Bardia Jungle Safari : 2 Nights/3 Days

Bardia
Bardia Jungle Safari : 2 Nights/3 Days
Bardia Jungle Safari : 2 Nights/3 Days
Bardia Jungle Safari : 2 Nights/3 Days
At a Glance
Duration3 Days
Trip GradeEasy
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CountryNepal
Maximum Altitude1350m
Group Size1 to 20 pax
StartsKathmandu/Pokhara
EndsKathmandu/Pokhara
Travel StyleWildlife safari
Best TimeAugust to May

The Bardia Jungle Safari Tour is a renowned jungle safari experience situated in the Western Terai region of Nepal. Its primary purpose is to safeguard diverse ecosystems and preserve the natural habitat of the Bengal Tiger and its prey species. The park boasts an impressive 90% chance of spotting the majestic Bengal Tiger during the safari. Bardia National Park, with its untouched and secluded surroundings, offers a range of exhilarating jungle activities, including jungle walks, Jeep safaris, rafting, village tours, sunrise and sunset tours, as well as the opportunity to explore the elephant breeding center. We invite you to join us for an unforgettable safari tour of Bardia National Park.

Highlihgts:

  • Established in 1988 AD, Bardiya National Park is a designated protected area in Nepal.
  • Spanning across 968 square kilometers, Bardiya National Park boasts a vast covered area.
  • Approximately 70% of the park is enveloped by dense jungle, creating a thriving ecosystem.
  • Renowned as one of the most popular wildlife tours in Nepal, Bardiya National Park offers an unforgettable experience.
  • Within its boundaries, Bardiya National Park is home to an impressive variety of wildlife, including 53 different mammal species.
  • The park also hosts a diverse avian population, with 407 species of birds recorded within its borders.
  • Bardiya National Park showcases a rich array of vegetation, with a staggering 839 species documented.
  • Visitors to the park have the highest likelihood of spotting the majestic tiger, making it an ideal destination for wildlife enthusiasts.
  • Bardiya National Park provides ample opportunities for wildlife sightings, particularly the elusive tiger.
  • With its abundant biodiversity and captivating landscapes, Bardiya National Park offers an unparalleled wildlife experience in Nepal.

The ecosystem of Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park, situated in the lowland Terai, is the largest national park, covering an area of 968 square kilometers. Initially established as the Karnali Wildlife Reserve in 1976, a small area was designated for conservation purposes. In 1983, it was renamed Bardia Wildlife Reserve and later expanded to its current size in 1984. The reserve was eventually upgraded to a national park in 1988. Bardia National Park is a sanctuary for endangered flora and fauna, with the Karnali River providing a suitable habitat for the Gangetic dolphin. The Babai Valley within the park is a stunning location where visitors can spot flagship species such as rhinos, tigers, and elephants in their natural habitat. The park offers a range of experiences in its vast wilderness, with approximately 70% of the area covered by sal trees, grasslands, and riverine forests. Endangered animals like the Royal Bengal tiger, wild elephant, one-horned rhinoceros, swamp deer, and black buck can be found here, along with endangered species of crocodiles and dolphins. Rare birds like the Bengal florican, lesser florican, and sarus crane also inhabit the park, making it a haven for birdwatchers. With over 30 mammal species, 230 bird species, and various reptiles and fish recorded in the park, Bardia National Park is a biodiversity hotspot. Additionally, the park attracts migratory birds, adding to its rich wildlife diversity.

What kinds of activities are typically included in a safari tour?

Bardia National Park provides a wide range of activities, such as jungle safaris, village tours, rafting, visits to the crocodile breeding center, Jeep safaris, and jungle walks. The park is located 570km away from Kathmandu, requiring a 15-hour drive. Buses depart from Machhapokhari bus station at 7:00 pm and arrive at the National Park the following day at 10 am. Alternatively, there is a direct flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, which takes 40 minutes, followed by a 1-hour drive by private vehicle at an additional cost. Upon arrival, guests can check into the hotel and embark on a 2-night/3-day safari tour. Jungle safaris in Bardia National Park offer a unique opportunity to observe endangered flora and fauna, including the Royal Bengal Tiger. Join our program for a deeper exploration of the jungle through a Jeep safari, village tour, bird watching, and cultural activities. Meet our jungle safari guide at the hotel and set off on an unforgettable journey through the mesmerizing jungle of Bardia National Park. This 2-night, 3-day safari experience will provide a new perspective on nature and may uncover hidden mysteries of life. Exploring this isolated region is a truly joyful and exciting experience, offering endless opportunities to learn and connect with the wilderness.

We warmly invite you to our Himalaya Trekking Path Company for a memorable Bardia Safari excursion, where you have a 90% chance of spotting the iconic Bengal Tiger.

The Cost of the Bardia Jungle Safari Tour:

The cost of the Bardia jungle safari varies based on the number of people in the group, the type of accommodation chosen, the duration of the trip, and the mode of transportation. Our package provides the Bardia Jungle Safari Tour at a price starting from USD 300 up to USD 600 per person.

Note:If you are planning to fly between Kathmandu and Nepalganj, please note that a one-way flight will be priced at USD 150, while a round-trip flight will cost USD 300. It is crucial to understand that these flight charges are not part of the package. Similarly, for individuals looking to travel between Nepaljang and the Bardia National Park, a one-way trip will cost USD50, and a round trip will cost USD100. These transportation costs are also not included in the price mentioned.

 

Itinerary

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our 2 nights/3 days Bardia Jungle safari itinerary. This meticulously crafted program ensures that you make the most of your safari experience. Take a moment to peruse the detailed itinerary and don't hesitate to secure your booking with us

Tour PlanExpand All

Bardia is positioned quite far from both Kathmandu (567 km) and Pokhara (238km). If you wish to travel by bus, it is indeed possible, but you will need to start your journey a day prior to the trip. Another option is to take a scenic flight from either Kathmandu or Pokhara with a one-hour flight.Upon reaching Bardiya, your guide will provide detailed information about the trip. The day will be flexible, with a short walk planned along the forest's buffer zone. Your accommodation at one of the lodges in Bardia will be arranged by your guide.

Max. Altitude: 26m/85.3018ftMeal: Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Resort

Commence your unforgettable safari tour around the National Park on the second day of the expedition. Meet your experienced guide and set off into the pristine wilderness, delving into the dense woods. Prepare to be astonished as we come across the mesmerizing wildlife by surprise. Additionally, Bardiya boasts a higher likelihood of encountering the magnificent Tiger compared to Chitwan. With an impressive variety of more than 250 bird species, this National Park is a perfect destination for avid bird watchers. If you're interested, we can also arrange an exhilarating white-water rafting excursion on the Karnali River.

Max. Altitude: 26m/85.3018ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Resort

On the third day of the Bardia Safari, you have the option to return to either Kathmandu or Pokhara. Following the incredible experiences in Bardiya, we will commence our journey back to Kathmandu or Pokhara aboard a deluxe bus.