Established in 1984, this park is situated in Nepal’s western Terai. It covers 968 sq. km. The park offers a variety of experiences in its vast undisturbed wilderness. About 70% of the forest consists of sal trees (which are used for the beautifully carved windows in Kathmandu). There is also grass land and forests throughout the park.

The park is home to endangered animals such as the Bengal tiger, wild elephant, one-horned rhinoceros, swamp deer, and black buck. Other endangered species include gharial crocodile, marsh mugger and Gangetic dolphin. Certain ethnic groups live in the park as well and you can experience their culture and traditions on a visit here.

Access: To reach Bardiya, take the daily flight or public bus from Kathmandu/Pokhara to Nepalgunj, from where it is a two hour drive to the park office at Thakurdwara. Best season to visit Bardiya National Park is from September to April.

What to bring:

  1. Binoculars
    2. Sun Hat and Sun Cream
    3. Swim Wear
    4. Light Clothes (Color should blend with natural surroundings)
    5. Light sweater or jacket for mornings and evenings during the winter season (Dec to Feb)
    6. Comfortable shoes
    7. Flashlight
    8. Swiss knife
    9. Reading books

Package Programmes:

3 Days / 2 Nights Package.

Arrive  AM  Relax in Tharu bar or beautiful garden.

Day  1:
PM Discover Tharu life and culture.

Day  2 :
AM   Elephant back safari
PM  Jungle walking.

Day  3  :
AM   Early morning bird watching, and village tour.
PM     Departure after lunch.

4 Days / 3 Nights Package.

Arrive  AM   Relax in Tharu bar or beautiful garden.
PM Discover Tharu life and culture.

Day  2:
AM   Whole day walking safari to view Genetic Dolphin-s wimming possible.

Day  3:
AM    Exploration of Tiger territory ( Half day Walking)
PM   Elephant back safari, Jeep safari ( Need to minimum 4 person in a group).

Day  4:
AM   Early morning bird watching, and village tour.
PM     Departure after lunch.

5 Days / 4 Nights Package

Arrive  AM   Relax in Tharu bar or beautiful garden.
PM    Discover Tharu life and culture.

Day  2:
AM   Whole day walking safari to Baghauraphanta and Karnali River bank to explore wildlife.

Day  3:
AM   Exploration of Tiger territory on foot.
PM     Jeep safari ( Need to minimum 4 person in a group)OR ( Rafting Min.2 Person).

Day  4:
AM      Whole day rafting in Karnali : Birds, Crocodile and dolphin viewing.

Day  5:
AM     Early morning bird watching, and village tour.
PM   Departure after lunch.