This safari trip will take you to the largest national park in Nepal – Bardia National Park. It is located in the north-west of Nepalgunj. The park was originally formed to protect threatened ecosystems and to conserve both tigers and their prey. The park has since expanded to become one of the finest in Nepal. It has fewer tourists compare to the popular Chitwan National Park due to the location which is at the west of Nepal. A bus ride will take up to 15 to 20 hours.
Ecologically, Bardia National Park has a great range of habitats. Lush dense forests are home to an incredibly diverse range of floras and faunas, endangered species such as rhinoceros, wild elephant, tiger, swamp deer, Gharial crocodile, Gangetic dolphin, Bengal Florican and the Sarus Crane are all found here.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
It will be a route less travelled in Nepal. It is a less commercial national park in Nepal with a high chances of spotting a tiger.
Pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu, and proceed to Bus Park to catch your bus to Bardia National Park. The journey will take about 15 to 18 hours. Depend on the traffic on the road.
06.00pm: Depart to Bardia National Park.
Arrive in Bardia National Park. The hotel’s staffs will welcome and pick you up at the gate of the Bardia National Park. From the entrance to the hotel is 13km. Check in at hotel, rest & relax. Lunch at the hotel around afternoon and then head to Tharu Village for tour following Elephant Breeding Center. Back at the hotel and have dinner. Rest and relax then after.
Breakfast at the hotel. Jungle Safari to Bardia National Park to spot rhinoceros, wild elephant, tiger, swamp deer, Bengal Florican, Sarus Crane and etc. Have packed lunch in the jungle and continue the jungle safari. Come back at hotel and then rest and relax following dinner at hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out from hotel Pick up from the hotel and visit the Babai river to spot various kind of wild crocodile and dolphins, Gharial crocodile, Gangetic dolphin.
01.00pm: Lunch en route – Packed lunch box.
02.00pm: After lunch, depart to Nepalgunj to catch a bus to Kathmandu.
04.00pm: Depart to Kathmandu. The journey will take about 15 to 18 hours.
Arrive in Kathmandu. You will be picked up from the bus station and dropped at your hotel.