Chitwan, October 3
Tourism activities have been officially opened inside the Chitwan National Park.
Tourism activities were closed with the start of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tourism activities inside the park, which is closed every year during the rainy season, reopen as soon as the rains subside. This year, however, the activities had remained closed due to Covid-19, and now, they have reopened.
All kinds of tourism activities inside and outside the park have been opened, the park’s Chief Conservation Officer Ananath Baral says.
He said the jeep safari has also begun after the road inside the park has been repaired. Elephant safaris along with jeeps ride and jungle walks are also available at the community forest adjacent to the park.
Visitors can also spend nights in the tower-houses built inside the community forest. Similarly, boat rides take place on the Rapti river, which flows through the park.
According to Deepak Bhattarai, the president of the Regional Hotel Association in Sauraha, tourists visiting Sauraha will now be able to participate in all the activities of the national park.