Nepal provides shelter to over 30 specie of large wild animals and approximately 180 species of mammals. The rhinoceros, tiger, crocodile, snow leopard, red panda, Himalayan black bear, wild and ferocious gaur bovines, four honed antelope, striped hyena, sambar, chital, hog deer, barking deer, sloth bear, palm civet, langur and rhesus macaque monkeys, pangolin, Gangetic dolphin, monitor lizard, python, cobra, green pit viper, tortoises, and many other beasts roam Nepal's jungles.
Nepal is also a haven for birds and over 800 species, representing approximately eight percent of the world's population are found here. In fact, Nepal has nearly as many bird species as the whole of North America. The common birds include peafowl, red jungle fowl, various egrets, herons, kingfishers, flycatchers, and woodpeckers.
Among the fourteen National Parks and reserves in Nepal, ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK, BARDIA NATIONAL PARK, AND KOSHI TAPPU WILDLIFE RESERVE provide excellent views of Asian wildlife. Theses National Park offers some of the most exciting safari destinations in the world.
You will experience the deep jungle on elephant back or four wheel drive vehicle and view wild animals in their natural habitat. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy canoe rides on the jungle rivers, take nature walks, go out on bird watching excursions, tour to villages, and witness firsthand the culture of the Tharu community. There are comfortable lodges and resorts with modern facilities available in the jungle