Chitwan Jungle Safari Package – 1 Night/2 Days

Good to Know
  • Duration 1 Day
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude 200m
  • Group Size 2+
  • Trip Starts Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends Kathmandu
  • Group Style Private and Group
  • Activities wildlife safari
  • Best Season September- June


  • The safari offers a visit to a diverse diversity of wildlife, including the critically endangered one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, leopard, sloth bear, deer, wild boar, and over 500 bird species.
  • Tour the forest and explore different types of flora and wildlife and their distinguishing features.
  • Learn about the conservation efforts being made to protect these gentle giants by visiting the elephant breeding center.
  • Meet the Tharu people and learn about their culture, customs, and way of life.
  • Explore the jungle on an exciting jeep safari or elephant safari and view animals from a safe distance.
  • Chitwan National Park is a birder's delight, with over 500 kinds of birds including the critically endangered Bengal Florican.

Trip Introduction: 2 Days Chitwan Safari Package – 1 Night/2 Days

The 2 Day Chitwan Jungle Safari is considered one of the thrilling tours that lead you to Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the southern part of Nepal. This safari package provides you a unique opportunity to explore the natural splendor of Chitwan, the oldest national park of Nepal established in 1973, which is also home to a diverse variety of species and birds. The tour is designed to provide you with an immersive experience, allowing you to mingle with the local Tharu community, see the elephant breeding facility, and embark on an exciting jungle safari to view one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tigers, and other creatures in their natural environment.

The park is especially well-known for its lush woods, grasslands, and wetlands, which provide a unique home for many plant and animal species. The Rapti, Reu, and Narayani rivers surround it, providing an important source of water for animals and supporting a varied diversity of aquatic species.

Talking about people and culture living, the Tharu people are also known as the indigenous inhabitants of Chitwan.  For centuries, the Tharu people, have lived in harmony with the wildlife and woods of the national park. Their unique culture, customs, and way of life have been influenced by their strong interaction with the environment, and they continue to play a vital part in conservation efforts within the park.

Chitwan Jungle Safari is a perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Chitwan National Park and its rich animals and culture. The safari is appropriate for individuals of all ages and fitness levels, and it offers a better opportunity to discover the various habitats and ecosystems of the park. For those who seek both cultural diversity and natural beauty at the same time, the tour may offer the perfect experience.   

Overall, the 2 Day Chitwan Jungle Safari is a must-do excursion for anybody visiting Nepal looking for a unique and amazing adventure in one of the world's most biodiversity areas.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park is a protected area in Nepal that spans 952.63 sq. km and is located in the southern part of Nepal. It was established in 1973 and was awarded as a World Heritage Site in 1984.

The park is home to a wide variety of flora and wildlife, including some endangered species like the one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, gharial crocodile, and other bird species. The park is also known for its grasslands, riverine forests, and wetlands, which offer these creatures a unique environment.

Chitwan National Park is an important conservation area in Nepal, serving as a model for protected areas throughout the country. It is now also considered as a popular tourist attraction, attracting tourists from all over the world to witness its unique flora and wildlife and to learn about Tharu culture.

The park is home to over 600 bird species, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. The Asian paradise flycatcher, blue-bearded bee-eater, and Gould's sunbird are among the most popular bird species.

One of the best ways to experience Chitwan National Park is through a jungle safari. These safaris typically involve riding on the back of an elephant or in a jeep, and allow visitors to get up close and personal with the park's wildlife. Visitors can also take part in canoe trips along the Rapti River, which is home to many crocodiles and water birds.

Why Chitwan Jungle Safari?

A jungle safari in Chitwan National Park is a must-do excursion for people visiting to Nepal. Trekking Planner Nepal suggests you do a Chitwan jungle safari for a variety of reasons.

  • Wildlife Watching: The main reason most tourists visit Chitwan is to witness the magnificent wildlife. The park is home to multiple animal species, including the one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, and several bird species. You may have the opportunity to observe these creatures up close and in their natural habitat inside the jungle.
  • Unique experience: A jungle safari in Chitwan National Park provides a one-of-a-kind experience that cannot be experienced anywhere in Nepal. Riding on the back of an elephant or in a vehicle through the meadows and woodlands of the park can be an unforgettable experience.
  • Cultural Experience: Chitwan is located in the Terai Region, the southern part of Nepal. The National Park is also home to the Tharu people, an indigenous group who have lived in the area for centuries. You may also have the opportunity to learn about the Tharu culture and their way of life, which includes traditional dance, music, and cuisine.
  • Adventure: A Chitwan jungle safari is an adventure activity ideal for individuals of all ages. Elephant safaris, vehicle safaris, and walking safaris are among the safari choices available to visitors. Each choice provides you with a distinctive experience and level of adventure.
  • Conservation: Apart of everything, Chitwan National Park is an important conservation area, especially for endangered species in Nepal, and a jungle safari is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the conservation efforts of the park. Those who visit the park and pay admission fees contribute to financing conservation programs and conserving the animals and natural treasures for future generations.

Overall, a jungle safari in Chitwan National Park is a wonderful experience that allows you to see beautiful animals, learn about a unique culture, and contribute to Nepal's conservation efforts.

Is this trip right for you?

The tour of a 2 Day Chitwan jungle safari totally depends on the individual's interests and circumstances. Trekking Planner Nepal suggests some factors to consider:

  • Timing constraints: If you just have a limited-time vacation, 2 Day Chitwan Jungle Safari might be a wonderful alternative because it will offer you a taste of the jungle experience without taking up too much of your agenda.
  • Wildlife and nature: If you are interested in animals and nature, and want to spend quality of time in the jungle, a Chitwan jungle safari can be an unforgettable experience. Keep in mind, however, that Jungle Safari may not provide the same possibilities to see animals as a longer safari.
  • Budget: A Chitwan jungle safari is often less expensive than a longer safari, so it might be a good option too.

Overall, a 2 Days Chitwan Jungle Safari can be a fun and exciting experience for many people, but it's important to consider your individual preferences and circumstances before deciding if it's right for you.

Besides, Nepal Trekking Planner provides you with the best option for the trip with better accommodation facilities as per your budget and requirement.

What is the best season?

  • Winter Season (October to February): During the winter season, the weather is dry and sunny, and the temperature is mild, which makes it comfortable for you to spend extended periods outdoors. One of the main advantages of visiting Chitwan National Park during the winter season is that the grasses are shorter, making it easier to spot wildlife. Many animals, including tigers, elephants, rhinos, and deer, come out to the waterholes to drink, which makes them easier to spot from a distance. The winter season is also a good time for other activities in Chitwan National Park, such as bird watching and cultural tours. Many migratory birds visit the park during this time, and the park's many cultural attractions, such as the Tharu Cultural Museum and the elephant breeding center, are open to visitors.
  • Spring Season (March to May): During the spring season, the weather starts to get warmer, and the park becomes lush and green with many species of flowers and butterflies. One of the main advantages of visiting Chitwan National Park during the spring season is the opportunity to see the park's flora in full bloom. The tall grasses and trees that grow during the monsoon season are still present, but many species of flowers, including orchids and rhododendrons, bloom during this time. This makes it a great time for nature lovers and photographers who enjoy capturing the colorful landscape. Another advantage of visiting during the spring season is the opportunity to see many migratory birds that visit the park during this time. The park is home to over 600 species of birds, including several rare and endangered species, and many of them can be spotted during the spring season.
  • Summer Season (June to August): Throughout the summer, the park suffers considerable rainfall, which can cause floods and make navigation difficult. The lush vegetation brought by the excessive rains is one of the primary benefits of visiting Chitwan National Park during the summer season. At this season, the park becomes lush and green, and various kinds of frogs and insects emerge, making it ideal for nature enthusiasts and macro photographers. Unfortunately, the severe rainfall and floods during this time of year can make outdoor activities like jungle safaris, climbing, and trekking difficult. The thick grasses and dense vegetation also make it more difficult to observe wildlife, so be patient and watchful.
  • Fall/ Autumn Season (September to November): The autumn season offers another opportunity for you to enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty of the parOne of the main advantages of visiting Chitwan National Park during the autumn season is the pleasant weather. The monsoon season ends up and the park gets lush and green, but the weather is mild and comfortable, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities such as jungle safaris, hiking, and bird watching. During the autumn season, many animals, including tigers, rhinos, and deer, come out to the waterholes to drink and making them easier to spot. The tall grasses and dense vegetation also start to dry up, making it easier to spot wildlife and navigate through the park.

However, the autumn season (September to November), is often regarded as the best time to explore Chitwan National Park. The temperature is pleasant and comfortable during this season, the park is lush and green, and animals is easy to detect owing to the drying up of vegetation. Moreover, cultural festivals give guests a one-of-a-kind cultural experience. Trekking Planner Nepal mentions that Chitwan National Park offers a unique experience, and the best season to visit depends on individual preferences and interests.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Chitwan National Park is subtropical monsoon, with hot summers and cold winters. Chitwan National Park's monsoon season lasts from June to September and is marked by heavy rainfall, high humidity, and sometimes flooding. The park receives an average of 2,500 mm (98 inches) of rainfall annually.

During the winter, the average temperature is around 20°C (68°F) during the day and can drop to as low as 5°C (41°F) at night. During the spring season, the average temperature is around 30°C (86°F). The climatic condition of the national park in summer is characterized by heavy rainfall and high humidity.

Overall the spring and autumn season is considered the perfect time to visit Chitwan National Park.

Local Culture and Tradition of Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park is home to a variety of ethnic groups, including the Tharu, who have inhabited the area for generations and have their own culture and traditions.

The Tharu are famous for their traditional dances and music, which are frequently performed during festivals and festivities. The Tharu Stick Dance is a traditional Dashain and Tihar festival dance that features dancers carrying sticks while performing coordinated moves.

The Tharus are also well known for their handicrafts, such as weaving baskets and mats out of natural materials. These items may be seen and purchased at the local marketplaces in and around Chitwan National Park.

The relationship of Tharus with nature is another significant component of their culture. The Tharu people have a strong connection to the natural world and have developed unique methods of managing and utilizing natural resources in a sustainable manner. For example, the Tharu people have long utilized rhino tree bark to manufacture paper and numerous flora for medicinal uses.

You to Chitwan National Park can learn more about Tharu culture and tradition by visiting the Tharu Cultural Museum in Bachauli, which showcases Tharu history, culture, and traditions.

In summary, the Tharu people have a rich and unique culture and tradition that includes traditional dances, handicrafts, and a deep connection to the natural environment. When you visit to Chitwan National Park can learn more about Tharu culture and tradition through various cultural experiences and by visiting the Tharu Cultural Museum.

List of Animals Found in Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park offers safari enthusiasts an experience they won't soon forget. Situated in South Central Nepal, it boasts an astounding collection of mammal species ranging from rhinoceroses and Bengal tigers. However, visiting this preserve requires careful preparation; to make the most out of their visit.

Nepal's Terai national park, famed for its biodiversity. Dotted with dense forest and tall grasses as well as an array of flowers such as fig trees, eucalyptus trees, rhododendron plants and tree ferns in higher areas - while below this region lay rosewood and rhino apple trees among various shrubs such as hill glory bower and grey downy balsam plants - you'll be sure to discover an impressively varied environment here! It was Nepal's inaugural national park.

Chitwan National Park is home to more than 68 mammal species, such as the Bengal tiger that dominates its food chain, as well as leopards (spotted and clouded), wild boar, sambar deer and sloth bears - and more than 700 bird, reptile, amphibian and insect species! In addition to these incredible mammals are numerous birds, reptiles and insects living here.

Chitwan's most noteworthy draw is undoubtedly seeing one of its majestic felines: tigers! Though rarer than you might imagine, these felines can often be heard breathing deep within its lush forests by hearing rustles in their bushes or the sound of their breathing snouts. Even without seeing one, however, Chitwan still stands as an amazing experience full of wildlife and nature untouched by man.

Important Note

  • This trip departs every day of the year.
  • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us.
  • This trip is available on both Fixed Departure and Private Group Basis.
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    • After breakfast head to chitwan 
    • Launch at Hotel/Lodge (Chitwan)
    • Jeep Safari /Elephant safari
    • View marvelous sunset from the beach of Rapti river
    • Tharu cultural dance
    • Dinner, O/N stay at hotel

      According to given time you will do one of the safari activities an early morning. after breakfast you will transfer to tourist bus station.

      Not satisfied with this regular itinerary? Make your own.

      What's Included
      • All pick drop by private vehicle.
      • 01 night twin/double shearing accommodation on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner), tea/coffee, park entrance fee with safari activities with natural local guide.
      • Kathmandu/Pokhara/Lumbini to Sauraha, Chitwan to Kathmandu/Pokhara/Lumbini by tourist bus (if you want both way flight or private vehicle also available on additional cost).
      • First add kit box.
      • Trekking Planner’s T-shirt, cap, duffle bags – if necessary.
      • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
      What's Excluded
      • International flight ticket with departure tax (if you need we can provide).
      • Accommodation in Kathmandu/Pokhara/Lumbini (If you need we can provide).
      • Travel insurance.
      Essential Info

      Rules and Regulation of Chitwan National Park.

      • You must respect local culture and customs and avoid from engaging in any activity that may insult local inhabitants or park officials.
      • You are not allowed to bring your domestic pets inside the park.
      • Loud music or shouting might disturb the animals and ruin natural experiences of other visitors, so these kind of activities are prohibited.
      • While taking photographs you must not use flashlights or artificial lights while observing the wild lives.
      • Weapons and explosives, including knives, firearms, and pyrotechnics, are not permitted in the park.
      • You must need to follow Leave No Trace principles.
      • You are not allowed to feed animals. This may hurt their stomach.
      • You are not permitted to enter the water bodies of park. Swimming, fishing, and other water sports are not permitted.
      • Inside the park, smoking, drinking, and using drugs are severely forbidden.
      • National park entry permit is compulsory.

      Things to pack for Chitwan National Park

      • Camouflage/dark clothes are among the most important things you need to wear on Safari. (It is an essential thing that you need to follow for the Safari. Wearing camouflage clothes with long slips and long trousers means adapting to the jungle and respecting wildlife and wild animals). 
      • Camouflage/Dark Cloths (No white, no red, no yellow, must be jungle color like the jungle environment)
      • Long Slip/long trousers to protect from the insects
      • Any closed shoes. Shoes are recommended for jungle treks to protect the feet from snakes, rocks, and other insects.
      • Hat/Cap to protect from sun UV rays 
      • Sunglass 
      • Small bag to carry your frequently used stuff
      • Insect repellent for leeches and mosquitos, and other insects         
      • First aid box 
      • Travel insurance
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