Bardia National Park Tour

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Trip Duration 4 Days
Max-Altitude 50
Group Size 1-15
Start & End Point Kathmandu
Trip Difficulty Easy
Best Season Spring and Autumn
Trip Price
US$ 750
US$ 652 Per Person
Trip Introduction

Overview of Bardia National Park Tour

Prepare for a thrilling journey as we invite you to discover Nepal’s incredible biodiversity and rich cultural heritage through our Bardia National Park Tour. Also known as Bardiya National Park, this magnificent natural reserve is renowned for offering some of Nepal’s best wildlife spotting experiences.

Whether you’re an adventure junkie, a wildlife photographer, or someone looking to immerse yourself in untouched nature, our Bardiya Tour Package has something for everyone.

Bardia National Park is famous for its high density of royal Bengal tigers. But that’s not all; the park also hosts a myriad of other fascinating creatures, such as Asian elephants, freshwater otters, and leopards. A safari in Nepal is incomplete without exploring the wonders of the Bardia National Park Tour.

Experience the authentic Tharu culture as you visit a local village. Understand this community’s critical role in Nepal’s Bardia National Park conservation efforts.

Our carefully designed Bardia National Park Tour allows you to delve into the park’s diverse ecosystems. We combine full-day and half-day Jeep Safaris with on-foot tiger tracking and birdwatching. This gives you an excellent chance to witness the park’s vast fauna.

Beyond the wildlife, our tour also includes visiting the Elephant Breeding Center and an enchanting sunset over the Giruwa River. Witness the sky filled with birds flying to roost, adding a poetic touch to your jungle safari in Nepal.

We wrap up the tour with a captivating Tharu cultural evening, with traditional dances and music performed with local instruments. It’s a heartfelt send-off that embodies the essence of Nepal’s rich traditions.

Covering an area of 968 km², Bardia National Park is the largest and most undisturbed national park in Nepal’s Terai region. Located adjacent to Banke National Park, these two reserves form a combined protected area known as the Tiger Conservation Unit (TCU) Bardia-Banke. This massive sanctuary is home to around 53 mammals, including rhinos, elephants, and Bengal tigers, and offers a habitat to over 23 species of reptiles and amphibians.

The tour is designed to provide a well-rounded experience, encompassing everything from wildlife spotting to intimate cultural interactions. From the moment you set foot in Nepal’s Bardiya National Park, you are transported into a world of natural splendour and rich cultural tapestry.

So, why wait? Book your Bardia National Park Tour now and take the first step toward an unforgettable journey. Witness the majesty of the royal Bengal tigers, the elegance of wild elephants, and the serene landscapes that make Bardia a must-visit safari destination in Nepal.

Trip Schedule

Itinerary of Bardia National Park Tour

Bus 7-9 hours
Accommodation Tourist Standard Hotel
Meals Lunch,Dinner
  • 09:00 AM: Arrival in Bardiya National Park and welcome drinks at the hotel.
  • 10:00 AM: Check-in and trip briefing.
  • 11:00 AM: Tharu cultural village tour to learn about the local customs and traditions.
  • 01:00 PM: Lunch at the hotel.
  • 02:00 PM: Visit the Tharu Museum to understand the Tharu lifestyle and history.
  • 03:30 PM: Witness the conservation initiatives at the crocodile breeding centre.
  • 06:00 PM: Dinner at the hotel.
Jeep 4-6 hours
Accommodation Tourist Standard Hotel
Meals Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
  • 06:00 AM: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 07:00 AM: Set out for a full-day jungle safari in Nepal, exploring Bardiya National Park: Spot Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinoceros, and Asiatic elephants.
  • 01:00 PM: Packed lunch during the safari.
  • 04:00 PM: Return to the hotel.
  • 06:00 PM: Dinner at the hotel.
Accommodation Tourist Standard Hotel
Meals Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
  • 06:00 AM: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 07:00 AM: Start your Elephant Safari in Bardiya National Park, one of the most exciting safari in Nepal experiences.
  • 10:00 AM: Take a Jeep Safari through the park (requires at least 4 people).
  • 01:00 PM: Lunch at the hotel.
  • 02:00 PM: Free time to explore or relax.
  • 06:00 PM: Dinner at the hotel.
Accommodation Local Teahouse
Meals Breakfast
  • 06:00 AM: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 07:00 AM: Engage in bird watching, capturing the essence of Nepal’s Bardiya National Park through its feathered inhabitants.
  • 10:00 AM: Check-out and departure from Bardiya National Park

Added Insights

What's Included in Your Bardia Jungle Safari Program

What's Included?

  • Bus Transportation: Enjoy comfortable and safe tourist bus services that will take you from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and then to Bardia National Park Hotel, making your travel hassle-free.
  • Complete Itinerary: Our meticulously planned Bardia Jungle Safari program ensures you explore all the captivating sights, including wildlife like Bengal tigers and Asiatic elephants, that Bardiya National Park offers.
  • Inclusive Meals: Your Bardiya tour package will include 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 2 dinners, adhering to the itinerary and offering local flavours.
  • All Entrance Fees Covered: Say goodbye to any hidden costs! The package includes all the entrance fees for your safari in Nepal.
  • Knowledgeable Guide: To enrich your experience in Nepal’s Bardiya National Park, our English-speaking local guides provide valuable insights and fascinating stories about the park’s flora and fauna.

What's Excluded?

  • No Travel Insurance: The package does not cover any travel insurance. We strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance before your trip.
  • Excluded Transports: The package does not include private transportation or flights to and from Bardiya National Park, Nepal.
  • Additional Expenses: Personal laundry and beverage costs are not included and must be borne separately.
  • Gratuities: Tipping for guides or other service providers is not included and is entirely at your discretion.
  • Other Exclusions: Any service or amenity not explicitly mentioned in our Bardiya Tour Package is not covered.
Good to Know

Bardia National Park Important Information

Experience Jungle Safari in Nepal with Our Diverse Bardia National Park Tour Packages

Eager for a wildlife adventure? Look no further than our tailor-made Bardia National Park tours. Located in the remote wilderness of Nepal, Bardiya National Park offers unparalleled safari in Nepal experiences. Choose from a range of itineraries that span 2 to 5 days, each packed with activities to make your Bardia National Park Tour unforgettable.

2 Nights 3 Days Bardia National Park Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Bardiya National Park, Nepal

  • Kickstart your Bardiya National Park Nepal tour with a warm welcome and refreshing drinks at our hotel.

Day 2: Bardiya National Park Safari Adventures

  • Begin your day with an Elephant Safari, a cornerstone of our Bardiya National Park safari experiences.

Day 3: Departure

  • Wrap up your Nepal Bardiya National Park tour with bird watching before departing at 10:00 AM.

3 Nights 4 Days Bardiya Tour Package

Day 1: Immerse in Tharu Culture

  • Your Bardiya tour package starts with a tour of a local Tharu village.

Day 2: Dive into the Jungle Safari in Nepal

  • Spend the day exploring the diverse wildlife of Bardiya National Park, Nepal, with a jungle trek.

Day 3: Versatile Safari in Nepal Activities

  • Enjoy various safaris in Nepal, like Elephant Safari, Jungle Trek, or Jeep Safari.

Day 4: Bid Farewell to Bardiya

  • Conclude your Bardiya National Park tour with bird watching.

4 Nights 5 Days Bardia National Park Tours

Day 1: Welcome to Bardiya National Park

  • Begin your Bardia National Park Tour with a hearty welcome.

Day 2: Wildlife Exploration in Bardiya National Park Nepal

  • Set off on a full-day jungle trek to explore the exotic wildlife of Bardiya National Park Nepal.

Day 3: Choose Your Adventure in Nepal Bardiya National Park

  • Opt for Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari, or Wildlife Rafting, each a highlight of Nepal Bardiya National Park experiences.

Day 4: Deep Dive into Bardiya’s Biodiversity

  • Choose from a Black Buck Tour or another jungle trek to observe the unique flora and fauna of Bardiya National Park Nepal.

Day 5: Say Goodbye to Bardiya

  • End your Bardia National Park tours with a session of bird watching before you check out.

Embark on a wildlife adventure with our Bardiya tour packages, offering the best safari in Nepal experiences. Book your Bardiya National Park tour today!

Best Seasons for Bardia National Park Tours

October to March

These months are considered the best for a Bardia National Park Tour experience. The weather is relatively calm, making it comfortable for jungle treks and other safari in Nepal activities. You’ll have excellent opportunities to spot wildlife, including Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinoceros, and Asiatic elephants in Bardiya National Park, Nepal.

Late September to Early November

This is the ideal time for birdwatching as migratory birds flock to Bardiya National Park during these months. If your Bardia National Park Tour includes bird watching, this season is perfect for spotting numerous species.

April to June

Though these months can be hot, they offer the highest visibility for spotting elusive creatures like the Bengal tiger. The vegetation is less dense, making seeing wildlife during your safari in Nepal easier.

Seasons to Avoid

July to September

These are monsoon months, and many areas in Nepal’s Bardiya National Park might be inaccessible due to heavy rainfall. It’s less advisable to book a Bardiya tour package during this time unless you’re keen on experiencing the monsoon wilderness.

Understanding the best seasons can make your Bardiya National Park tour more enjoyable and fruitful. Whether planning a jungle safari in Nepal or keen on bird watching, timing your visit can significantly enhance your experience.

Book your Bardia National Park tours or Bardiya National Park safari today for an unforgettable wildlife adventure!

Cost Structure for Bardia National Park Tours

Budget-Friendly Option

Ideal for backpackers and travellers on a budget, this option offers basic amenities without sacrificing the core experience of a jungle safari in Nepal.

  • Cost: Starting from $300 per person for a 2 Nights 3 Days package

Mid-Range Option

Perfect for families and groups, the mid-range hotels offer a comfortable stay with amenities like air-conditioning, guided tours, and more.

  • Cost: Starting from $500 per person for a 2 Nights 3 Days package

Luxury Option

For those looking for a more lavish experience in Bardiya National Park, Nepal, the luxury hotels offer top-tier services, including spa treatments, gourmet dining, and private guided tours.

  • Cost: Starting from $800 per person for a 2 Nights 3 Days package

Regardless of the hotel options, all Bardiya tour packages include activities like Elephant Safaris, Jungle Treks, and bird-watching, ensuring a comprehensive experience in Bardiya National Park safari.

Book your Bardia National Park tours today for an unforgettable experience tailored to your budget and preferences.

Transportation Options for Your Bardia National Park Tour

When planning your Bardia National Park Tour, you have two primary transportation options to reach the adventure that awaits you. The first is a scenic drive, and the second is a quick flight. Each option has its merits and could enrich your experience differently.

  1. Drive Option: Your journey would begin with a drive from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. You’ll drive to your designated Bardia National Park hotel upon reaching Nepalgunj. This option offers the chance to see the countryside of Nepal, making the journey as memorable as the destination itself. The exact route is followed on your return journey.
  2. Flight Option: The flight option is a good fit for those looking to reach the park more quickly. A swift flight will take you from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. From Nepalgunj, a short drive is between you and your Bardia National Park hotel. This option saves time and gives you more moments to enjoy the safari in Nepal and other activities you’ve planned for your Bardiya National Park Nepal tour.

Regardless of your option, rest assured that your Bardia National Park Tour will be a lifetime experience filled with awe-inspiring moments and unique wildlife sightings.

With these transportation options, you’re one step closer to enjoying your jungle safari in Nepal, a key highlight of any Bardia National Park Tours. Choose wisely based on your schedule, budget, and what you’d like to gain from the journey.

Dress Code and Guidelines for Your Bardia National Park Tour

Visiting Bardia National Park in Nepal is a dream for many. However, it’s essential to dress appropriately to ensure a safe and comfortable experience. Here are some dress code recommendations and guidelines to follow during your Bardiya National Park tour:

Dress Code:
  1. Neutral Colours: Opt for neutral and earth-toned clothing when embarking on a jungle safari in Nepal, especially in Bardia National Park. Bright colours can distract or disturb animals. Choose shades like beige, green, or brown.
  2. Breathable Fabrics: Given Nepal’s varied climate, lightweight and breathable materials are recommended. Cotton is an ideal choice for your Bardiya National Park safari.
  3. Long-sleeved Shirts and Trousers: These protect against sunburn, insect bites, and scratches from the thick foliage in Bardiya National Park Nepal.
  4. Sturdy Footwear: For those choosing the Bardiya tour package, wearing comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots is crucial. It ensures a safer trekking experience within the park.
  1. Avoid Flash Photography: When witnessing the majestic wildlife, such as during your Bardiya National Park safari, always refrain from using a flash. It can disturb animals, causing them distress.
  2. Silence is Golden: The Bardia National Park tour is a sensory experience. Speak softly and avoid loud noises to avoid disturbing the wildlife.
  3. Litter-Free Zone: Always carry a bag to store your waste. Keeping Bardiya National Park clean is a shared responsibility. After all, it’s a sanctuary for countless species.
  4. Follow the Guide: Your guide during the Bardia National Park tours knows the terrains and habits of the animals. Always follow their instructions closely.
  5. Respect Local Customs: The area around Bardia has a rich cultural heritage, especially of the Tharu community. Dress modestly and respect local traditions to enhance the mutual respect between tourists and locals.

Following the above dress code and guidelines ensures your safety and contributes to the park’s conservation efforts. A safari in Nepal, especially in Bardiya National Park, is a treasure trove of experiences, and dressing right can make it even more memorable.

Most asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Bardia National Park Tours

The best seasons to visit Bardia National Park are October through March when the weather is pleasant and the wildlife is most active.

You have two options: a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and then to Bardia, or a quick flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj followed by a drive to the park.

Our Bardiya National Park Safari activities adhere to strict safety guidelines to ensure your well-being.

You can spot diverse wildlife, including Bengal tigers, Asiatic elephants, and one-horned rhinoceros. It is truly a dream for any jungle safari enthusiast in Nepal.

Comfortable and neutral-coloured clothing is advised to blend in with the natural surroundings.

Our Bardiya tour packages include meals and accommodation, making your adventure in Nepal’s Bardiya National Park hassle-free.

The cost varies depending on hotel options and any additional activities you may choose to include in your Bardiya National Park Nepal experience.

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