Nepal Jungle Safari is renowned for centuries as one of the best areas for exciting safari destination and wildlife viewing in Asia, the diverse flora and fauna of the Terai national parks attract visitors from all over the world. Many travelers also believe that a visit to Nepal is incomplete unless you unleash yourself in the wild! Terai is covered with the richest habitat with the tall grasslands interspersed with dense tropical jungle. This dense foliage of the southern lowland offers a joyous jungle experience as the prime place in Asia and even in the world. The intimacy of the search and discovery of Asian wildlife in its dense habitat is considered by many travelers to be exceptionally rewarding. The unique topography with extreme contrasts ranging from lowlands with sub-tropical jungles to arctic conditions in the Himalayan highlands inhabits a fascinating diversity of rare mammals, birds, and reptiles. This magical natural land offers you the opportunity to discover the ideal situation of viewing the jungle scenery, birds, and animals including the indigenous local people, their kaleidoscopic tradition, colorful costumes and interesting languages.
Nepal has 16 national parks covering almost 20% of the land with the best offer of viewing 848 species of birds, 319 species of exotic orchids, 500 of world’s 15 families of butterflies, the endangered one-horned rhinos, the majestic appearance of the elusive Royal Bengal tiger.
Nepal Jungle Safari explores the wild by foot with an experienced tracker, by elephant back, by dugout canoe or by jeep, the choice is yours. A safari in Nepal is a fun filled package ideal for anyone, anytime. The national parks offer a range of accommodations forms luxuriant resorts to basic tent style. The resorts make a package for you that includes everything from your sleeping arrangements to meals to days full of activity. Most Jungle Safaris are complimented by a safari on an elephant back, nature walk, dugout Canoe trip, Bird watching tour, Elephant bath, a visit to an Elephant breeding center, village excursion and a cultural program show on display by the native community in the evening. Accommodation during a Jungle Safari is at specially designed cottages which are a rare experience on its own.
Nepal Jungle Safari is generally the best time for wildlife viewing in the Terai parks and reserve is from February to April when the thick ground cover has retreated. By March some of the summer bird migrants have arrived while many of the winter visitors have not yet left. But some enthusiasts enjoy aspects of other seasons, and most safari outfitters remain open from October to June