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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WALKING HOME – THE END OF THE ELEPHANTS JOURNEY

Early in October our three resident elephants from the Jungle Lodge made it home. After a three week journey across the hills and plains of the Terai, encountering torrential monsoon rain, road closures and the warm welcome of villages, Ram Kali, Chan Chun Kali and Champa Kali have settled into life at Karnali Lodge. After a relatively...

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World Rhino Day!

Today is World Rhinoceros Day – an opportunity to reflect upon conservation efforts and raise awareness about these magnificent jungle creatures. In recent years there has been an increase in the population of greater one-horned rhinos (also known as Indian rhinos) in Chitwan and Bardia National Parks, Nepal. Chitwan National Park in fact...

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Walking with Elephants (Day 2)

The morning began early at 3am, as it will for the next three weeks, to ensure the elephants are moved in maximum safety and comfort. Danbar, one of Tiger Tops longest working naturalists, explained how this enables the elephants to escape the heat and the traffic, while giving them time enough to rest, feed and bathe before dark. Once...

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