kathmandu to Chitwan
  • Financial protection: we are a fully bonded and insured UK based tour operator
  • Pre-departure support and advice by email, phone and face to face meetings in York if you would like. After booking with us we will send you a highly informative and comprehensive trip information pack

What Our Guests Say

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“Have been meaning to get in touch since I got back from Nepal but my life has been a bit manic!

Just to say Mandy and I had such a great holiday. Dhruba was really patient with us and helpful. So thanks again!"

Alice Windsor - March 2014

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Photos

Click on the arrows below to take a photographic adventure through Chitwan National Park

Optional Extras

Please note there is an entrance fee when entering the park of 1500 rupees per person.

CANOEING AND VISIT THE ELEPHANT BREEDING CENTRE

2015 rupees per person – 2 hours, morning or afternoon program with guide

A relaxing way to explore the jungle is to take a canoe down the Rapti River.
The canoe trip takes about 45 minutes, during which you can spot various water birds and two different types of crocodiles, called Gharials and Marsh Muggers.

After the canoe, it’s a short walk to visit the Elephant Breeding Centre where you can enjoy watching the elephants and their babies.

BIRD WATCHING ON THE LONG CANOE TRIP AND VISIT THE CROCODILE BREEDING CENTRE

6325 rupees per person – full day, picnic lunch and guide included

Float along the river on a long canoe trip for about 3 hours enjoying spotting various water birds and crocodiles. Once back on land, we take a jungle walk stopping for lunch in a jungle tower.
After lunch we continue the walk until we reach the Long Lake in the middle of the park. Here you visit the Crocodile Breeding Centre.

Finish the tour with a jeep drive back to the resort.

JEEP SAFARI

Jeep rent full day 20,125 rupees – picnic lunch and guide included

Jeep rent half day 14,125 rupees – guide included

It’s possible to share a jeep with up to 6 people

The route can include a range of attractions from a visit to Long Lake, Tamor Lake, the Crocodile Breeding Centre or the Park museum.

A great way to see the natural beauty of the jungle and spot wildlife if you don’t want to walk.

JUNGLE WALK

2990 rupees per person for a full day with picnic lunch and guide included

2015 rupees per person for a half day with guide included

A fantastic way to get close to the wildlife with two local professional guides is a jungle walk. In this exciting jungle adventure you enjoy the green harmony of tall trees and an impressive range of animals.

Keep an eye out for tigers, crocodiles, wild elephants, monkeys and rhinos that all inhabit this area. It’s possible to see all of them, if you are lucky.

JUNGLE TOUR PLUS

Extra 230 rupees per person

Our jungle guide will together with you collect the food he collected when he was a young man living in the jungle. The local people know the jungle like it’s their garden. Spot the best of wildlife and nature, collect food from the jungle and have it prepared on your return to the lodge as an appetizer.

NIGHTWALK

750 rupees per person – around 1.5 hours with guide

An exciting night nature walks to come across great animals watching place. This silent, but extraordinary experience will be an unforgettable trip. Enjoy beautiful blue sky full of stars while relaxing by the river

Exchange Rate – Rupees are 155 to 1 GBP at time of writing.

*Prices are correct at time of writing but are set by the resort not us.

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