Taj Safaris’ first lodge outside India: Meghauli Serai at UNESCO World Heritage listed Chitwan National Park, Nepal, nestled on the banks of the Rapti river, offers views of Chitwan National Park across the river from its 30 rooms and suites. From its 13 guestrooms that offer elevated views over the jungle-scape to the 16 independent villas, each with their own private plunge pools and the plush Rapti Mahal presidential suite, the lodge takes local traditions to a luxurious setting. Meghauli Serai has incorporated local hues into its design and operations for sustainable touches. Activities at the property include safaris on elephant-back, jeep safaris, jungle walks, walks through the local Tharu village, canoeing on the Rapti river and trekking through Himalayan foothills. Meghauli Serai also offers its signature spa treatments and an infinity pool overlooking the tranquil flow of the Rapti river.