Royal Chitwan National Park Nepal

Chitwan National Park in Nepal


Royal Chitwan national park is one of the world heritage listed reserve areas of the UNESCO world heritage site. This park covers more than 932 square km of forest area. The Royal Chitwan national park was established in 1973 in order to protect wildlife, vegetation, and many natural habitats from poachers. The park is quite peaceful and very beautiful with lush vegetation, as you will get a view of the river which runs through the park.

Visitors can make lifetime memories once they traverse their visit inside the park. You can make a visit via jeep safari and elephant ride. On your way, you will see the one-horned rhino, deer, wild cock, deer, monkeys, langur, colorful birds species, wild buffaloes, elephant, gharials, crocodiles in the river bank. Furthermore, if you are extremely lucky enough then you will get a chance to spot a tiger, leopard, or sloth bear.

It is up to you, either you opt to choose elephant safari or jeep safari. Elephant safari means some groups of people will sit on the elephant’s back and the elephant rider will take you for a ride inside the jungle. This ride makes your visit adventurous and thrilling. You will get a chance to have an elephant bath on your way as well.  Similarly, if you go for a jeep safari then, you will have to make a visit by jeep. As it has an open back with a seat-like bench and is surrounded by metal bars, to protect you from the attack of wildlife. During your visit, your jeep guide will give essential information and a description of the wildlife that appears in the way.

Elephant Safari in Chitwan National Park

Place to visit

  • Bishazari lake (Tal)
  • Valmiki Ashram
  • Several lakes and waterholes
  • Crocodile Breeding Centre
  • Rapti river bank
  • Ethnic Tharu community

Things to do in Chitwan National Park

  • Jeep Safari
  • Elephant Ride
  • Explore cultural show
  • Jungle walks
  • Canoe Trips
  • Birds Watching
  • One horned Rhino tracking

Entrance Fees and Cost:

you have to pay mandatory fees to make your entrance to the Chitwan national park. The cost of the jeep safari and elephant ride is displayed on the counter.

NepaliNPR 150 Per Person
SAARC nationalsNPR 1000 Per Person
ForeignersNPR 2000 Per Person
Child DiscountBelow 10 Years Free
Entrance Fees

Entry and permits

 Chitwan national park is a very popular tourist destination. You can get the entry permit to Chitwan national park from Sauraha in the east and Meghauli village in the west. Besides this, you can visit the museum as well. 

Note: Make sure to maintain peace once you enter the forest. As your sound may offend the creatures and they might even attack you. You have to keep your wrapper and garbage with you. You shouldn’t leave trash behind.

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