The Royal Bardia National Park is situated on the eastern banks of the Karnali River, about 400-km west of Kathmandu. The park is 968 sq. km in area and extends from the Churia hills southward to the gentle slopes of the 'Bhabhar'. The western end of the Bardia is bounded by numerous waterways of the Karnali River, which have created many large and small gravel islands. A mosaic of grassland and forest of acacia, sisam and the large buttressed silk cotton trees cover these islands and much to the lower ground.
Bardia is the home of a wide variety of animals, many of which live in and around the National Park. Spotted deer, Black buck, Hog deer, Samber deer, Wild boar, Swamp deer, two species of Monkeys, Wild elephants, Crocodile, Dolphin and Blue bull are found here. More than 350 species of birds have been recorded in Bardia, truly a bird watcher's paradise.
Via Land: Direct bus from different parts of the country.
Via River: Rafting on the Karnali River.
Via Air: Daily flights from Kathmandu to Nepaljung (1 hr) and jeep transfer from the airport to the hotel (2.5 hrs)
4 Days/ 3 Nights standard Package
Arrival. Relax in our Tharu bar or the beautiful garden.
Pm: Discover Tharu life and culture through our Tharu village/ Culture tour.
Whole day walking safari to view Gangetic Dolphins - Swimming possible.
Exploration of Tiger Territory by foot. Pm: Elephant back safari or Jeep safari.
Very early morning bird watching. Followed by a chance to relax or explore the surrounding villages alone. Pm: Depart after Lunch.
5 days/ 4 Nights Extended Package
Whole day walking safari to cover Baghurphanta watching tower and grasslands.
Very early morning bird watching in Community Forest. Followed by a chance to relax or explore the surrounding villages on your own. Pm: Depart after Lunch.
What to bring
To help you obtain the most from your visit we suggest you bring: - Walking shoes, rubber sandals, modest swim wear, sun hat, sun lotion, insect repellent, personal medicines, torch, binoculars, extra video batteries (there is no electricity in Bardia) and camera films.