Wake up call early in the morning at 5:30 am and warm up with a cup of tea or coffee. Then start Elephant back safari in the Jungle at 6am for 2 hours. Back to the Resort and have breakfast, then elephant expert will provide the Elephant briefing including their history, nature and living style of the
elephant in the National park and around the world. At 11:00am, we go to Elephant bathing (seasonal- only summer time about 30min) followed by canoe in the Rapti River. Hike about 45 min (2km) from the resort (option to drive as well) and reach to the canoe starting point; canoe duration will be about 1 hour (2.5km). Canoe ride along the Rapti River will be an excellent opportunity for Birdwatching and for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles; the Marsh Mugger and Gharial. Then back to the Resort for lunch at 1:30 pm. From 3 to 5 pm we go to Jeep safari inside the National park to explore the diverse flora and fauna living in the National Park. About 1.5 to 2 hours drive inside the National Park. (Jeep drive includes in 3 nights 4 days and above package but considering special package have included in 2 nights 3 days program). Jeep Drive goes through the grasslands, riverine forests and Sal forests to Kasara (the National Park’s headquarters) Gharial Hatchery Farm where you will learn about how crocodiles are brought up at this farm & then later released into the rivers. This is one of the best opportunities to explore the diverse flora and fauna in the National Park. In about 2 hours back to the resort. Enjoy the riverside view with some drinks sitting on the shore of the Rapti River on the front deck of the Resort. At 6:00pm enjoy the Tharu cultural performance. A typical Tharu cultural show will be about 45 min. to one hour. Farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances. Tharu songs and dances including the popular stick dance, where a great circle of running men whack sticks together in time. Then about 7:00pm, you will be served by a BBQ dinner.