Chitwan National park is well known destination for the cultural and the wildlife activities in Nepal. It is the first national park of Nepal which is located at the central south region of Nepal. This world heritage site has covers the area of 932 kilometer squire with the Dance forest and wild animals. It is only 165 km and 150 km far from major touristic city Kathmandu and Pokhara. Chitwan National park offers jungle and cultural activities like jungle safari, elephant safari, elephant and crocodile breeding jungle walk, cultural dance performed by the inhabitant Tharu People etc. Open trail treks 3 night 4 days tour is wonderful experience at the Chitwan National park with the wildlife and the unique ethnic culture.
Pick-up & drop-off from Kathmandu International Airport by private car.
Welcome and farewell dinner in the local Kathmandu restaurant
Three nights in a 3 star hotel in Kathmandu (convenient location but not in the heart of Thamel so won’t be overly crowded)
Drive to Shapru bensi by private bus.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the treks with the cup of tea/coffee.
Accommodation during treks in local hotel or tea house. I will ensure this accommodation will be the best available.
Permits including – Trekking Information Management Systems (TIMS) and Annapurna conservation area permit
1 English speaking local mountain guide and porter (including their accommodation, food and insurance for whole trek)
Three night stay by a lakeside hotel in Pokhara
Private van back to Kathmandu.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Mineral water, juices, other drinks and alcoholic beverages
Donation to monasteries
Other donation for local projects fund and others
Any other personnel expenses throughout the treks
Tips to guide and porter
Accommodation during trekking
We will be staying at 4 stars Hotel in Kathmandu and also 4 star hotels in Pokhara. During the treks we will be staying at the local tea house. The tea house offer accommodation and food with the restaurant service. We can also use it as the social hang out place. All the accommodations are twin-shared basis. Single room will be served upon the request but it will cost extra. Open trail will arrange the best accommodation on the available at the place. As we go higher places in trekking we might have to share room with more than 2 people. During the treks most of the bathroom and toilet are shared and toilet can be either squat or western toilet.
We will look for the tradition and cultural tea house, we can share time with villages.
Meals during trekking
In our Kathmandu stay we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food at traditional Nepalese restaurant. We can serve food like Nepali Thali and MoMo. We can also hang out at Newari (inhabitant people of Kathmandu valley) special Restaurant. Newari foods are famous and unique. During the treks also we can enjoy the traditional Nepalese foods and some common international cuisine (Tibetan, Indian, Italian and continental). At trekking we will have dinner and breakfast at the restaurant where we spent the night and lunch at one of the trail restaurant. All food are included.
We go to the tourist bus park after early morning breakfast (If we are going through the private vehicle we can start a little bit late). 6 to 7 hour bus drive through the beautiful greenery valley, terraces, mountain and the village can take us to the bus station of Chitwan. Upon the arrival at the bus park, open trail treks representative will pick you up and transfer to the hotel. We can spent some time for the shower before start our briefing session. We can have lunch and visit Tharu village and the elephant stable. We spend evening with the riverside sunset view and Tharu stick dance.
We start our day with the buffet breakfast at the hotel. Then we go for the elephant safari and come back to hotel for the lunch. We spend rest of our day by doing Canoeing ride, short jungle walk and visiting elephant breeding center.
Our third days start with the buffet breakfast at the hotel. We go for the Elephant Bathing till the lunch time. After the lunch we go for the bicycle tour to 2,000 lake area. Rest of our day we can spent for the refreshment and hinging around.
Our fourth day starts early with the wake up call from the hotel. We drink tea/coffee watching bird. We have breakfast at the hotel and then departure to Kathmandu or Pokhara. Open trail treks representative will drop you to the tourist bus station. As you arrived at Kathmandu/ Pokhara our representative will pick you up and transfer to the hotel