Hostel in Chitwan, Nepal

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Get to know Chitwan (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Chitwan. To help you make friends with Chitwan before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Chitwan is also named and spelled Chitwan National Park - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Chitwan is a small town, situated just outside the Royal Chitwan National Park, in the south of Nepal. Most tourists that travel to Chitwan do so to visit the nearby national park, which is home to many monkeys, wild rhinos, and a small population of wild tigers.

This region is a bio-diverse jungle environment, which is hot and humid most of the year. If venturing out into the park, take enough water with you, as water stations and shops are scarce. In and around the Chitwan area, mosquitoes are often found to be a nuisance; it is recommended checking with your doctor or GP about anti-malarials and investing in a strong mosquito repellant.

The town of Chitwan has all the amenities and services, usually required by tourists. There is a wide selection of bars and restaurants, including a popular shisha (hookah) bar located in town; most of these establishments have a nightly happy hour and drink specials. There are also many souvenir shops, small supermarkets, many liqueur stores, a post office, laundry services, a number of tour agencies, and many accommodation options.

Accommodation options vary from hotel resorts, lodges, guesthouses and hostels in Chitwan. Hostels in Chitwan are usually found to be very accommodating, with all the necessary facilities. A complimentary breakfast is usually including in the price and there are usually a number of spacious common areas, including outside areas. A room with fans or an air-conditioned room is usually extra. Chitwan hostel staff can usually speak English and can help with advice about local tours, transport, and activities.

There are very few places in this world where you can come face to face with a wild rhino ... and survive! Chitwan is one of those places, and a trek into the national park, is not to be missed!

Written by local enthusiast for Chitwan hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Chitwan hostels Kelly Sheldrick

FAQ about Chitwan Hostels

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Your Packing List for Chitwan

Your Packing List for Chitwan

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Chitwan Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Chitwan, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
1 Party hostels in Chitwan
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