Wildlife Safari in Nepal
Nepal is proven to be an ideal destination to those who wants to experience the natural environment at its best due to Nepal’s rich biodiversity. Just as Northern belt Himalayas in Nepal are famous for trekking and mountaineering activities, southern belt of Nepal, land of tropical jungle is equally famous for its best wildlife habitat in the sub-continent making it ideal for jungle safari activities.
Nepal has 10 national parks, 3 wildlife reserves, 6 conservation areas and 1 hunting reserve occupying 32,999 sq km which is 23.3% of the country’s total land. The National park and wildlife reserve area is mainly covered by Sal forest with a good balanced mixture of lush grassland, savannah and reverie forest. It is here visitors will see most of the great variety of wildlife. For a heart taking experience, journey into the deep jungle on an elephant’s back or in a 4WD with an expert naturalist to view wild animals in their natural habitat on one of our Nepal wildlife safaris is a great experience. Our entirejungle safari program includes elephant safari, canoe rides, nature walk, and birds watching excursions. In Nepal, there are 184 types of mammals,889 types of birds,688 types of butterfly,181 types of reptiles and 174 types of fresh water fish .You will get a great chance to see endangered Asian One-horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, Gangetic crocodiles, leopard, deer’s, sloth bear, Rhesus monkey, wild boar, wild bison, varieties of aquatic birds, Giant hornbill, jackals, civets, mongooses, wild cats and varieties of snake and quick tours around the locale to discover their unique ethnic culture and traditions of the local village. Cultural entertainments performed by locals like tharu dance, stick dance are other highlight of your trip.
Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Park are among the most famous places for wildlife activities in Nepal with special package organize. Since, many of our trek and tour guests also ask us to arrange a short safari tour to be conducted either before or after their trek or tour. We are always delighted to do so and combine as safari is a great way to relax after a journey while experiencing another unique part of Nepal.