Eco Wildlife Lodge
Travel Blogs from Chitwan District
The travel to Chitwan took 6 hours of winding cliff edge roads and took us all through the Kathmandu valley while the bus was only meters from falling off into the depths below. At one point it was so cloudy that you could see only white over the edge; driving here is much different to the UK you can pretty much get away with any ...
... that even though he had been in the park for hundreds if not thousands of times, he still enjoyed it as if it was his first trip and still got excited whenever he spotted some wildlife. Unfortunately, we did not spot a tiger, but apart from that we saw almost everything: Deer, Rhinos, Buffaloes, Monkeys, Sloth Bears, Wild Pigs, Peacocks, Kingfisher Birds, … It was an amazing trip and I definitely want to do it ...
... day. We spent the morning walking along the river and trying to find an elephant breeding centre. We couldnt be bothered to look very hard and ended up in a family run restaurant called sweet memories. I ordered a big pot of tea expecting about 3 cups and ended up getting about 8-10! I spent the afternoon sitting in the garden, sipping tea and reading my book. That evening we had another wander and sorted out a jungle walk for the following day. At 6.30am we met our two guides ...
... hear them laughing about it from our room.
Dave & I
decided to go for a walk to the river but hadn’t gone very far when we decided
it was just too darned hot so we turned back and went to a little shop nearby.
The owner was a lovely lady and spoke quite good English. She said she was “a
happy Nepali” and we had a nice chat with her and her daughter. Dave then
bought some typical Nepali snacks ...
... very different!! Last weekend we went to a hillside town called Tanzen, another 5-6hour bus ride!! We stayed there for two nights, it was a pretty quiet town but we had a good look around at a few temples and statues and played some frizbee with the local kids. On the last morning we got up early to try see the sunrise again, totally picked the wrong time of year for sunrises! The haze here hangs around all the time! But to give it credit it was defiantly ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking