1 Sauraha, Chitwan

Watch the sun go down over the teeming jungle from a “beach” bar on the banks of the Rapti River.

2 Chitwan National Park

Spot the endangered Asian one-horned rhino from the back of an elephant.

3 Bis Hajaar Tal, Chitwan

Away from the tiger- and rhino-spotting crowds, the swampy “20,000 Lakes” are home to hundreds of exotic birds.

4 Devghat

Devout Hindus come to die at this holy confluence, spanned by a dramatic suspension footbridge.

5 Lumbini

Visit the birthplace of the Buddha, arguably Nepal’s most important historical site, with archeological finds dating back to the third century.

6 Bardia National Park

Take a guided walk into the jungle, with no one else around to disturb the animals.

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