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Chitwan Jungle Safari Tours

Chitwan Jungle Safari Tours


Trip Fact

Trip Name:

Chitwan Jungle Safari Tours

Max Elevation:

1350 m

Trip Duration:

4 Days

Trip Starts/Ends:

Kathmandu, Nepal

Trip Grade:





Hotel / Lodge

Group Size:



Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Chitwan Jungle Safari Tours in Nepal is a fantastic choice because it offers a way to experience the rich wildlife and natural beauty of Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour allows you to explore the diverse flora and fauna of the park, providing a memorable experience in one of Nepal's most stunning natural environments in your life.

Chitwan Jungle Safari Tours in Nepal is a fantastic choice because it offers a way to experience the rich wildlife and natural beauty of Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Nepal is an attractive country in the world for wildlife tours. We have many national parks and conservation areas to protect wildlife, and Chitwan National Park is one of them. Located in the lowland Terai region of south-central Nepal, it is the first national park in Nepal, established in 1973 AD, and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984 AD. Chitwan Jungle Safari offers a glimpse of unspoiled wilderness.

If you are planning a wildlife tour in Nepal, we highly recommend Chitwan National Park. It is home to more than 50 species of mammals, 40 species of amphibians and reptiles, 600 species of birds, and numerous plants. Chitwan Jungle Safari tours offer exciting and exotic experiences with many adventure activities such as jungle walking, jeep safaris, bird watching, canoeing, elephant safaris, and more. You will have a great chance to see tigers, rhinos, deer, wild boar, gharial crocodiles, and many birds during your tour in Chitwan.

Besides the adventure activities, Chitwan Jungle Safari tours offer stunning views of sunsets and Tharu community cultural programs in typical Tharu villages. There are various hotels, lodges, resorts, guesthouses, and restaurants inside the National Park.

Chitwan Jungle Safari tours begin from Kathmandu. There are two access options: one is by land, 150 km away, and another is a 20-minute flight. After visiting the Kathmandu valley, a private vehicle will pick you up to take you to Chitwan. The road descends from the Kathmandu valley to Dhading, and then follows the Trishuli River and Narayani River to reach Chitwan. You will see wonderful scenery of countryside settlements and lifestyle, rivers, green hills, and mountains.

We offer many special packages for Chitwan Jungle Safari Tours, depending on your budget and time. Please email us for more information about tours in Nepal. We offer the best rates for tours, trekking, climbing, and biking in Nepal. Our commitment is to satisfy our clients with our service.

Chitwan Jungle Safari Tours Package Highlights

  • Jeep Safari: One of the most popular activities, allowing you to cover more ground and increase your chances of spotting wildlife such as rhinos, tigers, deer, and various bird species.
  • Elephant Safari: A traditional way to explore the jungle, giving you a higher vantage point to see animals and navigate through dense forest areas.
  • Canoeing: A peaceful ride along the Rapti River offers the opportunity to see crocodiles, water birds, and other aquatic life.
  • Bird Watching: Chitwan is a paradise for bird watchers with over 500 species of birds. Guided tours can help you spot and identify them.
  • Jungle Walk: A guided walk through the forest, offering an up-close experience with the park’s flora and fauna as well as observe the Sunrise and Sunset Views. 
  • Visit to Elephant Breeding Center: Learn about the conservation efforts and see baby elephants.
  • Tharu Cultural Show: Experience the local culture with a traditional Tharu dance performance.
  • Village Tour: Visit nearby Tharu villages to learn about the local lifestyle and culture.

Best Time to Visit Chitwan Jungle Safari Tours

The best time to visit Chitwan National Park for a jungle safari tour depends on your preferences for weather, vacations time, wildlife sightings, and crowd levels. Each season offers a unique experience, so choose based on what you want to see and experience during your visit.

Peak Season (October to March)

  • Weather: Pleasant temperatures and clear skies make wildlife spotting easier.
  • Wildlife: Animals are more active during this time, and you have a higher chance of spotting tigers, rhinos, and various bird species.
  • Vegetation: The foliage is less dense, providing better visibility.

Shoulder Seasons (April to June, September)

  • April to June: Hotter temperatures, but still good for wildlife viewing, especially in the early mornings and late afternoons.
  • September: The end of the monsoon season, so the park is lush and green. However, some areas may be inaccessible due to the remaining rains.

Monsoon Season (July to August)

  • Weather: Heavy rains can make some areas of the park unreachable.
  • Wildlife: The Park is less crowded, and the vegetation is lush, but wildlife sightings may be less frequent due to the dense foliage.

Best Time for Bird Watching

  • November to February: Ideal for bird watchers, with many migratory bird species visiting the park during this time.

Best Time for Tiger and Rhino Sightings

  • March to May: The dry season makes it easier to spot tigers as they come out to water sources more frequently.


Itinerary Expand All Close All

  • Arrive in Chitwan (either by flight, bus, or private transfer from Kathmandu/Pokhara).
  • Check-in at your lodge and enjoy lunch.
  • Visit the Tharu village and learn about the local culture.
  • Dinner and overnight stay.

  • Early morning elephant safari or jeep safari.
  • Breakfast at the lodge.
  • Canoeing on the Rapti River.
  • Visit the elephant breeding center.
  • Lunch at the lodge.
  • Jungle walk or bird watching in the afternoon.
  • Tharu cultural dance performance in the evening.
  • Dinner and overnight stay.

  • Early morning bird watching or jungle walks.
  • Breakfast at the lodge.
  • Depart for your next destination.

What Is Included ?

  • Entrance fees for sightseeing spots
  • 3-star hotel at Kathmandu and Chitwan in bed and breakfast basis
  •  excursion accompanied by English-speaking government license holder guide
  •  All ground transportation and domestic flight as per itinerary

What Is Excluded?

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Chitwan other than itinerary 
  • Nepal entry visa fee and International flight fare
  • Personal nature expenses including alcoholic beverage, shopping, phone calls, laundry etc
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation
  • Tipping for guides and Driver


The best time for a safari in Chitwan National Park depends on your preferences and the type of wildlife you wish to see. For the best safari experience, plan your visit during the autumn or spring seasons when the weather is pleasant and wildlife activity is high. Early morning and late afternoon safaris are ideal times to explore the park and maximize wildlife sightings.

The cost of a 2-night, 3-day Chitwan Jungle Safari tour varies based on factors such as the type of accommodation, the tour operator, and the specific activities included. There are basic budget options, mid-range options, and luxury options available. We always recommend the mid-range options to all visitors. The mid-range options cost between $200 and $300 per person.

Nepal offers several outstanding jungle safari experiences, each with its unique features and wildlife viewing opportunities. Chitwan Jungle Safari is one of the best jungle safari destinations in Nepal due to its variety of activities, accessible location, luxurious hotels, and reliable wildlife sightings, as it is home to many species of wildlife.

The Chitwan Jungle Safari offers a diverse and immersive experience in one of Nepal's most famous national parks, allowing you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Nepal and observe its diverse wildlife up close.

The length of the Chitwan Safari Tour is 2 nights and 3 days, which is highly recommended for every visitor to Nepal. The tour can be customized to fit your schedule and interests, ranging from a single day to several days. Longer tours allow for a more comprehensive experience, while shorter tours are ideal for those with limited time. Consider your preferences and available time when choosing the duration of your safari tour.

Traveller Useful Information

Packing list for Chitwan Jungle safari 

Chitwan Jungle is situated in a low-lying area, so you need to pack a few but necessary items. Make sure to include seasonal items, and consult your local trekking agency to confirm the packing list. It is important to bring the required items to ensure a successful and enjoyable stay while visiting Chitwan National Park.

The recommended items are given below:-

  • Clothing: Wear light, comfortable, and neutral-colored clothing. Long sleeves and pants help protect against insects.
  • Footwear: Comfortable walking shoes or boots and Sandals for relaxing at your lodge.
  • Insect Repellent: To protect against mosquitoes and other insects.
  • Binoculars and Camera: For better wildlife viewing and capturing memories.
  • Water Bottle: Stay hydrated during the activities.
  • Sunglasses: UV protection for your eyes.
  • Sunscreen: High SPF to protect against sunburn.
  • First Aid Kit: Basic supplies including band-aids, antiseptic wipes, and any personal medications.

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