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Things to do in Chitwan

Elephant Safari

Jungle walk
Jungle Drive
Canoe Ride

Bird watching

Tharu Dance
 

Chitwan is one of the few remaining undisturbed vestiges of the 'Terai' region, which formerly extended over the foothills of India and Nepal. It has a particularly rich flora and fauna. One of the last populations of single-horned Asiatic rhinoceros lives in the park, which is also one of the last refuges of the Bengal tiger. There are more than 43 species of mammals and over 485 species of birds found in Chitwan. It is a good place to see Bengal Florican, Giant Hornbill, and the Grass Owl. The Narayani River supports a good and visible number of Gharial and the Mugger crocodile is found in the numerous lakes and water bodies.

Climate:
Chitwan has a tropical (north Indian) monsoon climate with high humidity. The winter months from November to February are generally quite dry and cold but by the end of March Chitwan begins to warm up. The months between June to September are hot and the humidity is very high. The monsoon arrives in Chitwan by the middle of June and lasts till mid-September.

Rainfall:
Chitwan receives an average rainfall of about 80 inches (203cm).

Temperatures:
Min. 2C (35.6F); Max. 40C (104F)

Royal Chitwan National Park
Royal Chitwan National Park is the oldest national park in Nepal. Situated in the subtropical inner terai lowlands of South-Central Nepal, this Park like so many others in the subcontinent originates as a royal hunting reserve that once covered the entire valley with a lush growth of grassland and forest. Established in 1974, it was granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. The Chitwan National Park is home to at least 43 species of mammals, 450 species of birds, and 45 species of amphibians and reptiles. Elephants and Indian rhinos are the largest species found in the park, but a lot of other large herbivores are found in the park, gaur, sambar deer, Indian muntjac, chital, hog deer, mainland serow, chousingha and wild boar. Three large predator species, tigers, leopards, dholes prey on them and carrion eaters like striped hyenas are also found. Sloth bears are among the main attractions of the Park. Smaller carnivore species are golden jackal, yellow-throated marten, ratel, smooth coated otter, small Indian civet, large Indian civet, spotted linsang, common palm civet, binturong, small Indian mongoose, Indian grey mongoose, crab-eating mongoose, leopard cat, marbled cat and fishing cat. Further mammal species found in the park are rhesus monkeys, hanuman langurs, Indian pangolin, northern palm squirrel, red giant flying squirrel, particoloured flying squirrel, Indian porcupine, hispid hare, Indian hare and ganges dolphin.

THINGS TO DO

Elephant Safari
Elephant safari is the traditional way of exploring the jungle and the wild animals with in. Taking a ride on elephant's back is quite exciting and one can have a clear view of animals over the high grass.


 


Jungle walk
If you want to get one on one with the nature then there is no better way than to take a jungle walk with our expertise to guide you along. You will be able to feel the true earth exploring the area on foot hence this walk provides you with the ideal situation of being up-close with the nature, wild animals, birds and plants.

 


Jungle Drive
Jungle Drive can be quite thrilling as taking a ride deep into a jungle driving 4WD usually beyond the beaten track. Getting deep into a jungle means, chances of seeing some of the rarest species of animals, birds and plants.


 


Canoe Ride
A slow Canoe ride along the Rapti River is extremely peaceful listening to the swish of the water and watching all the birds come to life. Canoe ride is one of the best ways in Chitwan National Park to view the river side scenery along encountering the different species of crocodile in wild.

 


Bird watching
Chitwan is known to have more that 400 different species of birds so bird watching there can be quite a treat for eyes. Royal Chitwan National Park is known to be the breeding sites of birds so during autumn flock of birds migrates there.


 


Tharu Dance
Tharu Cultural dance presentation in Chitwan is something that one must never miss. It consists of all the local dances and is performed mostly by men with the accompaniment of drums and guitars.

 
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