Chitwan National Park (CNP) is the first national park in Nepal, established in 1973. It is located in the Southern Central Terai of Nepal and extends over four districts: Chitwan, Nawalparasi, Parsa, and Makwanpur. It covers an area of 952.63 sq. km. It is primarily famous for one-horned rhinoceros and some of the rare animals and varieties of flora and fauna. If you are wondering which time would be best for traveling to Chitwan then October - March will be a perfect time as the average temperature will be 25-degree celsius.
As per the latest survey, Chitwan National Park is home to 56 species of mammals that include One-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, rhesus monkey, langur, deer, leopard, gaur, wild boar, wild dog, and wild cat; 49 species of amphibians and reptiles that include the endangered long-snouted gharial, marsh mugger crocodile, and python. Also, we can find 525 species of birds, including flycatchers, Indian Pitta, Brahminy ducks, pintails, and many more.
Many activities can be done while in CNP, including Jungle Safari, elephant rides, canoe rides, and many more. Before doing all these activities, you must take an entry permit to the jungle. The charge entry permit will be charged according to the nationalities. And also the cost for each activity will be taken accordingly.
Chitwan District is one of the 77 districts of Nepal just 5 hrs drive away from Kathmandu. Chitwan is famous for lora and fauna and is home of single-horned Asiatic rhinoceros and Bengal Tiger. Chitwan National Park (CNP), established in 1973, was Nepal's first National Park and is one of the most visited places in Nepal.