Royal Bardia National Park -2 night 3 days

Royal Bardia National Park -2 night 3 days

The Royal Bardia National Park is also known as Karnali National Park as it is located in the east of Karnali river which flows in Far West Nepal. It is an undisturbed wilderness in Terai(plain) section of Nepal. The national park was the hunting reserve during the Shah dynasty . The Eco-system and flaura and fauna of the place will naturally capivate your attenion. Like in Chitwan it has Sal, Savannah and riverine forest and grassland. This park was created by resettling the people to another area. Natural vegetation in this forest is now providing sanctuary for wild life.

There are around 600, plant species, 50 over mammals , 500 over birds, 50 over amphibians and reptiles are found around the park. It is one of the few remaining habitat of Royal Bengal tiger and great one horned rhinoceros. Small herd of wild elephants are occasionally seen.  There are scientific research projects funded by WWF (World Wild Life Fund) and international organization to understand ecology, behavior and preserve species like rhino, tiger and deer. There is breeding center for nearly extinct Gharials - crocodile. Tharus are an inhabitant of this place and the culture adds a distinct touch to the Bardia experience in a colorful way.

How to get there?

There are direct bus and schedule flight to Nepaljung. From Nepaljung travel by car or jeep to safari camp in the park.


Day 01:On Your arrival at Nepalgunj Airport or Ambasa Stand our staff will receive you. You will then be transferred to our Lodge where you will be offered refreshment & be given a briefing on our lodge & its facilities. After being given your programmes for the day, your room will then be allocated to you.
15:00 : Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn morn about the life and Lifestyle of the Tharus.
20:00 : Dinner

Day 02:
06:00 : Wake up call
06:30 : Breakfast
07:30 : Elephant Ride. (For an Hour) An excellent opportunity to get the lifetime experience on the Elephant Back and to see the Wildlife of The Park. Visit to Visitor Center, Crocodile Breeding Center & Tharu Cultural Museum.
13:00 : Lunch
15.00 : Jungle Walk. An excellent opportunity to see the wild animals, small mammals, birds and waits in the Tower (Machan) to have the wild sightseeing, accompanied by our experienced naturalists and wild life tracker. Excellent photographic opportunities are plentiful.
20:00 : Dinner

Day 03:
06:00 : Wake up call
06:30 : Breakfast
07:30 : Jungle walk, bird watching
09:30 : Depart for onward journey

The following list should give you an idea of the essentials;

  • Short & Long Sleeve Shirts - Long sleeved is for protection from the sun and insects in the evenings.
  • Shorts & Trousers - again, long trousers can protect from the sun & insects
  • Swim wear for on the river
  • Shoes - Comfortable trainers/shoes and a pair of sandals. You will need some type of hiking or safari boot if you plan on any walking safaris.
  • Binoculars Camera
  • Personal first-aid kit and wash kit
  • Guidebooks, maps, etc
  • Water bottle
  • Insect Repellent
  • Sunscreen and lip protector
  • Sunglasses (with retaining device) and/or a cap
  • Personal medication
  • Flashlight
  • Footwear
  • Reading book


Oct/March (average temp. 25 degrees)

April to June - Hot above 40 degrees

July to Sept: Rainy

Package cost using:

Rhino Lodge Bardia:
US$ 215 p/pax for 2 nights 3 days stay

Karnali Safari Bardia:
US$ 250 p/pax for 2 nights 3 days stay

Nepal Wildlife Resort, Bardia: 
US$ 200 per person for 2 nights 3 days stay

Single room supplement is applicable which is additional

Cost includes:
01. Full board –breakfast, lunch and dinner in the camp
02. Jungle activities-elephant back ride, jungle walk, dugout-canoe river trip, cultural programme, jeep ride to go deep in the forest, etc
03. English speaking guide/naturalist
04. Park fees and permit charges 

Cost does not include:
01. Airfare and transportation
02. Personal accident and health insurance
03. Emergency evacuation and medical-box
04. Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
05. Any other services and expenses that are not specifically mentioned
06. Expenses due to flight delay (If flight is used), sickness other contingencies
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  • Price : USD 200
  • Destinations : Bardia National park
  • Max Elevation : 1200 m.
  • Weather : March, April, May, Oct, Nov
  • Trip Duration : 3 days
  • Trip Grade : Easy
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