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Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve

4 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Endangered Royal Bengal tiger and rare one-horned rhinoceros
  • Experience the adventurous jungle walk
  • Sweeping jeep ride into the wilderness of the nature
  • Pristine home of abundant bio diversities
  • Home of various endangered and rare species

The Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve covering 305 km, is a protected area in the Terai of the Far-Western Region, Nepal. The place was a favorite hunting ground for Nepal’s ruling class and was known as a Royal Hunting Reserve in 1969, which eventually became a national wildlife reserve in 1973. The name Shuklaphanta comes from one of the grasslands found on the reservation. So, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions offers you a visit to the Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve. During this tour, you will have an elephant ride where you can enjoy the wild animals Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, sloth bear, swamp deer, and hispid hare. You will also enjoy bird-watching as there are as many as 423 bird species of birds such as Bengal floricans, chestnut-capped babbler, Jerdon’s bush chat, and Jerdon’s babbler, etc.). Jungle walk, jungle drive wild animals tracks. We can explore a tapestry of flora and fauna.

To reach Shuklaphanta, you will take a flight from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi, 51 km far from the park headquarters, and then drive from Dhangadi to Mahendranagar. It is easy to reach the Wildlife Reserve as there is comfortable road service. The best time to visit this Reserve in October to April. Therefore fly or drive from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Hotel Representative will welcome you to the Bus station or at Bharatpur Airport. After having the welcome drinks, you will brief you about the accommodation and the facilities and the Time table and program.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Fly or Drive from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.
Day 02: Jungle activities in Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve.
Day 03: Bird watching, Elephant Briefing, Canoe riding.
Day 04: Fly back to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj.

Price for The Trip:

We could not include the cost of each package on the company’s website. The only question most of our customers have is why AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions did not include the price in the package. Because, in order to provide you with a reasonable price and try to address your every need, we would like to provide you with some information. Which will help your trip.

Please read below for more information.

  • The trip cost always depends upon group size, hotel accommodation of category and client’s desire budget.
  • The above itinerary is a standard guideline that AlpineTrav Treks provides you with advice and tips. And this itinerary can be modified according to your time and needs.
  • After our trip is confirmed, the price will be adjusted in our contract, if the customer wants to add some services, we will charge for those additional services and if he wants to reduce some services, we will reduce the fee accordingly.
  • Itinerary is published in standard services for clear understanding of the customer. Among many options such as hotel facilities in Kathmandu, the client can make own choice.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact AlpineTrav Treks for any information regarding your selected package. We'll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.
  • When you book with us you get best possible price, which is middle-man free.
  • We don't add hidden extra cost. Airport to Airport service and trips include internal airfare, transportation, necessary permit, monument entrance fee, lodging and fooding. There are no surprises with hidden costs.

Details Itinerary

- Walking Through the Tharu Village
- Sunset view from reserve
- Tharu Cultural Program
- Dinner

05:30 -Wake up call
05:45 -Tea/Coffee
06:00 – Elephant Back ride
08:00 - Breakfast
09:00 - Canoe riding/ Swimming
13:00 - Lunch
15:00 - Elephant ride / Nature walk / Visit to observation tower
18:30 - Tharu Stick Dance/slide show19:30 - Dinner

05:30 - Wake up call
05:45 - Tea/Coffee
06:00 - Bird watching
08:00 - Breakfast
09:00 - Elephant briefing/ Canoe ride
13:00 - Lunch
15:30 - Jungle drive
18:30 - Slide show/Tharu sticks dance
19:00 - Dinner

5:30 - Wake Up
5:45 - Tea/Coffee
06:00 - Elephant Back Safari
08:00 - Breakfast
09:00 - Departure from the Hotel

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • Arrival and departure transfer services to and from both Domestic and International airport as per itinerary
  • 3N/4 Days Hotel accommodation in Suklaphanta on Full board basis.
  • Necessary entrance fee
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes

Cost Exclusion

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Airfare of international flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, Internets.
  • All kind of Personal Expenses
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, changes in Government regulations..
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved staff
  • Any which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

Price for The Trip:

We has not able to include the cost of each package in the company website. Many of our clients have the same query: why AlpineTrav Treks has not included the price in the package. To provide you service in reasonable cost and attempt to address your each requirement we desired to provide you with some information which directly affects the cost and also helps us breakdown the cost. That’s why, we have decided to clarify our customers that due to following reasons we have not included the cost in our website and package:

Please read below for more information.

  • The cost of this tour depends upon the size of group.
  • The Itinerary can be change upon your desires.
  • The Itinerary mentioned above is from service of airport to airport.
  • The Itinerary can design according to your Budget and time.
  • Please contact with us a for up to Date, Cost and the Duration.
  • When you book with us you get best possible price.

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Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve

Trip Facts

  • 3 Nights/4 Days
  • Easy - Leisure
  • 571m/4,547ft.
  • Autumn (September to December & (Spring) March to May
  • TIA (Kathmandu)
  • Kathmandu, Airport
  • Mode: Private Car, Flight or Tourist Bus
  • 3 star to five star as request
  • 1 - Maximum 12

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