The Royal Bardia National Park is situated on the eastern banks of the Karnali River, about 400 kms. west of Kathmandu. The park is 968 sq kms. in area and extends from the Churia hills southward to the gentle slopes of the "Bhabhar". It is thickly forested by Sal trees, grass lands, saannah and riverine forest. Animal like the Rhinoceros, wild elephant, tiger, swamp deer, black duck, wild boar, monkeys .
The park is famous for its small herds of wild elephant, which are rarely seen. The park also boasts a small population of the rare Gharial, the marsh mugger crocodile and the Gangetic dolphin. The island of the Karnali River harbors the sub - continent's largest antelope species, the Nilgai or blue bull. The species such as herons, kingfishers and wall creepers. More than 350 bird species have been recorded in Bardia, truly a bird watcher's paradise.
We provide trained naturalists & jungle guides in all jungle tours, who manage and will escort you on these tours. These are planned to highlight each feature of the both national parks.
The minimum recommended stay is 2 nights in Chitwan and 3 nights in Bardia but at least the stay of minimum 3 night in the park is necessary to cover all activities - either in Chitwan or in Bardia.
The park is home to more than 30 different mammals, including the langur and rhesus monkeys, civets, hyenas, wild dogs, sloth bears, otters, blue bulls, deer and wild boars. It is a regenerated habitat for endangered animals like the tiger, rhinoceros, wild elephant ( the park harbours the biggest wild tusker in Asia) and black buck, Gharial and marsh mugger crocodiles the great game fish-masher and the Gangetic dolphin cavort in the river waters. The unique birds which number over 350 species include cormorants, egret, storks, geese, jungle fowls, king-fishers and endangered species such as the Bengal florican, silver-eared mesia and the saurus crane thus making the park truly a bird watchers paradise.
Ghale Treks provide following package tours as per below:
Note: we also provide you custom tour upon your request.
- Bardia Adventure 4 Days
- Bardia Jungle Tour 6 Days
- Bardia National Park Safari 7 Days
- Aqua Bird Watching 6 Days
- Tiger Tracking Nepal Tour 9 Days
- Jungle Safari in Nepal 6 Days
Day 01: On Your arrival at Nepalgunj Airport / Chisapani Bridge or Ambasa Stand, our staff will receive you. You will then be transferred to Lodge where you will be offered refreshment & be given a briefing on our lodge & its facilities. After being given your programs for the day, your room will then be allocated to you.
15.00 - Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus.
20.00 - Dinner
Day 02: 06.00 - Wake up call
06.30 - Breakfast.
07.30 - Elephant Safari. An excellent opportunity to see Asian Elephant, Great One Horn Rhinoceros, Spotted Deer or Chital, Hog Deer, Barking Deer, Samber, Swamp Deer or Barasingha, Nilgai or Bull, Black Buck, Wild Boar, Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Wild Dog, Golden Jackal, Striped Hyena. You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Bardia their home.
13.00 - Lunch.
15.00 - Jungle walk. An excellent opportunity to see the wild animals, small mammals, birds and waits in the Tower (Machan) to have the wild sightseeing, accompanied by our experienced naturalists and wild life tracker. Excellent photographic opportunities are plentiful.
19.00 - Tharu cultural dance.
20.00 - Dinner
Day 03: 06.00 - Wake up call,
06.30 - Breakfast,
07.00 - Bird watching. An excellent opportunity to see a great many species of birds found in Bardia.
13.00 - Lunch
Jeep Drive . An excellent opportunity to see wild animals and you will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Bardia their home.
20.00 - Dinner
Day 04: 06.00 - Wake up call
06.30 - Breakfast.
07.00 - Visit to crocodile breeding center.
12.30 - Lunch
13.30 - Departure for onward journey.
Note:The abovepackage includes accommodation, Meals on full board - breakfast, lunch & dinner, featuring Nepali & International cuisine. All activities as per itinerary & park Permit fee, safari guide etc,
By Air : If you choose to fly, there is a daily flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, which is the nearest airport from the Royal Bardia National Park .After flying for about an hour from Kathmandu, you will be received by our naturalist at the Nepalgunj Airport. From the airport you will be taken to the Park by Jeep.
By Road : You can reserve a private transport and reach till the lodge or alternatively take overnight or day buses plying on the route of Dhangadi, Mahendranagar or Karnali. Drop at Ambassa ( the gate way of Royal Bardia National Park ), which takes 15 hrs. from Kathmandu , 11hrs. from Pokhara and Chitwan . You will greeted by our naturalist at Ambassa stop who will take you to the Park by Jeep.
- Sun Hat and Sun Cream
- Swim Wear
- Light Clothes; Color should blend with natural surroundings
- Light sweater or jacket for mornings and evenings during the winter season (Dec to Feb)
- Shoes for easy movement
- Swiss knife
- Reading books
How this trip makes a difference!
Every booking you make creates a donation. Ghale Treks is a proud supporter of Creative Hands a social welfare organization. We send part of your service charge to Creative Hands who support worthy causes in poorer communities. Your money will go to education, disabled or physically challenged people, street children, victims, and those living in rural and remote areas of Nepal. Read more about the great work that Creative Hands do and where your donation goes here: http://www.creativehands.org.np
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