Eco Wildlife Lodge
Travel Blogs from Chitwan District
Chitwan National Park, home to the black rhino, sloth bear and a few other fury and non fury friends.
ON the jeep safari we were really lucky to see a black rhino with it's young calf. Honestly, it was there. You can see if you peer at the photo's closely enough! We were also really lucky to see a sloth bear (although much more bear than sloth). It was a bit of a ...
... you need at least two to keep you safe from the wild animals) and made our way across the river in a tiny little wooden canoe. Once across they briefed us on what to do if we come across a dangerous animal. If a rhino charges at us we have to hide behind a tree ( not that there were many trees in some places), if we spot a tiger we have to stare it out and if a wild elephant or bear comes to attack we have to drop our bags and leg it as fast as we can. I felt it was ok for them ...
... Pringles and a Kitkat!!!
I decided to
have a look in the Community Centre across the road where they’ve got lots of
books and even a couple of computers plus some gifts on sale so I bought a
couple of T-shirts and of course couldn’t resist a few paper gifts made from
elephant dung – they had photo frames, little boxes and notebooks all prettily
we went on a jeep ...
... We checked in with some difficulty as the receptionist’s English was totally incomprehensible. (I know our Nepali is restricted to one word but all the guests here are foreign with English as the common language).
Then we went straight to the restaurant which is a nice open air building with a straw roof. All the food was Western much to Dave’s delight and we noticed that all the guests at lunch were either from UK or Germany. Needless to say, I’m not ...
... tourists in it, we are so used to being the only ones here in Bharaptur it was a bit exciting to see other foreigners!! Phokara is a total tourist town being so beautiful and so many good activities like trekking, canoeing and paragliding to offer!! So we got amongst the tourist activities and went paragliding!! It was amazing!! We were really lucky to have perfect weather and got incredible views of the mountain ranges especially Mt Machhapuchhre/'The Fish Tail'. I ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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