Trip Facts

  • Duration:3 Days
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Max Altitude:App. 1,350m
  • Min group size1
  • Best TimeFeb to May / Sep to Nov
  • Holiday typeTour

About Chitwan Jungle Safari

The 2 nights 3 days Chitwan jungle safari from Kathmandu is the best short tour, offering a perfect balance of adventure and comfort. It's an ideal package for travelers who are in Kathmandu for a couple of days and looking for some adventurous activity without venturing into the mountains. The tour is designed to be easy and comfortable, ensuring that all ages can join without any safety concerns.

Chitwan is famous for its wilderness. Tourists visit here to see one-horn rhinos, elephants, royal Bengal tigers, and other exclusive wild animals. The Chitwan National Park is the center of this city where all the safaris and activities take place. Apart from that, you will also get to explore indigenous Tharu villages.

You will be close to nature. This trip has no risk of altitude sickness. It takes you to the Terai belt of Nepal, a region known for its plains and diverse wildlife. This makes it an ideal holiday package for families, students, couples, and friends. Even solo travelers will find this short gateway enjoyable and relaxing.

Join our Chitwan Jungle Safari 2024/2025 departure and explore the infamous side of Nepal. Our bookings are now open, and we're proud to offer an affordable Chitwan safari from Kathmandu cost, without compromising on the quality of service. For more information, feel free to contact us at any time.

Chitwan National Park safari and other activities

Chitwan National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Nepal, established in 1973. It is famous for its biodiversity and wildlife, including one-horn rhinos, Gharial crocodiles, elephants, and royal Bengal tigers. If you are a wildlife or biodiversity enthusiast, you will love your time here.

This short gateway offers tranquility amidst rich flora and fauna. Likewise, the national park is home to more than 500 species of birds. Tourists enjoy rides on elephant back, jeep safaris, nature walks, birdwatching tours, canoe trips, etc., in the Chitwan National Park.

Another highlight of your Chitwan experience is the Tharu village tour. The Tharus, one of the indigenous groups in Nepal, has a vibrant culture and traditions that you can experience firsthand. From their lively stick dance to their local assortments, this tour promises a unique and joyful time. You can even dress up in their attire and join them in the stick dance, adding a fun twist to your visit.

Accommodation and meals during the 2 nights 3 days Chitwan safari from Kathmandu

The accommodation during the two-night, three-day Chitwan safari from Kathmandu is a nice tourist-standard three-star hotel. Our package cost includes twin-shared rooms, but you can also opt for single rooms. A washroom will be attached to the rooms. Toilets are Western-style. Likewise, the room will have amenities like hot water, WiFi, TV, AC, etc.

Breakfasts are included in the room service. You can have it at your hotel. Lunch and dinner are also included in our package cost. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes in Chitwan where you can dine as you wish. Similarly, there will be no issue with drinking water. You can have drinks as you wish. Our package cost does not cover these expenses, so budget accordingly.

    Trip Highlights

    • A short getaway from Kathmandu that offers a perfect balance of adventure and comfort
    • Enjoy the wilderness side of Nepal, explore the wonders of the Chitwan National Park
    • No risk of altitude sickness, so all ages of tourist can do it
    • Do activities like elephant back, jeep safaris, nature walks, birdwatching tours, canoe trips, etc
    • Get to see wildlife such as one-horn rhinos, elephants, royal Bengal tigers, etc
    • Explore diverse flora and plants
    • Visit the Indigenous Tharu village and witness their daily life, culture, and traditions
    • Enjoy a comfortable and scenic ride between Kathmandu and Chitwan


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    After having a delicious breakfast, you will leave your hotel and start driving to Chitwan. The highway is well made between Kathmandu and Chitwan, so the ride will be comfortable. Following the lush hills, you will drive, enjoying the beautiful scenery. Rivers, waterfalls, rolling green hills, and terraced fields decorate the entire route.

    Upon arrival in Chitwan, you'll check into your hotel and have some time to refresh. Then, get ready for a cultural tour that promises to be a unique and enriching experience. Accompanied by your guide, you'll visit a nearby Tharu village, where you'll witness their traditional stick dance and attire.

    You'll also have the opportunity to savor some authentic Tharu dishes and partake in their lively dancing, singing, and laughter. The day concludes with a return to your hotel for a restful night.

    • Accommodation Three Star Hotel
    • MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
    • Time6 Hours Drive 181.5 KM
    • Altitude750 Meters

    Begin this morning with a delicious breakfast, and prepare for a full day of adventurous activities in the Chitwan National Park. Early in the morning, you can go on a canoe ride. During the ride, you will see beautiful scenery and aquatic animals. Afterward, go on deep jungle excursions on a jeep or elephant safari as you wish.

    During the safari, you'll have the chance to spot a diverse range of wildlife, including one-horn rhinos, elephants, wild boar, deer, and peacocks. If luck is on your side, you might even catch a glimpse of the majestic royal Bengal tigers.

    You can also visit the elephant breeding center and observe how their food is prepared. For a unique experience, many tourists love to bathe with elephants. The day ends with a return to the hotel for a peaceful night's sleep.

    • Accommodation Three Star Hotel
    • MealsBreakfast Lunch Dinner
    • Time6 Hours
    • Altitude750 Meters

    On this day, you will drive back to Kathmandu. Leave the hotel in Chitwan early in the morning and follow the same highway back to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, the guide will drop you off at the hotel. 

    • MealsBreakfast
    • Time6 Hours Drive 181.5 KM
    • Altitude1350 Meters

    What's included


    • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
    • Transportation in a comfortable private vehicle
    • English-speaking, trained, and experienced local tour guide (optional)
    • National Park entrance fees
    • All government and local taxes
    • Two Nights three days in Chitwan including three times meals and jungle Activities 


    • Nepal visa fee
    • Airfare for international flights to and from Kathmandu
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Extra night accommodation (anything mentioned outside of the itinerary)
    • Excess baggage charges
    • Personal expenses
    • Card payment 4% Bank charge extra 
    • Travel Insurance
    • Tips to guides


    You can drive or fly to the Chitwan National Park from Kathmandu. It takes around 5 hours to drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan. Likewise, you can reach Chitwan in 25 minutes by flight.

    The transportation options include a tourist bus, local bus, private car, shared jeep, flight, and helicopter.

    In Chitwan National Park, you can do many activities like elephant safari, jeep safari, canoe ride, jungle walk, elephant bathing, etc.

    Yes, we have budget, mid-range, and luxury options available. Our proposed Chitwan safari package is in the budget range. You can upgrade the accommodation to mid-range or luxury as you wish.

    You will most likely see one-horned rhinos and elephants during the Chitwan National Park excursion. However, only the lucky ones get to see Bengal tigers.

    In addition to safaris in the Chitwan National Park, you can go on a cultural tour of Tharu village, and water rappelling is available. Likewise, if you upgrade the package, you can have an exclusive breakfast in the middle of the jungle.

    Trained forest rangers and guides will be with you during the safari. They know how to handle wild animals if they come very close to you.

    The best times to visit Chitwan National Park for wildlife viewing are March to May and September to November.

    Every season has its advantages. June to August is monsoon time, so heavy rainfall makes the park muddy. You may or may not see wildlife. At the same time, the vegetation, waterfalls, rivers, and streams thrive in this season, creating beautiful scenery. It depends on what you want to experience.

    You do not need any special equipment while visiting Chitwan National Park. However, you can carry binoculars and a camera.

    Be respectful to the locals. Greet them, saying Namaste with both hands touched and with a smile. Do not touch things without permission, and wear modest clothes.

    You can minimize your environmental impact while on safari by not leaving your trash behind. Likewise, do not touch plants or disturb any animals. Stay on the human trails.

    Vegetarian options are widely available everywhere. You will get a variety of vegetarian food. However, the vegan option is not well-adopted everywhere in Nepal yet. You can request a specific dish in the hotels.

    In the deep jungle, the network may not be stable. Besides that, you will have no issue with connectivity throughout the Chitwan tour.

    Useful Information

    The best time to do the Chitwan safari tour from Kathmandu

    You can do the Chitwan safari tour throughout the year. March to May and September to November provide you with the best weather conditions and moderate climate to enjoy the safari. Likewise, June to August lets you enjoy hot weather and rainfall.

    The vegetation is especially thriving in these months. Similarly, December to February also provides a very special experience in Chitwan National Park, which is open throughout the year.


    We use private four-wheelers according to the group size to drive from Kathmandu to Chitwan and vice versa. You can also upgrade the transportation to flights. The drive will be smooth and scenic. The highway winds along lush hills, offering stunning views of rivers, waterfalls, terraced fields, and green hills.

    Guide and tips

    One of our friendly, English-speaking guides will accompany you during the tour. He will help you with all your needs and arrange the necessary permits. Our guides are professionals and experts in leading individuals and groups. You will get the most out of your tour with them because they will share plenty of information and stories with you.

    Guides, porters, and drivers in Nepal expect tips. There is no fixed amount. If you are happy with the guide's service, you can tip as a thank you gesture. Usually, travelers tip 15% to 25% of the package cost.

    Packing list

    Follow the below list to pack for the two nights and three days Chitwan safari from Kathmandu:

    • Breathable clothes
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Daypack and main luggage
    • A few layering pieces in case it gets cold in the morning and night
    • Socks
    • Sun hat
    • SPF
    • Lip Balm
    • Reusable water bottle
    • Binoculars
    • Camera
    • Charger and adapter
    • Toiletries
    • Cash
    • Documents