DB Chaudhary

Job position: DB started as a naturalist with Tiger Tops. He then became in charge of the tented camp in Chitwan, and moved on to become the operational manager of Tharu Lodge. Today, DB is the General Manager at Tharu Lodge.

DB is an expert in jungle wildlife and conservation, but what he loves the most is talking about the birds of the jungle. He is very much involved with local conservation, including the first community managed vulture restaurant in the world, an idea that BD came up with himself. DB is the first manager of the lodge who comes from the local Tharu community, where he engages in social work. He looks after the Tiger Tops Swiss Air school for underprivileged children and organizes local clean-ups of the villages and jungle surrounding the lodge.