Wildlife Safari in Nepal

Posted by Tim on Monday, August 30, 2010

The tropical jungles of the Nepal Terai preserve some of the best wildlife habitat in the subcontinent. You will have the chance to see Asian One-horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard, varieties of deer, sloth bear, Rhesus monkey, wild boar, jackals, civets, mongooses, cats and snakes. The rivers and lakes are home to crocodiles and the extraordinary Gangetic dolphins. Nepal has 16 national parks, wildlife reserves and conservation areas, occupying 16 percent of its total geographical area. Jungle safaris on elephant back or jeep rides are offered at the Parsa Wildlife Reserve, Bardia National Park, Chitwan National Park and the Shukla Phanta wildlife reserve, all located in the Terai.

iTrekNepal offers tours of varying lengths in the Royal Chitwan National Park and Bardiya national park, the premier area for jungle safaris in Nepal. You may choose a variety of accommodations, from standard hotel rooms on the outskirts of the park to first class lodges right in the heart of the park amidst all the wildlife. The park is easily reached by air from Kathmandu and by car from Pokhara.

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Chitwan National Park Safari

Nepal’s first National Park which covers an area of 932 sq. km. The park includes hilly areas covered by deciduous Sal forest and the floodplains by dense tall elephant grass. Chances to see rhinos and the royal Bengal tiger.
Choose from the itineraries below:

Bardiya National Park Safari

Nepal National Park established in 1988  as Royal National Park covers an area of 968 sq. km. The park includes hilly areas covered with alluvial grasslands and subtropical moist deciduous forests. Chances to see rhinos and the royal Bengal tiger.
Choose from the itineraries below: