Bardia Jungle Safari is an excellent wilderness safari in Bardiya National park of Nepal. Park is situated in the mid far western Terai which is one of the remote parts of Nepal. It is about 560 kilometer from Kathmandu. More than thirty different mammals, more than two hundred species of birds and different reptiles have been recorded with in the park boundary. Thickly covered forest surrounded by peaceful villages of native ethnic group. Bardia National park is largest and undisturbed wilderness has more chances to see Tiger.
Nepal Highland Treks provide you 3 nights 4 days and 4 night 5 days packages in Bardia Jungle. You can make your itinerary longer by spending more days including other activities. Rafting and fishing in Karnali River, volunteering and exploration of ethnic Tharu village can be the good option.
Reaching at Bardia National Park:
The first and good option to reach at Bardia National park is taking a flight to Nepaljung (1 hour) from Kathmandu and drive about 87 kilometers to the Park. It takes another 3 hours to reach Bardia from Nepaljung airport. Second option from Kathmandnu is to drive with nights bus which is nine to ten hours journey from Kathmandu. Only driving options are available from other major cities of Nepal. It is 9 to 10 hours driving from Pokhara or from Lumbini. From every cities, drive with private ccar is always possible. Nepal Highland Treks can arrange much comfortable way to reach you in Bardia National Park for your safari tour.
Day 01:Arrive at Bardia National Park. Pick up you and transfer you to hotel. Evening visit typical Tharu village
Day 02:Bardia national park activities. Full day Jungle walking
Day 03:Bardia Jungle Activities. Canoe riding in Karnali River
Day 04:Elephant Safari at morning and Departure
Accommodation in Bardia
Accommodation including in this tour cost is in simple homestay types in Bardia. Family run accommodation caring by three generations grandfather still his active work and handing over his experience to his son and his grandson. You will get warm welcomed and stay in homely environment. Bardia Jungle cottage is managed by one of the first ranger who created Bardia National Park. The quite, relaxing atmosphere and central location to start your jungle tours, Bardia Jungle cottage is simply no better place to stay and experience the amazing wildlife and cultures in Bardia.
You can upgrade your accommodation from our simple homestay. We do provide you deluxe accommodation option with different cost. There are couples deluxe accommodation available. Wildlife activities are the same with them and Bardia Jungle cottage.
Best time to visit Bardia
The best time to visit Bardia National Park is from mid-September till mid-December and another season start of February till the end of May. During these months day temperatures is between 25 till 37 degrees and animals will move to the river to drink which gives you better chances to see them. It is high chance to see Royal Bangal Tiger. From mid-December onwards till the end of January it can be chillier and sometimes we have foggy weather. The monsoon brings hot and sticky days and starts in June and till the end of August. The rising river levels can make access inside to the park difficult.
Day 1Arrive at Bardia National Park. Pick up you and transfer you to hotel. Evening visit typical Tharu villagePick up you by representative from Nepal Highland Treks and transfer to lodge. Welcome drinks and check in your room. Late afternoon, visit typical Tharu village and see Bardia National Park visitor center with its crocodile farm. Dinner and overnight at lodge.
Day 2Bardia national park activities. Full day Jungle walking After early breakfast, start full day jungle walking. We go on foot to national park with your nature guide and supporter. Today you can see one horn rhino, wild elephant, most probability Tiger and other wild animals. Pack lunch or picnic lunch. Late afternoon, back to lodge and overnight.
Day 3Bardia Jungle Activities. Canoe riding in Karnali River After your breakfast, we drive to Karnali Bridge. Start canoe riding on Karnali River. It is good opportunities to explore crocodile, different types of birds and animals. You will also explore scenic landscape from canoe ride. Have packing or picnic lunch. Back to lodge and overnight.
Day 4Elephant Safari at morning and Departure After tea coffee, start elephant back safari. It is about 3 hours safari gets closed view of wild animals. Back to lodge and take breakfast. Departure
3 NIghts 4 days Bardia tour can be any dates. You can chooes your own date. The best time to visit Bardia National Park is from mid-September till mid-December and another season start of February till the end of May.
Extra activities you can add in Bardia National park
- Jeep Drive inside the National Park
- Rafting in Karnali River or Rafting in Babai River