Bardia Jungle Safari
Bardia National Park is located in Nepal’s western plain lands, east of the Kamali River, covering an area of 968 sq. km. Bardia Jungle Safari 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, and marsh mugger crocodiles. The enchanting birds found here are Bengal florican, lesser florican, Silver-eared media, and Sarus Crane.
Bardia Jungle Safari is famous for elephant back safari or jungle drive, bird watching, and natural walk. Bardia jungle safari is the memorable experience of your lifetime. 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 Jungle Safari has situated 585 km southwest 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 the main tourist attractions of Bardia jungle safari. Bardia Jungle Safari is a 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, woodpeckers, etc best season for bird watching are in march and December.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu:
You will meet our travel representative at the airport and then drive to the hotel by private car/van. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Drive to the 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 lunch, visit the village nearby the hotel. You will visit the temple area, you will enter a real typical “Tharu” house and see the local life. You will also visit Bardia National park visitor center with its crocodile farm then back to the hotel and have dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Full-day safari tour:
After breakfast, we drive one hour to Chisapani, over the Karnali Bridge then we will begin the floating safari (on a 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 a small walk in wildlife-prone areas. You will have a picnic lunch in the afternoon. After that back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Departure to Nepaljung airport then fly back to Kathmandu:
After an early cup of tea, you will start an elephant riding safari (2h30). Elephants are very adapted to going inside the vegetation and give good possibilities to get close to rhinos. After elephant riding safari back to the hotel, have breakfast and drive to Nepaljung airport then fly back to Kathmandu. After arrival at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Full-day world heritage sightseeing tour.
After breakfast, our guide will meet you at the hotel and drive for a “heritage sightseeing tour”.
Morning, you will visit “Pashupatinath” and “Buddhanath”.
In the afternoon after lunch, you will visit “Shyambhunath” and “Kathmandu Durbar Square”.
After the sightseeing tour, you will drive back to the hotel and overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Departure from Kathmandu.
You will have breakfast in the morning. You will drive to the airport as per the flight time by a private vehicle.