International Elephant Race 2008 Trophy

In the recently concluded International Elephant Festival held in Chitwan, Explore Himalaya‘s exclusive partner Asia World Enterprise repeated last year’s winning performance by securing first place at the 5th International Elephant Race. As in the previous year, the Asia World bagged the coveted trophy.

The 5th International Elephant Race Trophy

International Elephant Festival, Sauraha, Chitwan (26th – 28th Dec, 2008)

Attention all animal lovers and wildlife enthusiasts, the fifth International Elephant Race and Elephant Festival will be held from 26th – 28th December in the tourist village of Sauraha. The village is located in the lush and verdant locale of Chitwan National Park.

Activities during the fest include:

1. Elephant Procession (march past),
2. Elephant Bathing,
3. Traditional Elephant Decoration,
4. International Elephant Race
5. Elephant Soccer Match
6. Photo Exhibition & Documentary Shows depicting the Life Cycle of Elephants
7. Canoeing, Ox Cart & Horse Racing
8. Cultural Program
9. Food Festival