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Tiger Tracking Tour Nepal

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We are not only rich in Mountains and temples but in wildlife too. Our Tiger tracking tour in Nepal will take you to the famous National Park of Nepal Chitwan and Bardia National Park. It will provide you a great way to relax discovering the best flora and fauna and the historical heritages and culture along with watching wild animals and scenery. As we know that Nepal is one of the few places in the world quite likely to encounter wild tigers on foot in their natural habitat. Tiger tracking tour Nepal is mainly focused on the analysis of different categories of animals especially Tiger as well as observe their track, sign, and sounds. Tiger Tracking Safari Holiday Tour takes you deep into the wonderful and diverse national parks of Chitwan and Bardia and the Birthplace of Buddha, Lumbini. During this tiger tracking tour, you can be sure of some exhilarating experiences and improve your tracking skills.

The chance of tiger sighting is very high in Bardia National Park whereas Chitwan National Park is the home for species and many other wild animals. Our Tiger Tracking Nepal tour trail starts with rafting in the Trishuli River to Chitwan National Park where large numbers of tigers are found. Chitwan National Park Safaris is amazing with jungle walk, elephant safari, bird watching, canoeing, elephant bathing, culture visit, traditional shows, dances and many more activities which make this trip enjoyable. We will also have a sightseeing tour of the Lumbini city where u will get a chance to visit the World Peace lamp that is ever burning and the Ashok Pillar which is the sign of Peace and Brotherhood, and also peace garden and Maya Devi's Temple.

As this trip is especially conducted in Bardia National Park there will be an Active exploration of Bardia National Park with its diverse wildlife, including the elusive Bengal tiger. Royal. Bardia National Park is remote, Challenging and offers unique adventure for wildlife as it was initially a hunting reserve. We will have the whole day tiger tracking tour in the national park. This tour is accompanied by Dolphin seeing and bird watching which helps you to make your tour lifetime experience.

This is an attractive wild safari tour to explore the untouched wildlife of Bardia National Park, Visit Buddha’s Birth Place and to have a fun time in Chitwan Nation Park with some activities of Whitewater rafting in Trishuli, bird watching, and dolphin watching. Nepal Tiger tracking tour is 3 Nights Chitwan, 2 Nights Lumbini, and 3 Nights Bardia package tour.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport

Day 2: Kathmandu to Chitwan 

Day 3: Elephant back safari, canoe ride.

Day 4: Jungle walk and Tharu culture dance.

Day 5: Drive to Bardia National Park, Tharu village tour in the late afternoon.

Day 6: Whole day tiger tracking mostly focused on tiger trail and territories.

Day 7: Dolphin sight seeing Tour in the morning and Jeep safari in the evening.

Day 8: Bird watching in the morning and departure to Kathmandu

Day 9: Final Departure

Day 1: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long fight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Chitwan ( drive or fly to Chitwan National park)
Early in the morning after having breakfast at your hotel, take a flight about 25 min to Bharatpur and about 40 minute drive to the hotel,  or you can have drive for about 5 hr by toursit bus, viewing the spectacular natural beauties through the way. Welcome to Chitwan National Park. There will be a short briefing on the program and our facilities.An exciting elephant ride (Jungle Safari) offered for guest to explore the jungle and wildlife at the evening. Overnight in hotel at Sauraha.                               

Day 3: Elephant back safari, canoe ride.
The park boasts large numbers of tigers, leopards, sloth bears and around 40 other species of mammals and ~550 species of birds. Elephant ride or known as Jungle Safari experiences one horned rhino, various species of deer, wild boar, sloth bear, leopard, bison and the big one, the Royal Bengal tiger etc. Traditional dug-out canoe takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view aquatic birds and the animals of the river banks.

Day 4: Jungle walk and tharu culture dance.
Jungle walk is another way of experience the wilderness. Our trained naturalist will take you across the flowing water of the Rapti River and the prime areas of the park to view nature's gifts like wild species of animal and birds blended with the surrounding flora and fauna. We currently see a tiger on foot around 75% of the tiger tracking tours we conduct here, so there is a good chance that you will have one of the greatest wildlife experiences in the world. At evening a cultural program performed by the Tharus is observed. Their rhythmic movements and the exciting drumbeat may urge you to join them in their performances.

Day 5: Drive to Bardia National Park, Tharu village tour in the late afternoon.
After breakfast, we drive toward another heart touching tourist area, Bardia National Park. You will then be transferred to Lodge where you will be offered refreshment. Rest of the day is free for individual activities or Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. A cultural program performed by the Tharus is another way to enjoy and make significant contrast of visit.  

Day 6: Whole day tiger tracking mostly focused on tiger trail and territories.
This is the only National park with a large territory of Royal Bengal Tigers. Today we will have whole day tiger tracking tour in the national park. Of course tigers do move around and we have seen plenty of tiger evidence all over the park but we recommend staking out some of the locations where tigers are often spotted. From watch towers you are able to see out over the grasslands and possibly spot a distant herd of elephants or a tiger leaving the long grass to come down for a drink at the river.

Day 7: Dolphin sightseeing tour in the morning and Jeep safari in the evening.
There are two places within the local area where the rare Gangetic Dolphin can be seen. One place is not far from Thakurdwara and can be done in a half day walk. We will take you across in to the jungle on a Jungle Safari drive and have more frequent sightings of the parks unique animals, vegetation and birds.

Day 8: Bird watching in the morning and fly back  to Kathmandu
We will have walk around the prime areas of the park to view nature's gifts like wild species of animal and 407 bird species. After having the lunch we will fly back to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj.

Day 9: Final Departure
We will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home. Wish you best of luck for rest of your life having very great experiences and adventures.

What’s included in the Cost:

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle
  • Chitwan full package with meals, accommodation, nature guide, all programme, park permit.
  • Bardia full package with meals, accommodation, nature guide, all programme, park permit
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts (T shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
  • Local transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the tour by Tourist bus/Private Car/Van and Flights depends on Clients requirement and budget.

Extra Cost to Consider:

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Tips and gratitude
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

Passport and Visas:
First, be sure you have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity from return date.  You can obtain visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or up on arrival in Kathmandu Airport. Nepalese visas cost USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days till date.

Get the required visa for Nepal.

You can get Nepal visa prior to arrival from the Nepalese Embassy at your home country. Likewise, you can easily get a up on arrival visa at Kathmandu airport and other different borders from Nepal. This is for those who travel from India and Tibet. You can read more here and can download the visa for here

Bring Official Papers
Some of the required official documents are your valid passport, 4 extra passport sized photographs (for trekking permits), travel insurance, airline tickets and luggage tags. Visas can be obtained upon entry into Nepal. For detail information we request you to visit our visa page.

Money & Credit card Info

We find that most of the credit card, master and visa card is blocked from your card provider. It may be because of a security reason. It, sometimes, may bring you in problematic situation that you can't get money from ATMs and that you find difficult to pay for your treks and tour. To find yourself free from this problem, you can call to your card provider before you travel to Nepal and inform there that you are traveling to Nepal. Ensure them to give the authorization for the payment.
In Nepal you have to pay 3.5 % credit card commission s per Nepal Bank rules, on top of your payable amount for the trek cost.  So, please be sure that you bring some cash in USD to pay us. Likewise, be sure you have brought some small amount for your daily expenses as well as for those items which are not included in our cost.
We request you not to change money in the Airport. The exchange rate is very low there. Our office provides you the facility to change your money. Or, you can take help from Money Changers in Thamel

Travel Insurance:

Our clients must have comprehensive travel insurance package. Their insurance must cover against medical, personal accident, emergency evacuation, trip cancellation, lost of gears, natural calamity, theft of or damage to baggage etc.

Load shedding (Electricity crisis) in Nepal
We are sorry to inform you that though Nepal is rich in water resource, there is electricity crisis in Nepal. It is more likely that there is electricity off for some hours in day and night time.  Most of the hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and other cities are likely to have no battery back up. Air condition may not work and, sometimes, TV and other electric utensils may not run.
Some hotel is likely to run the TV and AC also. However, only few of them are in this category.
So, be prepared for this while you are traveling here.  For your ease, we recommend you to bring the flashlight with extra bulbs and batteries.

Vaccination for Nepal

All travelers should consult with their physician or update on vaccination requirements before travel. (Your doctor or health-care provider will determine what you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities)
For traveling to Nepal; we recommend you to take a vaccination of Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies etc, it is not really must but recommended.

How to Book

While you chose which trip you wanted to go with, contact us to our head office Thamel Kathmandu Nepal by mail or phone, email is more easy and clear options, as soon as we get your email or call we will process for your booking.
We need 20% booking amount to confirm your booking, the payment can be made through the Bank transfer, Credit card payment (Master/Visa card) or through online money transfers also Money Gram, Western Unions or others. After we get the 20% amount we will confirm your booking and you will get the official booking and payment receipt. The final balance for the tour will be paid up on arrival in Kathmandu.

For more info for how to booking please read here



Clothing for the Tour:
· In Nepal you will experience a wide range of climates, so take both light and warm clothing in casual and comfortable styles. You can check your traveling time and can bring the clothing accordingly for the tour. Mostly warm clothes do works. If you are going for trekking you need trekking equipment and accessories.
For lower altitude places such as visiting Chitwan, Bardia, Koshi Tappu light cotton clothing are the best one.

· Comfortable walking shoes are recommendable for the tour and if you are doing hiking as in the itinerary, trekking shoes are recommended. A pair of light sandals is recommended. Our advice is to make sure you ‘wear in' your walking boots/shoes for a number of weeks before your trip – you'll be so much more comfortable if you do so. Sandals with the rugged bottom are good for hiking around town and to wear in showers.

· You will need your own toiletries and towels. And you'll also need your own little medical kit, sewing repair kit and a good head lamp with extra bulbs and batteries. Nepal is facing load shedding problem so everyday electricity cut off occurs. It is longer hours in the summer time, most of our chosen hotels have Generator back up but at night it may not run so bring the head lamps for convenient.

You can store the luggage in the hotels so you can also bring the better clothing for looking good while around the city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Sunglasses are a must. A warm hat, gloves for winter for hiking, swimming customs for rafting and Elephant bathing at Chitwan, good socks and a sun hat are very useful for Jungle safari tour and for warm sightseeing days in town too.

Clothing’s Suggestion for Women Travelers:
Wearing a bikini/revealing bathing suit when rafting/swimming is an offensive mistakes unless it is in your own hotel swimming pool. At swimming pools, women wear bathing suits with skirts around the bottoms. And for rafting and kayaking, we recommend you were surfing type shorts and sport shirts that dry easily. If you want to wear your bathing suit underneath it is fine.

Here are some things you might want to bring from home depending on your planned activities:

• Walking/hiking, trekking, river shoes – broken in.
• Clothes you can layer. Jacket, T-shirts, fleece, windbreaker, shorts, lightweight pants, sport pants, gloves & sun hat (for summer and autumn season, not a lot of clothes).
• A nice shirt/pants for nightlife
• Good camera – this country is a feast for the eyes, and a photographer’s dream!
• Pocket size Flashlight (you can buy it here if need be, but there are always power cuts, so have it handy! (It seems like the lights go off whenever you are in an unfamiliar toilet.)
• A sarong (for girls) and/or a light weight towel.
• Ladies, if you like wearing a little make-up when you go out, bring it. It is hard to find here. Most of the make-up here is really weird, cheap stuff. Just bring a couple things that make you feel happy for the party nights!

Shopping in Nepal:

If you want to buy some new clothes in Kathmandu, you can go for out of Thamel. You can get Western style clothes in Durbar Marg, Asan, Kathmandu Mall and various other new rising shopping centers. You can get designer label clothes for literally a few dollars, custom made jeans, the price is much cheaper here but the quality compromises that never meets the Western Standards.


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Trip Facts & Figures:

Tour Duration: 09 days arrival to Departure

Climate during the tour:
September to Nov: Autumn very pleasant and clear weather, the mountain views are the best. (Maximum 30 Degree Minimum 2 Degree)

March to May (warmest months) the temperatures are mildly warm ((Maximum 33 Degree Minimum 10 Degree)

December to Mid February (Winter) the weather is cold and the sky is clear (Maximum 24 Degree Minimum -2 Degree)

June to August: Summer/ Rainy Season (July/August has more rain) (Maximum 34 Degree Minimum 19 Degree)

Tour Visiting Places:
Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini, Bardiya

Transportation: Good Condition Private Car/Van depends on group size for tour with good driver, for long drive Tourist Bus/Flights are available.


Tiger Tracking Tour

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Meals during the tour:

Breakfast is available in the hotels in 2 to 5 star hotels offers a buffet breakfast with choice of foods, for lunch our guide will take you to good restaurant with choices of food from Nepali to western menu, you can tell them  what sort of food you like  and can choose the restaurant accordingly. For Dinner in the city you can go out there are plenty of nice restaurant for out of Kathmandu and Pokhara you can eat at the hotels.

Hotels Standards:

Budget to 5 star hotels are available during the tour, we can choose the hotels  as per your interest and budget, all the hotels we choose are located centrally and with unique charm, clean room and friendly staffs.

Our Tour Leaders:

All our tour guides are professional. They are trained and examined by Government of Nepal and have excellent English and other languages such as French, Japanese, Spanish and German. All our guides have a deep knowledge of local culture, religion, arts and architecture, monuments and temples with their historical and cultural value.   They will provide you all needed help during your tour.