Preparations for Elephant Fair starts in Sauraha

2nd Aug, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, August 02 : Preparations for the yearly elephant fair has started in Nepal’s tourist destination Sauraha. The regional hotel association of Chitwan has informed about the gearing up for the preparations of the 14th series of Elephant Fair.

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The association has been organizing the fair from 26th of December to the 31st of the December each year.

The association has acknowledged of making this year’s fest different from the previous ones. The association inducted Elephant Polo as a new game in the fair last year.

“We are in attempt to reduce the stress of the elephants bringing in some reformations in the existing games and are planning to introduce some new ones,” President of Regional Hotel Association Chitwan, Suman Ghimire said.

The organizers also has decided not to hold the cultural show throughout the fair but at the concluding day of the fair as it was claimed to have disturbed the animals in the forest.