Nepal, a land in the foothill of the high Himalayas, is rich in biodiversity and culture. The rich biodiversity is protected by establishing National Park, Wildlife Reserve, Conservation Area, Ramsar sites. The rich biodiversity with lots of floral and faunal species, and rich culture with lots of cultural heritage sites like the Palace, temples, stupas, and many more things, all attractions have made Nepal a travel paradise destination. Tourist comes to explore the rich biodiversity, culture, and traditions of Nepal. Nepal has 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites, out of which 8 are cultural Heritage sites, and two are protected areas: Sagarmatha National Park (Named after the top of the world- Mt. Everest), and Chitwan National Park. For anyone visiting Nepal, there are lots of things to explore and experience that anyone could imagine. Out of the many popular destinations like Everest Region, Annapurna region, Pokhara tour, Lumbini visit, etc., Chitwan National Park is one of the popular unmissable destinations.
Chitwan Jungle Safari is an adventurous safari filled with many activities inside the Chitwan National Park and some activities near Chitwan National Parks. The jungle safari through the subtropical broadleaf forests of Chitwan- Sauraha gives you the thrill of indulgence and pleasure. The marshlands, grasslands, and forests in Chitwan National Park is a home for varieties of flora and fauna and has made Chitwan National Park one of the best National Parks to explore in Asia.
Chitwan National Park lies in Subtropical Inner Terai lowlands, Central region of Nepal. National park occupies certain parts of Chitwan, Nawalpur, Parsa, and Makwanpur districts. Sauraha Town, Chitwan is the main entrance of Chitwan National Park, is about 96 Km, and it takes about 5 hours to travel in a vehicle from Kathmandu. You can go to Public vehicles like tourist buses and micro, and Private vehicles as well. Tourist buses are also comfortable that leave from near Thamel. Private vehicles come to take you to the hotel you stay at. If you would like to travel by air, you can catch several flights from Kathmandu International Airport to Bharatpur Airport, near Sauraha. The flight time is about 20 minutes. From the airport, you can either catch private vehicles or public transport to Sauraha.
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Chitwan National Park, the first National Park in Nepal, was established to protect of rich biodiversity inside the Chitwan National Park in their natural habitat in 1973. Chitwan National park has been enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage site since 1984. The Chitwan National Park is also nominated as The World Biodiversity Hotspots by Conservation International and falls under WWF Global-200 Ecoregions. Chitwan National Park is also renowned as the best Wildlife- Viewing national park in Asia. Chitwan National park has a lot to offer that provides you an extra thrill and wonderful memories. The Chitwan National Park is attracting millions of internal as well as external tourists every year. Chitwan National Park is the best vacation destination to explore the wildlife and Indigenous Tharu Culture of Nepal. Chitwan Jungle Safari would be the best destination for wildlife enthusiasts, bird watching, photography, and sightseeing.
The detail about the precious features (Highlights) of Chitwan National Parks- Chitwan Jungle Safari that makes it a perfect vacation are enlisted below:
Explore Rich Biodiversity inside Chitwan National Park
Chitwan National Park is nestled on the foot of the Himalayas. You get to explore the varieties of floral and faunal species in Chitwan National Park. The presence of alluvial soil and the riverine forests have made an excellent habitat for the largest population of One-horned Rhinoceros ( Second Largest in the World), Bengal Tiger, and supports for many Endangered species. Chitwan National Park supports rich biodiversity, 544 species of birds ( 61% recorded in Nepal), 126 species of fish (65 % recorded in Nepal), 68 species of mammals, and 56 species of amphibians (herpetofauna). Chitwan National Park is also home to Sloth Bear, Elephant, Leopard, Bengal foxes, honey badgers, Bengal foxes, spotted linsangs, golden jackals, leopard cats, fishing cats, small Indian civets, crab-eating mongoose, and reptiles like snakes, tortoise, mugger crocodile, gharial crocodile and many more faunal species.
The park is also famous as a Bird- Watching destination in the World as the park has the highest concentration of bird species (Over 350 species). The park is a home for many endangered birds, namely: The lesser adjutant, Bengal florican, swamp francolin, Grey-crowned Prinia, and many species of grass warbles. The park includes large ecosystems of tropical and sub-tropical deciduous forests predominantly consisting of Sal Trees and grassland extending more than 2,600 square kilometers, which shows a great example of the biological evolution of local species. The various species of plants other than Sal trees include Chir pine, electric, axlewood, beleric, elephant apple, creepers, grey downy balsam, etc., are found in the park. More than 50 species of grasses including, Saccharum ravennae, giant cane, kans grass, khagra reed, etc.
Explore Jungle Safari
Elephant Safari is the most adventurous way to explore wild animals inside the park in their natural habitats. The wild animals inside the park are exclusive Bengal Tiger, Sloth Bear, One-Horned rhinoceros, varieties of bird, reptiles, and butterfly species. You will be taken into deep forests by experienced Mahouts to make sure of more close views of these wildlife animals that make your journey more meaningful and enjoyable.
Jeep Safari would be best for those who want to travel in large groups and don’t want to ride Elephants to explore the wild floras and fauna inside the parks. Jeep Safari would take to the Gharial Crocodile and tortoise breeding center at Kasara. You can also explore small lakes inside the national parks.
Bish Hazari Taal (20 Thousand Lake)
The Bish Hazari Taal is located inside the Chitwan National Park, the southern corner of Bharatpur. There are many small and big lakes, inside National Parks counted more than 20,000 and this Taal looks like 20,000 shaped when it is seen from Sky, so this Taal is named Bish Hazari. The Lake offers you an attractive view of birds and other wild animals. The lake area is home to lots of crocodiles, rhinos. You can explore Bish Hazari Taal either by cycling or on Jeep Safari.
Tharu Village Tour
Tharu village in Sauraha, Chitwan, is popular for its culture and traditions. You can witness the lifestyles of Tharu peoples on village tours. Tharu museums in The Heart of Bachhauli, Sauraha, offer you the beautiful culture and lifestyles of Tharu peoples placed uniquely. Tharu peoples have been living close to Chitwan National Park for so long, and their tradition shows a close relationship with the natural world. Tharu cultural program is organized regularly in many hotels at Meghauli and Sauraha. Tharu cultural program includes cultural dance, stick dance ( DandaNache), peacock dance (Mayur Naach), fire dance (Aagni Naach, etc., which is full of entertainment.
The Captivating walk on Jungle
The walk in the nature filled with lush green vegetation and lush green forests is one of the adventurous and cheerful activities. The captivated walk-in Sauraha Jungle is the best to have a good sweat and to explore the rich wild floras and faunas of Chitwan National Park very closely. The Extreme cautions should be taken while walking in the Chitwan Jungle. The tourists and guides are not allowed to take any weapons during the jungle walk.
Enjoy the beautiful Sunsets
After a long day safari, the riversides in Sauraha, Chitwan, offer you an amazing sunset. Besides this, you can enjoy the local street foods, have a walk-in Sauraha, and take beautiful photographs.
Visit Elephant/Vulture/Gharial Crocodile and Turtle- Breeding Centr, Elephant Breeding and Training Centre, KhorsorElephant Breeding and training center, Khorsor, is just 10 minutes drive from Abraha. It was established to increase the number of Elephants in 2044B.S. (1985). There are only a few ( about 2 ) elephant breeding and training centers in the World, so it provides you unique and amazing feelings while visiting it. Elephant Breeding center inside the national parks offers you a beautiful glimpse of mother elephants and child elephants where you can take a beautiful photograph. You can also explore the efforts to increase the elephant populations.
Vulture Breeding Centre
The Vulture Breeding Centre in Chitwan was established in 2008 to increase the vulture population. You can explore the critically endangered vulture species: slender-billed and oriental black-backed vulture.
Crocodile Breeding Centre
Crocodile Breeding Centre in Kasara lies in the center of dense forests, Kasara, established in 1978. It was established to protect gharial crocodiles, where the natural eggs of the Gharial crocodiles are kept in artificial conditions to hatch eggs. The young crocodiles are kept until they are released into the rivers to increase their populations. The delightful views of Crocodiles from egg to giant in Crocodile Breeding centers will make your visit worthwhile.
Besides this, there is a Tortoise Breeding center as well, established to increase the Tortoise population.