Chitwan, ‘Heart of the Jungle’ is affluent in biodiversity. Nepal’s first national park, Chitwan National Park is located here along with the adjacent Parsa National Park. Explore Nepal's lowland and wildlife adventure. Visit one of Asia's finest national parks, National Park Chitwan. The park covers an area of 932 square kilometers and since 1984 has been listed as a World Heritage Site. The major attractions of the place are the national parks that protect and conserve the flora and fauna of the place. Rare species include Bengal Tiger, Gharial, Rhino, Leopards, Mugger crocodiles, Indian rock python and some species of deer.
Elephant safari, jungle safari, bird watching are some of the activities to enjoy here ensuring a wonderful time in nature. Chitwan is famous for elephant safari and rides. It is the best place to experience these adventurous activities. You get the views of other creatures seated high on the back of the elephant. You can also visit the elephant breeding center where you will be demonstrated on the nature and habits of animals. Jungle safari is another major attraction of Chitwan. One can walk through the dense forest around the natural habitat of wild animals. Also, the place is a magnet for the bird-watchers.
Chitwan is the homeland of Tharu people who are notable for their art. Their houses are decorated with different drawings denoting the various phases of history. Rich in natural flora and fauna, Chitwan lets you experience the wildlife observing some of the rare species. With most wildlife available, Chitwan National Park is open all year round. Nevertheless, there is a greater chance of seeing tigers and other animals as they come out to the waterholes at the start of the dry season from October to December. Local guides also list November and December, although it's not that warm, as good times.