Parsa wildlife Reserve - 8 Days
Parsa wildlife Reserve is also one of the popular safari destinations of Nepal. Parsa Wildlife is located to the east of the Royal Chitwan National Park of Nepal. This Wildlife reserve is spread over 499 sq km of hills and flatlands in Terai region, and has a sub-tropical monsoon climate. The type of forests are predominantly sal, with other species like Chir Pine, Sissoo and Khair, and grasslands making up the rest. This reserve has Tigers, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Wild Dogs (dhole), Blue Bull (nilgai), Hog Beer and Barking Deer. It also is home to over 300 species of birds, including the endangered giant hornbill and the Bengal florican. Snakes found are cobras, kraits and pythons.
Main attraction of the trip
CANOE RIDE: During the canoe trip on the Rapti River, you will be able to view the full array of nature's beauty including plenty of birds, crocodiles and other animals. There is a chance you may see the two types of crododiles -Gharial and Mugger basking on the river bank.
VILLAGE TOURS: Experience the uniquely placed culture of the Tharu people. Relish what their culture is like in the Tharu village Museum in the heart of Sauraha in Bachhyauli. For centuries, the Tharus have lived very close to this protected area and hence their tradition reflects their intimate relationship with the natural world. Visit the Tharu village and share their world with them as you reach out touch another culture.
ELEPHANT SAFARI: Seated high on the back of a trained elephant exploring the grasslands and core area of the park, you become an integral part of the life of the national park. The elephant safaris, though not the most comfortable ridges, is an amazing experience. And it doesn't take long to spot at least a rhino in these forests.
JUNGLE DRIVE: Drive into the heart of the park for a good chance to spot the rare species. The drive takes you along time-worn trails with great opportunities of viewing big animals. Don't forget to move on to Kasara, the park headquarters wherein you will get the chance to visit the Kasara Durbar and the Crocodie Breeding Centre.The centre is housed with a number of breeding and hatching ponds to produce and rear the animal until they are ready for release in the wild.
ELEPHANT BREEDING CENTRE: Of all the animals, elephants are probably the most graceful. Our naturalists will take you to the Hattisar to demonstrate. How elephant's meals are prepared and how they eat in the Elephant Breeding Centre. They will explain the nature and habits of elephants. T
What to Bring: Although the Terai can be cool during the winter, It can be stiflingly hot during the summer months. If you are headed there in winter, bring along a sweater or jacket. Summer months require cool clothes, good walking shoes, shady hat and sunscreen, Make sure your clothes are in colors-like brown and green-that help you blend into the background.
Carry along some mosquito repellant, anti-diarrhea tablets and anti-histamines. Meanwhile, along with photo equipment, a pair of binoculars will prove invaluable. If you are closer to the monsoon months, carry some water proof jackets and an extra pair of shoes. Just in case.
The Terai jungles are also famous for leeches that appear in the monsoon and are around for a few months after, Salt or a lighted cigarette will make them fall off, do not pull them off as the wound may get infected. Try an insect repellant to keep them away.
Cost include: All Jungle Safari Activities such as Jungle walk, Elephant ride, Canoe trip, Jeep Safari, Bird watch, Tharu Village, Culture Dance All meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) Twin sharing resort accommodation, Entrance Fee, Ground surface transportation by tourist bus facilities. Flight.
Terms and Conditions: The Management Team, Holiday Nepal and respected hotels will take every possible care for each of its guest. However, you travel at your own risk and the both management will not be responsible for anything happening beyond it controls.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Full day sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, Overnight at hotel
Day 03: Departure to Parsa, Rest remaining time in the reserve
Day 04: Jungle trek (Chance to see the different kind of wild animals Tigers, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Wild Dogs (Dhole), Blue Bull (Nilgai), Hog Beer and Barking Deer)
Day 05: Safari on the back of Elephant to the jungle for another day
Day 06: Drive to Kathmandu, Short rafting trip on Trisuli river
Day 07: Shopping goods for memories of Nepal, Overnight at Hotel
Day 08: Departure to your onward destination