‘Exciting place for various exotic bird watching with safari on elephants’
Chitwan bird watching takes you to mid-south of Nepal within driving distance of more than 4-5 hours. The Chitwan National park is one of the most popular and famous parks of Nepal listed in World Heritage Sites since 1984 . It is also regarded as Asia’s best park for Wild-Life and Jungle Safari.
Moreover, Chitwan Jungle Safari and Bird Watching offers more than you expect. You will remain within nice and comfortable hotels-lodge, resorts at night. Furthermore, you will be guided by expert naturalist and jungle guides and can enjoy the bird watching paradise at its fullest. That’s why national park of Chitwan is famous for bird watching tour.
You can explore the deep green sub-tropical jungles on the lookout for common to rare endangered birds with other wild-life. At the same time you can observe hundreds different species of bird life. The bird watching in Chitwan with other jungle activities starts from early morning to late afternoon with time to relax.
This national Park covers an area of 952 sq. km’s pristine area with important value to the world eco-systems.
The Jungle provides shelter for more than 43 species of mammals. Similarly, it is famous for the endangered and elusive “Royal Bengal Tiger“, one horned Indian Rhinoceros, fresh water Gharial and Marsh Mugger crocodiles. Also it inhabites other common species such as gaur (Asian bison), wild elephants, four horned antelopes, striped hyenas, pangolins, Gangetic dolphins, monitor lizards and pythons.
Here, you can witness over 500 species of bird-life with the likes of endangered birds Bengal florican, Giant Hornbill, Lesser Florican, the Black Stork and White Stork.
Moreover, Chitwan National Park is best-known site in Nepal for jungle safari, jeep drive and nature walk. Do not worry you will be accompanied by guide, naturalist or ornithologist.
More birds are seen are Blue Indian Roller, Stork-billed Kingfishers, Bengal Florican, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Bee-eaters, and Cormorants.
Common birds seen in the park includes Peafowl-Peacocks, Red Jungle fowl, and different species of Egrets, Herons, Kingfishers, Flycatchers and Woodpeckers.The best time for seeing these birds is around March and December.
Chitwan National Park can be reached by ultimate way with surge of adrenaline and scenic floats on Trisuli River. Nevertheless, if you’ve a very short period for Nepal tour, then Phulchwoki Bird Watching best suits you.
Best Seasons for Chitwan Bird Watching:
Best seasons for bird watching tour in Chitwan are from February to May and October to November. However winter seasons are best for migratory birds in the low lands of Nepal.