Chitwan National Park tour
Chitwan National Park tour
Chitwan National Park is Nepal's first national park and boasts an enchanting scenery and rich wildlife. Established in 1973, this park occupies an area of 932 sq km and is situated in Chitwan District of south-central Nepal's subtropical Inner Terai lowlands. The height ranges from 100 m (330 ft) higher up in the southern Churia Hills in the river valleys to 815 m (2 674 ft) above. Chitwan National Park was also designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984. Chitwan National Park is a bird-watching paradise. It has reported 634 bird species, including Bengal's most endangered florican, great pied hornbill, and many more. There are other endangered species in Chitwan National Park, such as the larger one-horned rhinoceros, royal Bengal tiger, gharial crocodile, freshwater Gangetic dolphin and others. However, there are also four types of deer, two kinds of chimpanzees, wild boar, sloth bear, elephant and leopard. The Chitwan National Park Tour also lets you enjoy a Tharu Cultural Dance throughout the evening. It allows seeing the Tharu people's traditional dances like the beautiful Stick Dance and warrior dance. Wongchhu Peak Promotion provides a variety of packages including Khaptad National Park Tour, Bardia National Park Tour and Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve Tour.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu & transferred to Hotel
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our company representative will meet and welcome you to Nepal and then you'll be transferred to your confirmed hotel. Once you finish the check-in procedure, you can rest & relax at the hotel. Later you will be accompained by the office staff for a short tour of Thamel to make you familiar with some good restaurants, ATMs, money changer and other necessary places you might need during your stay in Thamel.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Heritage Site
After morning breakfast Wongchhu Peak Promotion will introduce you with your tour guide and he will pick you from respective hotel for an interesting tour of Swayambhunath Stupa located on a hill top, with fabulous views of Kathmandu city, green hills that surrounds the valley and of high snow capped mountains.
Swayambhunath one of the oldest historical sites listed in world heritage of more than 2,5000 years old Buddhistreligious complex with huge dome shape stupa with four mystical eyes of Buddha overlooking four directions North, South, East and West. After an impressive tour visiting the monastery and small chapels this place surrounded with green forest with many monkeys around and this place is also known as “Monkey Temple”.
Next nice tour leads towards east of Kathmandu city at Pashupatinath Temple area, tourist or non Hindu are not allowed inside the main temple, however one can overlook the temple from the bank of Bagmati river the holy and famous Shiva temple with golden pagoda tier roofs and four silver doors surrounded with lovely forest with many monkeys around. This place is flooded in the mid February on Shiva Ratri (birth anniversary of lord Shiva). Nearby on the opposite bank of the river funeral and cremation takes places for all Hindu religion.
Then after drive towards north east reaching at Bouddhanath Stupa also called as “Little Tibet” due to strong Tibetan influence in culture, traditions and Buddhist religion, Bouddhanath a huge dome with tow tier where one can walk up near the top with nice views of surrounding Bouddhanath area with shop, stores, restaurants and monasteries.
After a fascinating and lovely historical and cultural tour return back to respective hotels. Then take rest for a while and in evening you will meet with your trekking guide and representative from Wongchhu Peak Promotion (WPP) office for short briefing before your trip because you should know all the essential factors and places before going to the trek.
Finally, day ends with a Authentic Nepalese Dinner in Nepali Cultural Restaurant.
Day 3: Fly to Chitwan & transferred to Hotel
Early morning flight to Chitwan and transferred to Hotel. You'll be given warm 'Welcome' by hotel staff. Enjoy evening walk in Chitwan.
Day 4: Jungle Safari
The next day after early morning breakfast, enjoy a jeep safari as you look for Rhinos, Tigers, Deer and more. The jeep ride lasts around one hour with a group joining basis. We avoid the elephants ride for animal rights.
Later, take a journey down the Rapti River looking for Crocodiles, Water Birds and more. The ride is done in a wooden canoe, made the traditional way of the Tharu people. Finish the journey back to your resort with a walk through the jungle. Your English speaking jungle guide knows and understands the jungle as he points out the flora and fauna of the Nepali jungle.
In the evening, relax over a delicious dinner at your luxury resort.
Day 5: Early back to Kathmandu & Leisure Day
We will have early morning breakfast and depart for our domestic flight to Kathmandu. Leisure day at Kathmandu followed by farewell dinner & celebration. You can ask your guide to take you on a sightseeing trip inside Kathmandu Valley. On this day you can go to the various museums around the valley including the Narayanhiti Museum which earlier used to be the residence of the last king of Nepal.
You may also go to the hilltop of Nagarkot. After some sightseeing around the world heritage sites in the valley, you will have a farewell dinner and enjoy with your Nepali friends and guide. You might even make plans for extending your stay for Chitwan Jungle Safari, Rafting activities, and more with your guide.
- Flight Ticket to Kathmandu- Chitwan -Kathmandu,
- All activities( Elephant safart, Bird watching, Jungle walking, jeep Driving,
- Canyoning, Tharu culture dance are included as per itinerary,
- All necessary monument entrance fee,
- All meal in National Park at Chitwan National Park,
- Wildlife reserve entrance and park fee,
- Wongchhu Peak Promotion duffel bag,
- Daily Dispatches on: www.wppnepal.com,
- Welcome & Farewell dinner.
- Meals in Kathmandu (except welcome and farewell dinner),
- Extra night accommodations in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary,
- Beverages and alcoholic drinks on trek – Personal trekking equipment,
- All personal expenses, including Nepal Visa (for country entrance),
- Personal medical and evacuation insurance,
- All other additional charges for additional services, including recommended TIP,
- Additional tips for the tour guide, others as one sees fit,
- Personal purchases.
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