Jungle Tourist Camp - INTRODUCTION
Jungle Tourist Camp located at the heart of the Sauraha, the main gateway to the Chitwan National Park, Jungle Tourist Camp is established at 1978 AD and is dedicated to fulfill all the expectations of its valued guests during their visit to the Park.
Combining unique settings of traditional huts with attached bathrooms & hot showers, a beautiful garden and well furnished dinning hall, with buffet or a la carte menus, Jungle Tourist Camp offers you all you need as a base for you to set off on your adventurous jungle activities, or just to relax in this serene environment.
An Amazing True Story
Two tourists Japp Van Pijkeren and Ralpm Van Lith booked a safari at Jungle Tourist Camp on date 12-12-2003 for a two days walk in a jungle.The next day, early in the morning,they set off,crossed a river and got their final briefing, then off to the jungle......After half an hour's walking, they stopped and all of the sudden a huge female tiger attacked them!!!! They were afraid as never before in their lives.Their guide Deepak Adhikari was fighting the tiger,hitting it with their sticks.After 5 minutes,the tiger left, probably because it received a blow on the nose--a life saving hit !!!! This real true story became a unbelievable story for those tourists... ... After getting relieved from tiger, they continued their safari and saw 95% of the wildlife like rhino, elephant,spotted deer and lot more.......
Chitwan National Park
Chitwan National Park (area: 932 sq. km.), established in 1973 as the first national park in Nepal, is one of the finest wildlife experiences in Asia. There you can find many different vegetation types such as: sal forest, riverine forest, grassland and mixed forest of sal and pine with many ox-bow lakes, rivers and streams. These diverse habitats attract a myriad of creatures including one horned rhino, tiger, leopard, gaur bison, marsh mugger & gharial crocodile as well as more than 500 species of birds. The Park was recognized world wide when it was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984 by UNESCO.
How to get there?
Overland; It takes around five hours drive by bus along the Prithivi Highway fro Kathmandu to Chitwan. This popular route takes you along river side and you can see mountain vistas as you leave the kathmandu valley.
By Air; From Kathmandu to Bharatpur on daily flight which takes around 25 minutes. you will be received by our staff at Bharatpur airpoart, who will guide you to our camp in Sauraha.
By Raft; You may combine your trip to Chitwan with exciting white water rafting on the Trishuli river. A three day adventures rafting trips end in Narayanghad where you reach saurha gate in Tandi by loacal transportation to be greeted by our guide.