Nepal is a loaded with natural biodiversity as well as natural scenery. Particularly, Nepal holds 16 national parks, conservation areas and wildlife reserves. And these areas occupy 16 percent of its total geographical land. You can experience elephant ride or travel on a four wheeler Jeep escorted by a fully professional guide. For the nature lovers Nepal is the perfect spot to visit national park or wild lives reserve.
Chitwan and Bardia National Parks are the most picked destinations for jungle safari in Nepal. Chitwan National Park lies about 80 miles southwest of Kathmandu. The Park preserves one of the last remaining natures gift of the primeval woods that once wrapped the Indian subcontinent. Chitwan holds different wild lives like the Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, One-horned Rhinoceros, Sloth Bear, Crocodiles, Wild Boar, four types of Deer and more than 400 species of birds. While Bardia National Park preserves the rare biodiversity, including endangered rhinoceros, The Royal Bengal Tiger, Wild elephants, Swamp deer, Black buck, Gangetic Dolphins, Gharial Crocodile, and more.
Moreover, you may also visit to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, situated on the plains of the Sapta-Koshi River which occupies 175 sq. km area. The reserve holds over 280 bird species, including 2 species of ibises, 20 duck species, a number of storks, herons and egrets. The rare swamp partridge as well as the Bengal florican can be found here. Besides, you can spot the endangered Gharial crocodile, Gangetic Dolphin etc. in the reserve.
Most jungle safari options in Nepal comprise nature walks, canoe rides, birds watching trips and village tours as well to allow you to discover the unique traditions and way of life of the local villagers. Plus, you may also get the chance to see different cultural-musical programs performed by the local inhabitants, which are also included in the Jungle Safari program.
Chitwan Jungle Safari - Chitwan National Park acknowledged as UNESCO Natural Heritage Site is located in southern central Nepal offers the best jungle safari experience. Actually, it covers 932sq.km. To the southern side of the national park, it is expanded to the hills of the Siwalik range (600m)..Read More