Bardia National Park Tour
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Bardia National Park
Bardia National Park is a protected area in Nepal that was established in 1988. Covering an area of 968 km2 (374 sq mi) it is the largest and most undisturbed wilderness area in Nepal’s Terai, adjoining the eastern bank of the Karnali River in the Bardiya District.
Unspoiled nature, rare wild animals, authentic Tharu culture and little adventures never fail to amaze you. Unlike Chitwan National Park, Bardia is yet to commercialize. Choose Bardia National Park Tour and venture into the forest or canoe down the river, you will hardly spot another human.
Flora and Fauna
The park offers a variety of experiences in its vast undisturbed wilderness. The park is home to endangered animals such as the Royal Bengal tiger, wild elephant, Greater one-horned rhinoceros, swamp deer, and black buck.
The other endangered species include gharial-crocodile, marsh mugger and Gangetic dolphin. Endangered birds found in the park are Bengal florican, lesser florican and sarus crane.
More than 30 different mammals, over 230 species of birds and several species of snakes, lizard and fish have been recorded In the park’s forest, grassland and river. In addition to the resident species, several migratory birds visit the park.
Current checklists include 407 bird species, among them the Bengal florican, white-rumped vulture, peafowl, and bar-headed geese, which are symbolic of the park. Lesser florican, Silver-eared Mesia and Sarus crane have also been sighted.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft).
Meet and greet our airport representative at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) outside the terminal hall and transfer to your Hotel. Afternoon, trip briefing and final preparation. Stroll around colourful market Thamel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
After delightful breakfast, you proceed for exploring the cultural and political hub of Nepal, Kathmandu valley. Initiating from Patan Durbar Square-City of fine arts to the Kathmandu Durbar square in the morning. You will visit the Shikhara Style Krishna Mandir, Kumbheshwor Temple, Golden Temple Living Goddess Kumari and more. Pashupatinath Hindu temple and open crematory, world’s largest magnificent Boudhanath stupa then to the Swoyambhunath stupa-one of the oldest religious site on hilltop also refer to as Monkey temple.
Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj, drive to Bardia National Park (300m/1000ft): 1-hour flight; 90km, 2 hours drive.
Flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj takes an hour. From Nepalgunj airport, we will transfer you to Thakurdwara. Thakurdwara is a beautiful village at the entry point of the national park. We drive for around two hours from Nepalgunj to reach this entry point to the National Park.
Day 04: Bardia National Park.
You will go for a full day jungle walk into the national park and track wild animals. Our experienced guides will guide you through the forest. Our crew will ensure your safety. You will carry a lunch pack from the resort in the morning. You may spot a tiger, rhino or other animals.
Day 05: Bardia National Park.
You will go on a jeep safari, deep into the national park. You will carry a lunch pack with you and stop at viewing spots, rivers and riverside to wait and watch wild animals. Depending on your preference, you can customize with other activities to do inside the National Park.
Day 06: Drive to Nepalgunj, fly to Kathmandu.
The next day, we will return to Nepalgunj by an around 2 hours ride and take a flight back to Kathmandu.
Day 07: Final departure.
After breakfast, check out the Hotel and transfer to the Airport.
- Round trip flight ticket from Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu and airport tax.
- All ground transportation by private vehicle from and to the airport/bus station.
- Meals on full board.
- Accommodation in twin sharing basis at Hotel/Resort.
- All the Jungle Safari/Activities as per above-mentioned itinerary/program.
- All national park fees/entry permits.
- English speaking Nature/Jungle guide.
- Office Service charge.
- All Government Tax.
- Personal expenses like Bar Bills, laundry, telephone, personal tips for guide, driver etc.
- Rest of all that are not mentioned in cost inclusive.