You will find around ten to fifteen elephants bathing in the Rapti river every morning between 10 and 12 o’clock. You can just watch from the riverbank but, getting a powerful shower while sitting on the back of this big amazing animal and helping to wash it is probably one of the most enjoyable experience you can have in your lifetime. Early morning or in the evening, you can also go to visit the elephant breeding centre , three km away from Sauraha village. In there, you can learn everything about the Asian elephants, from their origin and their diet to how they are trained at the age of three. You can also watch the new born calves playing and running towards you in the search of any sweet.