Tourist Destinations: Places to visit


An unbeatable feeling of being in the wild. Experience a selection of wall-appointed hotels in Sauraha that offers an up-close-and personal activity. They offer comprehensive wildlife tours of three of more days. There are a host of option to explore the park, accompanied by resident naturalists and guides: elephant back safari, canoe rides, jungle walks bird-watching tours, and jeep drives.


The Chitwan National Park offers a wide variety of accommodation, not only in size, facilities and visual appearance, but also In price range. If you are looking for exclusive comfort with superior personalize service right in the heart of the park then visit Sauraha for a previews of private luxury and luxury and budget accommodation.

For anyone who visits Chitwan National Park, it sooner or later becomes an addiction. If you site back and think about it, sometime you wonder, why! Chitwan National Park has a long history behind it and also has the unique honour of being Nepals first National Park. Established in 1973 to protect the wildlife of the low land Terai, this national park of unrivalled in the diversity of its life forms and a leader in advanced biodiversity conservation techniques and policies. Since then, there has been no looking back for Chitwan National Park-Nepals first and richest national park.

As primary destination crowned as the World Heritage site in nature category. The Chitwan National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in the Asia. Truly the flagship of Nepals national parks, Chitwan is the home to an impressive numbers of species. Mans interaction with the environment over many centuries-is very evident in the Chitwan National Park. This treasures represent the cultures, person and event that played a role in the making of the park and are conserved along with the parks nature assets. The most accessible amongst Nepals national park, chitwan is considered by many naturalist to be simply the best managed park in Asia.

How can you get to Sauraha?

Chitwan National Park is approximately 160kms from Kathmandu. You can either drive from Kathmandu to Sauraha, which takes approximately 4 hours. The quickest way to get to Sauraha is to take a short 25-minute flight from Kathmandu to Bharatpur airstrip, and them derive for another 25minutes with buffer zones views all along the way. The distance from the Lumbini(the birth place of Lord Gautam Buddha and a World Heritage Site) to Sauraha is just 155km from Pokhara to Sauraha is 145km. Sauraha is easily accessible by road from Kathmandu of Pokhara, a scenic five hour drive. Visiting Sauraha on your return from Pokhara will save you a days travel between Pokhara and Kathmandu.

Another exciting option to travel to the national park via a leisurely two-day rafting tripe on Trishuli River. The first days is thrilling interdiction to whitewater followed by a days of scenic floating through gorges and the middle hills before drooping on to the terai plains.

When is the best time to visit Sauraha?

September to April


Lumbinī is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi District of Province No. 5 in Nepal. It is the place where, according to Buddhist tradition, Queen Mahamayadevi gave birth to Siddhartha Gautama in 563 BCE. Gautama, who achieved Enlightenment sometime around 528 BCE, became the Buddha and founded Buddhism.Lumbini is one of many magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha. Lumbini has a number of older temples, including the Mayadevi Temple, and various new temples, funded by Buddhist organizations from various countries, have been completed or are still under construction. Many monuments, monasteries and a museum, and the Lumbini International Research Institute are also within the holy site. Also, there is the Puskarini, or Holy Pond, where the Buddha’s mother took the ritual dip prior to his birth and where he had his first bath. At other sites near Lumbini, earlier Buddhas were, according to tradition, born, then achieved ultimate Enlightenment and finally relinquished their earthly forms.
Lumbini is 132 km far from Sauraha, it takes 3 and half hour to be there.


Siraichuli is the highest hill peak of Chitwan District, located in Kaule Village Development Committee in Chitwan District in Narayani Zone of Nepal. The altitude of Siraichuli is 1945 m and it provides views of mountains such as Gausankhar, Dhaulagiri, Langtang, Rolwaling, and Manaslu and the Terai belt of the southern region of Nepal.
Siraichuli is 27.2 km far from Sauraha, it takes one and a half hours to be there.

Manakamana Temple

Manakamana is the temple of Durga Bhawani (Hindu Goddess), situated in the Gorkha District of Nepal. Manakamana means the “wishes”. It is believed that Goddess Manakaman fulfills the wishes of those who worship her with pure heart. It is very true when someone with something from the heart; it is fulfilled by God.
Temple is 60 km far from Sauraha, it takes 2 hours to reach there.


Daman is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Thaha Municipality, Makwanpur District, central Nepal. It lies on the Tribhuvan Highway, about 77 kilometers (48 mi) southwest of Kathmandu (about halfway to Hetauda) at an elevation of 2,322 meters (7,620 ft).
Daman is 128 km far from Sauraha, it takes 3 and a half hours to reach there.

Balmiki Temple

A Balmiki temple is called an Ashram, which means a hermitage or monastery. It is the communal house for Balmikis. The function of the Ashram is to serve as a center for building up the commitment of devotee’s and for transmitting the Ramayana’s message, and the focal point for the whole community to preserve their culture and traditions.
Balmiki ashram is 200 km far from Sauraha, it takes 5.30 hours to be there.