We especially enjoyed meeting the business people in Kathmandu and the professor in Paro which we could never have done on a regular tour.
Chitwan National Park
Located in a landscape dense with rivers, trees, and animals, Chitwan National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unlike much of Nepal, Chitwan is located in the tropical lowlands known as the Terai, home to endangered populations of the Asian one-horned rhinoceros, the Bengal Tiger, and more than 400 species of birds - a must for any and all nature lovers.
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Ride atop an elephant through the high grassland and riverbeds to see a wide range of wildlife, including the star of the event: the amazing one-horned rhino. The park encompasses not only dense forests, but also flood plains and grasslands, where the grasses can sometimes reach 20 feet in height, dwarfing even your mount for the morning!
Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Center
Located in Bachhauli, the Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Center features various exhibitions of artifacts and local customs of the Tharu people. For centuries, the Tharu have lived in harmony with their environment, living near sources of water and developing an extensive knowledge of medicinal herbs.
Walking Wildlife Safari
Hike along the banks of a pristine river to see some of the over 700 species of birds and other wildlife.
Elephant Breeding Center
Near Sauraha, on the opposite side of the Bhude Rapti River, is the Elephant Breeding Center. Here, visitors can enjoy the sight of mother elephants bonding with their adorable babies, drinking from nearby streams and lakes, or simply going about their everyday lives.
Spend 10 action-packed days exploring the best Nepal has to offer. You’ll pass over the stunning Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake by plane, explore ancient UNESCO-listed palaces and temples, trek through Chitwan National Park on the back of an elephant, and stay at some of Nepal’s best hotels, including the luxurious Dwarika’s.
Bike through the Himalayas on a classic Royal Enfield, with this week-long trip covering a loop from Kathmandu to some of the region’s most spectacular spots. Catch the sunset at Sarangkot, take to the sky in Pokhara and trek through the jungle on an elephant, all before you roll back into the capital seven days later.
Explore the world’s most majestic peaks on this 22-day Himalayan adventure. You’ll trek through China, Nepal, Bhutan and India, staying at luxury hotels and lodges like the Amankora or Uma by COMO. You’ll walk along the Great Wall of China, visit the ancient Potala Palace, and search for Bengal Tigers in Chitwan.
Embark on an unforgettable journey across one of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes. On this 10-day adventure, alight from your helicopter at the base camps of eight of the highest mountains on the planet, before venturing onwards to make natural and historic discoveries in Chitwan and Kathmandu.
Take an exciting 6-day tour of Nepal’s stunning great outdoors. You’ll stay in some of the country’s most luxury hotels, visit ancient temples and palaces in Kathmandu, trek through the lush forest of Chitwan National Park, and enjoy a sunset boat cruise on Phewa Lake.
Gain fascinating insight into Nepal’s past on this exciting 8-day luxury journey. You’ll step back in time as you walk through the passageways of Nepal’s ancient and UNESCO-listed sites, trek through the lush Chitwan National Park, and stay in some of the country’s best hotels, like the Dwarika’s.
Move across mountains as you spend 19 days trekking through some of the highest peaks in Nepal and Bhutan. You’ll visit unforgettable sites like the Monkey Temple and Gangtey Monastery, ride an elephant through Chitwan National Park, see Mt Everest up-close on a helicopter tour, and stay in luxury Amankora hotels.
Embark on the thrilling Jomsom to Muktinath trek, exploring Mt Everest’s lesser-known cousins and taking in Nepal’s truly epic outdoor beauty. Your circuit will take you from Pokhara, tracing the Kali Gandaki River, to reach your two majestic mountain destinations, as you stay in luxury hotels along the way.
Spend an incredible 24 days exploring Nepal’s stunning backyard in the Annapurna Mountains. You’ll make friends with local villagers, capture stunning panoramas, plant a pine in the forest, spot unique Nepalese wildlife, sit down to a picnic on the edge of a waterfall, and see Chitwan National Park on elephant back.
Taj Meghauli Serai
Taj Meghauli Serai, a peaceful jungle lodge, perched on the edge of the world-famous Chitwan National Park, which boasts over 570 square miles of forests and is home to an amazing array of wildlife - elephants, leopards, rhinos, tigers and sloths. For those looking to be at the heart of the action, Taj Meghauli Sera is certainly the place to be, offering a wide range of exciting wildlife encounters. Accommodation is offered in a choice of spacious rooms, luxury villas and a spectacular Presidential Suite; every room is guaranteed to provide a serene getaway. After wildlife watching with a dedicated nature guide, guests can enjoy bush dinners around a bonfire, sundowners in the wilderness and relaxing massages to top off amazing days.
Kasara Jungle Resort
Built along the edge of the Nepal's Chitwan National Park, a protected swath of Nepal's precious rainforest, Kasara is a luxury resort designed to subtly integrate its bucolic setting into its facilities. Each guest will enter their suite by walking over a short bridge, which crosses a water feature, below a ceiling designed to allow natural light to pour in and the stars to show at night. Of course, visitors to Chitwan will be anxious to see the jungle, and Kasara does not disappoint, offering JEEP safaris, bird watching, nature walks, river cruises, elephant safaris and mahout training sessions, which allow guests to bond with the gentle pachyderms. Kasara is a perfect match for travelers who wish to venture into the wilds of Chitwan by day while relaxing in elegant luxury by night.
Tiger Tops Tented Camp
There are few more exciting ways to experience nature than from under canvas, and the Tiger Tops Tented Camp permits visitors to Nepal to do just that.
Located in the heart of Chitwan National Park, and surrounded by lush grassland and green hills, the camp consists of 12 luxury safari tents. All the tents have connected bathrooms, and are lit by traditional oil lamps.
The camp itself is powered by solar energy and was built to strict environmental principles to be as low-impact as possible.
The camp is built around a central area containing a well-stocked bar, while the kitchen cooks wholesome, traditional Nepalese food.
Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge
Relax into the Nepalese way of life at Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge, in the heart of Terai. Standing amongst a gorgeous forest overlooking the serene Terai landscape, this deluxe jungle lodge is a prime base for guests to explore local Nepalese villages and the surrounding wildlife. Tharu Lodge emulates the longhouse style of indigenous Tharu dwellings and is built using local materials of timber, elephant grass, mud, cow dung and clay. The lodge offers caring hospitality, a garden side pool, tennis courts, relaxing hammocks and al-fresco dining. The internal restaurant kitchen use fresh organic produce straight from the resortâ€™s own organic plot to create delectable Nepali and continental dishes. Expeditions in the area range from an elephant safari into the community forest and past strikingly green rice paddy fields to a boat journey and crocodile spotting down the peaceful Narayani River.