Nepal - The Terai & Mahabharat Range (Chapter)
This is the Terai & Mahabharat Range chapter from Lonely Planet’s Nepal guide-book.
The flat, hot subtropical plains of the Terai is a vibrant mix of cultures and a prominent destination for Buddhist pilgrims around the world. Rising from the Terai is the Mahabharat Range, a region of dramatic gorges, awe-inspiring terracing and enduring mountain villages.
- take a rolling ride on an elephant to spot tigers, hornbills and rhinos in Chitwan National Park
- explore the narrow streets of medieval Tansen (Palpa) before hiking down to the aban-doned palace of Ranighat
- raft the mighty Geruwa River and follow it with a jungle walk in the wilds of Bardia National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Butwal, Tansen (Palpa) & around, Hetauda, Daman, Nepalganj, Bardia National Park, Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve, Mahendranagar, Narayangarh & around, Bharatpur, Chitwan National Park, Sunauli, Bhairawa, Lumbini & around, Birganj, Ja-nakpur, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Biratnagar, Dharan, Hile, Ilam & around and Kakarbhit-ta.
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