Jungle Safari 6 Days

$360 USD
- 6 Days
- Easy
1+ Pax

Birds watching, Safari in the National Park, Sightseeing

Best Month : October to December and March to May

Private Car &Tourist Bus

Hotel

Hotel

1380m

Breakfast in Kathmandu and full board meals during Safari

Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Bardia-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu

Jungle Safari Overview


Chitwan National Park lies at southern part of Nepal, 140km from Kathmandu. It covers an area of 932 square km of sub tropical forest consisting of grassland, Sal forest and river rain forest. It is one of the most diverse wildlife areas of Nepal. It has many wild animals such as royal bengal tiger, one horned rhinos, crocodile, asian elephant, bears and common leopard. The park is a habitat for over 500 residential and migratory species of birds. This is a great place to explore flora and fauna in short time period. It also has a largest elephant breeding center of Asia where you can encounter many baby Elephants. 
 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trip briefing

Day 03: Drive to Chitwan

Day 04: Explore day

Day 05: Bird watching trip and drive to Kathmandu

Day 06: Departure day

Jungle Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day

Upon arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport, we will greet you and transfer you to your Hotel.  We can meet later on that day or the next day to take you to our head office to brief you on your upcoming safari trip with us. If your flight arrives on time, we will take you to one of the most popular local restaurants with delicious Nepalese food, cultural music and ethnic dance. This will give you a glimpse into the different ethnic groups of the country. If you arrive late in the evening, we can do this the next day. 

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trip briefing

After breakfast, we will begin a city tour of Kathmandu where you will see the main attractions of the valley. On this tour you will visit the Boudhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Swyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), and Kathmandu Durbar Square (the old palace). After the city tour, we will meet again to check your clothing and trekking equipment (sleeping bag, down jacket and trekking boots). Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Drive to Chitwan

After breakfast, you will board a tourist bus departing for Chitwan at 7:00 AM. This is a comfortable drive along the scenic Prithivi Highway. The bus makes one stop for breakfast. After a five hour drive you will arrive in Chitwan. At the bus stand, our representative will pick you up and take you to the Hotel. Here you will be briefed by our guide at lunch. After a short rest, you will be taking to the Tharu village for a short walk or you can take Ox ride to explore village and museum. Sunset at the river and culture program at the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Explore day

Early morning, we will take you to Elephant safari for over an hour to the community forest then back at the hotel for breakfast. Then proceed for further trips to do Canoe ride, Jungle walk, visit Elephant breeding farm center, Elephant bath view. Overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 5: Bird watching trip and drive to Kathmandu

Bird watching trip early in the morning at national park, breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Kathmandu. It is the same route through the highway which is approximately 5 hours drive. We meet in the evening for farewell dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6: Departure day

Today is the last day of your trip with us. If you would like to extend your holiday, we will help you. Otherwise, we will assist you to the airport for your departing flight.

Jungle Safari Cost :- US$360

Include

-Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
-3 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotel with breakfast
-2 Nights twin sharing accommodation at Sauraha
-One full day guided city tour by private vehicle
-Welcome dinner and farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
-Bus transportation to Sauraha and return by tourist bus
-Breakfast in the city and full meals during the  jungle safari
-Jungle guide during the jungle safari
-All required local tax and Gov tax

 

Exclude

-Nepal arrival visa
-Meals in the city except breakfast and above mentioned special dinner

-Monument entrance fees
-Your personal nature expenses eg. Mineral water, Beer, Coke and entire beverage during the jungle safari
-Tips and any other extending trips and accommodation.

 

Jungle Safari Information

Nepal is a land locked country which lies in between India and China. It is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and altitude variation. The elevation of the country ranges from 60 meters above sea level to the highest point of the world, Mt. Everest at 8,848 meter above sea level. Nepal has three major geographical ranges - Himalayan region, Hill region and Terai low land.

Area: 147,181 sq. kilometers
Geography: Situated between China in the north and India in the south
Capital: Kathmandu
Population: 2,642,799
Language: Nepali is the native language. However, travel-trade people understand and speakEnglish as well.
Currency: Nepali Rupee
Political System: Multi-party democracy
Religion: The main religion is Hindu. However, there is a harmonious blending of Hinduism and Buddhism.
Travel season: We have two best seasons - Spring and Autum.
Spring: - (March, April, May) - warmest time to trek. Rhododendron flowers in bloom excellent trails and clear skies, best visibility. 
Autumn: - (Mid September, October and November) - excellent trails, clear blue skies, best visibility.
Winter months: - (December, January and February) are also good, but it’s a lot colder.

Summer: - Monsoon, rain and visibility can be a big issue (from Mid June, July and August).
People: Nepal has more than 91 ethnic groups and 70 different spoken languages.
What to Wear: Lightweight clothing is recommended for May through October. Warm garments are required in October through March. An umbrella or raincoat is a must for the rainy season (June to August)
Climate:Nepal’s climate varies according to elevation. The Terai of southern Nepal has a tropical monsoon climate characterized by rainy summers and the southwest winds of the monsoon, and almost dry winters. 
Communication:
Postal Services: The Central Post Office located near Dharahara Tower, is open from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. The counters are open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and provide stamps, postcards and aerogram.  Express Mail Service (EMS ) is available at GPO and at Thamel, Basantapur and airport postal counters.
Telephone Services:
Telephone, fax, telex and telegraph services are available at the Nepal Telecommunications Corporation at Tripureshwar. Hotels and private communications centers provide long distance telephone. For calling from outside, country code for Nepal is 00977 and the area code for Kathmandu is 1. You can buy a local Sim card to use while in Nepal.
Internet Services:
Several Internet cafes and communication centers are available in the Valley and around the country. E-mail and Internet services are also offered by hotels in the city like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and major cities.
Electricity:
Major towns have electricity and the voltage available is 220-volts and 50 cycles. Load shedding is sometimes experienced. However, most hotels have their own generators.
Medical Services:
A wide variety of medicines, including those imported from overseas are available in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Valley also offers the services of major general hospitals and private clinics. Health posts have been set up by the government in different parts of rural Nepal.
Meals and Accommodation:
During  your whole tour we use good hotels to ensure a comfortable stay. There are many types of restaurants in the city. Rooms are generally twin share - depending on group size and room availability, triple share may be offered to your request. Hot shower, toilets, comfortable mattress, solar electricity lights during the tour.

While on the tour, the hotels provide good quality food in sufficient quantities. For breakfast you are likely to get porridge, cereal, toast or chapattis, omelet and a range of hot drinks. We will provide all meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea & coffee) from the teahouse menu.

Insurance:
A travel insurance policy that covers theft, loss and medical treatment is recommended. Make sure the insurance also covers the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal such as trekking, rafting.
Vaccination:
Vaccination is recommended to plan to your trip to Nepal. Hepatitis A, Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies, Tetanus, Typhoid and Malaria etc. are the recommended vaccination for travel Nepal.
Medical Kit:
A simple but adequate medical kit can be very useful while traveling. The following items are recommended: Aspirin or Panadol - for pain or fever; Antihistamine - as a decongestant for colds, allergies and to help prevent motion sickness; Antibiotics - useful if traveling off beaten track but they must be prescribed; Kaolin preparation (Pepto-Bismol), Imodium or Lomotil – for stomach upsets; Rehydration mixture - for treatment of severe diarrhoea; Antiseptic, mercurochrome and antibiotic powder or similar 'dry' spray - for cuts and grazes.
Other things to be included are:
Calamine lotion to ease irritation from bites or stings, bandages and band aids for minorinjuries, scissors, tweezers, thermometer, insect repellent, sun block lotion, chopsticks, water purification tablets, throat lozenges (Strepsils), moleskin, Sulamyd 10% eye drops, Acetaminophen (Paracetamol, Antacid tablets).
Pack list:
It is essential to have warm clothing and equipment to plan this trip. Here below are some suggestions for planning this trip. Please kindly take it as a reference and prepare yourself.
Clothes:
Green or dark color Shirt for safari tour
Hiking bhoots
Seasonable cloths
Toiletries:
Soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothbrush etc
Ear plugs
Small wash towel
Extras:
Camera with extra batteries and cards/ film
Binoculars
Sun hat or scarf
Reading book
Trail Map/ Guide book
Journal & Pen
IPod & Travel games (i.e. cards, chess, and backgammon)
Passport & Visa Information
Nepal visa is easy to obtain; you may buy your Nepal visa at your nearest Nepalese Embassy or Mission offices abroad or buy this upon on arrival to Kathmandu international airport. You have to have 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months valid at the starting of the trip. Nationals of SAARC countries, India and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal.  Transit visa is provided for foreign nationality for 3 days. Visa must be obtained for staying over the initial period of three days. Currently, foreign national can obtain Nepalese visa from the following borders:
Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)
Tourist Visa Fees
3 days transit visa - Free of cost
Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Dillibazar Kathmandu
Tel: 00977-1 4433934 / 4429660 / 4438862, 4438868 Download visa form-: www.immi.gov.np