Canoe ride on Narayani river is the more thrilling activities to explore Chitwan National Park and to view different aquatic animals and wildlife. Canoe is a dug out boat made traditionally with a single wooden log by local inhabitant which can be done in the morning & afternoon. Visitors can enjoy sights of Marsh Mugger & Gharial crocodiles basking on the banks of the Rapti river.
Early mornings or early evenings are the perfect time to embark on a river ride to the Western side of the forest area. You will come across various bird species along the river route as well as marsh crocodiles basking in the sun. Fishermen are also a common sight on the route. They mostly belong to the Tharu ethnic group, who have been fishing the traditional ways for generations.