Village development committee

Location in Nepal

Coordinates: 27°34′29″N 84°29′37″E / 27.57472°N 84.49361°E / 27.57472; 84.49361Coordinates: 27°34′29″N 84°29′37″E / 27.57472°N 84.49361°E / 27.57472; 84.49361
Country    Nepal
Zone Narayani Zone
District Chitwan District
Population (1991)
  Total 2,699
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Sauraha is a village in Nepal's Chitwan District situated close to the Rapti River and the Chitwan National Park, 23 km (14 mi) east of Narayangarh city. It is the eastern gateway to Chitwan National Park. Beginning literally as a small and quaint village of daub huts, houses and hotels, it has grown into a small town with hotels, resorts, restaurants, internet cafes, and gift shops.

Get in

By air

In addition to good road access, Sauraha has good air connections through Bharatpur airport with regular daily air services from Pokhara and Kathmandu. The airport lies just 15 kilometer to the west of Sauraha. Will need to change to bus, jeep, taxi for connection to Sauraha.

By bus



Jungle / wildlife safaris by foot, jeep and elephant. You may see a rhinoceros, deer, monkeys, and Bengal tiger. Bird watching in and around the jungle, especially Bishazari Tal, a wetland approximately 10 km north-west of Sauraha.


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