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Bardia Jungle Safari

The Royal Bardia National Park is spread over 968 sq km and located in the Western Nepal Terai. It is easily the largest and least disturbed wilderness spread in the Terai, and is predominantly Sal forest sprinkled with tall grasslands. It is bound on the north by the Chure hills and is skirted on the West by the Geruwa river.

It is here that your chances of spotting a tiger in Nepal are the highest. Other animals include the rhino-ceros, swamp deer, leopards, jungle cats, blue bulls(nilgai)sloth bears, barking deer and langurs. There are a few wild elephants, and one of the males is considered the largest in Asia!

The Geruwa river that rushes in through a break in the hill range, is home to the famous mahseer game fish, gharial, mugger crocodile and the freshwater Gangeric dolphin . The park also has cobras, kraits and pythons.

The park boasts more than 250 species of birds, including the endangered Bengal florican, Sarus crane and many species of geese, ducks and parakeets.

The activities include jungle safari on elephant back , walks, boat rides and jeep drives. The best time to visit is from October- March.

1) 968 sq. Km ( 600 sq. mi.) of undisturbed lowlands and wilderness in the Terai ( close to India)

2) View rhinoceros, tigers, fresh water Genetic Dolphins

3) Jungle lodges available

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive From Kathmandu to Bardia
Day 02: Bardia arrive at hotel and cultural tour to a Tharu village and visit elephant breeding center.
Day 03: Jungle trek (Chance to see the barking dear, bear, blue cow, rhinos and might be Bengal tiger).
Day 04: Bird watching and back to Kathmandu
Day 05: Final Departure

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 Best time: October-February for pleasant weather, March-June for hot weather, and July-September expect rain.

Access & Accommodation

To reach the Royal Bardia National Park, there are daily flights as well as public buses from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. The park office is situated at Thakurdwara, 20 km southwest along a dirt road from Ambasa on the Mahendra Highway.

There are a number of tourist lodges and resorts for accommodation. In the season, it may be advisable to make a booking before heading out.

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