Jungle Safari in Bardia National Park
The Bardia National Park, situated in the mid-far Western region, is the largest and most unspoiled wilderness area in the Terai, covering an area of 968 sq. km. The park, a sub-tropical jungle, is thickly forested by sal trees and carpeted with grass, savannah and riverine vegetation. The north is bordered by the Churia hill range, the west by the Karnali river, while the Babai river cuts its course almost through the middle of the park. On the southern fringe of the park are the villages of the unique and indigenous Tharu people of Western Nepal. Considered as one of the most picturesque National parks in Asia, it teems with rich and diverse flora and fauna.
Jungle safari tour in Bardiya (Bardia) National park is popular because the park is home to more than 30 different mammals, including the langur and rhesus monkeys, civets, hyenas, wild dogs, sloth bears, otters, blue bulls, deer and wild boars. It is a regenerated habitat for endangered animals like the tiger, rhinoceros, wild elephant ( the park harbours the biggest wild tusker in Asia) and black buck, Gharial and marsh mugger crocodiles the great game fish-masher and the Gangetic dolphin cavort in the river waters. The unique birds which number over 350 species include cormorants, egret, storks, geese, jungle fowls, king-fishers and endangered species such as the Bengal florican, silver-eared mesia and the saurus crane thus making the park truly a bird watchers paradise. Within the park are several open grasslands (plants) where game viewing is excellent. Many of the forest tracks throughout the park also offer excellent game viewing. And when you can take in the sights and sounds of the wild without necessarily having to give up on your creature comforts. Jungle Safari in Bardia National Park Package Programs will depend on your holiday as long and short.
Bardia National Park Jungle activities.
Day 01 - Arrive Bardiya Lodge.
On your arrival at Nepalgunj Airport or Bus Stand our staff will receive you. You will then be transferred to our Lodge where you will be offered refreshment and be given a briefing on our lodge and its facilities.
15:00: Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and life style of the Tharus.
Day 02 - Full day Activities; Elephant ride to National Park, Breeding Center, Cultural Museum, Jungle Walk
06:00: Wakeup call
07:00: Elephant ride (for an hour), an excellent opportunity to get the lifetime experience on the elephant back and to see the wildlife of the Park. Visit to visitor Center, Crocodile Breeding Center and Tharu Cultural Museum.
15:00: Jungle Walk. An excellent opportunity to see the wild animals, small mammals, birds and waits in the tower (Machan) to have the wild sightseeing, accompanied by our experienced naturalists and wild life tracker. Excellent photographic opportunities are plentiful.
Day 03 - Full day Activities; Tiger Tracking, Birdwatching, Jeep Safari inside National Park.
06:00: Wakeup call
07:30: Tiger Tracking and Bird Watching. An excellent opportunity to see a Royal Bengal tiger and a great many species of birds found in Bardia.
14:30: Jeep Drive. An excellent opportunity to see wild animals and you will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Bardia their home.
Day 04 - River excursion for Dolphin sightseeing and Departure from Bardia
06:00: Wake up call
07:00: Visit to Karnali River for Dolphin Sightseeing
13:00: Departure for onward Journey