Meghauli Serai, Chitwan National Park

Experience the legendary Nepalese hospitality when you stay in the “Heart of the Jungle” at Meghauli Serai. Perched on the edge of the Rapti river in the remote Chitwan National Park, here you can relax and enjoy a serene and natural escape where your days are packed with amazing wildlife encounters from tigers, leopards, sloth bears, crocodiles and elephants. With only 30 rooms and suites to choose from, Meghauli Serai is the ultimate intimate hideaway to get acquainted with Nepal’s wildlife and stunning surrounds of the iconic Chitwan National Park. Here the friendly staff go above and beyond to make your stay here truly memorable with bush dinners around the crackling bonfire, sun downers in the wilderness, romantic bath turn downs, relaxing massages after a day spent in the great outdoor with a dedicated nature guides are all to be expected.


Chitwan or “Heart of the jungle” is famous as one of the best wildlife-viewing national parks in Asia and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984. Located in the Terai lowlands of Nepal; a mere 20 minute flight from the Kathmandu international airport. The park is famous for its success in conservation of the rare and endangered Greater One-horned Rhinoceros. From about 3000 animals of the species remaining in the wild; 605 are in Chitwan alone; affording excellent photographic opportunities to visitors.

Your room

We love the Presidential Suite, Rapti Mahal with spectacular views of the Rapti River, after a day exploring unwind on your private viewing deck with plunge pool. Luxury Rapti Villas are decked out in pastel hues that create a calming sanctuary in the middle of the jungle. Each villa features spacious living areas with sprawling views of the Rapti River and the National Park. With private plunge pools in every suite and luxurious bathrooms adorned with traditional Nepalese stone spouts , you are tempted to while away your afternoon listening to the rhythm of the flowing river.

Why we love it

We love the incredible array of wildlife sightings on offer in the Chitwan National Park, with your amazing guides at hand you can spot the endangered One Horned Rhinoceros, 550 species of birds, and 68 species of mammals. With so many activities on offer, after a few days at Meghauli Serai you’ll be at one with nature – think elephant back safaris, walking safaris, jeep safaris and canoeing on the Rapti river.