The Rhino Residency - INTRODUCTION
With 25 years of experience in trekking, mountaineering, rafting and wildlife adventure Lama Excursions is one of the leading and the oldest trekking companies of Nepal. Our services & professionalism catering to the needs of our guest have earned us a good reputation along the years among our agents all over the world. Now at the turn of the century, we proud to present a new venture The Rhino Residency Resort, an excititng combination of luxury and wildlife adventure in Royal Chitwan National Park, which will start its operation from the new millenium (1st January 2000).
The RRR with its ideal location at Sauraha, a minute's walk away from the Royal Chitwan National Park, can be reached by four hours picturesque drive from Kathmandu. The R.C.N.P. known the over for being one of the most well-managed parks in Asia, is home for more than 524 varied species of birds, the Great Asian one-horned rhinoceros, the Royal Bengal tiger, the leopard, the sloth bear besides deer, monkeys, crocodiles and other small mammals.
Our resort offers you three guest blocks, each comprising of 8 air-conditioned and well-furnished rooms with attached baths with 24 hours hot and cold water supply. Each room has a verandah that overlooks its own fishpond filled with fishes native to Chitwan. Our restaurant serves Indian, Chinese, Nepalese and Continental cuisinte and our bar boasts of the world's best beverages. In the midst of the serenity of our beautifull garden, lies a swimming pool surrounded by thatched umbrella shades and hammock. Our well-trained staff is always at your beck and call, ever ready to offer you the best in services and hospitality.
We offer you nature walks, briefing about elephants, bathing with them and elephant ride safari. Slide show presentations, tharu cultural dance programmes, village tours, jungle excursions, jungle drives, birdwatching tours and other wildlife related and cultural activities besides the use of our other facilities like our swimming pool, tennis court, library, mini museum, conference room (for 60 people) and more.
We are situated in a peaceful and tranquil area by the banks of the River Rapti just south of Sauraha and a mere minute's walk from the National park.
By Road : Accessible from Kathmandu and Pokhara along a picturesque road. Travel time is approximately 4 hours.
By Raft and Road : For the more adventurious, we can organise an exciting white water rafting trip of varying duration enroute to our Resort.
By Air : You will reach our Resort after a short picturesque 20 minutes flight and a drive of 30 minutes.