Chitwan - Heart of the Jungle

Chitwan District is situated in the southwestern part of Bagmati Pradesh with Bharatpur and this is the 4th largest city in Nepal with a total area of around 2,238.39 km2 (864.25 sq mi). Travelling to Nepal and book one of our best Chitwan tours, you will experience the best of Chitwan has to offer – ranging from mystic rivers, lush forests, verdant plains and get a closer look into the natural wildlife in Chitwan National Park, visit Tharu village, take an interesting canoe ride along Bis Harazi Lake and more.

Chitwan travel guide information

Chitwan Quick Facts

Situated in the southwestern part of Bagmati Pradesh with Bharatpur, Chitwan district is the 4th largest of this country.

The name of the district comes from the Chitwan Valley which is one of Nepal’s Inner Terai valleys. Besides, the meaning of the name Chitwan is “Heart of the Jungle”.

Chitwan is home to many impressive rivers, mystic dense forests, verdant plains with a variety of fauna (e.g., monkeys, wild elephants, tiger, leopard, one-horned rhino and wooden bear) and rare flora.

Along with its special mammals and reptiles, Chitwan National Park also has more than 584 different species of birds (e.g., Ruddy shelduck, Little Cormorant, Snake Bird and Kingfisher).

In 2014, Chitwan district had a population of around 579,984 people in a total area of 2,238.39 square kilometres (864.25 sq mi).

Best time to visit Chitwan, nepal

Chitwan district has a tropical monsoon climate which features a hot temperature of around 40 degrees Celsius during the dry season (April - May). However, this is also the best time to encounter special animals such as Bengal tigers, wild elephants when they gather around the waterholes. October to early March is also the best time to visit Chitwan when the weather is quite comfortable.

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