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Bardiya National Park

The Bardiya National Park is the largest (968 sq km) in the Terai region of Nepal. It is located in the far western district of Bardiya, is bordered by River Karnali river.

  • Trip Fact - 3 days
  • Highlights: The park hosts 53 different mammals, more than 400 species of birds, and several varieties of reptiles and water mammals.
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Bardiya National Park is the largest (968 sq km) in the Terai region of Nepal. It is located in the far western district of Bardiya, is bordered by River Karnali river. The park hosts 53 different mammals, more than 400 species of birds, and several varieties of reptiles and water mammals. This park is also the home of endangered Royal Bengal tiger and one horned rhinoceros. Some of the other animals found here are elephant, swamp deer and black buck. The fresh- water dolphin is also commonly seen in River Karnali. Birds include endangered varieties of Bengal florican, lesser florican, silver eared mesia and sarus crane. This park also offers the rare opportunity of fishing at river karnali and river Babai.

Bardiya National ParkĀ Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Morning fly to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Nepalgunj airport, our representative will take you to the resort (2.30 hrs drive). Welcome drink. After lunch you will be taken for a nature walk to the Jungle. Dinner at 7.30 PM. Overnight at Nepal Wildlife Resort.

Day 02: Morning wake up call. Breakfast at 7.00 AM. Then you will be taken to the Jungle to see the mighty Karnali River with all its aquatic games, birds, crocodile & if you are lucky you might see the Gangetic dolphin. Lunch will be served on your return. Then you rest for a while waiting for the elephants to take you on a elephant back safari to explore the great one horned rhinoceros, four types of deer, monkey, wild boar, leopard & if lucky the elusive tiger as well. Nepalese buffet dinner will be served at 7.30 PM. There will be native folk dance to entertain you in the evening. Overnight at Nepal Wildlife Resort.

Day 03: Morning wake up call. Tea/coffee at 6.00 AM. At 6.30 bird watching Tour through Royal Bardia National Park. There are 360 different Species of Birds. Breakfast will be served on your return. After breakfast you will visit ethnic Tharu Village to have a close look at their social & cultural life. Then you return to the Resort to prepare for journey to Nepalgunj airport. Afternoon fly back to Kathmandu.

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