• Accommodation Hotel/Resort
  • Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Group Size 01-35 people
  • Best Season Mar-May & Sep-Dec
  • Difficulty

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Bardia National Park - Where Wildlife Safari is the Largest Jackpot

Bardia National Park is one of the famous wildlife buffer zone located in the lowland part of Nepal. In 1976 the National park covers an area of 368 square kilometers but in order to protect the rare species it was expanded in 1982 which covers eastern bank of Kaligandaki and Babai river in the center, now the total area is 968 square kilometers. The area of National Park covered with the Savannah riverine jungle provides shelter to some of the endangered creature of wildlife including wild Elephant, One - horned Rhino, Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopards, bears, Black Buck, Gharial-crocodile, Gangetic Dolphin, Marsh mugger, Bengal Florican and Sarus crane. The park provide chance to encounter great variety of flora and fauna as well.


Himalayan Excursion Nepal offers Bardia Wildlife Tour package with different adventure activities including Elephant ride, Canoeing, Bird watching, Jungle walk, Jeep Safari, visit local villages, Rafting and cultural dance program. 


In 2010 Hollywood Actor Leonardo Dicaprio visited Bardia National Park, also his LEONARDO DICAPRIO FOUNDATION (LDF) is working to protect Wild Tigers in Nepal. WWF and LDF working together setting a goal to make double the number of Tigers in the wild by 2022.


Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy Elephant ride and Jungle Safari at Bardia National Park.
  • Enjoy watching rare species of birds and wildlife habitats.
  • Experience culture, tradition and unique lifestyle of local people.
  • Encounter wild animals including Royal Bengal Tiger.
  • Visit Crocodile and Elephant breeding center.

Today, after breakfast fly (35 minutes to 1 hour) to Nepalgunj and drive (2 hours) to Bardia National Park. After rest at hotel we will have lunch and afternoon enjoy jungle walk. At evening time visit Tharu local villages and Tharu cultural dance show. Overnight at hotel with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner basis. 

Today, after early morning breakfast we will start our jungle activities including Elephant safari, Canoeing, Jeep safari and Elephant bathing.  Overnight at hotel with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner basis.

Today, after breakfast we will go for Bird watching, where more than 360 different species of birds are spotted. After birds watching we will drive back to Nepalgunj and fly to Kathmandu. 

    • Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle.
    • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
    • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Bardia on twin sharing basis on BLD plan.
    • Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour by private tourist vehicle.
    • Professional English speaking tour guide for Kathmandu sightseeing.
    • Jungle safari activities in Chitwan national park.
    • Complementary farewell dinner in a typical Nepali cultural restaurant.
    • All necessary pick up drop by tourist vehicle as per itinerary.
    • All government and local taxes.
    • International airfare & necessary airport taxes.
    • Nepal entry visa fees at present USD 25 for 15 days, USD 40 for 30 days and USD 100 for three month.
    • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Temple & monasteries entry fees during sightseeing in Kathmandu.
    • Beverages, alcoholic drinks, mineral water during trip.
    • All personal & bar expenses in Kathmandu and Chitwan during the trip.
    • Tips for guide & driver (tipping is expected).
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, mineral water etc) and any other expenses which are not mentioned above.

Bardia wildlife tour is suitable for any kind of person who is moderately fit, no previous experience is required.  


Best season for tour is usually March-April and October-November but Bardia wildlife tour can be done in February, June, April, May and December as well. 

It depends upon season. During winter (November to February), It is colder at night time and relatively warmer during the day time, with the temperature ranging from around 4 degree at night to 23 degree at day time. Between March and May, the weather stay perfect as the temperature averages 25 degree during the day time. From September to December, the temperature gets cooler and allows for a great time to travel. The average temperature during this season is 22 degree. 

We provide two or three star level hotel accommodation for the entire tour. The hotel offer the facilities of attached bathrooms, dining room, a bar, internet access, hot shower and so forth.  

All the restaurants that we dine at cater for continental, Chinese, Mexican, American based cuisine with some local influences, always plenty to choose from. 


ATMs are available in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj. Major credit cards are accepted in all places but you need to pay 4% extra as bank levy, which might make cash more preferable. 

We estimate USD 15 to 20 a day will enough to buy lunch, dinner, chocolates and a few drinks. 

Depending on nature of travel we provide different vehicle service. We provide tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and airport pickups-drops. We book flight ticket through Buddha Air, Yeti Air, Saurya Air and Shree Airlines for the flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and vice versa.

There are telephones and internet facilities available so you can always stay in contact with your family. 

Laundry service is easily available at your hotel. Please note that laundry service is not included in the tour package price. 


Yes, they have received training from NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management).They has also received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project).

Actually tipping is not compulsory, but small gesture of thanks to your guides. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. 


Yes, there are a plenty of options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip. Click here