Rafting and Jungle Tour - JICA 301

Rafting & Jungle Tour

White Water Rafting

2nd June 2022: Pick-up from Hotel Buddy at around 0700 and driven in a private vehicle to the rafting start on the River Trishul - a drive of around two hours. Once there, you'll be briefed by your rafting guide.

Lunch is either taken directly after the rafting or on arrival at your hotel in Chitwan, before being driven to Chitwan. Once checked-in and having had lunch, we head to Tharu Village to enjoy an insight into traditional village life.

Late evening we hope to witness a beautiful sunset from a viewpoint over the Chitwan jungle canopy. We then return to Tharu Village for a cultural show of stick dancing, after which we enjoy dinner at the hotel.

Chitwan Jungle

3rd June 2022: We are woken early for birdwatching and breakfast, after which we walk in the jungle. Later we go to the elephant breeding centre, watch the elephants being bathed, and go on an elephant safari in the jungle with a naturalist.

This afternoon we enjoy a canoeing trip down river to spot some crocodiles before returning to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

4th June 2022: We wake early for some more birdwatching over breakfast, then head back to Kathmandu for overnight at Buddy Hotel.

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5th June 2022: A driver will collect you from your hotel around 3 hours before your departing flight at 1345, and transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), ensuring that you arrive there at least 2 hours before your flight departs. Please let us know if you'd like to be collected earlier.


No. in group πŸ‘‰ Solo 2 🧍 3+ 🧍
3 Day Rafting & Jungle Tour $645 $545 $495
Extra night, Hotel Buddy $60 $30 $40

Mobiles: scroll right for larger groups πŸ‘‰

What's included in the costs?

  • Return transport from Kathmandu by private vehicle
    • Deluxe accommodation in Chitwan
      • All meals while at the hotel
        • Guiding service during the safari
          • National park and conservation area permit & fees
            • All jungle activities detailed in the itinerary
              • Use of rafting equipment (self-bailing rafts, helmets, life jackets, kayaks, plastic paddles, etc.)
                • Services of rafting guide and support staff

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