Chitwan National Park | the best wildlife-viewing national parks in Asia

Chitwan National Park | the best wildlife-viewing national parks in Asia

Chitwan National Park

if you like to enjoy adventures and you are a wildlife enthusiast, then you must need to visit Chitwan national park in Nepal. The Chitwan national park (CNP) is a world heritage site. This is the largest national park in Nepal. CNP was established in 1973 and get the status of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. it lies in the lowland of the Terai region in western Nepal. Chitwan National Park lies in three districts of Nepal, Chitwan, Makwanpur and Parsa Districts and it covered an area of 952.63 km2 (367.81 sq mi).

The Chitwan national park is rich in natural beauty and adventure. People will visit this National park for the study of wildlife and adventure, Wildlife Safari, Bird Watching, Tiger Tracking and water playing with elephants. Visit in the elephant  (Chitwan Jungle Safari) inside Chitwan National Park is one of the attractions of this national park. there is also have a facility of jeep safari in CNP. In this national park, people can see 68 species of mammals, 56 species of herpetofauna, 126 species of fish and 544 species of birds. This park is famous for the successful protection of one-horned Rhinoceros, Gharial, and Royal Bengal Tiger.

The cost of safaris in Chitwan National Park is very cheap in comparison to Safari in the world.  this is the cheapest and best one in the world.  another attraction in the Chitwan National Park is Elephant Breeding Center.

What people can do in Chitwan National park

1. Elephant Safari
2. Jeep Safari
3. visit crocodile breeding project
4. Visit Elephant Breeding Center
5. wild animals and  adventure
6. Enjoy with Elephant Bath

Elephant Safari

Elephant Safari is one of the best things to do in Chitwan National Park.  Elephant Safari is the best opportunity to see different kinds of deer, rhinoceros, wild bore, monkey, leopard, sloth bear, the Royal Bengal Tiger and many spices of birds. You will also see many other smaller mammals that have made Chitwan their home. you will not be alone while in the Elephant Safari because There are many peoples in the Elephant like Riders, your guides, naturalist and other tourists. But while you are in the Elephant Safari in Chitwan National Park you need to be very careful because you will in the back of the Elephant and there you can get very close to the wildlife. some animals can attack while in Jungle Safari.

 

Chitwan National Park
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Elephant Safari cost;
US $ 35 per person and National Park Permit of US $ 20 which is mandatory
Maximum: 4 people on one elephant
Duration: 1.5 Hours

Jeep Safari

unfortunately, if you cannot get an opportunity to get an Elephant Safari in Chitwan National Park, there is one more option to see wildlife is Jeep Safari. there will be an open jeep and you will be in the back of that jeep to see wildlife. while in the jeep Safari you can take some good pictures of nature when the jeep driver stops the jeep to show you some best places and wildlife in the National Park. the driver and the guide will give you many pieces of information about the wildlife and other places.

There are two option in Jeep Safari in Chitwan National Park; 

– short Safari
– full day Safari

In the short Safari, you will get an opportunity to visit the national park for only four hours. But in full-day Safari you can visit the National park starts from early morning and finished in the evening.  With full-day safari, you will go deeper into the jungle and you will have more chances to see Royal Bengal tigers.

Jeep Safari cost;
Full-Day Reserved Jeep Safari US $ 210  + National Park Permit of US $ 20 which is mandatory
Half-day reserve Jeep Safari  = the US $ 180 + National Park Permit of US $ 20 which is mandatory
Sharing basis = US $ 25  per person + National Park Permit of US $ 20 which is mandatory

Enjoy with Elephant Bath

This is an enjoyable activity that makes you excite and proudly while visiting Chitwan National Park is Bath with Elephant. People can play with the elephants and dive into the river from the back of the elephant while it is bathing. it is the best entertainment in Chitwan. It is also enjoyable to see the only view the elephant baths. there are too many peoples are on queue to take some good looking pictures of Elephant bath to make their trip memorable.

visit crocodile breeding project

the crocodile breeding project is another top attraction in Chitwan National Park. Near the park headquarters in Kasara is a crocodile breeding project on the edge of the Narayani River, where you can see Gharials and marsh muggers up close. The crocodile breeding project has been a great success in releasing both endangered species back into the wild.

visit Elephant Breeding Center

Besides the adventure in this national park, another main attraction for visitors is the Elephant Breeding Center. the population of Elephants has in endanger in the world. so this Elephant breeding project helps to protect elephants in the world. The elephant breeding center is good and it is one of the only two Elephant breeding centers in the world. In this center, you can see the elephant cows with their calves.

wild animals and Adventure

People will visit this National park for the study of wildlife and adventure, Wildlife Safari, Bird Watching, Tiger Tracking and water playing with elephants. Visit in the elephant  (Elephant Safari) inside Chitwan National Park is one of the attractions of this national park. there is also have a facility of jeep safari in the national park. you can see 68 species of mammals, 56 species of herpetofauna, 126 species of fish and 544 species of birds in this national park. This park is famous for the successful protection of one-horned Rhinoceros, Gharial, and Royal Bengal Tiger.

Tiger Tracking

Nepal is one of the countries where you can find Royal Bengal Tiger which existence in the world is less than 2500 and approx 200 in Nepal. Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Park are mostly popular for Royal Bengal Tiger in Nepal. Tiger is the biggest mammals in the cat family. If you are a wildlife lover then this package will be appropriate for you spotting tiger during this trip

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