Nepal’s rich bio-diversity renders it ideal as an eco-tourism destination. As the Himalayas are famous for trekking and mountaineering activities, the Terai – low, flat land in the southern part of Nepal, is an excellent wildlife habitat, making it perfect for a jungle safari activities. Nepal has total 9 National Parks, 3 wildlife reserves, 6 conservation areas and 1 hunting reserve covering a total of 28,999 sq Km which is 19.70 % of the country’s total land.
The National Park and wildlife reserve area is mainly covered by Sal forest with the balance a mixture of grassland, savannah and riverine forest. It is here that visitors see most wildlife. Journey into the deep jungle on an elephant’s back or in a 4WD jeep with expert naturalists to view wild animals in their natural habitat for a great wildlife safari experience in Nepal.
Our entire Jungle safari package includes a canoe ride, nature walks, bird watching excursions and quick tours around the villages to discover the culture and traditions of the local village people. A cultural dance program performed by the Tharu people is another highlight of the tour.
We offer special package wildlife safari tours in Chitwan and Bardia National Parks. Safari trips can be combined with any other adventures.
- Chitwan National Park:
The total area of this national park is 932sq.km, established on1973. One Horned Rhinoceros, leopard, sloth bear, gaur, 400 types of birds, and 50 types of mammals, monkeys, butterflies and Royal Bengal Tiger are the main attraction to view in this National Park as well as Tharu (Local group) culture. A 5-6 hour bus ride from Pokhara or Kathmandu or a 30 minute flight from Kathmandu will get you there.
- Bardia National Park: