Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world
– Bruno Barbey
This tour has been specially designed for wildlife photographers. Those passionate about expressing their unique perspective will revel in the chance to showcase the beauty of this rich and diverse nation. Especially focused on Wildlife Photography, you will be fully immersed in Nepal’s marvelously preserved biosphere. The juxtaposition of panoramic Himalayan views and lush green grasslands waits for you to provide your artistic interpretation. With stunning wildlife and a visit to the endangered tribe of malaria resistant Tharus, of Chitwan is a tour unlike any other.
Visit Nepal and get immersed in its natural beauty.
Kathmandu Airport, Nepal
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Welcome to Kathmandu home to God’s and Goddesses’ situated at the top of the world. You’ll be eagerly greeted upon your arrival and whisked off to your comfy hotel in the heart of the city. Kathmandu is yours to explore until the evening, where you’ll join our experts for a luxurious banquet of typical Nepalese cuisine and discuss your upcoming adventure.
Today a scenic 25-minute flight will take you in Bharatpur. From here it will take approximately one and a half hours by car to reach Meghauli at Chitwan National Park which is one of Asia’s finest national parks. Based in the lowlands of south-central Nepal and covering an area of 932 sq. km, Chitwan is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage site since 1984 and is renowned for its varied and populous of wildlife. It is home to endangered species such as the Royal Bengal Tiger, the One-horned Rhinoceros, and the Leopard. Gaurs as well as Sloth Bears, Monkeys and varieties of Deer, Crocodiles, and Butterflies all populate this area along with more than 530 species of colorful birds.
The array of activities offered in Chitwan will ensure that your time spent there will be action packed. Some activities you can enjoy in this exotic jungle environment are Elephant briefing – learn about the largest land mammal; hiking – explore and see the lush green vegetation of this beautiful reserve; canoeing – a perfect way to explore the flora and fauna by gliding calmly on the water in a narrow single wood trunk boat; go on an elephant safari – a great way to explore the world’s tallest grasslands, and the safest way see a Royal Bengal Tiger; cultural program – immerse yourself in the Tharu tribe, the indigenous people of Chitwan; Bullock cart village tour – an absolutely addictive way to explore the region.
Today you will continue your Wildlife Photography tour in a comfortable 4 to 5 hour Jeep safari. It will be a busy day spent capturing the abundant wildlife, and picnicking in the deep jungle. Plan your trip to Chitwan around the rainy season that runs from June to September for the best odds in seeing the most elusive animals in the park.
Today your Chitwan Jungle adventure comes to an end, with a relaxed morning before flying back to Kathmandu that afternoon. Upon your arrival, you will be taken to your hotel, where you can rest for a while. Later that afternoon, we’ll take you to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square to meet the Living Goddess Kumari and be blessed and take advantage of the vibrant local markets for some last shots before an evening of traditional Nepalese cultural program and dinner to conclude your trip.
There is a saying in Nepal, it’s never goodbye only we’ll meet again. Today we will send you on your way home, hoping to meet again and even if it’s only in your dreams of this beautiful land, captivating culture and its warm and welcoming people we will have succeeded in our goal of sharing our small nation.