Bardia National Park Tour
Bardia National Park Tour
Nepal's geography is such that the northern side has the Himalayas while the southern lowland (Terai) is heavily vegetated with tropical forests providing habitat for a wide variety of species, numerous native and migratory birds. Nepal is well established with 14 national parks and has a certain tropical destination for Jungle Safari. Bardia National Park is the largest national park and protected area in Nepal, situated in the Terai district, covering 968 sq km. Approximately 70% of the park is dominated by sal forest, the remaining 30% is a combination of grassland, savannah, and riverine forest. On the west side, it is bordered by the Karnali River while in the Bardia District it is bisected by the Babai River. Siwalik Hill defines the park's northerly border. Bardia National Park tour provides habitat for various rare and endangered wildlife species including Royal Bengal Tiger, One-Horned Rhino, Crocodile, Four Horned Antelope, Striped Hyena, Gangetic Dolphin and many more with 550 bird species. The Bardia National Park headquarters are situated in Thakurdwara (also Forest Hideaway's location) and are surrounded by idyllic villages populated by a local ethnic Tharu community. The WWF and the King Mahendra Trust are involved in tracking wildlife and breeding environments in the park. They have also introduced an educational system that recognizes the significance of the need for protection for residents. The Bardia National Park also provides an ideal environment for studying wildlife, as well as providing a home habitat for many species. Nepal is popular not only for trekking across the snow-capped Himalayas but also for an unforgettable Jungle Safari through the pristine National Parks. Join this Bardia national park tour which is one of the most popular tour packages for exploring Nepal's largest and most undistributed national park.
Day 1: Arrive in the Kathmandu (1300m)
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our company representative will meet and welcome you to Nepal and then you'll be transferred to your confirmed hotel. Once you finish the check-in procedure, you can rest & relax at the hotel. Later you will be accompained by the office staff for a short tour of Thamel to make you familiar with some good restaurants, ATMs, money changer and other necessary places you might need during your stay in Thamel.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley:
After morning breakfast Wongchhu Peak Promotion will introduce you with your tour guide and he will pick you from respective hotel for an interesting tour of Swayambhunath Stupa located on a hill top, with fabulous views of Kathmandu city, green hills that surrounds the valley and of high snow capped mountains.
Swayambhunath one of the oldest historical sites listed in world heritage of more than 2,5000 years old Buddhistreligious complex with huge dome shape stupa with four mystical eyes of Buddha overlooking four directions North, South, East and West. After an impressive tour visiting the monastery and small chapels this place surrounded with green forest with many monkeys around and this place is also known as “Monkey Temple”.
Next nice tour leads towards east of Kathmandu city at Pashupatinath Temple area, tourist or non Hindu are not allowed inside the main temple, however one can overlook the temple from the bank of Bagmati river the holy and famous Shiva temple with golden pagoda tier roofs and four silver doors surrounded with lovely forest with many monkeys around. This place is flooded in the mid February on Shiva Ratri (birth anniversary of lord Shiva). Nearby on the opposite bank of the river funeral and cremation takes places for all Hindu religion.
Then after drive towards north east reaching at Bouddhanath Stupa also called as “Little Tibet” due to strong Tibetan influence in culture, traditions and Buddhist religion, Bouddhanath a huge dome with tow tier where one can walk up near the top with nice views of surrounding Bouddhanath area with shop, stores, restaurants and monasteries.
After a fascinating and lovely historical and cultural tour return back to respective hotels. Then take rest for a while and in evening you will meet with your trekking guide and representative from Wongchhu Peak Promotion (WPP) office for short briefing before your trip because you should know all the essential factors and places before going to the trek.
Finally, day ends with a Authentic Nepalese Dinner in Nepali Cultural Restaurant.
Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and drive to Bardiya National Park by private car and transfer to Hotel.
Day 4: Bardiya National Park
In Bardia National Park, you enjoy a full day of Wild-Life Safari activities such as: Elephant back safari, Nature walks, Canoe trip or boat ride, Jeep drive in the Deep forest, Elephant bathing, bird watching, Tharu Village tour etc. as per time permits. Trained local naturalists and guides will guide all to you. Animals and birds to be seen are rhinoceros, crocodiles, bear, monkeys, several species of deer, pythons, peacocks, hornbills, woodpeckers (amongst more than 400 species of birds recorded in the park).
Day 5: Drive back to Nepalgunj & fly back to kathmandu
After having breakfast. Drive back to Nepalgunj and fly back to kathmandu. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.
Day 6: Departure to Home
Finally it’s SEE OFF TIME. There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. You will be picked from Hotel by representatives of Wongchhu Peak Promotion staff and dropped at Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours earlier than your flight time with a hope to see you again. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
- Flight Ticket to Kathmandu-Nepalgunj -Kathmandu,
- Transportation from Nepalgunj-Bardiaya-Nepalgunj,
- All activities (Elephant safart, Bird watching, Jungle walking, jeep driving),
- Cannoning, Tharu culture dance) are included as per itinerary,
- All necessary monument entrance fee,
- All meal in National Park at Bardia National Park,
- Wildlife reserve entrance and park fee,
- Wongchhu Peak Promotion duffel bag.
- Meals in Kathmandu (except welcome and farewell dinner),
- Extra night accommodations in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary,
- Beverages and alcoholic drinks on trek – Personal trekking equipment,
- All personal expenses, including Nepal Visa (for country entrance),
- Personal medical and evacuation insurance,
- All other additional charges for additional services, including recommended TIP,
- Additional tips for the tour guide, others as one sees fit,
- Personal purchases.