With a view to promoting tourism, the popular tourism event, Elephant Festival, is taking place in Sauraha of Chitwan.
It is informed that some five foreign groups are taking part in the international elephant race championship – the part of the Elephant Festival.
Among 20 groups in the race, 15 are from Nepal, said Damodar Sharma, Secretary of Regional Hotel Association, the organizer of the event.
Among the groups participating in the championship are NRNA-Japan, Robert Duncan, UK, Bubo Travels Slovakia and Clarke and Nize Australia.
The elephant race and football are the most interesting features of the festival.