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Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge

Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge is located inside the Chitwan National Park. When the Jungle Lodge opened in the 1960s, it became the benchmark for wildlife lodges around the world and continues to offer an unforgettable wildlife experience.

The Government of Nepal has banned all lodges operating within the core areas of Chitwan National Park and as such Tiger Tops is now closed, please contact us for alternatives outside of the park such as Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge speak to our Nepal specialists for alternatives in Nepal and beyond.

At a Glance

  • Central round-house includes a small library and an extensive bar

  • Home-style cooking

  • Fantastic naturalists with game drives by elephant, boat, jeep or foot.

  • Eco friendly lodge run by solar energy

  • Right inside the Chitwan National Park

Insider's View

None of the lodges in Chitwan have air-conditioning so its best to avoid travel from early April onwards.

Daniel Smith

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Chitwan National Park

Description

The Jungle Lodge lies in the heart of Chitwan National Park, a world heritage site since 1984. A true wilderness in every sense of the word with its extraordinary humidity, lush riverine grasslands, densely forested hills and comforting background choir of crickets singing, the park is also home to a plethora of wildlife including a staggering number of bird species and the majestic and elusive Royal Bengal Tiger.

A pair of treehouses nestle unobtrusively in a clearing, looking out to the Narayani River as it swells and falls throughout the year. The treehouses have been designed with minimal environmental impact in mind and are home to pared down rooms in natural colors and fabrics. As part of our commitment to responsible tourism, Jungle Lodge runs almost entirely on solar energy.

Facilities include a spectacular central ‘ghol ghar’ or round-house which contains a small library and an extensive bar. With its glorious 180 degree views and welcoming cushions, the sweeping verandah provides the perfect place to unwind and drink in the surroundings. Paradise fly-catchers dart through the air, monkeys gallivant on the lawn, rhinos graze contentedly in the middle distance and the Royal Bengal Tiger will often prowl down to the riverbank to drink.

The kitchen at Jungle Lodge produces delicious, beautifully presented home-style cooking. Eggs sunny-side up, freshly squeezed orange juice and a pot of strong coffee to the start the day off, home-baked biscuits at tea-time and a basket of steaming samosas to accompany your evening sundowner before dinner.

Accommodation

There are 28 en suite rooms offering hot water and comfortable furnishings. Although not hugely luxurious, they offer a comfortable wildlife lodge experience.

Childcare

Welcome, but no facilities

Facilities

Bar, Dining Room

Location & Directions

Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge, situated 75 miles south west of Kathmandu, at an elevation of 450 feet above sea level, is in the heart of Royal Chitwan National Park

When to go

Nepal has a Monsoonal climate with four main seasons. Fall and spring are the two most favourable seasons for visiting Nepal. Fall (September to early December) brings in clear weather with sunny days and warm nights. Spring (March to May) with occasional rain falls. From June to September, is the monsoon season. Uncomfortable time to visit as the climate of Nepal at this time of year brings about hot weather and rain falls almost every day.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Chitwan National Park

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