Bardiya National Park Safari

  • Trip duration 4 Days
  • Trip GradeEasy
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Nepal is not only known for trekking in snow-capped Himalayas but also a exquisite Jungle Safari through the pristine National parks.Bardia National Park Nepal is the largest untouched wilderness in the Terai region of Nepal. The park protects 968 sq km of Sal forest, whispering grassland, bordering the Geruwa and Karnali Rivers. The atmosphere is wonderfully tranquil. There are estimated to be around 22 royal Bengal tigers and 100 one-horned rhinos at Bardia National Park. These animals are elusive and sightings are rare. Other mammals in the park include grey langurs, rhesus macaques, leopards, civets, hyenas, sloth bears and barking, spotted, sambar and hog deer. Bardia also has more than 250 species of birds, including the endangered Bengal florican and sarus crane. Gharial and marsh mugger crocodiles and Gangetic dolphins are occasionally spotted on rafting and canoe trips along the Geruwa River. The geography of Nepal is such that the northern side has Himalaya’s whereas the southern lowland commonly known as Terai is densely vegetated with tropical forests providing habitat to diverse variety of wildlife, flora and different native as well as migratory birds. Nepal has got some exotic Jungle Safari destination in the world. With 14 national parks and wildlife reserves in Nepal, Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park and Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve are best known for the activity of Jungle Safari. Bardia national park tour provide habitat to different rare and endangered wild species which includes Royal Bengal Tiger, One horned Rhino, crocodile, four horned antelope, striped hyena, Gangetic Dolphin and many others with 550 species of birds. The activities  included in Jungle Safari are going deep into the jungle riding in elephant back viewing wildlife, ride canoe on the rivers embedded in the park to see crocodile and water birds in their natural habitat, nature walk, bird watching, village tour and cultural show. These parks are in the easily accessible via road or air both. This safari trip will be an extraordinary experience which you will remember for your lifetime.

Outline itinearay

  Day 1:
    Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and drive to Bardia National Park

  Day 2:
    Whole day walking safari to view Gangetic Dolphin- swimming possible.

   Day 3:   
    Exploration of Tiger territory (Half day Walking)

 Day 4:  
    Early morning Bird watching followed by chance to relax or explore the surrounding village.
  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
    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!
    Stay overnight in Hotel/ Cottages.


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 Cancellation Policy :

Cancellation by Client
In case of my cancellation, 50% of the paid deposit is refundable only when notice of trip cancellation is clearly given and recorded by the Agent no less than 15 full days prior to the departure from Kathmandu. Otherwise no payment is refundable. Transfer to an alternative departure date will be charged US$ 100 per person. Cancellation Less than 7 days prior trip and absence at departure will not be refunded.

Under no circumstance will there be a refund of any kind if client doesn't show up on the trip departure date or if client leaves the trip after the trip has started for any reasons, voluntary or involuntary.

Cancellation by Agent
I accept that High Spirit Treks reserves the right to cancel any trip without prior notice for any reasons deemed appropriate by them. In such a case I will receive full refund in local currency at the current rate against the currency I paid.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and drive to Bardia National Park
  • Day 02: Whole day walking safari to view Gangetic Dolphin- swimming possible.
  • Day 03: Exploration of Tiger territory (Half day Walking)
  • Day 04: Early morning Bird watching followed by chance to relax or explore the surrounding village.

Cost Includes:

 1) Lodging using 3-4 star resort
 2) food ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)
 3) village walk
 4) one hour elephant safari
 5) Visit to crocoodile breeding centre
 6) visit tharu museum
 7) jungle safari 8) Rafting
 9) Tharu culture dance
 10) Pick up /drop off from/to Nepalgunj Airport

Cost Excludes:

1 )Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
2) Elephant Back safari is optional tours which can buy from the hotel and cost Usd 40 per person
3) Gratuities (recommended)
4) Transportation to/from attractions but from/to Neaplgunj pick up/drop off included.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and drive to Bardia National Park Arrival and Relax in Hotel/ cottage.
    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.
    Stay overnight in Hotel and Cottages.
  • Day 02Whole 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.
    Stay overnight in Hotel and Cottages.
  • Day 03 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.
  • Day 04Early 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 bus/jeep and fly back to Kathmandu your own Hotel.

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