Wild Nepal

Tailor Made Itinerary

11 Days From $6,748

Overview

Nepal is home to some of the richest and most diverse wildlife in Asia. A haven for Bengal tigers, rare one-horned rhinos and a vast array of birdlife, its national parks can provide some spectacular wildlife encounters. This unforgettable journey takes you into four of its most prized sanctuaries and wilderness. Beginning amongst the historic treasures and bustling streets of Kathmandu, you’ll venture west to the Indian border to explore Suklaphanta National Park, before driving to the rich ...
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy safari drives and bird watching in Bardia National Park, Nepal’s largest protected areas
  • Search for Bengal tigers and one-horned rhinos in the wild landscapes of Nepal
  • Stay in a tented camp on the edge of Suklaphanta National Park and lowlands of south-eastern Nepal
  • Take canoe boat trips and jeep safaris into the heart of Chitwan National Park
  • Safari through the changing natural landscapes of Suklaphanta National Park
  • Spot numerous species and the rich birdlife of Koshi National Park

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: ARRIVE KATHMANDU

DAY 1: ARRIVE KATHMANDU

Arriving in Kathmandu you will be met by your guide and transferred to your boutique hotel. An oasis the heart of Kathmandu.

Dalai La Boutique Hotel

DAY 2: KATHMANDU - DHANGADHI - SUKLAPHANTA NATIONAL PARK

DAY 2: KATHMANDU - DHANGADHI - SUKLAPHANTA NATIONAL PARK

You will be met at your hotel and transferred to the airport this morning. Fly to Dhangadhi, from which you will drive to Suklaphanta Wildlife Camp, on the edge of Suklaphanta National Park. If there is time, you can go for a short walk within the reserve before dinner.

Suklaphanta Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: SUKLAPHANTA NATIONAL PARK

DAY 3: SUKLAPHANTA NATIONAL PARK

Spend the morning and afternoon on shared jeep safaris within the reserve. There are varying landscapes of jungle, marshes, ponds and grassland which play host to many species such as Swamp deer, Spotted deer, Rhesus macaques, Golden jackals, Asian elephant, Great Indian one-horned rhino, leopard and an array of birdlife.

Suklaphanta Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: SUKLAPHANTA NATIONAL PARK - BARDIA NATIONAL PARK

DAY 4: SUKLAPHANTA NATIONAL PARK - BARDIA NATIONAL PARK

Following a morning jeep safari, you will head for the vast expanse of Bardia National Park, set amongst the country's Terai region. After checking in to your lodge you will have a choice of a number of excursions on offer, from guided walks, to river trips and cultural tours. Forming one of the largest stretches of tiger habitat in Asia, Bardia is home to mugger crocodiles, one-horned rhinos and over 250 species of birds.

Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: BARDIA NATIONAL PARK

DAY 5: BARDIA NATIONAL PARK

Rising early today you'll head out by jeep to track tigers, elephants and rare one-horned rhinos in the cool light of morning. Other residents of the park include gharial crocodiles and swamp deer and the jeeps will stop at watchtowers, riverbanks and watering holes in the hope of spotting some of this abundant wildlife. This afternoon then provides an opportunity to enjoy some bird watching.

Tiger Tops Karnali Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: BARDIA NATIONAL PARK - CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK

DAY 6: BARDIA NATIONAL PARK - CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK

This morning you will drive to the rich landscapes of Chitwan National Park. Arrive at your lodge, where lunch will be available once you have had a chance to settle in. This afternoon then provides your first opportunity to search out some of the park's renowned wildlife, with a game drive into the jungle. With over 700 species of flora and fauna calling Chitwan home, the park is a haven for all manner of wildlife.

Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7: CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK

DAY 7: CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK

This morning you will embark on a nature walk in the park, the perfect opportunity to discover some of the rich varieties of birds that call Chitwan home. With over 270 different species recorded here, the park is a real bird watchers paradise. This afternoon then provides a chance for a gentle canoe ride down the Rapti River, the perfect setting from which to observe life along the banks, with mugger and gharial crocodile's regular visitors to the water's edge.

Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8: CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK - KOSHI NATIONAL PARK

DAY 8: CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK - KOSHI NATIONAL PARK

After an early morning jeep safari, drive approximately 9 hours to Koshi Camp. If there is time, go on a bird-watching tour after listening to a briefing on the camp and its facilities.

Koshi Wildlife Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9: KOSHI NATIONAL PARK

DAY 9: KOSHI NATIONAL PARK

The park is a fantastic site for birders and an early morning wake up call ensures good opportunities of seeing shy species like Crakes and Bitterns. Spend the day on a jeep safari throughout the park searching for Warblers, Raptors, Oriole and Flycatchers in the Indian Rosewood forest. Return to camp late afternoon for dinner and another briefing before retiring to your tent. (B,L,D)

Koshi Wildlife Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10: KOSHI NATIONAL PARK

DAY 10: KOSHI NATIONAL PARK

There is time for more birdwatching within the premises of the camp before breakfast and departing for your flight from Biratnagar airport. Upon arrival into the capital, settle into your hotel in preparation for a cultural dinner experience at a Nepalese restaurant.

Koshi Wildlife Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11: KOSHI NATIONAL PARK - KATHMANDU

DAY 11: KOSHI NATIONAL PARK - KATHMANDU

Depart for the transfer back to Kathmandu Airport and your onward flight.

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

WILD NEPAL (11 DAYS) $6,748

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

If you book international flights through Wild Frontiers.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

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Shalmali is our Indian Subcontinent expert, who has travelled extensively in the region.

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