Trip Facts
durationTrip Duration 3 Days
countryCountry Nepal
groupsizeGroup Size 1 To 15 Person
arrivalArrival On Kathmandu
departureDeparture From Kathmandu
seasonBest Season Spring and Summer
altitudeMax Altitude 155m
easy-icon Easy TripGrade are those in which less hiking is required - about 3-4 hrs per day. Good for begineers and less intensive. City Tours, Jungle Safari are some easy ones. Acclimatization is not required.

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Bardia Jungle Safari Overview

Bardia Jungle Safari proffers a great sense of satisfaction and smugness, as well as the chance to see wild animals and unforgettable photo shoots.

Creating a thrilling observation spot for adventure lovers, the wildlife of Bardia National Park draws visitors to this destination. Not only Nepal, but Bardia is also the premier jungle safari destination of entire Asia. You will be happy to know that the Royal Bengal Tiger has made this park of Bardia Nepal their favorite destination. Due to the sheer population of Bengal Tigers, which are the largest of the cat family, Bardia has become the utmost destination for travelers.

A haven for around, 23 reptiles, 53 mammals, and 470 birdlife, Bardia National Park Safari is a crowd’s favourite venture. Wild elephants, One-horned Rhinoceros, and multiple endemic bird species populate the area of the national park. With its elephant and jeep safari activities, it lets visitors spy on all the park’s wildlife. Lauded by the wilderness seekers, the park is extended to an area of around 928 sq km.

There is no denying that wildlife observation can be done in zoos and artificial parks. But having the close interaction of wild animals, birds and aquatic animals in their natural habitat is an incredible experience comparable to nothing. Thus, joining this Royal Bardia National Park Jungle Safari experience the sheer wilderness and thrill.

In comparison to the eminent Nepal wildlife safari, Chitwan Jungle Safari, Bardia Jungle Safari receives few visitors because of the distance. But, if you once ignore the distance aspect, you will be rapt on top by the unruffled wildlife and scenic verdure of the Bardia Nepal safari park.

Engrave in mind that the Nepal Safari tour in Bardia is not a single-day venture, it is an odyssey of multiple days. To hunt the tempting jeopardized beauty of Nepal, without wandering long, make a booking of this 3 Nights and 4 Days Bardia Jungle Safari Package.

Along with other necessary details, some information regarding the Bardia National Park Safari Cost, the best time to visit, and the rough itinerary plan are already mentioned here. If you find yourself unsatisfied with the provided details, don’t hesitate to contact us, the team of Mission Himalaya Trek.

Quick Synopsis of the Bardia National Park

In actuality, the park was cited as the Bardia Hunting Reserve in the old days. The so-called hunting reserve was modified as a wildlife area in the year 1976. Just after the 12-year duration, in 1988, it got the status of National Park. It was narrated by Royal Bardia National Park till the People’s Movement 2006. With the eradication of Kind Ganendra from his seat, there is no sense in putting Royal.

Home to 87 tigers as per the report of 2018. As per the officials of the Bradiya National Park, a population of approximately 125 tigers are residing in this largest national park of Nepal. There might be a query rendered on your mind regarding where is Bardia National Park located. Well, the reply is simple. It is in the lowland Terai of western Nepal. Here you can spot wild elephants, deer, rhinos, and much more wildlife. Wildlife exploration is remarkable for visitors visiting this park.

Besides the wildlife, the beautiful natural setting of the park is something you must appreciate during the Bardia Jungle Safari tour in Nepal. If there were no savannas or prairie types of vegetation, spotting the wildlife would have not been such an easy task. Furthermore, wetlands and bordering rivers of the park tend well to glance at the crocodiles, dolphins, and likewise.

An offset of Karnali River, Geruwa River in the west Bardia National Park is the habitat of endangered royal tigers and their prey species. Furthermore, the bank of these rivers also favors well for wild elephants and one-horned rhinos. On the southeast of the park, the bank of the Babai River favors well for the living of these available species.

Proper management of the natural resources inside the parks has aided in improving the habitat of the species living in the Park. Further, proper security in the park is the reason, why the poaching of rhinos, elephants, tigers, and other animals has completely ceased.

Making way to the Bardia National Park

Bardia is around 580 km in distance from the Kathmandu Valley. Despite having such a large distance, reachability to Bardia  Park is not a matter of concern with our popular Bardia National Park Safari Package.

For the luxury admirers, no other way fits better than the airway. Travelers who have a predilection to encounter Bardia via a roadway cruise can do so by opting for a public bus or private cab drive.

Step into Bardia via Airway

You might know well, that the flight is the fastest and easiest medium to reach any destination facing no hurdles. Thus Nepaljung airport is in proximity to Bardia go for Kathmandu to Nepaljung flight. When you arrive at Nepaljung airport, follow the short overland cruise to Bardia.

Several flights operate each day to Nepaljung from the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport. The flight duration is not more than an hour, so a morning flight is the best choice.

As you step out of the airport, taxis or private cabs are easily available. Instead of spending a night at Nepaljung, it will be fruitful to join the 3-hour roadway drive to the headquarters of Bardia, Thakurdwara on the same flight day. Thakurdwara, near the Bardia National Park, has been the center of tourist activity for many years. The place today sees a plethora of international as well as local travelers.

Step into Bardia via the Roadway

Nepal is connected through roadway transportation to almost every nook and cranny. Thus reaching the Bardia National Park through public vehicles is possible each day. However, those who are fond of comfort should go for the private hiring of taxis or other vehicles.

Local Vehicle Drive

Multiple buses link the roadway from Kathmandu to Bardia. Every morning and evening, a bus from the Kathmandu Gongobu bus park leaves for the Bardia. Normally, it is not recommended to choose a public vehicle to drive to Bardia from Kathmandu. The reason is a long duration ride on a bumpy road with crowds might irritate you leaving your body fully tired. Normally it is approximately 15 hours of drive from Katmandu to Bardia.

Pursuits to do while on the Bardia Jungle Safari

There are plentiful things to do in the adventurous landscape of the Bardia National Park. A few are mentioned below.

Community Tour

Exhilarating community tour with the veteran guide profusely astounds you with typical Tharu culture. A guide by your side helps you best communicate with the indigenous Tharu people.

Tharu Cultural Museum

If you have already spare time, it’s ok, if not then manage to discover the Tharu Cultural Museum. Standing just inside the foremost entrance of the Bardia National Park, the museum showcases the rich cultural and historical aspects of the Tharu community. Further, this probe gives you an idea of the Tharu Community’s dressing and speaking format. Besides, the agricultural equipment and culinary are placed there to grant you the concept of Tharu cooking and cultivating technique.

Tharu Cultural Show

The cultural show commences mostly after dinner. So, before going to bed, be a part of this show as an audience. The dance performance and the traditional attire of the Tharu people of this rustic western section imprint their best in your mind.

Tiger sighting

In the western region of the lowland terai belt, Bardia is the optimal place for witnessing tigers in their natural habitat. More than 40% of the population heading to Bardia return home only after appreciating the wilderness glimpse of Tiger’s living here. From the machan, you can securely enjoy the Tiger sighting. To spot the tiger, the summer months from February to July are the best time to visit Bardia National Park.

In other seasons, the probability degrades. If not the tiger’s glimpse, adore the jungle safari with the sightseeing of other endangered flora and fauna varieties.

Exploration of Elephant Breeding Center

A redolent visit to the Elephant Breeding Center will favor every single traveler visiting Bardiya National Park. The parenting of the mother elephants to their junior ones seems extraordinarily pleasing. Along with this awesome glimpse, the love-spreading place of the elephant breeding center garners well the desire to relish the sunrise or sunset vistas.

Elephant Safari

Elephant Safari is the gem of every national park safari in Nepal and it is elegantly applicable in the context of the Bardiya National Park too.

Jungle Walk

Exploration of the jungle on foot is an adventurous jungle activity. During the Bardia Jungle safari, a jungle walk lets you relish many fun and thrilling activities like Tiger Tracking, Bird watching, and so on. Moreover, if you think you cannot walk for long, you can merge a jungle walk with a jeep safari to dive deep into the wilderness of the park.

Jeep Safari

If you prefer luxurious scrutinization of the wildlife, a Jeep safari is a great option. It is also the safest way for ample wildlife exploration.


The existence of several rivers at the periphery of the Bardia National Park blesses you with the fortune of admiring wildlife and floral beauty from a completely new aspect. The fortune here mentions the boating adventure.

Catching the aquatic life- Fishing

Bardia National Park Safari is not merely meant for wildlife spotting, it equally favors great for angling. Don’t get confused with the term angling. It is a synonym for fishing. The difference here is that angling incorporates technical fishing equipment whereas fishing involves any equipment. For fishing here at the Babai River or any nearby river, you need to carry the required permit.


The Karnali River in western Nepal grants you the best experimentation of white water rafting in Nepal. During the thrilling safari to Bardia National Park, the option of Karnali River Rafting is the perfect combination. The rafting adventure sometimes gives you the best glimpse of the Gangetic Dolphin too.

Bardia Jungle Safari Itinerary

Walking Hours: 45 Minutes Flight And 2 Hours Drive

Meals Included: Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Three Star Category Hotel

Make your appearance at the national terminal of Tribhuwan International Airport. Don’t fret, our gracious member will escort you from your lodging spot. As per the allocated time, the flight will take you to the Nepaljung airport from Kathmandu. A few moments later, the private drive of around 2hours will drop you at the lavish stay point near Bardia National Park on the western lowland of Nepal.

Rivet your spare time for the village tour where mostly Tharu people resides. The tour lets you best interact with the locals. It is also the best way to have a close insight into their day to day living style. Like other rustic places of Nepal, this section of Nepal has a unique living style and eating habits. You will realize all this in this short exploration time.

Prior to entering your resting spot, embrace the welcome cultural dance of the Tharu Community.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Three Star Category Hotel

If you are not habitual of early waking up, then also at the nearby lodge of Bardia National Park, you will find yourself awake early morning. Birds chirping in a melancholic mood ought to keep your sleepy mood aside. The cool breeze blowing through your face leaves you putting a seraphic smile on your face. Without wasting the morning time lingering on the bed, you just head off for the Bardia Jungle Safari.

Commence the journey today for the tracking of the imperilled Royal Bengal Tiger. Tread through the jungle and spot the tracking centre marked by the conservationist of the park. Upon spotting the location patiently wait there, where the tiger arrives daily for its daily activity.

Devor the succulent packed lunch at the machan. If the luck favours, Tiger will appear to your sight. Else the glimpse of other wildlife’s including wild elephant, blackbuck antelopes is there for the replenishment. Furthermore, the park is a paradise for ornithologists. Thus you too can avail yourself of the best birdwatching experience.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Three Star Category Hotel

Leaving Bardia without the observation of Elephant Breeding Center steals the gist of Bardia Jungle Safari. Thus, today’s morning is allocated to reach out to the Elephant Breeding Center.

Afterwards, unlike the previous day’s jungle walk, give a try to Jeep Safari this day. Observing the wildlife and vegetation with a deep wilderness venture makes your day today completely rewarding. Grab much information from a guide sitting aside in the Jeep.

Walking Hours: 2 Hours Drive And 45 Minutes Flight

Meals Included: Breakfast

Open your eyes early for the rejuvenating Elephant Safari of around 1 hour. Afterwards, pack your Keister and preempt for Kathmandu.

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Trip Facts
durationTrip Duration 3 Days
countryCountry Nepal
groupsizeGroup Size 1 To 15 Person
arrivalArrival On Kathmandu
departureDeparture From Kathmandu
seasonBest Season Spring and Summer
altitudeMax Altitude 155m
easy-icon Easy TripGrade are those in which less hiking is required - about 3-4 hrs per day. Good for begineers and less intensive. City Tours, Jungle Safari are some easy ones. Acclimatization is not required.

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