If you are a wildlife enthusiast, then Chitwan National Park is the perfect place you should visit in Nepal. The National Park is very much famous for the Wildlife Safari, Bird Watching and Tiger Tracking in Nepal. Yearly, thousands of tourist visit Chitwan National Park and fall in love with mesmerizing nature. The Chitwan National Park is a UNESCO world heritage site and also contains a Ramsar Site (Beeshazari Tal) in its buffer zone.
Chitwan National Park is home to a total of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and 126 species of fish in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile, along with different reptiles and different species of birds.
It is one of the largest playgrounds of wild animals in Nepal. Elephant Safari is one of the main attractions of this park. Every year tourist from around the globe come to Chitwan National Park to experience closeness with nature. And Jeep Safari is also another popular activity which guest enjoy during their stay in Chitwan. So here is the list of Top 10 Best Hotels in Chitwan National Park to have a comfortable and closeness stay to nature:
Hotels in Chitwan National Park
1. Safari Narayani Hotel
Safari Narayani Hotel is in Paithani, Bharatpur Chitwan National Park. The spectacular year-round jungle hotel features spacious rooms in rustic style country cottages. Situated near the bank of Rapti River and the National Park beyond, Safari Narayani Hotel is an ideal getaway to get closeness to nature for those seeking solace from a busy lifestyle. The rooms are decorated with local building material like bamboo and woods.
Guests can enjoy Elephant Safari and can visit Asia’s premier National Park in search of Tiger, Leopards, one horned Rhinos, etc. The hotel also provides the expert naturalists and guides for guest to get an experience of a lifetime.
The property offers meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Onsite dining venue and Restaurant offers international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There is free breakfast available each morning. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the property.
In-room climate control (air conditioning), rollaway beds (surcharge), desk, attached Bathroom with Shower, Hairdryer and Free toiletries. There is a Balcony or patio to have the view of outside from the room in the hotel. Other amenities, access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.
The property also offers barbecue grills, a garden, and laundry facilities, an airport shuttle, free self-parking is available on site. A restaurant, a bar or lounge, and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free property.
2. Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge
Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge has situated 4 km from the scenic Chitwan National Park. The Lodge is just 4 km away from Rapti River. The property offers free Wi-Fi access and a spacious garden. The Lodge also features a 24-hour front desk, tour desk, and a games room. Free private parking is available at the resort.
The Lodge is nestled beside the lush forest and overlooking idyllic Terai landscapes. Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge is inspired by the style of Tharu architecture and built from local materials. The Lodge offers a unique insight into Nepalese village life and culture and sneaks a peek of rich wildlife of Chitwan National Park.
The rooms at Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge are equipped with a seating area, Electric blankets, Mosquito net, linen, Clothes rack and Bathroom with Toilet paper, Towels, Bath or Shower and slippers for guest use. The on-site restaurant serves a range of local, Nepalese and continental cuisine. Guests are also welcome to relax in the resort bar.
Popular activities in the surrounding area include hiking, rafting, fishing, Canoeing, Outdoor pool, Walking tours and Tour or class about local culture. Guests can enjoy the safari tents which allows having an experience of the jungle sounds at night.
Tharu Lodge offers a combination of thrilling wildlife activities, unique and exciting encounters with the herd of domestic elephants, and authentic cultural experiences of the Tharu community.
The hotel provides Airport shuttle, Swimming pool, Kids’ pool and Special diet menus on request. The property also provides the Outdoor fireplace, Picnic area, BBQ facilities, and Garden.
The property also provides a designated smoking area, Wake-up service, Car hire, Safety deposit box, Airport shuttle, and Non-smoking rooms. They also provide Concierge service, Luggage storage, Ticket service, Cleaning services, Daily housekeeping, Ironing service, and Laundry.
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3. Meghauli Serai
Meghauli Serai is located on the banks of the Rapti River. The property is 185 km away from Kathmandu Airport. The main lounge with an imposing chandelier made with 10,000 Nepalese hands painted beads. The lodge is embraced with local décor and aesthetics with the use of local art and artifacts. The lodge has a mix of Nepali culture with Newari door leading to the lobby and blends of Tharu culture.
All the air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, seating, a minibar, bed linen, and kettle are also provided. There is a private bathroom with a bath, hairdryers, toiletries, towels, and bathrobes.
Meghauli Serai also features a spa center and outdoor pool. Guests can enjoy the food at the on-site restaurant and drinks at the bar. Various services like Beauty Services, Facial treatments, Waxing services, Manicure, Pedicure, Body scrub, Light therapy, Spa Facilities, and Footbath. Guest can also enjoy outdoor activities including Fishing, Canoeing, Mini golf, Outdoor pool, Walking tours, Tour or class about local culture and Archery.
The property also features a shared lounge/TV area, designated smoking area, soundproof rooms, Car hire, Family rooms, and Non-smoking rooms. Guest are also provided Concierge service, Luggage storage, Currency exchange, Express check-in/check-out, 24-hour front desk, Daily housekeeping, Ironing service, and Laundry.
4. Kasara Resort
Kasara Resort is located in Patlahara, Chitwan, on the borders of Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Gharial Breeding Centre is 2.6 km from the resort. And the Resort is 19 km from Bharatpur Airport and 150 km from Pokhara Airport. The essence of Kasara’s design and decor is inspired by the jungle environment and blend of simple luxury in a lush.
Free Wi-Fi is available in the property. All the rooms in Kasara Resort are with air conditioning facility, a seating area, a sofa, a desk, bed linen, and an electric kettle. The attached bathrooms have a shower, hairdryer, and bathrobes. And Guests can enjoy the garden view from the room.
Guest can enjoy the jungle safari, elephant safari and jeep safari in the National park with the guidance of expert naturalist. For recreational activities Resort offers Spa and wellness center, Massage, swimming pool, outdoor pool, beauty services, manicure, spa lounge, body scrub, etc. on site. And can enjoy Canoeing, Hiking, Cycling, Walking tours, Bike tours and Tour or class about the local culture of the site.
Kasara Resort provides Daily housekeeping, Trouser press, Ironing service, Dry cleaning, Laundry, Concierge service, Luggage storage, Ticket service, Tour desk, and Currency exchange. They also provide Express check-in/check-out, 24-hour front desk, Outdoor fireplace, and BBQ facilities. The property also offers an on-site restaurant, Kid-friendly buffet, Kid meals, Special diet menus, and Bar.
5. Green Park Chitwan
Green Park Chitwan is located in Sauraha, Chitwan. It is within 300 m from Rapti River, Chitwan National Park, and Elephant Riding Point. And 3 km from Sauraha Bus Station and 20 km from Bharatpur Airport. Free parking and free Wi-Fi access are available in the property. All the rooms are well equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, a minibar, seating area, and an electric kettle. The private bathrooms have a shower, hairdryer, and free toiletries.
At Green Park Chitwan, guest can enjoy the resting on a mattress that can make them feel the ninth cloud. The well-decorated rooms and the red clay in the walls will spray smile on the guest. The rooms are ratified with wood and rooms have the air conditioner and heating facilities that can make you feel comfortable during the stay. There is hand painted art on the wall and at night the warm light illustrates the traditional Tharu colors that fill in the rooms of Green Park Chitwan.
At Green Park Chitwan you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden, and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the Green Park Chitwan include meeting facilities, a tour desk, luggage storage, Lockers, Private check-in/check-out, Concierge service, Ticket service, and Currency exchange.
They also offer various other services like Express check-in/check-out, shuttle service, Daily housekeeping, Ironing service, Dry cleaning, and Laundry. They also feature a Swimming pool, Kids’ pool, Designated smoking area, Air conditioning, Heating, Safety deposit box, VIP room facilities, and Non-smoking rooms.
Guest can enjoy the Outdoor fireplace, Picnic area, Outdoor pool, BBQ facilities and gift shop on site. They can also go for Canoeing, Cycling, Walking tours, Tour or class about local culture. And also can take part in Cooking class, Live music performance and Themed dinner nights.
6. Landmark Forest Park
Landmark Forest Park is a resort acclaimed for the luxury and wide range of services that it offers in Chitwan. It is located just 100 m away from the Chitwan National Park. The property is just at a 10-minute walk away from the Elephant Breeding Centre and 86 km away from Tribhuvan International Airport.
The Landmark Forest Resort offers a swimming pool, Sun terrace
An outdoor pool and BBQ facilities, Canoeing and Walking tours. Forest Park facilitates a 24-hour front desk to assist guests at all hours. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. All the rooms have Air conditioning, Heating, and Soundproof facilities. They also provide Bridal suite, VIP room facilities, Family rooms, Facilities for disabled guests, Airport shuttle, Non-smoking rooms, Newspapers, and Room service.
Each room in the property features a flat-screen TV, seating area, desk and tea or coffee maker. The attached bathrooms are equipped with a shower and toiletries. The property also serves Daily housekeeping, Luggage storage, Trouser press, Shoeshine, Ironing service, dry cleaning and Laundry with some additional charges. Meeting or banquet facilities are also available in the property.
They also serve excellent food and beverage and live music in the property. You can explore the outdoors with the consultancy of travel support desk and they will organize experiential safari tours. They also serve Concierge service, Ticket service, Tour desk, Currency exchange and 24-hour front desk in the property.
7. Tigerland Safari Resort
Nestled in a lush riverine forest, the jungle-themed Lodge Tigerland Safari Resort is on the banks of the Rapti River. The Resort is located in Jagatpur, Patlahara and is 4 km from the Chitwan National Park. This lodge is located in a small village of the local Tharus and offers a breathtaking view of the national park forest and also of the jungle wild animals and birds. The architecture in the property includes the use of local bamboo, wood in furnishing and decoration.
The property offers different ways to explore Chitwan’s wilderness. Guest can go for a Jeep safari, Boat safari, Jungle walks, Elephant safari, Canoeing, and Hiking. Cultural dance of Tharu culture is performed by a local group inside the lodge in the evenings.
There are a restaurant and a bar on site. The property serves Local, Continental, Indian, Japanese, Asian and American cuisines. They also provide a dietary menu on request.
The property provides Free parking, Free WiFi, Airport shuttle, Air conditioning, Car hire, Gift shop, VIP room facilities, Newspapers, and Room service. They also provide 24-hour front desk service and Cleaning services, Daily housekeeping, Laundry and Meeting or banquet facilities in the property.
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8. Sarang Wildlife Sanctuary
Sarang Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Meghauli spreading over the area of 18.1 acres. The property is located 43 Km from Chitwan. Cottages in Sarang Wildlife Sanctuary are designed in the traditional Tharu styles. All rooms at the resort are equipped with a seating area, desk, private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries. The property serves a continental breakfast daily and also features a 24-hour front desk. Each room includes a balcony with garden views and free WiFi.
Guests can enjoy the recreational activities on site or in the surroundings, including cycling, billiards, Canoeing, Hiking, and Horse riding. The property also offers Outdoor pool, Pool bar, BBQ facility, Spa Facilities, Full body massage, and Swimming pool. Pets are allowed on request in the property and there are no extra charges for pets.
The hotel provides the services like Airport drop off, Airport picks up, Public transport tickets, Reception services, Private check-in/check-out, Luggage storage, Ticket service, Tour desk, Currency exchange, Valet parking, and 24-hour front desk. It also provides Cleaning services, Daily housekeeping, Ironing service, Dry cleaning, Laundry, Business facilities and Meeting or banquet facilities.
9. Barahi Jungle Lodge
The Lodge spreading over the area of 12 hectares offers deluxe boutique rooms and is located in Meghauli, on the banks of Rapti river near the small village of Tharus. The property is 32 km away from Bharatpur Airport and Narayan Ghat Bus Stand and the Chitwan National Park is 100 m away. The view of the National Park from river facing stand-alone cottages gives you the sense of serenity and the lodge is also surrounded by forest from two sides, which gives the breathtaking view of the forest. The decor of Barahi Jungle Lodge gives a stunning insight into the Tharu culture of Nepal with the blends of the wilderness of Chitwan.
The decor and interiors of the Lodge include the use of local bamboo, wood and decoration are highlighted with an elegant interior. For recreational activities, the property offers Spa and wellness center, Massage, Canoeing, Outdoor pool, Infinity pool, Pool bar, and Swimming pool. Lodge offers you several ways to explore Chitwan’s wilderness which includes a Jeep safari, Boat safari, Jungle walks, and Elephant safari. Guest can also go for Village visits on foot or bullock to sneak a peek into the cultural aspect of Chitwan. Lively performances of Tharu Cultural Dance by Local groups are also organized in the property in the evening.
Each room in Barahi Jungle Lodge is furnished with indigenous elements such as bamboo, wood, animal arty-crafts, and elephant grass. The decors and artifacts of each room in Barahi Jungle Lodge are inspired by Wildlife of the Chitwan National Park.
In-room services and amenities in Barahi Jungle Lodge includes Spacious bathroom, bathtub, Private balconies which gives the panoramic views of the river and National Park. The Lodge also provides daily Housekeeping service, Laundry service. Barahi Jungle Lodge rooms are well equipped with a TV with satellite connection, free wifi, Individual climate controlled inverters, air-conditioning, and overhead fans and Dining.
Other facilities offered at Barahi Jungle Lodge include meeting facilities, a business center, a tour desk, a library, a message center, and luggage storage facilities. The Barahi Jungle lodge serves Local Nepalese Cuisine, Continental, Indian, Thai, and Chinese also. And the Tiger’s Den Bar in the property is well-equipped and serves different aperitif-spirits, wines, and liqueurs.
10. Machan Country Villa
Machan Country Villa lets you experience various exhilarating activities and discover both the wildlife and the way of life of the Tharu Villagers of Chitwan. The Villa is located in Gochada, Nawalparasi in Chitwan National Park and 1-hour drive from Bharatpur Airport.
Machan Country Villa has a team of expert naturalists, under the leadership of Dr. Charles Ramble, an anthropologist and naturalist with wide experience of Nepal. Visitors can experience their knowledge of the jungle’s flora and fauna and they will also guide you to ride on elephant back and in Land Rovers, on nature walks, and bird-watching excursions.
Machan Country Villa features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar. The hotel provides free buffet breakfast, as well as free WiFi in public areas, valet parking, and a manager’s reception. Machan Country Villa also features a poolside bar, a coffee shop, and a business center. The rooms are well equipped and provide bathrobes and slippers, as well as comforts such as memory foam beds and premium bedding. The Internet is available in all rooms with free WiFi.
There are different other amenities for guests and different recreational activities include Swimming Pool, Mountain biking on site, Bicycle rentals nearby and a Kids pool. The Villa also provides Free cribs or infant beds and Babysitting or childcare.
The Villa has outdoor Pool, Children’s pool, Playground on site and provides Laundry facilities, Guest Services, Luggage storage, Dry cleaning/laundry service, Daily housekeeping, Concierge, etc. There is Multilingual staff to help guest and Business Services and Business Center are also available for meeting facilities. Guest can enjoy BBQ grill, Garden and Terrace in the site and can experience the thrill of a safari.