Bardiya National Park

Bardiya National Park Bardiya National Park was established in 1969 as a Royal Hunting Reserve. In 1976 it was gazetted as the Karnali wildlife reserve with an area of 368 sq. km and in 1982 it was renamed as Bardia National Park. In 1988 it was extended to cover the whole Babai Valley to 968 sq.km and now the area has been double up. It is located in the mid-far western region on the eastern bank of the Karnali River, about 600 kms west of Kathmandu. It is the largest and most undisturbed wilderness area in the Terai of Nepal. It is thickly forested by Sal trees and is carpeted with grass, savannah and riverine forest. It is a regenerated habitat for endangered species like the rhinoceros, wild elephant, tiger, swamp deer, black buck, crocodile and Gangetic dolphin, endangered birds includes the Bengal florican, lesser florican, silver-eared mesia and Sarus crane. More than 30 different mammals, over 300 species of resident and migratory birds and many reptiles and fish have been found to be thriving here. You will be also visiting Nepal far-west region Terai plain and chance to see Nepal’s typical culture.

How to get there?

By Land: Direct bus from different parts of the country.

By River: Rafting on the Karnali River.

By Air: Daily flights from Kathmandu to Nepaljung (1 hr) and jeep transfer from the airport to the hotel (2.5 hrs)

Bardiya Safari package - 4 Nights/ 5Days

Day 01: Kathmandu
- Arrive at Bardiya national park
- Meet our representative and transfer to hotel.
- Short brief about the tour after refreshment Tharu bar or the beautiful garden.
- Lunch
- Tharu village/ Culture tour.
- Dinner

Day 02: Bardiya National Park
- Wake up call
- tea or coffee
- Jungle Walk
- Dugout canoe ride
- Elephant back safari
- Tharu cultural dance.
– Dinner

Day 03: Bardiya National Park
- Wake up call
- Breakfast
- jungle Walk to Rhino's, Elephant's and Tiger's territory up to Gola
- view Genetics Dolphin Place
- Dinner

Day 04: Bardiya National Park
- Wake up call
- Breakfast
- Whole day walking safari to cover Baghurphanta watching tower and grasslands.
- Dinner

Day 05: Bardiya National Park
- Wake up call
- Very early morning bird watching in Community Forest
- Departure after Lunch.


Jungle Safari in Nepal