Jungle Safari Tours in Nepal
Jungle Safari Tour in Nepal is another best of its kind besides the mountain exploration in Nepal. Touring in Nepal is incomplete without a Jungle Safari. Nepal being blessed High Mountains and majestic peaks in the North has been equally blessed with Tropical Forest in the Terai region (plain region) preserving some of the best wild life habitat in the sub-continent. These riches of wild Habitats can now be toured riding on elephants or 4WD vehicles or canoeing or into the wild experience on foot accompanied by a licensed guide.
Nepal rich in bio-diversity makes it an ideal destination for eco-tourism with a Terai low land tropical dense jungle equally famous as the trekking and mountaineering in Himalayas. Nepal has total of 9 National Parks, 3 Wild Life Reserves, 6 Conservation Areas and 1 Hunting Reserve covering a total of 29,000 sq km (19.7%) of country’s total land; no wonder why jungle safari is so famous in Nepal.
The Tropical Jungle comprises of Sal Forest, Grasslands, wet land forest and savannah making it a fantastic and unusual experience of Jungle Safari. The entire packages for Jungle Safari includes elephant ride safari, nature walks, bird watching and quick tours around the villages discovering new and unique culture of the local villages.
Within the 16 reserves of Nepal, Royal Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Park is the most famous one where you can explore the wild life exploring into the depth of the forest getting a peek into the habitat of many endangered animals and many of beautiful creatures of nature such as; Snow Leopard, Gharial, Crocodile, Ram, Bob Cats, endangered Red Panda, Elks, Deer, Antelopes, Kasturi, Monkeys, One Horned Rhino, the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger and hundreds of colorful birds and rare species butterflies.