Elephant Bathing

Elephant bathing is also an exciting entertainment activity available to the tourist in Sauraha. The tourist can play with the elephants and dive in the river from the back of elephant while it is bathing. The sight of elephant bathing playing with humans is equally entertaining. It is even enjoyable to only view the elephant baths.

Tower Night Stay

Spending a couple of nights in the jungle and exploring their behavior is another adventure for those having guts. You can get to spend nights in the center of Chitwan’s jungle and experience sunrise and sunset inside the forest. There is a tower where we camp for accommodating ourselves for the night with a basic toilet because animals can be quite aggressive with the presence of humans roaming in the jungle at night.

Chepang Hill Trek

The Chitwan Chepang Hill Trail, offers a rare combination of cultural and sightseeing experience. One of the most interesting aspects of the trek is getting a glimpse of the Chepangs and other local communities who live in this mid-hill region of Nepal. Accepting the invitation of the villagers to stay in their beautiful homes as guests and sharing their meals is a journey of discovery in itself. The unique culture in this area in addition to natural attractions adds to the charm of the experience.

Jungle Walk

Jungle walk is one the adventurous and entertaining activity of Chitwan National Park. One can walk through dense forest around the natural habitat of the wild animals during the jungle walk. The tourist and the guides are not allowed to carry any weapon during the walks but the guides offer tips for safety at the start of the walk. The danger of sudden encounter with wild animals is always present during the jungle walk.

Cultural Programs

The Tharu Culture Program organized at Sauraha and Meghauli plays a significant role to entertain the tourist visiting Chitwan National Park and to introduce the Tharu Culture and tradition to the tourists. Majority of the tourist arriving at Chitwan have experience the Tharu culture program.Spectators get full entertainment by the Tharu dances. Dances like Danda Nach (Stick Dance) and Ago Nach (Fire Dance) Mayur Nach (Peacock Dance) are some the popular highlights of the culture show.


Tourist can also embark on canoe ride along the Rapti River inside the Chitwan National Park and take a close view of crocodiles and other wild animals. Tourist are excited to look at the crocodiles taking sunbath on the river banks and take their photographs. The crocodiles basking motionlessly under the sun with their snouts wide.The chance to flow along with the river taking close look at the crocodiles and jungle on the river bank attract the tourist to canoe ride.

Bird Watching

Chitwan National Park is a magnet for avid bird watchers who can observe numerous species of resident and migrant birds here. Bird watching is also one of the major attraction of Sauraha.Many tourists arrive at Chitwan and go around Sauraha and Chitwan National Park with the sole intent of watching birds. The Chitwan National Park area is one of the best places in the world to observe and study various rare bird species.

Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari is an exciting ride on an open top jeep into the dense forest of jungle. It is possible to closely observe the wild animals as well as take their snaps during jeep safari. Jeep Safari offers relative safety from wild animals.As Jeep Safari are operated with regularly inside the jungle of Sauraha the wildlife are used to the right of jeeps carrying tourists, and generally do not run away when the jeep gets near. The safari operators also stop the vehicle of any wild animal is encountered or seen from a distance.

Elephant Breeding Center

Located in Sauraha the Elephant breeding center was set up to protect the endangered elephants in the region. There are often many baby elephants there and a small museum. The center is walkable from Sauraha but it will take 1 hour depending on the heat and road conditions. Tours or rickshaw transport are available part of the way.

Village Tour

The village tour is famous for close and personal observation of the Tharu culture. Tourists like to take village tour to witness the daily lifestyle and activities of the Tharu community. The Tharu community reside along the entire length of the Terai plains of Nepal but Chitwan is especially popular for their traditional culture. There is a choice between foot or tonka ride for village tour. It is advisable to take the aid of a guide during the tour to better understand the local customs.