Lovesick Elephants and Hindu Cremation – A Trip to Remember

Thank goodness our elephant is docile. We are traveling in convoy – my friend Priscilla and I on one elephant, a young family squashed onto the back of another. Suddenly, an elephant trumpets in the distance. The family’s elephant stops and trumpets back. Then she spins in a circle. ‘She’s lovesick,’ our guide explains. ‘Her Read more

Chitwan Jungle Safari

Imagine walking beside a Royal Bengal Tiger, a one horned rhino under your own steam, and a gharial crocodile just next to your dugout canoe. All these and many other wild species threatened with extinction, Chitwan Jungle Safari offers you a chance to enter into the virgin forest and view some of the rarest and Read more

Tourism in Nepal

The mystical Himalayan kingdom of Nepal has something unique and extraordinary to offer to its visitors. Each year thousands of visitors visit Nepal where some sightseers come here to trek in the amphitheater of frozen Himalayan peaks while other adrenaline junkies come to endeavor adventure sports. In addition some tourists come here for spiritual bliss Read more

779 Gharials Missing from Chitwan National Park

A national census on Gharials highlights 779 gharials missing from Chitwan National Park.Chitwan National Park has established Crocodile Breeding Center back in 1978  in an effort to save the rapidly dwindling gharial. Despite the hard effort of the park, the numbers of Gharial crocodiles is falling rapidly and now their population is confined to only Read more

Things to Do Before Trekking

Trekking is an energy consuming activity that requires high energy, hard work, dedication, persistence and focus. Before starting any trekking there are few things that you must do, they are the basics which helps you to be confident as well as helps you to be spontaneous at times of need. Yes, you need to prepare Read more

US Eager to Support Ecotourism

April 16, Kathmandu: Peter W Bodde, the newly appointed US Ambassador to Nepal, on inspection of  the electrical fencing installed at Gyaneswor block in Mangalpur of west Chitwan expressed  his concern over wildlife protection and their habitat. He said, “The fencing would help in diminishing the conflict between human beings and wild animals in Chitwan. Read more

International Elephant Race Competition

Chitwan Nepal:  The Chitwan Regional Chapter of Hotel Association of Nepal has successfully started the International Elephant Race Competition here in Chitwan Sauraha on Wednesday. The competition is scheduled to run until 28th December with the main theme of promoting tourism in Sauraha. According to Suman Ghimire, General Secretary of the Regional Chapter HAN, “20 Read more