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Chitwan Tharu Village, Sauraha
(4.1/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Chitwan Tharu Village offers an intimate look into the authentic lifestyle of the Tharu people. This Nepali ethnic minority makes up about seven percent of the population, and has remained largely untouched by globalization. Residents live and work in the village's mud homes, often too busy going about their lives to interact much with visitors. The livestock grazing in the area belong to the villagers, and a small museum gives more information about Tharu culture, tools, and dress. The village is about 2 km (1.2 mi) outside of the center of Sauraha; you can reach it easily by car, ox-pulled cart, on foot, or by bicycle. Plan your Chitwan Tharu Village visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sauraha using our Sauraha travel itinerary maker.
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  • Tharu is a small village near Chitwan National Park. You can see the old Tharu Culture there. The houses, farms, their living style, Bullock cart etc. Worth visiting a place if you love Culture. 
  • Interesting for those who travel in Asia for the first time. We see them at work in the middle of the farm animals and of the lofts. Nice people. If you are afraid of the human zoo appearance, store your camera, walk and engage with residents.
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  • I expected nothing from this visit. But I was very pleasantly surprised at how interesting this was. Our guide explained the origin of the Tharu people, how they build their houses, what they eat, mar...  more »
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  • The staff working at the resort are very friendly and cordials. also the guide that take you at the activities, there are punctual and serious person so you know that everything is going to be just fine. Very welcoming people i enjoy a lot and the food is also good. Hope to be back again some day !
  • Amazing place for great food and awesome birds in the surrounding trees. And very close to river. Also very close to all local amenities.
  • My study abroad group stay for a week here. We really enjoyed the views and the location. There were a few small stores close by that we could walk to. The staff was SO NICE. I had to do a Nepali homework assignment and the manager helped me do it! The manager's English was amazing. He is a member of the Lion's club! Very cool guy. The beds are not comfy at all, but that hold up with the rest of the country. The food was very good. We ate in buffet style, but I'm not sure if that is always what they provide. (We were a large group of about 25). Next door live some very friendly elephants! The owners of the elephants do not speak English, but if you ask to pet them in Nepali, they will let you. The roads in the town are well maintained (few potholes comparatively with other places in Nepal), but watch out for elephant poop. The town is FULL of elephants, and you can see them all marching home after the tour day is over. It's very cool to see. Some of them are painted, which is very beautiful. We did a river tour and rode some elephants while we were here. I highly recommend both. The management helped us rent bicycles which was a great way to get around the town.
  • Very nice hotel ,clean and nice room ,comfortable bed ,excellent staffs , very good food .
  • Wow, what amazing service! Loved staying here. Hot showers, clean rooms, great people working there, and close to everything! Oh and 2 elephants lived right next to the hotel:) say hi to Roni the elephant and Bissal his master if you stay there for us, oh and Buso the server at the hotel was super sweet and attentive. One of the best places I've ever stayed!