Bardia wildlife safari luxury tour is a unique vacation plan that will expose you to the wildlife of Nepal without compromising your comfort and luxury. A four days wildlife safari in Bardia national park of Nepal is a perfect holiday for nature lovers, which offers unlimited chances to get along with nature. Bardia national park has the most chances of exploring the Royal Bengal Tiger in Nepal. Bardia wildlife trip is designed to cover most of the essences of unspoiled nature and exotic culture. Knowing that Bardia is situated in the Tarai region of the county, the culture, lifestyle, local Nepalese food, and other aspects are vastly different from other corners of Nepal. You will get the chance to experience the different but unique lifestyle of the people living on the plains and explore new things. Besides culture and tradition, the main focus of this trip is to provide you the opportunity to reconnect with nature. This tour package is different from other packages because it takes you far from the hectic and congested city life toward peaceful and pristine nature.
Nepal has some of the most extraordinary topography including high elevated mountains and plain grasslands. Nepal is mostly known for mountain trekking and other activities related to mountains such as trekking and other thrilling activities like ultralight flights and paragliding. Nepal is famous for its world's tallest mountain like Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) along with its other majestic mountains such as Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Kanchanjunga, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and many more. Due to Nepal's unique geography there you can see snow-capped mountains and luscious green plains.
Nepal, the land of mountains however allows experiencing the sub-tropical plains which might be a different adventure one might experience. This Bardia wildlife safari luxury tour is one of the excursion adventures. Which covers all the important elements of this tour package in just 4 days. As already mentioned Nepal has both mountains and a sub-tropical ecosystem which allows both flora and fauna to flourish without any limits. As a result, you get the opportunity to see different types of exclusive animals. Animals that are found inside the Bardia national parks are rather not only exotic but endangered as well.
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- Jeep Safari within the Bardia National Park.
- River safari on a handcrafted boat.
- Fully guided walking safari.
- Bird watching along with an expert naturalist.
- Exclusive bonfire dinner at the resort.
Bardia is the largest and the least explored National park in Nepal after Chitwan national park. It is located far southwest of Tarai, Bardia is quite popular for the Royal Bengal tigers. Bardiya is the habitat of some of the majestic and furious animals, the Royal Bengal tiger and other aquatic animals such as freshwater Dolphins and wild Elephants. Different rare species of birds can be spotted at Badiya national park. You can enjoy various kinds of activities which are must-do activities. Activities such as canoe rides, jungle jeep safari, bird watching, exploring the culture of the Tharu people (Native peoples), and many more.
Bardia National Park Facts:
968 Square Kilometers
Endangered Species of Mammals
Swamp Deer, Gangetic Dolphin, Royal Bengal Tiger
Endangered Species of Birds
Peafowl, Sarus Crane, etc.
Species of Birds
Species of Mammals
What to expect from this excursion?
You will start this Bardia wildlife safari luxury tour from Nepalgunj, upon your arrival at the airport you will be traditionally greeted by one of the local official representatives in Nepalgunj. After all the baggage collection and other formality, you will be escorted to your respective resort on a pirate basis. The driver will be waiting at the airport to pick you up. From here you will be taken to the resort on a private basis usually via Ratna Rajmarga road. There is another route that you can take which goes through the local villages of Tharu, that is Gulariya- Nepalgunj highway. Nepalgunj is immensely influenced by Indian culture meaning that you can try Indian street food on the way.
Immediately after you reach the hotel, you will be greeted traditionally. As mentioned there are activities that you will be taking part in such as jeep safari, walk safari, canoe riding, birdwatching, and many more. Many animals are only found in Bardia national park, which you will get to encounter in your jeep safari, for example, the Royal tiger, wild elephants, the greater one-horned rhino, and more. You will also be accompanied by an expert naturalist who will guide you and provide you with the necessary information about the surrounding area. After exploring the deep forest of the Bardia, you will also get the opportunity to learn and witness the culture of the Tharu people (Native people).
You can also visit either the Elephant breeding center or the crocodile breeding center which is an extra activity. You can get the opportunity to get close to these fascinating creatures and know about their life cycle and their importance. You can also get involved in the village activity where you will visit the nearby local village and know about the ancient architecture and day-to-day activities of the villagers. You will get exquisite service at your respective hotel without comparison to your comfort and luxury. If you want an extended tour package Chitwan tour package might be ideal for you.
Fly to Nepalgunj | Drive to Tiger Tops Karnali Resort
At. 08:00 AM: You will catch an early morning flight to Nepalgunj, Our local office representative will be waiting for you at the airport.which will take around 50mins.
At. 09:00 AM: You will be escorted to your respective resort via either Ratna Rajmarga or Gulariya-Nepalgunj highway. Nepalgunj is near the border of India, meaning you can get to try some of the famous Indian street food on the way to the resort. En route, some places have a large number of Tharu settlements that you can visit and try some of the unique Tharu cuisines. This route will take about 2 and a half hours.
If you choose to take the Ratna Rajmarga it will take just around 2 hours. On the way, you will cross the Babai river and go through the Bardia jungle. You may encounter some animals on the way to the resort such as deer and other wild animals.
At. 11:30 AM: You will be welcomed at the resort in typical Nepali style. Enjoy the fresh air at the resort and prepare for the upcoming evening activities.
At. 03: 30 PM: you will head out for a jeep safari in the national park in search of exclusive big cats such as tiger and leopard in their natural habitat. The safari will last for 2 hours and you will be accompanied by an expert local naturalist.
At. 06:00 PM: You will be welcomed by a traditional Nepali dinner. Stay overnight at the luxurious resort.
Canoe Ride | Jeep Safari inside Bardia National Park
At. 08:30 AM: Have breakfast in bed served by the resort and prepare for a river safari on the Karnali River on a hand-crafted boat cruising on the wide expanses of the river. You will encounter a variety of birds and aquatic animals, along with an endangered reptile species called the Gharial crocodile sunbathing on the bank of the Karnali river. Other animals such as deer, Mugger crocodiles can be seen as well. Thai river safari will take around 2-3 hours.
At. 12:30 PM: You will return to the lodge for lunch, get some rest and enjoy accommodations provided by the resort.
At. 03:00 PM: Get ready to explore the jungle of the Bardia. You will start your jeep safari, an expert local naturalist will accompany you and provide in-depth knowledge about the local flora and fauna. During the safari, you will encounter different species of deer, exotic birds, monkeys, and the majestic One-Horned Rhino. Bardia is among the few places where Royal Bengal tigers are found and you might get to see them during the evening time as these animals hunt at this time of the day.
At. 06:00 PM: You will be welcomed with a warm traditional meal and rest for the upcoming adventurous day.
Full Day Jungle Activities
At. 08:30 AM: Wake up, have breakfast, and gear up for full-day jungle activities. A perfect day to get along with nature full of exploration and excitement. Walk around the jungle exploring the extended grasslands of the Bardia. This walking safari will be fully guided, and a professional guide will accompany and instruct about the animals and the history of Bardia ( Duration around 2 hrs).
At. 11:30 AM: After your exotic adventure you will advance to another amusing activity, that Jeep safari into the deep jungle of Bardia. Your expert local naturalist will provide you with the needful information about the surroundings and the local animals. There you will encounter numerous exotic animals such as the endangered One-Horned Rhino, different species of deer, sloth bears, and many more. Bardia national park also provides an excellent chance to encounter the Royal Bengal tiger. (Duration 3-4 hrs).
At. 03:30 PM: Enjoy your packed lunch in the jungle with an exclusive jungle environment. Not just animals you can also spot lots of bids from different species, which is an ideal time for bird watching as well. You will get an opportunity to encounter birds such as Herons, Egrets, Black necked-stork, and little Pratincole. you can participate in other extra activities such as a village tour.
At. 07:00 PM: Get back to the resort, relax and end your day with an exotic bonfire dinner followed by a cultural Tharu dance program.
(Have a safe Home return!)
At. 10:00 AM: After you have your breakfast, You will be dropped off at the Nepalgunj airport in a private vehicle. Upon arriving at the Kathmandu airport you can get your next flight directly.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bardia national park known for?
Bardia national park is home to the endangered Royal Bengal tiger and other famous animals such as One-Horned rhinos. The unspoiled Sal forest and grassland are also major attractions of Bardia.
How many Tigers are there in Bardia national park?
According to a Tiger survey in Bardia national park 56 wild tigers are roaming the plains of Bardia.
In which district does Bardia national park lie?
Bardia lies in Lumbini province in midwestern Nepal. It covers 2025 square kilometers and lies west of the Banke district, south of Surkhet District of Karmali, province.
When is the best time to visit Bardia?
The best time to visit Bardia national park for general outdoor wildlife activities is from late February to May and early October to December.
What kind of culture is found in Bardia?
Bardia is mainly inhabited by indigenous Danguara Tharu people. These people have their own language, custom, and traditions. This place is also well known for Tharu cuisine.
How to reach Bardia from kathmandu?
One can reach Bardia national park either by drive or by flight. It takes around 50 minutes by flight to reach Nepalgunj and another 2 hours (90 KM) of drive to get into Bardia national park from Kathmandu. The complete drive reaching option by taking a private or public transportation from Kathmandu required 12/14 hours of time. The driving distance is about 580 KM.
- All required airport arrivals and departures.
- Private transfer from Nepalganj airport to the resort.
- All (3 nights) luxury resort accommodations at the mentioned resorts at respective places.
- Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and Nepalgunj to Kathmandu, transfer by domestic flight.
- Daily breakfast at the hotel from the next day of your arrival.
- Lunch and Dinner have been included as mentioned in the itinerary.
- All mentioned jungle activities in Bardia national park.
- National parks entrance fees.
- All mentioned activities will be escorted by expert local naturalists/nature guides from the resorts.
- One local SIM card (returnable, if required) during your stay.
- All government and local taxes.
- Personal expenses.
- Tips to the drivers and guides. (not required but recommended)
- Services that aren’t mentioned above.