Nepal Jungle Book Safari - 10 Days

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Head into the jungle and meet the famous Jungle Book characters.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Relive the adventures of Mowgli and immerse yourself in Nepal’s Jungle Book.
  • Explore 2 Jungles of Nepal: Bardia and Chitwan.
  • Track Royal Bengal tigers on foot in Bardia National Park.
  • Head into the Chitwan jungle and encounter the Tharu community.
  • Meet the reclusive sloth bears, the greater one-horned rhinoceros, the Gharial and Mugger crocodiles, the blackbucks, the Langur monkeys, the blue bulls, the clouded leopards, the Asian elephants, the Royal Bengal tigers and other jungle animals…
  • Bird watching paradise with around 900 bird species identified in the country. 
  • Game drives.
  • River and walking safaris.
  • Cooking lesson with a Tharu family included!

ETHICAL WILDLIFE TOURISM & CULTURAL PRESERVATION

Note: We only offer small group wildlife holidays (maximum 10 travelers) to limit the pressure on the habitats and the wildlife. 

Also, we do not offer elephant rides on any of our trips. Let’s embrace them in their natural habitats instead. Thank you for your understanding.

Day 01. WELCOME TO NEPAL

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our friendly representative will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign displaying your name. He will then drive you to your hotel.


Depending on your time of arrival, you are free to relax or explore the city.


Overnight in Kathmandu.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           



Day 02. FLIGHT TO NEPALGUNJ | DRIVE TO BARDIA NATIONAL PARK & THARU VILLAGE VISIT

After breakfast, you will embark on a scenic flight to Nepalgunj. 

Then, we will drive to Bardia National Park. The jungle of Bardia is one of the most undisturbed protected areas in the Terai region and offers a greater chance of seeing wild jungle animals. Venture into the unspoiled wilderness and be ready for a very real jungle experience!

After lunch, enjoy a Tharu village visit and encounter the Tharu villagers.

Overnight in Bardia.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           



Day 03. BARDIA NATIONAL PARK: JEEP SAFARI

Early in the morning, you will go on a full-day jeep safari inside the silent jungle. Our expert naturalist will teach you how to effectively track wildlife. 


Overnight in Bardia.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


Day 04. BARDIA NATIONAL PARK: WALKING JUNGLE SAFARI 

After breakfast, you will go on a full-day jungle hike inside the National Park. You will track tigers, elephants and rhinos on foot with an experienced wildlife guide. Be prepared for a real blood-pumping adventure!

Overnight in Bardia.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


Day 05. DRIVE TO CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK 

After breakfast, we will drive to Chitwan National Park (approx. 9 to 10 hours' drive) by private car / van. 


The jungle of Chitwan National Park is home to the Royal Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinoceros, Asian elephants, sloth bears and many majestic birds. 


Overnight in Chitwan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


Day 06. CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK: RIVER SAFARI | THARU COOKING CLASS

In the morning, you will go on a river safari. During the river safari, you will see a lot of crocodiles and different species of birds. If you are lucky, you might spot Ganges River dolphins and/or tigers drinking from the river. Don't forget to bring your binoculars!


In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to prepare your own special local meal with the Tharus and enjoy your dinner at a Tharu house with members of the community. A real immersion experience!


Overnight in Chitwan.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           



Day 07. CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK: JEEP SAFARI 
After a filling breakfastyou will go on a full-day Jeep safari inside the National Park. 

In the evening, we will take you to the nearby Tharu Culture Center, where you will watch the native Tharu culture dance show. 

Overnight in Chitwan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           



Day 08. DRIVE TO KATHMANDU

After breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu by private car / van (approx. 4-5 hours' drive).

Free time in the afternoon. 

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Meals: Breakfast.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           



Day 09. KATHMANDU 

Today, you will have some free time to relax or do some shopping.


In the evening, in Kathmandu, we will have our farewell dinner at a local restaurant, where you will also enjoy a Nepali cultural dance show. 

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Meals: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


Day 10. DEPARTURE 

After a fun-filled trip, our journey ends. We hope you thoroughly enjoyed your trip. We will take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport. If you have time and would like to extend your stay in Nepal, we would be happy to offer our recommendations.

Meals: Breakfast.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


This package can be extended or customized upon request.
  • Outdoor clothing: Natural colors or camouflage patterns will give you a better chance of spotting wildlife. 
  • Walking boots & sport sandals are ideal. 
  • Daypack with water bottle for the safaris.
  • Flashlight.
  • Binoculars.
  • Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Camera. 
  • Medicine (in particular, diarrhea medication): Water Purification Tablets/ Isotonic Powder/ Basic First Aid Kit/ Diamox/ Oximeter / Ibuprofen for general aches and pains/ Imodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
  • Copies of important documents (passport, vaccination certificates, travel insurance) & extra passport photos.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Padlocks.
  • Power adapter.
  • Little trash bags to carry your waste during your safaris.

*This list is not exhaustive.

What’s included

  • Pre-departure support.
  • Airport Pick-up & Drop-off.
  • Experienced and government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis (9 nights): 3 nights in Kathmandu (3-star hotel), 3 nights in Bardia (jungle resort) and 3 nights in Chitwan (jungle resort).
  • Meals (refer to itinerary for meal plan).
  • All ground transportation as mentioned in the itinerary (private car with private driver).
  • Domestic flight: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.
  • Jungle activities with expert naturalists as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tharu cooking class.
  • National Parks entrance fees.
  • First aid kits.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All government taxes, VAT and service charges.


What’s NOT included

  • International flights.
  • Excess baggage fees (domestic flight).
  • Tips for guides, drivers & others.
  • Personal expenditures, all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls.
  • Some meals (refer to itinerary for meal plan).
  • Single room supplement.
  • Visa fees.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Anything else not specified in the ‘what’s included’ section above.

Accommodation:

  • Kathmandu (3 nights): Carefully selected 3-Star hotel.
  • Bardia (3 nights): Carefully selected Jungle Resort.
  • Chitwan (3 nights): Carefully selected Jungle Resort.


Meals:

  • Day 1: N/A.
  • Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Day 4: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Day 5: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Day 6: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Day 7: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Day 8: Breakfast.
  • Day 9: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner.
  • Day 10: Breakfast.
  • Do not wear perfume or deodorant as the smells will draw animals away from you (plus it will attract mosquitoes).
  • Avoid talking during your safaris. Be silent and observe. Try to communicate with signs as much as you can.
  • Turn the flash off on your camera. 
  • Do not wear bright colors. Natural colors or camouflage patterns will give you a better chance of spotting wildlife.
  • Do not litter. Bring little trash bags to carry your waste during your safaris.
  • Keep your phone in silent mode.
  • Always listen to your guide.
  • Bring good binoculars with you.
  • Do never get too close to wild animals. Keep your distance.
  • Do not try to feed animals.
  • Bring extra batteries/ memory cards for your camera.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the National Parks and Reserves.
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Price is based on twin sharing basis. Thus, a single room supplement will be applicable if you are a solo traveler.

You are required as a condition of booking to have an adequate travel insurance. 


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