Green Mansions Jungle Resort
Travel Blogs from Sauraha
... between Kathmandu and Pokhara, but I was quickly educated. Once we left the main "highway" for lack of a better word, we found ourselves on a semi-paved, almost two-way road. We must have had at least 3-4 close calls with oncoming trucks within the first hour alone, not to mention the beautiful, yet exceedingly perilous, views over the cliff-side only a few inches away. I have come to the conclusion that it's not law that rules these roads, but impatience and hard-headedness. Time ...
... empire state building. You could see scattered tiny houses, and the rolling green, wrinkled mountains that all formed perfectly around each other. The sky appeared more grey than blue and the rivers were all a musty brown color. It was an unusual view compared to the blue skies filled with perfectly white clouds and clean rivers at home. We passed thousands of tiny villages on the edge of the cliff with the usual general store goodies, a school, goats, and children ...
... a lot of rhesus macaque monkeys, spotted deer and several one-horned rhinos
of which there are a lot in the park. We stopped at a lake and saw two marsh
mugger crocodiles. We also saw a lot of different kinds of birds including a
marabou stork, stork-billed kingfishers and a magnificent crested serpine eagle
(which eats snakes). The safari lasted about three hours altogether.
we were given a performance by ...
... very interested in bushes. We saw a lot of monkeys, but the only thing the camera seemed to care about were the trees they were sitting in. Oh well. I never fancied being a professional photographer anyway. We've been seeing a lot of crocodiles here. Lying in the rivers looking like menacing logs.
Sam has saved Mr Frodo from the tower of Cirith ...
... us a really nice meal and then made a bonfire. So off to bed I went!! I woke up at about 3am and was convinced there was something in my bed.. Then the next morning I woke up to find some pretty hairy caterpillars inside my mosquito net!! Some of the other girls found spiders and lots of other things inside their net. We all survived so off we went again after a yummy breakfast of pancakes , honey and bananas ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed