Chitwan National Park Safari
Chitwan National Park the nearest located Mid South of Nepal and from Kathmandu of the mere 4-5 driving distance of approx 185 k.m. where one takes options of the short flight to Bharatpur airport within Narayani zone and then an hour drive to the hotels near Chitwan National Park.
Chitwan National Park the oldest and popular parks of Nepal listed as Asia’s best and number one parks for game viewing and standard of accommodation including professional guide and naturalist to show you around.
Chitwan National Park covers an area of 932sq.km designated as World Heritage Site since early 1984.
A green and serene park with unique eco-system as well a significant value to the world. It contains the Churia hills, ox-bow lakes, and floodplains of the rivers Rapti, Reu, and Narayani.
Approximately 70 % of the park vegetation is covered by Sal forests. The remaining vegetation types include 20 % of grassland, 7 % of riverine forest and 3% of Sal with Chirpine. The latter is found in the Churia (Siwalik) range. Which are the low hills after the Terai flatlands? The riverine forests mainly consist of Khair, Sisso, and Simal or kapok (the silk cotton tree).
Chitwan with more than 43 species of animals includes endangered and elusive “Royal Bengal Tiger”, as well home to one-horned Rhinoceros, freshwater Gharial crocodile along with many other common species such as gaur (Asian bison) wild elephants, four horned antelopes, striped hyenas, pangolins, Gangetic dolphins, monitor lizards and pythons.
Other animals found in the park include Sambar, Chital (spotted deer) barking deer, sloth bear, palm civets, languor and rhesus monkeys. The park is also famous for over 450 species of exotic birdlife with 2 species of crocodiles.