Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour - 2 Nights 3 Days

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3 days Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour
At a Glance
  • Duration3 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude 1400 M
  • Group Size Up to 10 Pax
  • Starts Kathmandu Hotel/Airport
  • Ends Kathmandu Hotel/Airport

The Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour is an exciting adventure that provides you with a real wilderness experience in Nepal. Allowing you to immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty and diverse wildlife of Nepal Safari Chitwan National Park, this tour is a dream come true for those seeking a real thrill and wilderness.

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a haven for nature enthusiasts, offering a unique opportunity to witness a variety of animal species along with birds. The Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour typically spans only a few days. Here, our 2 Night 3 Days Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour package offers you an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the park's ecosystem.

The journey begins with your arrival in the gateway town of Sauraha, where you'll be greeted by lush landscapes. From there, you'll embark on a series of activities planned to immerse you in the heart of Chitwan's wild beauty.

One of the tour's main highlights is the chance to spot some of Nepal's most iconic animals, such as the Bengal tiger and one-horned rhinoceros, along with leopards, sloth bears, elephants, and a wide range of bird species, showcasing the park's incredible biodiversity.

The Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour offers a range of activities that cater to both thrill-seekers and those seeking a more relaxed experience. Jeep safaris take you deep into the park's core areas, offering a chance to spot wildlife in their natural habitats. Canoe rides along the Rapti River provide a serene opportunity to watch aquatic life and various bird species. Guided nature walks introduce you to the park's diverse flora and fauna, and elephant safaris offer a unique vantage point for spotting animals.

Furthermore, the Chitwan region is also known for its Tharu community, an indigenous group with a rich cultural heritage. During the tour, you'll have the chance to interact with the local Tharu people, gaining insights into their traditional customs, art, music, and way of life.

From close encounters with wildlife to immersing yourself in local culture, this adventure promises a well-rounded experience that contains nature and conservation.

Major highlights of the Chitwan National Park Safari

The Chitwan National Park Safari offers you a range of experiences that showcase the unique ecosystem and vibrant wildlife. Some major highlights include:

  • Wildlife Encounters: You will get to spot the rare Bengal tiger and the one-horned rhinoceros and also encounter various other species like leopards, elephants, crocodiles, and an array of birdlife during this tour.
  • Jungle Safari Activities: Engage in thrilling jeep safaris, canoe rides along the Rapti River, guided nature walks through lush forests, and elephant-back safaris that provide unique perspectives.
  • Tharu Culture: Get a chance to immerse yourself in the traditions of the local Tharu community, experiencing their traditional dances, learning about their customs, and enjoying their warm hospitality.
  • Conservation Awareness: Gain insight into the park's conservation efforts aimed at preserving endangered species and their habitats.
  • Lush Landscapes: Enjoy the diverse landscapes, including dense forests, grasslands, and serene water bodies, that make up Chitwan National Park.

Where is the Chitwan National Park located?

Chitwan National Park is situated in the southern part of Nepal, near the border with India. Covering an area of approximately 952 square kilometers and spanning across the Chitwan, Nawalparasi, and Makwanpur districts, Chitwan National Park was the first national park in Nepal, established in 1973.

Chitwan National Park is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers, and those seeking an authentic adventure in the heart of Nepal's wilderness.

What Can You Expect During the Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour?

During the Chitwan Jungle Safari tour, you can expect a well-rounded adventure that combines wildlife exploration, cultural immersion, and outdoor activities.

You'll engage in a variety of experiences, from exciting wildlife encounters to serene moments on river rides. You'll have the chance to appreciate both the natural beauty of the park and the unique cultural heritage of the local Tharu community during this tour. In a short period of time, you can expect to have a unique experience that combines both wild nature and rich culture. 

Is the Chitwan National Park Safari Package suitable for you?

The Chitwan National Park Safari package is suitable for nature enthusiasts, wildlife lovers, and those seeking a balanced blend of adventure and relaxation. 

Whether you're traveling solo, with friends, or as a family, the safari offers activities that cater to various interests and age groups. As there are no walks involved, the tour can be taken as a relaxing trip with your closed ones or as an adventurous trip to explore the wild side of Nepal.

If you want to experience the different sides of Nepal and love the wildlife, then there cannot be a better package than the Chitwan Safari Tour.

What a day during the Chitwan National Park Safari looks like:

A typical day during the Chitwan National Park Safari involves an early start to make the most of the daylight hours. You might begin with a guided nature walk, followed by a hearty breakfast. After that, you could embark on a thrilling jeep safari, spotting wildlife in their natural habitats.

Lunch will be served at your accommodation or as part of your safari experience. In the afternoon, you can enjoy a canoe ride, observing aquatic life and bird species along the riverbanks. As the day comes to an end, you can experience Tharu cultural performances in the evening while learning about their way of life and enjoying a great dinner.

Options for the Nepal Safari Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park offers a variety of safari options for you to immerse yourself in its captivating natural beauty and diverse wildlife. The two popular safari options available in Chitwan National Park are:

Elephant Safari Price in Chitwan National Park

An elephant safari in Chitwan National Park is a unique way to traverse the park's lush landscapes and discover its wildlife. As you get on top of an elephant, you'll have the opportunity to navigate through dense forests and grasslands, all while enjoying panoramic views of your surroundings.

The slow and steady pace of the elephant safari allows you to observe wildlife in a relaxing manner, increasing your chances of spotting animals such as rhinos, deer, and various bird species.

The cost of an elephant safari in Chitwan National Park varies based on factors such as the duration. On average, the price for an elephant safari can range from around USD 25 to USD 40 per person.

Jeep Safari Price in Chitwan National Park

For those seeking a more adventurous and faster-paced safari experience, the jeep safari in Chitwan National Park offers an exciting journey through the park's diverse terrain. The guided tour takes you deep into the heart of the national park.

The jeep safari increases your chances of encountering a variety of wildlife, including rhinos, tigers, elephants, and more. Professional guides will accompany you, sharing insights about the flora and fauna during the tour. The price of a jeep safari in Chitwan National Park varies based on the duration of the safari. On average, the cost of a jeep safari can range from approximately $30 to USD 60 per person.

Cost for the Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour Package In 2024,2025

The cost of a Chitwan Jungle Safari tour package can vary based on several factors, including the duration of the tour, the type of accommodations chosen, the activities included, and the level of service included. On average, a 2 night 3 days Chitwan Jungle Safari tour package can range from approximately $200 to $400 per person, depending on the level of comfort and inclusions.

This cost typically covers accommodations, meals, guided activities, park entry fees, and transportation within the park.

Customization of the Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour

Please note that the below itinerary is designed to cater to the needs of wildlife lovers and a diverse range of explorers. However, the actual timing and activities, along with the number of days, can be customized according to your preference and timeframe. You can choose to have either a Jeep or elephant safari or both during the tour, according to your preference.


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  • Max Altitude:415m
  • Time:6-7 Hours
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel
  • Meals:Dinner
  • Transport:Tourist Bus

This is your arrival day in Sauraha which is the gateway to Chitwan National Park. As you arrive, you will check in to your chosen accommodation and freshen up. There you will have a brief introduction to the park's activities and amenities by the guide. 

In the evening, you will have a Tharu cultural program where you can enjoy the cultural performances from the local communities and gain insight into their lifestyle and traditions. Overnight stay in Sauraha.

Flight option available in extra cost.

  • Max Altitude:415m
  • Time:Full Day
  • Accommodation:3 Star Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

This is the day for wildlife exploration as you begin the day with an early morning birdwatching walk. You will get to witness the diverse range of birds during the birdwatching walk. After the walk, you will have breakfast at the lodge. Following breakfast and a short leisure time, you will then go for a Jeep safari to explore the core areas of the park, including chances to see rhinos, deer, monkeys, and if lucky, tigers.

In the mid-day, you will have lunch and continue with your exploration. You will then have a canoe ride along the Rapti River, where you get an opportunity to observe the aquatic life and birds. As the day comes to an end, you will have an end to the exploration with some walk around the park.

  • Max Altitude:1350m
  • Time:6-7 Hours
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Transport:Tourist Bus

Today, in the morning, you will have an elephant-back safari for a unique vantage point of wildlife. After the tour, you will have breakfast at Lofge and then depart from Chitwan National Park with unforgettable memories.

Flight option available in extra cost.

Cost Details

Cost Includes
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel
  • Two-night stay at 3-star hotel in Chitwan
  • Full board meals ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) in Chitwan
  • All activities, as per the itinerary
  • Kathmandu to Chitwan/ Chitwan to Kathmandu by tourist bus
  • English-speaking professional tour guide
  • All government taxes, VAT and service charges
Cost Excludes
  • Gratuities and tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal expenses
  • All items not listed in cost included a section

Dates & Prices

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Starts:Tuesday Jun 25, 2024
Ends:Thursday Jun 27, 2024
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Ends:Saturday Jun 29, 2024
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Know Before You Go

The best time for the Chitwan Jungle Safari trip

The best time to embark on a Chitwan Jungle Safari trip is from October to March, which overlaps with the dry season in Nepal. This time of the year offers the most favorable weather conditions for wildlife spotting and outdoor activities.

October to March (Autumn and Winter):

This period is considered the best time for a Chitwan Jungle Safari. The weather is relatively dry, and temperatures are moderate, making it comfortable for outdoor activities. During these months, wildlife is more active, and vegetation is less dense, providing better visibility for spotting animals.

April and May (Spring):

While April and May are warmer months, they can be a good time for birdwatching as birds return to the park. However, it gets hotter, and the vegetation becomes denser.

June to September (Monsoon):

The monsoon season, from June to September, brings heavy rainfall to the region. While the park is lush and vibrant during this time, the weather can be unpredictable, and some safari activities might be limited due to the rain.

Packing list and essentials for the Chitwan National Park Safari tour

A well-prepared packing list ensures that you have a comfortable and enjoyable experience during your Chitwan National Park Safari. Here are a few essentials that you should not forget to pack for the tour:

  • Lightweight clothing for warm weather.
  • Long-sleeved shirts and pants to protect against insects and the sun.
  • Comfortable walking shoes or hiking sandals.
  • Hat or cap to shield from the sun.
  • Sweater or light jacket for cooler evenings.
  • Rain jacket or poncho for unexpected rain showers.
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Personal medications and basic first aid supplies.
  • Small daypack for carrying essentials.
  • Portable water bottle to stay hydrated.
  • Power bank or extra batteries.
  • Cash for small purchases. 
  • A valid passport and necessary permits.
  • Any required medical or travel insurance information.

Keep in mind that it is important to pack according to the specific time of year and weather conditions. Also, remember that the park's environment is sensitive, so seek sustainable and eco-friendly choices when packing.

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