Discover Chitwan National Park
If you are a wildlife enthusiast, then Chitwan National Park, one of Nepal's most popular tourist destinations, is definitely your place to be. Nestled at the foot of the Himalayas, Chitwan is the first national park in Nepal established in 1973 and granted the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It covers an area of 932 km2 with a particularly rich flora and fauna of an undisturbed vestige of the Terai region, typically it’s home to one of the last populations of single-horned Asiatic rhinoceros and the Bengal tiger. Though the chance of spotting these large animals is rare, you get opportunities of encountering other wild animals, such as deer, monkeys, sloth bear, and over 500 species of birds. The park offers visitors many outdoor activities around the grounds, including Wildlife Safari, Bird Watching, Tiger Tracking, Elephant Safari, and Jeep Safari. The lush vegetation of forested hills, river landscapes and the Himalayas as the backdrop also make Chitwan an area of exceptional natural beauty in Nepal.