Nepal has 16 national parks, wildlife reserves and conservation areas, occupying over 16% of its total area. Visitors pay an admission fee to enter them. Eagle Treks offers visitors to Annapurna Conservation Area, Langtang National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Kanchanjunga Conservation Area, Manasulu Conservation Area, Rara National Park, Shivapuri National Park, Kahptad National Park, Makalu Barun National Park, Shey-Phokskundo national Park can be visited through out trekking routes. Similarly, Eagle Treks and Expedition offers package tours among some National parks and wildlife reserves, Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Parsa Wildlife Reserve are popular destinations for jungle safari in Nepal. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve is one of the popular destinations for hunting.
Nepal is not only famous for mountain trekking and river rafting. Nepal offers you the chance to enter the jungle and view some of the rarest and most endangered wild life on earth. So, jungle safari is another tour package available here in Nepal which encounter you heart stop experience with wildlife. It is a great way to relax after trekking and rafting, in jungle safari you can experience elephant back safari, birds watching, bush walking, canoeing, cultural programs and recreation activities. These lists depend on which wildlife area you chose to go.
Those who are interested in flora and fauna jungle safari tour package is the best option to achieve your desire. In jungle safari on the categories of flora you can watch open grasslands: vegetation and hardwood forest. And on the categories of fauna you can encounter with different species of mammals, different birds types, different type of butterflies and most interesting creatures include elephants, rhinos and tigers.
Being rich in terms of flora and fauna, Nepal is interesting place for jungle safari. Chitwan national park, Bardia national park and KoshiTappu Wildlife Reserve camp are consider to be the best place for jungle safari. Chitwan national park is famous for one horn rhino, tiger, and gharial crocodile. Similarly Bardia National park is famous for tigers, blue cows, and deer. And KoshiTappu Wildlife Reserve camp is famous for many kinds of birds. Beside these three major places you may go for jungle safari in other national parks and wildlife reserve camp.
Chitwan Jungle Safari
Chitwan Jungle Safari tour is one of the most exciting ways to get up, close and personal with the wildlife in Nepal. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, Chitwan National Park, spread over 932 sq km is situated in the south central Nepal. The miles of deciduous forests, silk and cotton trees embellishing the floodplains of the gurgling Reu, Rapti and Narayani rivers are a treat to the senses, as well as the soul. Located 21 km from Bharatpur, the Chitwan National Park opens doors to a unique wilderness to its visitors. The national park is home to various birds, mammals and reptiles. The major attractions include Asian one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal tigers, elephants, grey langur, leopards, deer, wild cats, rhesus monkey, pythons and crocodiles, apart from hundreds of species of birds and butterflies.There are many Tharu villages adjoining the park. The headquarters of this Park is Kasara. JSeason Group offer a special package trip to CNP with the following activities and services:
Both way transport with tourist coach
• Nature guide
• National park entry fee
• Accommodation (twin sharing)
• All meals (3 times a day) with tea or coffee
• Jungle Activities
1. Elephant riding
2. Jungle walk
3. Village tour*
4. Bird watching
5. canoeing and
6. Cultural program**
Cost for our package does not include:
• Bar bills
• Personal expenses
• Private transportation
• Personal clothing
Bardia Jungle Safari
Bardai National Park is famous for being one of the largest National Parks in Nepal. Located near the country’s western plains and the east of the Karnali River, it is among the most frequented tourist destinations in Nepal. Bardia National Park: (968 sq. km) is the largest and most undisturbed wilderness area in the Terai lowlands. It consists of sal forests and tall grasslands. It is a regenerated habitat for endangered species like the rhinoceros, wild elephants, tiger, swamp deer, black buck, ghriyal crocodile and Gangetic dolphin. Cobras kraits and pythons are also found here. Endangered birds include the Bengal florican, lesse florican, silver-eared mesia and Sarus crane. The local people are mainly Tharus. The headquarters of the park is Thakurdwara.
Chance of being familiar with Tharu culture and rafting in Karnali River are the additional attraction of Bardia jungle safari tour. You can go Bardia jungle safari through elephant back, through jeep and canoeing. It is also possible to enter the park on foot, although you need to take an experienced guide.
The best time to visit Bardia National Park is from October through March, when the temperature averages 25 degrees Celsius because the rest of months March, April and June can be extremely hot, & July – September is the monsoon season when river swell.