Jungle Safari in Nepal is not only known for trekking in snow-capped Himalayas but also a exquisite Jungle Safari through the pristine National parks. The geography of Nepal is such that the northern side has Himalaya's whereas the southern lowland commonly known as Terai is densely vegetated with tropical forests providing habitat to diverse variety of wildlife, flora and different native as well as migratory birds. Nepal has got some exotic Jungle Safari destination in the world. With 14 national parks and wildlife reserves in Nepal, Chitwan National Park, Bardiya National Park and Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve are best known for the activity of Jungle Safari. These national parks provide habitat to different rare and endangered wild species which includes Royal Bengal Tiger, One horned Rhino, crocodile, four horned antelope, striped hyena, Gangetic Dolphin and many others with 550 species of birds.
The activities of included in Jungle Safari are going deep into the jungle riding in elephant back viewing wildlife, ride canoe on the rivers embedded in the park to see crocodile and water birds in their natural habitat, nature walk, bird watching, village tour and cultural show. These parks are in the easily accessible via road or air both. Many adventurers also take rafting before heading for safari trip. This safari trip will be an extraordinary experience which you will remember your lifetime.
Chitwan National Park declared as the world heritage site by UNESCO in 1979 is the first national park of Nepal where the dominant ethnic group living are Tharu. Chitwan National
Bardia National park established in 1988 as Royal Bardia National Park is most largest and intact wilderness areas in the Terai occupying an area of 968sq.km.
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is recently promoted as safari park within the Sub tropical Terai belt, this is the most smallest (175sq.km) covering wetlands of Sunsari, Saptari
Khaptad National Park is situated in far western region of Nepal it is named after Khaptad Swami, a renowned spiritual hermit. The park covering the area of 225sq.km has got it
Shey phoksundo national park is one of the remotest National park of Nepal which is also largest and only Trans Himalayan National Park in Nepal. Covering the area of 3,555 sq.km,
Parsa wildlife reserve is the protected area situated in the lowland of Terai. Established in 1984 with an area of 499 sq.km the vegetation in this wildlife reserve is tropical to sub
Shivapuri National Park with an area of 144 sq.km is situated towards the north of the Kathmandu valley which is also the major watershed providing the drinking water to the capital city.
Rara National Park was Established in 1976 this protected area in the Himalayas of Nepal is located in north west of Nepal about 371km air distance from Kathmandu. Covering an area of 106sq.km