The Bardia National Park is one of the renowned largest National Park located 585 km south-west from Capital city of Kathmandu. Bardia National Park was established as a Royal Hunting Reserve in 1976 and later announced as the Karnali Wildlife Reserve. But in 1982 it was renamed Bardia National Park and its cover whole Babai valley to 968 square kilometers.
Bardia National Park is the most undisturbed wilderness area in the Terai of Nepal and the park is thickly forested by Sal Trees, carpeted with Grass savannah and River.
There are excellent opportunity to spot endangered species like the rhinoceros, wild elephants, tigers, swamp deer, black bucks, crocodiles and the Gangetic dolphin. Over 300 species of resident and migratory birds, including endangered birds include the Bengal florican, lesser florican, silver-eared mesia and Sarus crane, Bardia is paradise for bird lover. More than 30 different mammals and many reptiles and fishes have been found to be thriving here.
Apart from the park, one can meet the local Tharu people and explore their culture. Their houses are constructed with bamboo, covered with layer of mud and dung with colorful paintings and cravings on the outer walls.
|1||Day 1: Departure from Kathmandu by air to Nepalgunj and drive to lodge. Refreshment and briefing about lodge, facilities and activities. After lunch, discovering Tharu life and culture through Tharu village and culture tour and also visiting elephant breeding center.|
|2.||Day 2: Walking safari whole day to view Gangetic Dolphin – swimming possible.|
|3.||Day 3 : Exploring Tiger territory, Elephant Safari and Jeep Safari option: Rafting|
|4.||Day 4: Wake up early morning, Bird watching and visiting crocodile breeding center and after lunch drive to Kathmandu.|
Cost USD 750
(Per-person twin sharing basis)
Single Supplement per Night: USD 60.00
1. All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and hot Drinks)
2. All entrance and National Park fees
3. All activities as Mentioned above Itinerary
4. Airfare Kathmandu-Nepalganj-Kathmandu
5. Transfer from Airport to Lodge and Airport by Jeep
1. Personal insurance of any kind
2. Personal consumption of alcohol and beverages
3. Anything that not mentioned above