Cultural & Wildlife Tour, ever wanted to do a safari, spent time in real wildlife? Here is your chance! In one of the richest fauna and vegetation parks in the world. Chitwan National Park is the first national park in Nepal.
It is formerly called Royal Chitwan National Park. It was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. And Chitwan is a beautiful destination for a wildlife tour. It covers an area of 932 km2. It is located in the subtropical lowlands of south-central Nepal and rich in fauna and vegetation.
The wide range of vegetation types in the Chitwan National Park is a haunt of more than 700 species of wildlife and a not yet fully surveyed number of butterfly, moth, and insect species. Apart from King Cobra and Indian rock python 17 other species of snakes, Indian starred tortoise, and monitor lizards occur. The Chitwan National Park is home to at least 43 species of mammals. The “King of the Jungle” is the Bengal Tiger. But there also Leopards and tigers.
Apart from these top predators fishing cats, jungle cats, clouded leopards, leopard cats, marbled cats, golden jackals, Indian wild dogs, sloth bears, Bengal foxes, Spotted linsangs, palm civets, Large and Small Indian civets, several species of mongoose, binturongs, honey badgers, and yellow-throated martens roam the jungle for prey. Also, the famous Indian Rhino can be found. From time to time wild elephant bulls find their way into the valleys of the park. More information? We have put all info in a special on Wildlife Safari.