Jungle Safari and Wild Life Activities in Nepal might sound odd to some travelers, not to be surprised as Nepal although a small country but with highest mountains on earth that extends down south to the lowest flatland of Terai belt, where deep dense tropical jungle located.
Nepal offers a wide range of Jungle Safari and Wild Life Activities around its national parks within driving and flying distance, where all types of travelers can spend for few days or more with exciting thrill on elephant backs or nature walks. Nepal one of the world's richest countries in biodiversity due to the unique geographical position and altitude variation, the elevation of the country ranges from 60 m above ocean level to the highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8,848 m, all within a the distance of 150 km resulting in climatic changes from Sub-tropical-alpine to The Arctic.
Nepal-occupies 0.03% of the earth is home to 02 % of all the flowering plants in the world; 08 % of the world's population of feathered creatures (in excess of 857 species); 04 % of warm-blooded animals on earth; 11 of the world's 15 groups of butterflies (in excess of 500 species); 600 indigenous plant families; 319 species of exotic orchids All Jungle Safari and Wild Life Activities guided by expert jungle guides and naturalist to show you endangered animals and exotic bird life in the comfort of nice lodge-hotels and lodge.
Nepal National Parks for wildlife adventure within driving or by air distances: Chitwan National Park:
For 2-3 days or more
A popular and oldest national park of the country, listed as Asia’s best park for wild-life, located subtropical lowlands Terai belts of South-Central Nepal, the park was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1984. The Park covers a flawless zone with an exceptional eco-arrangement of critical incentive to the world. It contains the Churia hills, ox-bow lakes and flood plains of the rivers Rapti, Reu and Narayani. There are in excess of 43 types of warm-blooded animals in the recreation center. The Park is famous for the endangered and elusive "Royal Bengal Tiger".
The park is home to the one-horned Indian Rhinoceros, freshwater Gharial crocodile alongside numerous other normal species, for example, gaur (Asian buffalo) wild elephants, four horned antelopes, striped hyenas, pangolins, Gangetic dolphins, monitor lizards, and pythons. Other animals found in the park include Sambars, chital (spotted deer) barking deer, sloth bear, palm civets, drowsiness' and rhesus monkeys. The recreation center is likewise renowned for more than 450 types of flying creatures. Among the endangered birds are the Bengal Florican, the Giant Hornbill, the Lesser Florican, the Black Stork and White Stork.
Common birds seen in the park includes Peafowl, Red Jungle fowl, and different species of Egrets, Herons, Kingfishers, Flycatchers, and Woodpeckers. The best time for fowl viewing is around March and December. In excess of 45 types of creatures of land and water and reptiles have been recorded in the recreation center, some of which are the Marsh mugger Crocodile, cobras Green Pit Viper and various species of frogs and tortoises. Chitwan National Park is likewise an instructive field for botanists and zoologists alike. The park is actively engaged in scientific studies and research concerning several species of wild fauna and flora.
Chitwan National Park has many lodges and tented camps outside the park and can be reached via overland of 190 km driving distance from Kathmandu or Pokhara, by air about a 20-minute flight to Megauli or to Bharatpur including a short ride on four-wheel drive. It might likewise be come to by a definitive path with a flood of adrenaline and beautiful floats Rafting on the Trisuli River.
The Bardiya National Park:For 2 days or more.
Where flight takes you at Nepalgunj with an hour drive to Bardiya national park, located Nepal’s Far South-Western Terai, east of Karnali River, and it is one of the largest undisturbed areas of wilderness in the Terai region. Bardiya National Park provides excellent habitat for endangered animals like the rhinoceros, wild elephant, tiger, swamp deer, black buck, Gharial crocodile, marsh mugger crocodile, and Gangetic dolphin. Endangered birds include the Bengal Florican, Lesser Florican, silver eared Mesia and Sarus Crane. More than 30 diverse warm-blooded animals, more than 200 types of flying creatures, and numerous snakes, reptiles, and fish have been recorded in the recreation center's woodland, prairie, and waterway natural surroundings. A good number of resident and migratory birds are found in the park.
Kosi Tappu Wildlife Reserve:For 2-3 days.
Where flight involves 45 mins to reach Biratnagar city and then few hour drives to Kosi Tappu Wild Life Reserve, located on flood plains of Sapta-Kosi River at Saptari and Sunsari districts of Eastern Nepal, this reserve is defined by the eastern and western embankments of the river. The save offers a critical environment for a variety of wildlife. The last surviving populations (about 100) of wild buffalo or Arna are found here. Other mammals are the hog deer, wild boar, spotted deer, and the blue bull.
A total of 280 different species of birds have been recorded in the reserve which includes 20 species of ducks, two species of ibises, many storks, and egrets, herons include endangered swamp partridge and Bengal Florican. The Kosi Barrage is critical as living space for migratory birds. Many species recorded here are not seen elsewhere in Nepal. The endangered Gharial crocodile and Gangetic dolphin have been recorded in the Kosi River.