Hotel Parkside : Sauraha (Chitwan National Park – Nepal )
Hotel Parkside situated in the main entrance of the Chitwan National Park, run by private family. The place is quite and you could be able to have lots of animals sounds even in Hotel. Hotel is equipped with solar, every rooms are well furnished and ventilated. Around the hotel there are nice gardens.Hotel has its tranquil roof terrace. In addition to these we have our own restaurant, where you can get number of dishes like Nepalese, Chinese, American and continental. Near to the hotel there is Tharu Village. You can have tharu cultural experience. Every evening you could go to the bank of Rapti River which just few minute walk from Hotel. The bank is full with nice huts and terrace where you can enjoy sun set view and dancing music. It’s more or less gives you little beach experience. Hotel Parkside provides you transportation facilities so that you can have journey to Chitwan for Jungle safari which will be adventurous experience into the wild of Chitwan National Park.
About Chitwan National Park
Nepal’s first and most famous national park (Chitwan National Park) is situated in the Inner Terai lowlands of Chitwan. Covering an area of 932 sq. kilometers the park includes hilly areas of the Shivalik Range covered by deciduous trees. Parts of the park are floodplains of rivers Narayani, Rapti, and the Reu, covered by dense tall elephant grass, forests of silk cotton, acacia and Sisam trees. Chitwan National Park was officially established in 1973 and included as World Heritage Site in 1984.
Chitwan National park is shelter to the last endangered Asian species like the one-horned rhinoceros and the Royal Bengal tiger. Other animals found here are the leopard, sloth bear, wild boar, rhesus monkey, grey langur monkey, wild dog, small wild cats, bison, the four species of deer and other small animals. Chitwan National Park is also home to 450 species of bird and hence is ideal for bird watching. In summer the forest is alive with nesting migrants such as the fabulous paradise flycatcher, the Indian pitta and parakeets.
In addition to these there are number of Jungle safari excursions like Caboe ride, Chitwan Tharu Cultural Show, Chitwan Tharu Village Tour, Sunset Viewing and Bicyle Tour to Chitwan Elephant Breeding Centre.