The glamping trend has swept through Asia, with new luxury tented camps setting up in the region’s most pristine locations. “It is different than an African safari,” John Roberts, director of elephants at the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation, tells CNN Travel. “The nature of the forests and wildlife allow you to be much more […]
Ariel Sophia Bardi takes a stroll through the jungle with some rather unusual guides. Embark on your own adventure on a tailor-made holiday to Nepal with Lightfoot Travel. Follow Lightfoot Travel and read about Ms. Bardi’s jungle adventure here: Elephant Guides of Nepal
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 […]
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 […]
Very few of us are as well acquainted with elephants as Kristjan and Tim Edwards, the two brothers of Nepal’s pioneer eco-tourism company, Tiger Tops. When us ordinary folk have the opportunity to do something extraordinary and follow Tim’s journey as he moves three elephants from Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge to Kanarli Lodge, you come on board expecting the unexpected. But when four beautiful elephants enter your life, it becomes apparent that your understanding of nature, conservation, oneself and ones place in the world, will never be the same again.