Jungle Safari in Nepal

Chitwan Jungle Safari

This park is the most popular destination forJungle Safari tourist wanting to have a good experience of the regions wildlife. It was declared a national park in 1973. In 1984, UNESCO designated it as Natural World Heritage Site. The park offers protection to 56 species of mammals including the one horned rhinoceros, Bengal Tiger, leopard, sloth bear, wild elephant, striped hyena, Gangetic dolphin and wild bison. There are an estimated species of birds, 126 species of fish, 590 species of butterflies and 47 species of reptiles in the park. A recent study also points out the over a third of Nepal's total population is in Chitwan. The park is spread over an area of 932 sq.km and located in the lowlands of the kingdom. The forest cover is predominantly sal, interspersed with tall grasslands, small hills, ox-bow lakes and flood plains.
Programs: 2 Nights / 3 Days

Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park situated in Nepal's western plain lands (known as Terai) and east of Karnali River. The park covers an area of 968 square kilometers and with more than 70 per cent of the park covered by sal forest and mixture of the grassland and Savannah forest. It is one of the largest and most undisturbed wilderness areas in the Nepalese lowland Terai. It was proclaimed in 1982 as National Park particularly to ensure the survival of Tiger and its prey species as well as to conserve a representative ecosystem of the mid-west Terai of Nepal. Now the park is reckoned as one of the richest wildlife treasure of Nepal that hosts 30 different mammals, over 250 species of birds and varieties of reptiles and aquatic animals. It is one of the few refuges for the endangered swamp Deer, rhinoceros and the Black buck. Frequent sighting of Tiger, wild elephant, Marsh Mugger Crocodile, gharial crocodile, Gangetic Dolphin, Blue-bull and out standing number of the endangered birds, Bengal florican, Lesser florican, Silver-eared mesia and Sarus crane are the highlights in the park.
Programs: 2 Nights / 3 Days

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (175 Sq. Km.)Jungle Safari is small reserve that lies on the beautiful alluvial flood plain of the Sapta Koshi River in eastern Terai of Nepal bounded by Sunsari, Saptari and Udaypur districts. Overall, the combination of river, lagoons and marshes to the north forms one of the richest wetlands in Asia. Around 300 species of birds are recorded in the reserve. Globally threatened 'swamp partridge' becomes a familiar bird in the reserve and the extensive Savannah-type tall khar-pater grasslands with a few patches of Khair-sisso scrub forest, deciduous mixed riverine forest create an ideal habitat for the Asiatic wild Buffaloes. Duck, waders, gulls, terns plus an enormous varieties of other birds congregate here each winter; whilst in the mammals such as wild water buffalo (locally known as Arna), Gangetic Dolphin, gharial crocodile, hog deer, wild boar, spotted deer, blue bell, jackals, Jungle Cat and even wild Elephant. The wetlands in the reserve beckon all sorts of bird species. These birds fly all the way from Siberia to migrate during winter season. The fact, that many birds that arrive here are nowhere else seen in Nepal makes this reserve birdwatchers, paradise in its true sense. On the clear days, the upstream of the river offers the panoramic view of several Himalayan peaks including Mount Makalu (8,463m.). The reserve presents an unforgettable avian spectacle, a remote and tourist free environment.