Elephants – Why they seem to be everyone’s favourite!

I had a meeting recently with the owner of Tings, a very chic, off the grid boutique hotel group with places both in Kathmandu and one on its way in Lisbon. The conversation, (as it so often does in Nepal) went onto elephants and why we seem to have this instant love for them. Thomas made the point that it is because we have all grown...

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Chitwan National Park accommodation - Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge

Situated in Chitwan's buffer zone near the river, Tharu Lodge is owned and managed by the famous Tiger Tops group who set up the first camp in the jungle here before it was even declared a national park. No accommodation is permitted inside the national park these days and though Tharu is too far from the park entry gate for safaris in...

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Selena Gomez Visits Nepal

“This visit to Nepal was extraordinarily powerful—at times, devastating and heartbreaking, but also incredibly inspiring,” said Selena Gomez. “At first when you witness children living in extreme poverty you wonder how it is possible that they can be deprived of their basic human needs and rights. Then you talk to these children and you...

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Tiger Tops: Sustaining the Brand Value

Tiger Tops is celebrating its golden jubilee this year. A brand known for luxury hotels and lodges nestling amid the most natural setting has passed through various ups and downs during these five decades. One of the prominent ones being denied to operate Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge, inside the Chitwan National Park. It has however found ways...

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Elephant dung to heat your shower!?

Elephant dung to heat your shower, gardens irrigated with the water from your sink, and fruit trees that build ecosystems and produce carbon offsets! Yes, this year Tiger Tops is going even greener by implementing grey water recycling systems, generating compost heating and conducting mass tree planting activities. Using, replenishing...

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