Meghauli Serai, A Taj Safari

Standing on the banks of the river Rapti, Meghauli Serai overlooks a vast expanse of rippling waters and the core of Chitwan National Park. This 30 room lodge is designed to showcase the spectacular wilderness and rooms as well as guest areas afford uninterrupted views of the jungle. The main lounge with an imposing chandelier made with 10,000 Nepalese hand painted beads. The lodge embraces local décor and aesthetics with an abundant use of local art and artefacts. The large Newari door leading to the lobby has been procured from a local Tharu village. A large infinity pool with a viewing deck and a ‘machan’ over the river for private dining and wildlife viewing add to the charm of this jungle lodge at Chitwan.
Hotel Highlights
Breathtaking View of Rapti River
More than 625 Species of Birds
Jungle Safari with Trained Naturalists
Range of Adventure and Park Activities
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Hotel Policies
  • Check-­in from 1:00 PM
  • Check-­out till 11:00 AM
  • Early check-in and late check-out on request
  • We accept American Express, Diner's Club, Master Card, Visa, JCB International
  • Pets are not allowed.
Hotel Essentials
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    Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
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    Anywhere, anytime dining concept
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    16 Villas with private plunge pools
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    Presidential Suite with a private deck overlooking the banks of the River Rapti. The suite can interconnect with a second bedroom giving an option of a two bedroom suite
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    Private and unique dining options – indoors, outdoors, in-room (24 hours) or pool-side
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    Well stocked Library
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    Air conditioning and power backup facility
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    Chauffeur-driven pick-up from the closest airports – Meghauli, Bharatpur or Kathmandu
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    Jeep Safaris in customised 4x 4 vehicles with naturalists - skilled experts who interpret the sights and sounds of the forest
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    Walking safaris amidst tall elephant grass accompanied by our naturalists
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    Elephant safaris and walking safaris amidst tall grass accompanied by our naturalists
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    Canoeing trips on the Rapti river to spot Chitwan’s rich bio-diversity
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    Village Visits – mingle with Tharu tribals and experience their quaint lifestyle
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    Experience pottery on a real potter’s wheel
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    Elephant bathing and feeding
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    Safari shop
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    Private butlers with all villas, safe deposit lockers & 24-hour laundry
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    12 contemporary rooms with balconies overlooking the National Park and Terai grasslands
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    Jiva Spa with ancient wellness treatments.
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    Enjoy a massage in the privacy of your room or at the 3 massage rooms including a couple massage room
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    Large outdoor infinity pool. All villas have private plunge pools.

Guest Rooms


*Rates Exclusive of taxes


Getting There:

By Air : Kathmandu - Bharatpur Airport (Daily flights) - 20 minute flight

By Road : Kathmandu – 176 km, 6 hours | Pokhara 200 km, 7 hours

Guest Speak

Jonty R.
2 years ago
Luxury with soul
Really impressed by the standard of service; the food; the accommodation and the amazing wildlife activities
Michael M.
2 years ago
Excellent in all respects
The property, service, food and activity choices were all top notch.
Alison A. P. M.
3 years ago
The highlight of our trip
Thanks Arno for a wonderful 3 days. Your entire team at the Lodge are amazing. Special mention for Sanjay and Samun who looked after us so well. They both are very special assets to your team. Cheers Alison and Paul M.
3 years ago
Chilling with thrilling.
It was nice experience on the bank of river, with thrilling jungle safari. Delicious dine and wine in the candle light On the bank of river. Service was very prompted with full respect. Such a great experience.