Bardia National Park Tour

Nepal Pyramids Trekking & Climbing
Bardia National Park Tour
At a Glance
  • Duration4 Days
  • Difficulty Level Effortless
  • Places to Visit Bardia National Park
  • Max Altitude 1441 m (highest) / 152 m (lowest)
  • Group Size 2-50
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity JUNGLE SAFARI
  • Best Season Spring/Autumn/Winter

Bardia (Bardiya) National Park Tour Highlights:

  • Awesome flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj with a spectacular view of the Himalayas and beautiful Nepal landscapes.
  • The delightful Drive from Nepalgunj to Bardia is interestingly incredible and gives you a better comprehension of our south belt, the Terai region of Nepal - the Granary of Nepal.
  • A Visit to the Elephant stable - a breeding center is very entertaining - sometimes with a baby makes us aware of the beautiful relationship between a mother and child.
  • A visit to a Tharu village and to know their rustic culture is indeed very intriguing.
  • The indigenous people's (Tharu) cultural dance program is something that will excite us on our first day in Bardia.
  • Jungle Walk into the wilderness for wildlife view and to view the sunset is simply phenomenal.
  • Both Elephant Safari and Jeep Safri are an experience of a lifetime that gives you ample opportunity to witness the wildlife in Bardia.
  • Being in nature that is very untouched and has the perseverance of serenity is something anybody would fancy away from the city life and maddening crowd.
  • Rafting in the Karnali River - the longest river in Nepal and seeing the Dolphins and Crocodiles around is adventurous.
  • Bird watching is yet another very exciting activity in Bardia National Park that one shouldn't miss.
  • Finally flying back to Kathmandu is yet another thrilling adventure.

Bardia (Bardiya) National Park Tour Overview:

Bardia National Park Tour is considered one of the best ways to enjoy the thrill of wildlife in Nepal. Bardia OR Bardiya National Park is very untouched and serene and it is believed to be what Chitwan National Park used to be about 35 years back. The Park is very prominent for spotting wildlife in the wild delivering ample opportunities for anyone to spot the Royal Bengal Tiger.

It is considered one of the most exceptional places with a healthy population of One-Horned rhinos, Elephants, and Tigers among many other mammals and reptiles. The topography of the park is very diverse where the highest elevation is 1441 m / 4727 feet at Sukramala and the lowest elevation is 152 m/ 498 feet (Manau Ghat) in the south

In 2010, Hollywood actor Leonardo Dicaprio visited Bardia National Park as a part of a WWF team's campaign to double the number of tigers in the world. The Bardia National Park is home to countless species of mammals, reptiles, and birds, some of which are not found elsewhere.

About Bardia or Bardiya National Park:

Bardia or Bardiya National Park is situated in the Far Western Terai (south belt) Region of Nepal, which is about 376 km / 233 miles in a straight line or as the crow flies. The Park is a stunning and biodiverse protected area of Nepal.

Encompassing an area of approximately 968 square kilometers, this pristine wilderness is a haven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers alike. Its lush tropical forests, grasslands, and riverine habitats provide a sanctuary for a remarkable array of flora and fauna.

The park is especially renowned for its thriving population of Bengal tigers, making it one of the best places in Nepal to catch a glimpse of these majestic big cats. Besides tigers, Bardia National Park is home to diverse wildlife, including Asian elephants, one-horned rhinoceros, leopards, and numerous bird species.

Adventure seekers can explore the park on thrilling jungle safaris, where they may encounter unique sights such as gharials and marsh mugger crocodiles basking along the riverbanks. With its breathtaking landscapes and abundant wildlife, Bardia National Park remains a must-visit destination for those seeking an unforgettable and immersive wildlife experience in Nepal.


However, by roadway from Kathmandu to Bardia National Park takes about 13 hours, which is approximately 532 km / 330 miles. Therefore, if you are planning to fly to Bardia from Kathmandu, first you need to fly to Nepalgunj airport in the district of Bardia which takes about an hour. From Nepalgunj, it’s around a 2-hour drive to Bardia National Park.

3 Nights 4 Days Bardia National Park Tour:

3 Nights 4 Days Bardia National Park Tour takes you to one of the largest national parks in Nepal covering an area of 968 sq. km. The park was proclaimed the Karnali Wildlife Reserve in 1976 with an impression of protecting ecosystems and conserving the habitat of tigers and other species. However, in 1982, it was renamed Bardia Wildlife Reserve, and it was given the significant status of a National Park in 1988.

About 70% of the park is concealed by Sal tree forests, riverine forests, and tall grassland. The park is home to endangered animals such as the Royal Bengal tiger, wild elephant, one-horned rhinoceros, swamp, and blackbuck deer.

Other mammals in the park include gharial, marsh mugger crocodiles, and Gangetic dolphins. It is estimated that there is more than 30 different mammals, 513 species of birds, and several species of snakes, lizard, and fishes in Bardia or Bardiya National Park.

During your Bardia National Park Tour, the activities include a jungle Safari, a nature walk, a Visit to the Elephant breeding center, and Tharu village, an Elephant back safari or Jeep safari, a jungle walk, Rafting, and bird watching.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgung - 1 Hour - Drive to Bardia National Park - 2 Hours
  • Day 02:Full Day Activities in Bardia National Park
  • Day 03:Full Day Activities in Bardia National Park
  • Day 04:Bird Watching - Drive to Nepalgunj Airport and Fly to Kathmandu

Bardia National Park Tour Detailed Itinerary

  • Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and drive to Bardia National Park Hotel.
  • Welcome drink and glorious lunch.
  • Visit the Elephant breeding center and authentic tour of the village of Tharu, the aborigines of Nepal. It's high time to mix with the locals and comprehend their unique culture. They have a beautiful history of survival and exceptional traditions. The fascinating Tharu dance will soothe your tired thoughts in the evening.
  • Dinner at the hotel, briefing, and then overnight stay in a cultural setting at Tharu Resort.
  • Accommodation: Best Available Hotel
  • Meals: Lunch & Dinner
  • Transport: Mountain Flight
  • Wake-up call and Breakfast will be served.
  • Usually, we will be out into the wild on an elephant with genuine wildlife adventure experience and chances to see abundant wildlife.
  • Next will be the 4x4 jeep safari that takes you deep into the Bardia sal forest and grassland which is certainly very thrilling.
  • After lunch, we will be taken for a half-day jungle walk and sightseeing.
  • Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • On our third day, we will be driving to the Rafting point.
  • We will be rafting on the River Karnali - the longest river in Nepal.
  • This river valley provides you with ample opportunity to spot enough wildlife of Bardia including its Flora and Fauna.
  • Dolphin Sightings is simply and amazing experience.
  • Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today before breakfast we will be taken for a short yet beautiful excursion also known as Bird Watching Tour.
After the bird watching, we will be served breakfast.
We will drive for 2 hours to Nepalgunj airport and then we will be flying back to Kathmandu - transfer to your hotel and the Trip Ends

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transport: MOUNTAIN FLIGHT
What's Included
  • PERMITS: National Park Entry Fee.
  • ACCOMMODATION: Best Available Hotel at Bardia National Park.
  • ACTIVITIES: All-inclusive Activities at Bardia.
  • FEES: All essential Fees and Entrances during activities.
  • PICKUP AND DROP: Airport Pickup and Drop.
  • GLORIOUS FOOD: All Meals (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast with hot beverages) during the trip.
  • LEADER: We provide you with a professional Group Leader to ensure your safety and enhance your convenience during your trip.
  • SAFARI GUIDE: Highly experienced safari guide in all Activities.
  • SAFETY CONCERNS: An all-inclusive comprehensive medical kit on all trips.
  • TAXES: All Government and Local Tax.
What's Excluded
  • NEPAL VISA: A fee of $50 that is levied on a 30-day Nepali visa.
  • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE: The cost of all international flights.
  • PERSONAL EXPENSES: All personal expenses that may include Nepalese SIM card, internet, battery charging, hot shower, laundry, fizzy drinks, Alcohol, etc.
  • EMERGENCY: A medical examination of any kind, High Altitude Evacuation over any circumstances, Air Evacuation and Rescues.
  • STAFF TIPPING: Tipping is entirely a personal matter, however, it’s a trekking culture.
  • SANCTIONS: Permits or the letter of Authorization that is required for special Filming, big Drones, and Filming Cameras.
  • INSURANCE: All-inclusive Travel or medical insurance is a must.
  • OPTIONAL TOURS: Optional tours and sightseeing or any activities during free time.
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