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Bardia National Park Safari

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Breakfast: 6
Lunch: 4
Dinner: 5
Car
Jeep
Hotel: 2 Night(s)
Guesthouse: 1 Night(s)

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Bardia National Park Safari

Explore the diverse flora and fauna of the largest and undisturbed national park in the Terai region of Nepal. Bardia National Park Safari tour explores the variety of unspoiled wilderness, rare wild animals, vast forests, and exotic Tharu community.

The national park covers 968 square kilometres (374 sq. mi). It is home to 642 species of animals, 407 species of birds and 125 species of fish. The protected area is also the sanctuary to rare animals such as Bengal tigers, one-horned rhino, Gangetic dolphin, swamp deer, and wild elephant. Perfect place to catch a glimpse of these endangered animals!

This 7-day Bardiya National Park Safari trip starts from the heart of country Kathmandu. Next, a flight to Nepalgunj takes us to Bardia National Park where we enjoy jungle jeep safari, canoeing, bird watching, etc.

This short trip is appropriate for everyone irrespective of age and physical fitness. Apart from short walks during sightseeing, there aren’t any strenuous walks involved. Thus, this trip is especially for you if you are willing to explore the undisturbed flora and fauna in Nepal at a very short time without having to compromise with comfort.

Explore the unexplored flora and fauna in the terai region of Nepal with Bardiya National Park Safari tour!

Trip Code

BNPS33

Starts

Bardiya

Finishes

Bardiya

Duration

7 Days

Difficulty

Easy

Group-Size

2 - 7

Age

Minimum 16

Seasons

Mar-Jun,Sep-Nov

Elevation

300 m/ 984.3ft

Trip View

1507

Activities

Trekking

Travel Style

Comfortable

Trip popularity

TRIP FACTS

  • 6 to 7 days trip in the territory of 968 km square of Bardia National Park.
  • Bardiya National Park is the largest national park in Terai region and second largest in Nepal.
  • It was established in 1988.
  • It is home to 53 mammals, 642 fauna species, 12 species of fish, and 407 bird species.

Why this Trip

To experience the amazing wildlife adventure in the sweltering jungles of Bardia National Park and to encounter varieties of wildlife, It is also a perfect destination for tourists to know about the Tharu lifestyle.

Trip Notes

  • • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible

Brief Itinerary

At the arrival section of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, one of our representatives will be waiting to welcome you. The airport representative will explain the program upon arrival and escort you to the hotel on a private vehicle. In the evening we visit Pashupatinath Temple and Bouddhanath Stupa.

Meal:

  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Airport transfer
  • Sightseeing
  • Welcome dinner
After breakfast, as per our flight schedule, we fly to Nepalgunj. After an hour we reach the Nepalgunj Airport. We drive for approximately 2 hours and reach Thakurdwar which is the main village of Bardia National Park in the mid-western region of Nepal. After arriving at the hotel in the evening we explore Tharu lifestyle and culture.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Flight to Nepalgunj
  • Tharu cultural dinner
After breakfast, we take a walk around the Karnali riverbank for approximately 2-3 hours. Karnali-Babai River and their small tributaries in Bardia National Park shelters 125 recorded species of fish, a small population of gharials, 23 reptile and amphibian species. After lunch, in the day time, we go for a jeep safari to enjoy the natural vegetation and wildlife. The Bardia National Park is home to at least 53 mammals including rhinoceros, wild elephant, Bengal tiger, swamp deer, and Gangetic dolphin. Overnight at the jungle resort;

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Resort

Activities:

  • Jungle safari
Early morning after breakfast we go for jungle safari exploring the flora and fauna of the park. If lucky we might spot Bengal tiger and many other endangered species. In the evening we go for rafting at the Karnali River where we get to observe dolphin and Ghariyal crocodiles, and several species of the birds. Overnight at the resort;

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Resort

Activities:

  • Rafting
Early in the morning, we go for bird watching. The national park shelters 407 species of birds, among them we might get to see Bengal florican, white-rumped vulture, peafowl, and bar-headed geese, and many more. We also explore the surrounding village, interact with local people and explore the Tharu culture with lifestyle up close. In the evening, we observe the cultural program organized by the Tharu community. Overnight at the resort;

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Resort

Activities:

  • Bird watching
We depart from Bardia National Park and return to Kathmandu. Following the winding roads and enjoying the Terai landscapes, we reach Kathmandu after approximately 10 hours of drive. Overnight at Kathmandu;

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Drive to Kathmandu
Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport. The airport check-in time is 3 hours prior to the departure.

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

Activities:

  • Airport transfer

FAQS

Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, and whatever is available and accessible.
We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
Nepal is a safe country for anyone who wants to explore on their own although professional guidance is highly recommended by our team for the safety.
To experience the amazing wildlife adventure in the sweltering jungles of Bardiya National Park and to encounter varieties of wild life. It is also a perfect destination for tourist to know about the Tharu lifestyle.
We make sure to take security measures during trek to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
Trekking in Bardiya National Park provides wide range of delicious western meals like Pasta, noodles, pizzas, bread, soup etc. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are great way to gain energy for the strenuous trek.
There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
We use a private transportation for sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley and we use domestic airlines to transfer in Nepalgunj from Kathmandu and come back. We do pick up and drop from the starting and ending point of during this trip on car/jeep/minibus depending on the number of group.
The Bardia National park can be done in every season as we all do on this trip is to enjoy and view the natural beauty and attraction of Nepal but March, April, May, June, September, October, November are the best time to do this trip.
Before coming to Nepal, make sure that you are covered by insurance for about 5500 meters. In case of emergency like any medical condition ask your tour leader to contact us ASAP so that we can manage vehicle to take you in the hospital for the treatment.
Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants. Weather at Bardiya is unpredictable, so during monsoon bring a lightweight waterproof jacket and umbrella or if you are doing this trip in winter season then bring warm clothes with you to escape from severe cold. Good shoe is very important for trekking and bring some modest clothes to quickly get up during the trekking.
We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trek, consult the guide.
We contact the Guesthouse owner for reservation of the room before trekking on a particular day.
All our guides are trekking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the trekking route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
While trekking, you need to pay for charging the electronics upon request to the owner. The best idea always is to bring your own power bank with you. It's easier and cheaper.
While trekking, you can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the guesthouse/tea house owner after paying certain amount directly.
If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you'll need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guide's schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it's true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
Before coming to Nepal makes sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are with the healthy health so that you can travel without any complication.
Usually, we have to walk about 7-9 hours a day. But it should not be taken as certain thing because the hours of walk depends on client’s speed. So it is really relative.
To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
No, you cannot use the credit card during the trek. You have to withdraw the money before you start the trek. You can use credit card only in Kathmandu.
As this trek is easy so you have to carry your bag by yourself if you need porters then you have to inform before we start trek. The weight limit for porters is 15 KG.

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