The Bardia National Park is spread over 968 sq km and located in the western Terai on the eastern bank of the Karnali river. The park is the largest and most undistributed protected area in the Terai and is home to the endangered Royal Bengal tiger and Nepal’s famous one-horned rhinoceros. It is thickly forested by Sal trees, glass lands, savannah and riverine forest. The park host 30 different mammals, more than 250 species of birds, and several varieties of reptiles and water animals. Some of the other animals found here are elephant, swamp deer, blackbuck, gharial crocodile and marsh mugger crocodile, birds include endangered varieties of Bengal florican lesser florican, silver eared mesia and sarus crane. Package 3 night 4 days and 4 night 5 days are better for looking Tiger and wild elephant if short time 2 night 3 days package also available . The Best season for jungle Safari tour in Bardia national park is March to June and October to December.
1st Day: Pick up from Nepalgunj airport or Ambassa by private car check in resort Thakurwara.Re-fresh Lunch after we will visit the temple area, Village, the Bazar and also you will enter in a actual tharu model house and see the local life back to hotel and dinner overnight.
2nd Day: Floating safari
Early morning breakfast, after we drive one hour from hotel to Chisapani, over the Karnali Bridge this day we have lunch (with local fish) in typical restaurant for real Nepali test . After lunch we start the floating safari (on raft).There are no grade rapids. The excursion offer good opportunities to see animal and wonderful landscapes and birdlife among other animals. This day evening, we pitch the tents on a sandy beach (just across the river, outside NP) then we go to authentic Tharu village for cultural dances and diner this village is very remote (This is special Bardia trip). After the dinner we go back to the tents where a big wood fire awaits us.
Night in tents
3rd Day: Elephant safari and Jeep Safari
Breakfast in the early morning, you will go on elephant back safari. Elephants are very adapted to go inside the vegetation and give good possibilities to get near to rhinos back to resort lunch after you will go in the national park in a jeep. This is a super excursion to learn the geography of the National park and the different ecosystems. We can go down the car for small walk some areas back to resort diner and overnight.
4th Day: Full day Jungle walks
Wake up early morning pack picnic breakfast, then we will cross the river and go on foot in the Bardia national park for the full day with a naturalist guide including porter this day Picnic lunch in the Jungle .There are must possibilities to see wild asian elephants or Bengal tiger, one horned rhino among other animals too and evening Back to Resort dinner and overnight.
5th Day: Morning after breakfast free (If you want possibilities for optional activities)
Lunch and departure
- 4 Night Accommodation with full meals.
- Transportation, park entry ticket, all guided safari activities.
- Cultural show & other trip related assistance.
Cost not includes:
Drinks (mineral water, soft drinks) and personal expenses
Note: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj flight ticket usd 187.00 one way and Pick up drop charge Nepalgunj to hotel per private transport car/ Jeep usd 65.00 one way