Nepal always offers best travel experience throughout the year whatever holiday chosen and jungle safari into the Bardia National Park give you an exquisite wildlife excursion triumph among national park in Nepal. Geographically Bardia national park connect with India where animals often migrate on the seasons.
The national park set on sub-tropical south western Nepal with covering 968 Km in the dense sal forest and shrubs where few Himalayan watery river follow across the wildlife sanctuary. Ever since unobstructed Bardia National Park established in 1988, it protected unlike rare and endangered wild category of animals, birds, mammal and reptiles. Visitor can traverse crossways the national park with taking mode of transport like, jeep safari, elephant back safari, rafting on the crystalize watery river, canoe on traditional single wooden boat. While whistling into the noiseless Bardia national park where our expert naturalists will guidance you for nature walk into the vegetation where usually happenstance commonly Royal Bengal tiger, One horned Rhinoceros, four horned antelope, Striped hyena, different species of crocodile, various type of fishes, grey langurs, rhesus macaques, leopards, civets, hyenas, barking deer, spotted, sambar and hog deer and sloth bear etc. Bardia National Park has excellent temperature which is great living environment for several reptiles, mammal and different species of the birds as well maximum area is covered by vegetation.
The wilderness Bardia national park is infant in tourism likely few decades back in Chitwan national park where rarely tourist visit. The isolate national park is seldom visiting by tourist that makes more chance to encounter innate flora-fauna specially tiger. It protects one of Asia’s largest stretches of Bengal tiger habitat. Recent government record shown more than 25 Bengal tiger found including more than 5 dozen of the rhinoceros. Beyond the jungle safari, we do cultural excursion on Tharu villages and watch typical tharu culture show in the evening. The jungle walk into the grassland also highlight of the Bardia National Park tour, it expose more birds. This 3N/4D wildlife safari will gives you extraordinary experience which you will remember your lifetime.
How to Get/Reach To Bardian National Park
Untouched Bardia National Park is located Terai region of the western Nepal nearby India. There are various way to reach/get Bardia National Park by overland or airplane. Numerous small villages are set close by Bardian National Park where local bus often departure from nearby trading center. Bardia National Park is few miles away from east west high way where different mode of road transportation regularly leave from other measure cities.
How to Reach/Get Bardia National Park from Kathmandu:
Each day/night deluxe air condition bus fixed departure from Kathmandu to Dhangadi and Mahendranagar. From Kathmandu to Ambassa approximately takes about 14 hrs drive and which cover 590 km. From here number of ordinary bus leave to National park depend on the passenger occupancy. It takes only 1 hour from Ambassa to Thakudwara village. It is fairly long drive but such a scenic drive which takes through mountains, hills, river, and forest then mainly flatten at last hours of the drive.
How to Get/Reach Bardia National Park from Pokhara:
Daily services buses leave from Pokhara to Mahendranagar or Dhangadi which pass through Ambassa Bardia. The comfort A/C bus journey takes around 13 hours and cover 470 Km. It is complete scenic drive which offers beautiful snow-capped mountains, magnificent green hills, wider valley forests, river and then through mainly flat and rural Terai. It takes only 1 hour from Ambassa to Thakudwara village. It is fairly long drive but such a scenic drive which takes through mountains, hills, river, and forest then mainly flatten at last hours of the drive.
How to Get/Reach Bardia National Park from Nepalganj:
Nepalgunj is nearest commercial town from Bairdia National park indeed villager people come to shopping. Bardia National Park is 54 miles far from Nepalgunja which takes nearly 3 hours. This direction for them who are coming to Bardian National park from India. Ordinary bus departure from Nepalgunja to Ambassa then swap the bus to Bardia National Park from Ambassa.
How to Get/Reach Bardia National Park from Lumbini:
So you can extend Bardia National Park journey from Lumbini as well, so take any sort of transport from Lumbini to Butwal which takes around 2 hour by public bus and an hour by private transport. From Butwal catch any bus which going to Mahendranagar or Dhangadi which takes 6-7 hours after that swap bus, Ambassa to Bardian National Park.
How to Get/Reach Bardia National Park by flight:
There are also daily flights from Tribhuvan International AirportKathmandu to Nepalgunj Airport which will be an hour flight. Different airlines operate flight from 09:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs after landed at Nepalgunj airport, 2 hrs drive to Bardia National park.
Bardia National Park Jungle safari Tour Itinerary
- Day 01:
- Arrival in Bardia National Park
- Day 02:
- Full day jungle excursion
- Day 03:
- Full day jungle excursion
- Day 04:
Note: If any traveller’s arriving Nepal by overland from these immigration of southern Nepal Rupaidiya Jamuna (Banke district), Mohana Kailali district) & Gaddachauki (Kanchanpur) from north India. You will easily access to Bardia National park in short drive from border of Nepal and India.
Note: The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern, which we provide you. Tour itinerary can be modified according to your interest, time and requirements. The trip cost will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provides us your details for a customized program.
Day 1: Fly or drive to Bardia National Park (155 m)
First day arriving to Bardia National Park, we will arrange mode of transportation as your preference whither by road or flight. Once check in the room at hotel/resort take a rest then cultural excursion through the traditional tharu villages. Then short drive to and fro crocodile breeding center.Evening more or less before or after dinner Tharu dance groups come and perform typical cultural show at courtyard of the hotel. The local musician come-up with colorful and outmoded dress-up then start to play as well dances.
Overnight at hotel
Day 2: Jungle Safari in Bardia National Park
Today, we laterally hike into the Bardia National Park, our naturalist guide lead the journey into the dense forest and grassland. The jungle walk take you depth into the forest and very close to the nature where maximum chance to spot reptiles, mammals, birds, animals and vegetation's. Your guide gives brief about each single flora and fauna encounter along the jungle excursion. Trek through stimulating lush green tropical and subtropical forests on shore of the Karnali River where can spot dolphin and probably swimming in fresh glacier water.
Overnight at hotel
Day 3: Elephant Back Safari And Jeep Safari
Another important day in the Bardia Nationa, the tame massive elephant ride will be few hours and take depth of the dense forest. The legendary elephant ride is safest option to go tiger territory and get close view of giant endangered animal.
Overnight at hotel
Day 4: Bird Watching Then Departure
Before the breakfast walk to the buffer zone area, the small gentle river drain through the forest where several of birds can see an early morning. After that back to the hotel and then breakfast and departure.
- Kathmandu to Nepalgunja by flight or deluxe bus
- Nepalgunja to Kathmandu by flight or deluxe bus
- Nepalgunja to Bardia National Park by private transport
- 3 Nights accommodation in Bardia as per itinerary
- Meals on full board (3 Breakfast, 3 Lunch & 3 Dinner) with hot water/drinks
- Accommodation in twin sharing basis at Hotel/Resort
- All the Jungle Safari/Activities as per above mentioned itinerary/program
- English speaking Nature/Jungle guide
- All the entrance fees of park/monuments as per itineraries
- All the drinks (Mineral water, hard & soft drinks)
- Travel insurance, should cover emergency evacuation
- Personal expense laundry, internet, telephone etc
- Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc
- Tips for guide