Activities in Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Crocodile in Chitwan National Park on Rapti Riverside


Chitwan National Park is a world-renowned nature reserve located in the southern part of Nepal. The park is famous for its rich biodiversity and is home to a wide range of animals including rhinos, tigers, elephants, and numerous bird species. Visitors to the park can embark on a thrilling jungle safari to spot these magnificent creatures in their natural habitats. Bird watchers will also be delighted by the park’s impressive avian population which includes more than 500 species. The highlight of any visit to Chitwan National Park is undoubtedly the chance to witness the park’s endangered one-horned rhinoceros in the wild. With its stunning natural beauty and incredible wildlife, Chitwan National Park is a must-visit destination for any nature lover or wildlife enthusiast.

Here are some activities that visitors can enjoy while visiting Chitwan National Park:

  1. Jungle Safari: Visitors can take a jeep or elephant safari through the jungle to spot wildlife such as rhinos, tigers, elephants, and various bird species.

  2. Canoeing: Visitors can paddle through the park’s rivers and streams in a traditional canoe, and spot crocodiles and various water birds.

  3. Nature Walk: A guided nature walk is an excellent way to explore the park’s lush forests, grasslands, and wetlands, and to learn about the plants and animals that call the park home.

  4. Elephant Bathing: Visitors can get up close and personal with the park’s resident elephants by helping to give them a bath in the river.

  5. Cultural Village Tour: Visitors can take a tour of a local Tharu village to learn about the traditional customs, lifestyle, and architecture of the Tharu people.

  6. Bird Watching: With over 500 bird species in the park, Chitwan is a haven for bird watchers.

  7. Tharu Cultural Show: Visitors can attend a traditional Tharu cultural show featuring music, dance, and storytelling.

  8. Elephant Breeding Center: Visitors can visit the park’s elephant breeding center to learn about the conservation efforts being made to protect the park’s elephant population.

  9. Sunset Views: The park offers stunning sunset views over the Rapti River and the grasslands, which can be enjoyed from various viewpoints within the park.

  10. Wildlife Photography: The park is a photographer’s paradise, with numerous opportunities to capture stunning images of wildlife and landscapes.

Tharu people culture in Sauraha

We organize 2 Nights 3 Days package to Chitwan National Park. The accommodation is a resort by the side of river with a big area and comfortable private rooms who have a experience of arranging Chitwan Jungle Programs for more than 30 years.








Taxi to Bus Station


Bus to Chitwan

01:30 PM

Arrival to Sauraha bus station and pick up by jeep from the resort, welcome drink, room check-in, lunch, program briefing (orientation)


Sightseeing walk (Museum, sun-set point, visitors’ center)

07:30 PM

Dinner (Buffet)


Culture program



Breakfast (Buffet)


Canoe trip on Rapti river

10:30 AM

Walk (jungle) back to elephant breeding centre

12:30 PM



Jeep safari

07:30 PM








Depart to Kathmandu / Pokhara


Arrival Kathmandu /Pokhara


The cost is USD $150 per person. 

Taxi to the bus station, Bus to Chitwan, Pick up from the resort (Chitwan), All above mentioned activities, Tourist Bus ticket back to Pokhara/Kathmandu, all required entry fees, guide fees,  two nights’ accommodation, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) are included in the package program. However, all kinds of drinks (cola, beer etc.) are not included.

Note: The timing of the activities are subject to change. 

Canoeing in Rapti River

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