Jungle Safari

While the high Himalaya make up Nepal’s northern region, much of the southern lowland, known as ‘Terai’, is covered with dense tropical jungle teeming with diverse wildlife and exotic birds. Here you will find some of the most exciting safari destinations in the world.Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park with Gurkha Encounters. Gurkha Encounters offers safaris going into deep jungle on elephant back or four-wheel drive vehicles to view wild animals in their natural habitat. Safaris can be the focus of your holiday or can be an interesting extension to your trekking holiday. We can also arrange canoe rides on the jungle rivers, nature walks, bird watching excursions or village tours. Among the fourteen national parks and wildlife reserves in Nepal, the Royal Chitwan National park (932 sq.km) is the most popular safari destination. More than 43 species of animals are found here including the endangered one-horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, Ghariyal crocodile, four-horned antelope, striped hyena and the Gangetic dolphin. Royal Chitwan National Park is also easily accessible, being conveniently situated close to Kathmandu (only 165km overland), and Bharatpur Airport, adjoining the Park, is a mere 25 minutes flight away. Many adventurers even choose to travel into the park by raft. However you arrive a jungle safari is an experience you will remember for a long time. Our jungle safari trips include all land transportation, a choice of accommodation (camping or staying in lodges), inside or outside of the National Park, three meals a day while in the Park and various jungle activities including.

  1. Elephant-back rides or jeep drives
  2. Elephant bathing
  3. Bird watching tour
  4. Guided nature walk
  5. Canoe ride
  6. Village tour
  7. Cultural program (Tharu stick dance)

Trips in  Jungle Safari

Unleash yourself in the Wild

Not only does Nepal offer glorious mountain trekking and raging river rafting, but it also has a fine selection of pristine national parks. Nepal offers you the chance to enter the jungle and view some of the rarest and most endangered wildlife on earth. A Jungle Safari in Nepal can be a very exciting experience. It is possible for any visitor to stay in these parks and take part in an organized jungle safari and activity program. It’s a great way to relax after a trek and soak up the jungle environment, bring your kids along and have the family holiday of a life time. In the jungle you can experience, elephant back safaris, bush walking, bird watching, canoeing, recreation activities and cultural programs, depending on which park you choose to go to.

You can trek into the jungle by foot with an experienced tracker, by elephant back, by dugout canoe or by jeep. A safari in Nepal is a fun filled package ideal for anyone. The national parks offer a range of accommodations form lush resorts to basic tent style. The resorts make a package for you that included everything from you sleeping arrangements to meals to days full of activity.Means Nature walk or Jungle walk overlooking or observing the enthralling beauty of Jungle vicinity. Actuality jungle walks bestows close-up chance to analysis different categories of animals as well observe their track, sign and sounds. The most gripping and attention- grabbing program offered by Nepal not found elsewhere in the world is regard as jungle safari. In Nepal you will discover the ideal situation of viewing the jungle scenery, birds and animals and the indigenous local people, their colorful tradition, unique dress and languages.

National Parks & Wildlife Reserves

Nepal has nine National Parks, four Wildlife Reserves and three Conservation Area. About 15,000 square kilometers amounting to almost 18 percent of the total area is protected. This is an amazing commitment to conservation. The Terai lowlands are defined by a belt of well-watered floodplains stretching from the Indian border northward to the first slopes of the Bhabhar and the Siwalik Range. This is the richest habitat in the land with tall grasslands interspersed with riverine and hardwood Sal Forest. Here one can see wildlife such as the swamp deer, musk deer, black buck, blue bull, the Royal Bengal Tiger, gharial and marsh mugger crocodile and the last of a breed of Asiatic wild buffalo. Parks and Reserves are also rich in bird species with a variety of babbles and orioles, koels and drongos, peacocks and floricans, and a multitude of wintering wildfowl.

National Parks

  1. Chitwan National Park
  2. Bardia National Park
  3. Rara National Park
  4. Khaptad National Park
  5. Makalu Barun National Park
  6. Shey-Phoksundo National Park