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.