Royal Chitwan National Park Wildlife Safaris in Royal Chitwan Tiger Reserve in India

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Royal Chitwan National Park

Wildlife Safari in Royal Chitwan National Park

Royal Chitwan National Park stands today as a successful testimony of nature conservation in South Asia. This is the first national park of Nepal established in 1973 to preserve a unique ecosystem significantly valuable to the whole world. The park covering a pristine area of 932 sq. km is situated in the subtropical inner Terai lowlands of southern central part of Nepal. The park has gained much wider recognition in the world when UNESCO included this area on the list of World Heritage Site in 1984.

Formerly, the Chitwan valley was well known for big game and was exclusively managed as a hunting reserve for the Rana Prime Ministers and their guests until 1950. In 1963, the area south of Rapti was demarcated as a rhinoceros sanctuary. In 1970, His late Majesty King Mahendra had approved in principle the creation of Royal Chitwan National Park.

Best Time to Visit: October to February

Distance from major cities
Kathmandu 170 kms
Pokhara 153 kms

How to reach there
Nearest airport is in Kathmandu which is connected with Delhi, Varanasi and Mumbai and many more cities of India.
Royal Chitwan is well connected by good network of roads from India and Nepal.