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Hiker Himalaya Treks & Expedition

Jungle Safari and Wildlife tour in Nepal

Trip code JSWTN-41
Package name Jungle Safari and Wildlife tour in Nepal
Duration 7 Days
Max. elevation 1330 Meter
Level MODERATE
Transportation Private vehicle and flight tickets
Accomodation Three-star hotel in Kathmandu; and luxury resort during the trip
Starts at kathmandu
Ends at kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu-Chitwan National Park-jungle activities-Bardiya National Park-jungle activities, elephant safari-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu
Cost USD 798 per person

Highlights

Overview

Jungle Safari and Wildlife Tour in Nepal, where outside visitors are unaware that the country offers more than Himalayan high mountains. Where in Nepal one can find exotic flora and fauna that are nearly lost in this part of the world. Nepal is one of the world’s richest nation in terms of bio-diversity where one travel at various altitude and climate variation. Within a distance of a mere 150 km from low dense tropical jungles to the world's highest point around Mt. Everest. Due to its unique geographical position, Nepal boasts some of the most exciting and wonderful parks. For jungle safari and wildlife tour in the best places where rare and endangered mammals and birdlife are located.

Hike Himalaya will take you around the most interesting and fascinating National Parks where you can enjoy a few days or more. In the comfort of a nice jungle lodge and resorts with varied jungle activities from nature walks, and bird watching to an elephant safari. Our main focus is Chitwan and Bardiya National Parks, where’s Chitwan the nearest park to Kathmandu and Pokhara cities. Located mid-south around the lowland of Terai, the flatland of the country, while Bardiya is situated further west of the Nepal Terai belt. 

Chitwan is much more famous and popular than Bardiya due to its far location, Chitwan is regarded as the best Asia national park for games. As well listed in the list of World Heritage Sites, with an area of 932 sq. km. Enriched with exotic mammals and birdlife of different species with all types of vegetation, trees, and grassland. While Bardiya National Park is further southwest within the same Terai region with a similar climate and location.

Bardiya covers an area of 968 sq. km one of the less-visited and undisturbed jungles of the park. Includes nearly all types of animals and birds life like in Chitwan but quiet and chances of spotting more wildlife. All hotels, lodges, and resorts situated just outside the parks, accommodation of tourist standard from the budget, standard to luxury / deluxe.

Chitwan can be reached overland for a 4-5 hours ride from Kathmandu or Pokhara. As well as taking a short flight to Bharatpur airport from Kathmandu and driving to respective hotels or resorts. For Bardiya a long drive of 7-8 hours from Kathmandu, or take a scenic 50 minutes flight to Nepalgunj airport. Then a few hours drive to reach the outskirt of Bardiya National Park where lodge and hotels are located.  Both places offer similar programs of jungle activities, accompanied by naturalists and guides to show you around with full information on flora/fauna

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel:

On arrival at Kathmandu and Nepal International Airport received by Hike Himalaya guide and staff with a traditional welcome of garlands. Then a short drive to your hotel in the comfort of nice rooms for refreshing moments, after resting from jet-leg and walk to the hotel’s lobby.

Our guide will brief you on your Honey Moon Trips that include various exciting activities within Kathmandu valley and beyond. Acquiring full information of the trips in Nepal, evening nice dinner in an authentic Nepalese Restaurant, enjoy the lavish dinner with a cultural live show of Nepal.

Day 2 : Drive to Chitwan National Park from Kathmandu, -05 hrs:

the morning after a good breakfast an exciting drive to Chitwan around Nepal Mid-South around low flatland of sub-tropical temperatures, as drive, reach your hotels at Saura town. Located near the entrance of National Park premises, then check in a nice hotel, lodge, or resort.

After checking in a lovely room, then back to the garden for a briefing by the jungle guide and naturalist of the jungle programs, getting refreshed and rest. Start afternoon activity with a short walk to Tharu village, the indigenous tribe of Terai. Evening enjoys the dinner with an exciting Tharu cultural dance performance.

Day 3 : Full day jungle activities with elephant safari:

The lodge and hotels will set the jungle programs according to time-table start the early morning, before breakfast with various activities, such as follows morning Bird Watch Tour, Machan (Watch Tower) Tour, Jungle walks, nature walks, elephant and jeep safari with elephant briefing and bathing elephants include more with the entertainment of local Tharu cultural programs. Chitwan is famous for more than 43 species of mammals including the endangered and elusive "Royal Bengal Tiger".

The park is home to the one-horned Indian Rhinoceros, freshwater Gharial crocodile 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 sambars, chital (spotted deer) barking deer, sloth bears, palm civets, langurs, and rhesus monkeys. The park is also famous for over 450 species of birds.

Among the endangered birds are the Bengal Florican, the Giant Hornbill, the Lesser Florican, the Black Stork, and White Stork. Common birds in the park include Peacocks, Red Jungle fowl, and different species of Egrets, Herons, Kingfishers, Flycatchers, and Woodpeckers, the best time for bird watching is in March and December Breakfast after short morning nature activities, and lunch between safaris by 1 p.m. Then rest, late afternoon safari of few hours followed with dinner by 7-8 p.m.

Day 4 : Drive to Bardiya National Park, -06 hrs:

Enjoy morning short activities before breakfast, and then be ready for the drive of more than 5 to 6 hours, an exciting ride heading due west to reach Butwal city and then reach Nepalgunj, as the drive leads around heavily farmland, villages, and town to reach on the outskirt of Bardiya National Park.

The guide and naturalist will brief you about the park and mammals with bird life and tell you about your stay including the program set by the hotel and park management. This will be almost similar to Chitwan safari activities with the difference, here you will encounter fewer tourists or none season-wise.

Day 5 : Full day jungle activities with elephant safari:

Bardiya National Park, situated in the far mid-western part of Terai, east of the Karnali River, is one of the largest undisturbed of complete jungle wilderness. The park is covered with Sal forests like in Chitwan, the remaining balanced mixture of grassland, savannah, and riverine forest. The park provides excellent habitat for endangered animals like the rhinoceros, wild elephant, tiger, swamp deer, blackbuck, Gharial, and marsh mugger crocodiles, including rarely spotted Gangetic dolphins.

Endangered birds are Bengal Florican, Lesser Florican, silver eared, and Sarus crane. More than 30 different mammals, over 200 species of birds, and many snakes, lizards, and fish have been recorded in the park's forest, grassland, and river habitats. A good number of residents and migratory birds are found in the park.

Jungles activities include elephant rides, jungle drives, nature walks as well as visiting local Tharu villages to witness the cultures of an indigenous native of Terai country. After an exciting day back to the hotel with grand memories of some animals sighting, with time to walk around Bardiya's places of interest.

Day 6 : Drive to Nepalgunj airport for flight to Kathmandu:

A short drive of a few hours to reach Nepalgunj city airport, as per flight time for Kathmandu either morning or afternoon. Board in a medium-size aircraft then fly to Kathmandu, during air amazing panorama of the Himalayan snow mountain range till you land at Kathmandu. On arrival get transferred back to your hotel after a great time visiting both famous national parks of Nepal in our Jungle Safari & Wildlife Tour.

Day 7 : Departure day for International flight homeward bound:

your last day in Nepal,  as a time for your international flight our staff transfer, you to the airport for homeward bound, after an enjoyable adventure and great wonderful experience on Jungle Safari and Wildlife our trips in Nepal.

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