Bardia National Park is the largest National park in the Terai, Nepal connected to India, a beautiful, unspoiled wilderness of sal forest, grassland and alluvial washes cut by the many fingers of the Karnali River. Largely unpopulated, it is often described as what Chitwan National Park was like 30 years ago, before its commercial development. One can raft through the park for hours on end and not encounter another person.
Bardia National park is very famous for the jungle safari activities, Bird watching tours, jungle walking, fishing tours, wildlife photography tour and inhabitant of Bengal Tiger only found in India and Nepal. Also, this place is very rich in Tharu culture where you can explore through the village Tour.
YOUR INCLUDED MEAL GUIDE: B= BREAKFAST, L= LUNCH, D=DINNER
DAY 1: L/D
Arrival and Relax in our Tharu bar and beautiful garden
Discover Tharu life and culture through our Tharu Village walking
Visit elephant Breeding Centre
The domestic elephants here are mainly used for patrolling in the park and the Centre is ideally visited in the late afternoon when the elephants return from grazing in the national park. The mothers and calves are occasionally visited by free-ranging wild males. If this happens, be careful to stay well away from the male.
Tharu Cultural Dance at Night
DAY 2: B/L/D
Walking safari at Baghauraphanta and Karnali River Bank to Explore Wildlife (Whole day)
How better to get close to nature than walking in the jungle. You can see Tiger, Elephant and one-horned rhinoceros in Bardia National Park, Nepal’s largest national park. Not so much visited by tourists, you can see the wildlife undisturbed in their natural habitat. Walking in allow 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.
DAY 3: B/L /D
Visit Black Buck conservation Area (Whole Day)
Khairapur Blackbuck Conservation Area:
Said to be the northernmost surviving herd of blackbucks in the world, this endangered deer’s have been protected near to Gulariya, Bardia district headquarters since 2009. You can see the large population of these deer . Just nine Black Buck were first recorded in this area in 1975. To ensure the survival of this population, in 2009 the Government of Nepal declared an area of 172 hectares as the Krishnasar Conservation Area. Since then, conservation efforts have helped the Black Buck population to increase to 293. This only surviving wild population is still at great risk due to habitat fragmentation, disease from livestock as their habitat area is interspersed with human settlements and farmland and inbreeding as this isolated population grew from only a few individuals.
Camping in Jungle one night (Need min 2 persons)
DAY 4: B/L/D
Whole day Rafting at Karnali river: Birds, Crocodile and Dolphin Viewing (Need Min 2 person)
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 Genetic dolphin, the gharial crocodile, exotic birds. Swimming is also possible and sometimes the dolphins may join you
DAY 5: B/L /D
Jeep Safari (Need minimum 2 Persons)
DAY 6: B/L
Early morning Bird watching – followed by chance to relax or Explore the surrounding village
In addition to the resident spaces, several migratory birds visit the park. Approximately over 400 species can be a sight in the park and buffer zone area that is why Bardia is a paradise of birds as well. Where your walk will be on a sunrise through the jungle and along the river bank
Departure After Lunch