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Trip Introduction


Bardiya Wildlife Reserve is one of the largest and least explored National Park in Nepal. It is located in the remote Far Western Terai in Nepal. This National Park is the largest habitat of Royal Bengal Tigers in Nepal and is only one National Park with fresh water Dolphins. You stand a better chance of seeing a tiger here than anywhere else in Nepal. It’s a stunning place that seems a very long way from the 21st century,watching the sunrise over the forest from the back of an elephant. It is believed that the largest male elephant in Asia is in this park. This place is supposed to be safe heaven for royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, jungle cats, mongooses, sloth bears, blue cow antelopes, langurs, spotted hog, samber deer, masheer fish, gharial and mugger crocodiles, Gangetic dolphin etc. Same way, more than 30 different type of mammals and 250 species of birds are believed to be here.

  • Day 1 Arrival in Bardia National Park

  • Day 2 Jungle Safari

  • Day 3 Jungle Safari with Rafting Option

  • Day 4 Bird Watching & Depart after Lunch

Cost Includes

  • Round trip flight ticket from Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu and airport tax.
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle from and to airport/bus station.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea, Coffee and Hot Water).
  • Accommodation in twin sharing basis at Hotel/Resort.
  • All the Jungle Safari/Activities as per above mentioned itinerary/program.
  • All national park fees/entry permits.
  • English speaking Nature/Jungle guide.
  • Office Service charge.
  • All Government Tax.

Cost Excludes

  • Any meals and accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
  • Items and expenses of personal nature and gratuities.
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks/beverage bill, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
  • Personal Equipments like sleeping bags, jackets (can all be hired in KTM).
  • Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
  • Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
  • Tips for guide, supporting staff and driver.

Itineary


  • Day 1Arrival in Bardia National Park

    • 152m/499 feet
    • 1 hour
    • 55 minutes
    • Jungle Lodge
    • Lunch & Dinner Included

    Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and drive to Bardia National Park by private car and transfer to Hotel. Arrival and Relax in our Tharu bar or beautiful garden. Discover Tharu life and culture through our Tharu village and culture tour. This essentially dances performed by local Tharu dance troupes and is a highlight of any visit to Forest Hideaway. You will see the colorful dances with traditional costumes and music

  • Day 2Jungle Safari

    • 152m/499 feet
    • Jungle Lodge
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

    Whole day walking safari to view Gangetic Dolphin- swimming possible. Walking in allows you to explore the rich diversity of the jungle, grasslands and rivers. This is the best way to see wildlife and nature close up. Your guide can give you in-depth information on the habitats you pass through, details of the plant and animal life you encounter and will brief you on general tracking tips.

  • Day 3Jungle Safari with Rafting Option

    • 152m/499 feet
    • Jungle Lodge
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

    Exploration of Tiger territory (Half day Walking), Elephant back safari, Bardia National Park provides a number of well looked after domestic elephants. These fearless, majestic animals provide the safest and easiest way to move around inside the park. Walking through tall grasslands and dense jungle, you’ll sight wildlife safely from the back of the elephant.
    OR, Jeep safari, This is the fastest way to explore the park, allowing you to journey deep into the jungle. You visit some of the best viewing towers and you go off-road in a four-wheel drive vehicle for an unforgettable safari experience.

    Option: Rafting (minimum 4 persons)
    An early morning 30 km drive by jeep will drop you by the Karnali River. This is followed by a serene day rafting down the gentle Karnali. Drifting down the river allows you to spot wildlife, especially the endangered freshwater Gangetic dolphin, the gharial crocodile, exotic birds and big game on the nearby river banks. Swimming is also possible and sometimes the dolphins may join you!

  • Day 4Bird Watching & Depart after Lunch

    Early morning Bird watching followed by chance to relax or explore the surrounding village. Explore the community forest, river habitats and open water areas to see the wide range of varieties of birds. Bird watching is best done on foot for the least disturbance, but you can take a jeep safari or drift down the Karnali River for sightings of the many river birds. Our well-trained guides can help identify the different varieties of resident and migratory birds encountered. During the months of September, November, February and April, migratory birds arrive to augment then number of residential birds giving birdwatchers a great opportunity to enjoy their sport.

    Departure after lunch to Nepalgunj Airport by private car and fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to your own Hotel.

  • Please Note

    Programs may somewhat vary according to change in season and are also subject to change in case of unforeseen circumstances.

    *Flight Fare - Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Nepalgunj costs Approximately 300 USD per person.

    There are different means of transportation to reach Bardiya Wildlife Reserve. A 55 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and one hour drive from Nepalgunj to the Reserve is the easiest way. Travel by bus much cheaper but rather long that takes about 13 hours from Kathmandu to the reserve.



Trip Details


Start $800 Per Person

Trip Info

  •   TRIP COST

    $800

  •   GROUP SIZE

    1-30

  •   DURATION

    4 Days

  •   DESTINATION

    Nepal

  •   ACTIVITY LEVEL

    Easy

  •   TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

    Elephant Safari,Jungle walk,Tharu Village walk, Jeep drive,Bird watching,Cultural Dance(stick Dance)

  •   MAX ALTITUDE

    152m/499ft

  •   ACCOMODATION

    Hotel/Resort

  •  BEST SEASON

    Year Round (Any Season)