chisapani Nagarkot Hiking and Chitwan Jungle Safari is graded leisure with moderate walks which involves a cultural and historical sightseeing tour in and around Kathmandu city, as Kathmandu is full of ancient monuments with World Heritage Sites from old temples, palaces, and monasteries, all our tour is accompanied and led by expert guides fully equipped with knowledge in culture, history, religion, flora and fauna to medical and first aid, offering you in depth of the country with all kinds of information to make your Nagarkot Hiking and Chitwan Jungle Safari tour an enjoyable and interesting.
This amazing trip “chisapani Nagarkot Hiking and Chitwan Jungle Safari ” starts with a warm welcome on arrival and with impressive and fantastic sightseeing around Kathmandu’s important heritage sites at famous holy Hindu Pashupatinath Temple adorned with golden pagoda roofs and four silver door. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva where one can observe this spiritual surrounding by the bank of Bagmati River. From here, the tour leads to huge Bouddhanath Stupa also called as “Little Tibet” where you can observe the Tibetan Buddhist culture and its way of daily life. The tour continues towards the old Kings Palace and its square, steeped with history and many temples and monuments and then heading to the landmark of Kathmandu valley, the Swayambhunath Stupa, located west of the city on a hillock offering a super panorama of Kathmandu valley. The stupa stands tall with rolling green hills and snow-capped mountains towards the north. The stupa is one of the oldest with 2,500 years of history.
Next morning, we start the journey with an interesting drive towards the east of Kathmandu to Sundarijal at 1,460 meters high, from here, we hike uphill through several Tamang villages and farmlands with a pristine forest of rhododendron, magnolia, pines and oaks trees. Walk then continues reaching at Chisapani 2,340 meters, the highest spot of this trip “chisapani Nagarkot Hiking and Chitwan Jungle Safari tour” which offers stunning views of the Himalayan mountain range from Annapurna, Manaslu towards West Langtang and Jugal Himal with stunning sunrise and sunset views. The walk then leads along the ridgeline to Nagarkot with awesome mountain scenery on route hike and eventually ending the long day walk at Nagarkot. This scenic village is famous for fabulous sunrise views over a chain of Himalayan peaks, alongside fascinating culture and costumes. Nagarkot is a popular weekend break destination and a retreat for city folks, tourist to be in a serene environment with amazing views of mountains and striking sunrise views.
After two days of the nice walk of Nagarkot Hiking, our journey to Chitwan Jungle Safari tour” continues with an interesting drive towards southern Nepal’s flatland Terai where the dense jungles are located with Asia’s best National Park Chitwan. In Chitwan National Park, we enjoy the thrill of Jungle safari with elephant rides and nature walks in search of rare Royal Bengal Tigers, one horned Rhinoceros, four types of deer with much different wildlife including reptiles and exotic species of birds and animals.
This awesome and enjoyable “chisapani Nagarkot Hiking and Chitwan Jungle Safari ” trip concludes with a scenic drive back to Kathmandu. We finally depart from Tribhuvan International Airport, with excellent support and service of Team.
What is the trip about ?
|Trip Standard||Hotels, Lodge and Resorts|
|Trip Grade||Leisure walk with moderate hike|
|Highest Spot||2,340 m at Chisapani|
|Hiking||02 nights / 03 days.|
|Total Trip||07 nights / 08 days|
|Season||All seasons except mid June to August.|
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu received by Team Himalaya staff.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani 2,340 m – 04hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Nagarkot 2,100m – 05 hrs.
Day 05: Drive to Chitwan National Park- 06 hrs journey.
After an enjoyable ride of more than 5 hours reaching at Asia’s best National Park in Chitwan, on arrival transfer into best jungle lodge / resorts where the naturalist and guide will receive with a warm welcome and brief you with jungle safari programs and do’s and don’ts.
Afternoon a leisure introductory walks in a peaceful surrounding visiting the buffer zone of National park where all the hotels, lodge and resorts are located.
With few hours of interesting walk back to hotel, evening with cultural local folk programs or a slide show of the park and wild life followed by excellent dinner.
Day 06: Full Day Jungle activities and elephant safari.
Approximately 70 % of the park vegetation is covered by Sal forests. The remaining vegetation types include 20 % of grassland, 7 % of riverine forest and 3% of sal with chirpine. The latter are found in the Churia (Siwalik) range. Which are the low hills after the Terai flatlands? The riverine forests mainly consist of khair, sisso and simal or kapok (the silk cotton tree). The grasslands are a diverse and complex community with over 50 species. The Saccharun species, popularly known as elephant grass, can reach 8 m in height.
The shorter grasses such as Imperata are used by the locals for thatch roofs; there are more than 43 species of mammals in the park. The Park is famous for the endangered and elusive “Royal Bengal Tiger”. The park is home to the one horned Indian Rhinoceros, fresh water Gharial crocodile along with many other common species such as gaur (Asian bison) wild elephants, four horned antelopes, striped hyenas, pangolins, Gangetic dolphins, monitor lizards and pythons.
Other wildlife found in the park include sambars, chital (spotted deer) barking deer, sloth bear, palm civets, languor and rhesus monkeys, the park is also famous for over 450 species of birds. 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 including Peafowl, Red Jungle fowl, and different species of Egrets, Herons, Kingfishers, Flycatchers and Woodpeckers, the best time for bird watching is around March and December. More than 45 species of amphibians and reptiles have been recorded in the park, some of which are the Marsh mugger Crocodile, cobras Green Pit Viper and various species of frogs and tortoises; Chitwan National Park is also an educational field for botanists and zoologists alike.
Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu – Approx: 05 hrs journey.
Day 08: International departure homeward bound.