Chitwan National Park
Nepal’s most famous National Park.
Situated in the Chitwan “doon” or the lowlands
of inner Terai, the Park covers an area of 932 sq. km. The park also includes
the hilly areas of the Siwalik range covered by deciduous Sal forest.
This ecologically diverse area is the last remaining habitat in Nepal for more than 300 of the endangered Asian one-horned rhinoceros and harbors one of the largest populations of the elusive and rare Royal Bengal tigers besides rhino and other tiger species alongside sheltering a wide variety of flora and fauna. There are four species of deer, wild dog, wild cat, crocodile and the park itself is a paradise for more than 450 species of birds.
Jungle activities includes, jungle safari on elephant back, Canoeing, typical Tharu dance, Jungle walks, bird watching and visit to the crocodile hatchery. The program can be one to 4 nights long depending on your time available. Chitwan can be reached by car, raft, and flight and by bus.
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