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Chitwan Tharu Village, Sauraha

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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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  • We were very trilled that Tharu village was included in our excursion. It was very interesting how the Tharu people keep together, like one big family. There is also a little museum in the village wit...  more »
  • A walk that surely on your program. The length can be determined in consultation with the Guide. You will see by various Tharu villages and everyday life. You should be fine with walking because it can warm. Also suitable for children.
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  • Feels a bit intrusive when you enter the village, but very quickly, the relaxed attitude of the residents reassures. The animals live here in the middle of all, very naturally, as elsewhere in the Nepal. We do a leap in time, against agricultural methods that no longer have courses in the West for a long time, and the women who wash clothes in the river. But this rate is in harmony with the sweetness of the time. There is a little Museum in one of the thatched houses, to learn a little more about the habits of the Tharus, this very ancient people, which calls itself the "people of the forest". A parenthesis Nice all the River to crocodiles, about 2 kilometres from the centre of Sauhara...
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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!