Bardia National Park

Arrival City

Kathmandu

Departure City

Kathmandu

Lodging level

Hotel/ Resort

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trip Grade

Easy

Maximun Altitude

Attractions

Activity

Wildlife Safari, Bird Watching

Overview

The largest habitat in Nepal for endangered Royal Bengal Tiger!

Bardia National Park encompasses an area of 968 sq. km. in the mid-far Western region thickly forested by sal trees (Shorea robusta). An area of 327 sq. km belonging to the park was declared a buffer zone in 1997. The park accommodates blue bulls, deer, wild boars, langur, rhesus monkeys, civets, hyenas, rhesus macaque, jackal wild dogs, sloth bears, otters, tiger, rhinoceros, mongoose, wild elephant, black buck, gharial, marsh mugger crocodiles, gangetic dolphin and many other rare and endangered species. Ardent bird watchers and naturalists find this park a paradise for sightseeing exotic bird species like Bengal florican, silver-eared mesia, lesser florican, saurus crane etc. On wildlife safari, you can witness awesome view of six different species of deer namely Chital or spotted Deer, Hog Deer, Sambhar deer, Swamp Deer, Barasingha deer and Barking Deer cheerfully hopping around the high grasslands. During your pleasurable visit to the park, you get ample opportunity to enjoy jungle walk, bird watching, rafting along Karnali River, village tour, cultural program and crocodile breeding center tour. Wildlife tour in the park unfold unlimited plethora of fun, adventure, excitement and pleasure.

Itinerary

General Information

GETTING TO BARDIA NATIONAL PARK

By air

There is a daily one-hour fight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Soon after arriving at airport, a representative from a resort that you have booked will drive you to the resort enlightening you with the mystiques of Bardia national Park.

 

By road

There are several overland routes available to reach the park. You can either reserve a private transport or use local bus for your travel destination. It takes 15 hours from Kathmandu and 11 hours from Pokhara and Chitwan to reach Ambassa. On your drive, you will cross Dhangadi, Mahendranagar or Karnali depending on your selected route. Finally, a representative from your resort will receive you at Ambassa from where you will be driven to the resort.

 

By Raft

You can reach Bardia National Park after a rafting trip on Karnali River. (visit Rafting section for detailed information on ‘Karnali River Rafting’)

 

WILDLIFE SAFARI PACKAGE TOURS

The itineraries and activities of Chitwan and Bardia National Parks are almost similar in character, but activities may vary between seasons. The number and course of your safari activities are determined by the number of nights you book for. Two nights – three days programs could include activities like jungle walk, bird watching, dugout canoe rides on the river etc. In the evening a cultural show of the traditional Terai dances are a must.

 WHAT TO BRING

  • Neutral colored clothing is recommended.
  • Light clothing is needed for day time with a sweater and warm jacket for the evenings from November to March.
  • Pants / Trousers are recommended for safari.
  • Comfortable walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses etc. are essential.
  • Insect repellent and personal medical requirements should be carried.
  • It is highly recommended to travel light with only one small suitcase or duffle bag.
  • During the warmer months swimming suits are recommended.
  • A small flash light is recommended.
  • Binoculars add greatly to your enjoyment for bird and wildlife viewing.

    The Trip Cost Includes
    • 3 nights Hotel Accommodation with jungle package in Bardia on twin sharing room with full board plan
    • Domestic Airfares: Kathmandu/Nepalgunj/ Kathmandu
    • Service of expert bird watching guide as per itinerary
    • All National Park and entry fees
    • All required transportation as per the itinerary using private vehicle
    • Airport transfers with an escort in private vehicle      

    The Trip Cost Excludes
    • Nepal Visa 
    • Any other airfares
    • Hotel, Tours and Meals in Kathmandu
    • Personal gears and clothing
    • Tips for guide and drivers or local staff
    • Any expenses of personal nature like; bar bills, laundry, telephone, internet, snacks etc.
    • Personal Insurance and Medical expenses
    • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation due to any reason
    • Any other services not mentioned under the heading “price includes”

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BOOKING PROCEDURE

Your booking of this trip will be confirmed by email once we receive your deposit of $300 and the signed copy of booking form and contract. The balance is due no later than two months prior to departure. If you book a tour less than 2 months prior to departure, you must send the full payment within 7 days of confirmation by us.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you cancel your booking, the following scale of charges will apply: • 2 months before departure – Loss of deposit (US$ 300) • 29 days to 2 months before departure – 30% of total trip cost • 10 to 28 days before departure – 60% of total trip cost • Less than 10 days before departure – 100% of total trip cost

DISCLAIMER

The itinerary is taken only as a guideline. We cannot be held responsible for any delays caused by International or domestic flights, strikes, Government regulations, weather or natural casualties etc. In such cases, Explore Himalaya shall provide suitable alternatives which will be decided upon mutual agreement. If you have any questions regarding this trip, please feel free to contact us at enquiry@explorehimalaya.com or directly by phone: +977-1-4518100. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours.

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