Located at about 172km south of the Kathmandu valley, Chitwan National Park covers an area of 932 sq. km. Being the last remaining home in Nepal for the Asian One-Horned Rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, sloth bear, Langur monkeys, Wild boar, Leopards, Jungle cats, various types of deer and over 400 species of colorful birds, Chitwan offers the best experience to witness wildlife through the back of an elephant.
The jungle safari is done riding on the back of an elephant which enables to witness the wildlife from a safe and elevated position. It offers the close-up sight of the one-horn rhino in its natural habitat, numerous species of deer, langur monkeys, wild boar etc. Over 400 bird species, either as permanent residents or migratory visitors, can be viewed on foot in the jungle and open grassland while on bird watching and walking tours there as a part of Chitwan adventure trip.
Canoe ride is also the fascinating part of the safari along the Rapti River which offers the view of Gharial Population. They tend to sunbathe on the banks of the river. Being a world heritage site designated by UNESCO in 1984 A.D. Chitwan is a famous destination for travelers visiting Nepal.