Bardia National Park is located in Nepal’s western plain lands, east of the Kamali River, covering an area of 968 sq.km. It is the largest and most undisturbed protected area in the Terai, home to many endangered species including tiger, wild elephant, rhinoceros, swamp deer, blackbuck, gharial crocodile, marsh mugger crocodiles. The enchanting birds found here are Bengal florican, lesser florican, Silver-eared mesia and Sarus Crane.
Bardia national park is famous for elephant back safari or jungle drive, bird watching and natural walk. Bardia jungle safari is the memorable experience of your life time. While doing the jungle safari you can observe 30 different mammals, more than 250 species of birds, and varieties of reptiles and aquatic animals. Bardia situated 585 kms south west of Kathmandu; Bardia national park provides an excellent wilderness for visitors. Unique flora and fauna, landscape and indigenous Tharu culture of buffer zone communities are main tourist attraction of Bardia. Bardia National Park is popular destination for bird watching also, there are over 250 species of birds like florican, giant hornbill, lesser florican, black and white stork, peafowl, herons, kingfishers, flycatchers and woodpeckers etc best season for bird watching are in march and December.
Bardia Jungle Safari Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu:
You will meet our office represents at the airport then transfer to hotel by a private car/van. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Drive to airport and fly to Nepaljung:
After arrival at Nepaljung airport you will meet the hotel guide and drive to Bardia National Park then check in hotel. After the lunch, visit village near by the hotel. You will visit the temple area, you will enter in a real typical "Tharu" house and see the local life. You will also visit Bardia National park visitor centre with its crocodile farm then back to hotel and dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Full day safari tour:
After breakfast, you will visit by foot in the national park with a naturalist guide and a porter. There will be good possibilities to see one horned rhino, wild Asian elephants or Bengal tiger among other animals.
You will have packed lunch in the afternoon. Evening back to hotel and overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Full day safari tour:
After breakfast, we drive one hour to Chisapani, over the Karnali Bridge then we will begin the floating safari (on raft). There are no big rapids on the river and this excursion offers good opportunities for magnificent landscapes and birdlife among other animals. After rafting you will enjoy small walk in wildlife prone areas. You will have picnic lunch in the afternoon. After that back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Departure to Nepaljung airport then fly back to Kathmandu:
After an early cup of tea, you will start elephant riding safari (2h30). Elephants are very adapted to go inside the vegetation and give good possibilities to get close to rhinos. After elephant riding safari back to hotel, have a breakfast and drive to Nepaljung airport then fly back to Kathmandu. After arrival at the airport, transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Full day world heritage sightseeing tour.
After breakfast our guide will meet you at the hotel and drive for "heritage sightseeing tour".
Morning, you will visit "Pashupatinath" and "Buddhanath".
Afternoon after lunch, you will visit "Shyambhunath" and "Kathmandu Durbur Square".
After sightseeing tour you will drive back to hotel and overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Departure from Kathmandu.
You will have a breakfast in the morning. You will drive to airport as per the flight time by a private vehicle .