Bardia National Park

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Bardia National Park
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Trip Facts

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Total Duration:3 days
  • Best Time:All around the year
  • Group Size:Minimum 2
  • Start Point:Kathmandu
  • End Point:Kathmandu
  • Accommodation:3 star Hotel
  • Transportation:Private Transport
  • Meals:BLD during the tour

About Bardia National Park

One of Nepal’s best kept secrets is Bardia National Park. It is located in the Terai region.  It is also Nepal’s largest national park and wilderness area. Its protected  968 km² of sal forest, grassland, savannah and riverine forest. On the west side it’s bordered by the Karnali River. It’s bisected by the Babai River in the Bardiya District. The foot of the Siwalik Hills marks the northern boundary of the park. Bardia National Park is among one of the less explored wildlife sanctuary where wilderness and challenges are found in abundance. It was a wildlife reserve once but now has turned into a wildlife reserve. It is an unspoiled and untouched habitat of wildlife. This holds a pride of treasuring largest population of Bengal tigers in Nepal. It also provides shelter to some endangered species of animals.

The Himalayan Thar, a rarest animal and the only living member of genus Hemi Tragus was recorded as seen in this reserve. Besides, a distant cousin of a wild goat which was confirmed as extinct animal was spotted here. This also proves how well preserved this reserve is. There might still be many unique species of animals stored out in this national park; and who knows you might be the lucky one to spot them? We can find more than 400 species of birds. Including the endangered Bengal Floridian and Sarus crane, Bardiya is a paradise for bird lovers. 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Fly to Nepalgunj
  • Day 02 - Explore Bardia National park
  • Day 03 - Visit Karnali River for Dolphin sightseeing

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 - Fly to Nepalgunj

We initiate our journey to Bardia National Park with a flight to Nepalgunj. As we land on the grounds of Nepalgunj, we can feel the rise in temperature. Nepalgunj is amongst the hottest place in Nepal.

Upon your arrival, a representative from hotel will pick you up and transfer you to a hotel. Check in to the hotel and rest for a while. You will be briefed about your plans ahead. In the afternoon, your guide will escort you to the Tharu villages nearby. Learn about the unique culture, tradition and lifestyle of the Tharu peoples as you walk by the streets. Enjoy your dinner at the hotel and take a sound sleep.

Day 02 - Explore Bardia National park

Today is an exciting day where you will be close to the wildlife in its natural habitat. Your schedule for the day is as follows:

6:00 a.m. Wake up early in the morning and finish up with your daily routine.

6:30 a.m. Breakfast time! Warm up yourself with a delicious breakfast.

7:30 a.m. We head towards the Bardia National Park for an exciting ride over an elephant. As the elephant heads in between the forest, you can encounter the wildlife sheltered inside the park. Get ready to get a glimpse of one- horned rhino, Asian elephant, Spotted Deer (Chital), Barking Deer, Hog Deer, Samber, Swamp Deer, Barasingha, Black Buck, Bull, Wild Boar, Nilgai, Royal Bengal Tiger, Wild Dog, Leopard, Striped Hyena, Golden Jackal and many other wild animals. After completing the elephant ride, we will head towards the visitor centre in the National park followed by visit to crocodile breeding centre and a museum that treasures Tharu culture.

1:30 p.m. Accomplishing the exploration part, we cater our hunger for food with a delicious lunch at the park.

15:00 p.m. After lunch and rest for a while, we take a peaceful walk between the jungles. We walk towards the tower in the jungle and explore the life of birds and wildlife. If you are interested in photography, you can take good pictures and feel refreshed.

19:00 p.m. You will be treated with an interesting Tharu cultural dance.

20:00 p.m. enjoy the Nepalese cuisine and go to sleep for a refreshing tomorrow.

Day 03 - Visit Karnali River for Dolphin sightseeing

6:00 a.m. Wake up and finish your daily routine.

6:30 a.m. Breakfast time! Enjoy the delicious breakfast.

7:00 a.m. We head towards the Karnali River. The beautiful bank of Karnali with recently with the golden sun in the backdrop is an amazing sight to be seen. If lucky, you can see the dolphins in the river of Karnali. Take photographs, enjoy the lush landscape and return back to hotel for lunch.

12:30 p.m. Enjoy your lunch.

13:30 p.m. Beholding the memories of closeness with nature and wildlife, we bid Bardia National Park a goodbye and head towards Nepalgunj airport.

We take a flight to Kathmandu and within an hour, we will find yourself at the airport in Kathmandu.

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Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation private vehicle
  • Return flight from Nepaljung including departure tax
  • Accommodation with meal on full board basis
  • All jungle and tour activities
  • All entry permits, Jungle guide, etc

Cost Excludes

  • Foods and accommodation in Kathmandu/Pokhara
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips for jungle guide

The Annapurna Circuit with the best!

I first used Bharal Adventures three years ago when Arjun was my guide for my Everest Base camp trek. Arjun was very genuine, friendly and knowledgeable about the area and I felt very relaxed and in good hands. I adored the holiday and the beauty of the Himalayas so decided to return to Nepal again. This time to trek in the Annapurna region. I of course chose Bharal Adventures to be our tour guide company again. This again has been a fantastic experience.


The weather was unusually heavily snowy at times and meant that we had to turn around and change our plans slightly, which Arjun coped with very well. He was very flexible and accommodating and always tried his best to make us feel comfortable and enjoy our
trip to the fullest. I would recommend this company and this guide to anyone. He loves his country, its mountains and his job and it shows. A thoroughly great holiday, thank you Arjun and Bharal Adventures!

Jill Stenburge,
China

Amazing Annapurna – Incredible Nepal

Nothing prepares you for the Himalayas. Waking up every day to 5-mile high mountains is one of the most humbling and incredible experiences of my life. As a frequent traveller, this was my first time to Nepal, so I wanted to be sure my experience was going to match my expectations. On arrival, Arjun from Bharal was there to greet my partner and I with a smile - which he kept all week. Even when we were snowed in along the pass; walking slowly up the mountains and laying in a little too long - Arjun always made sure our needs were prioritized.

If you want a tour which is:

- Personal - Informative

- At your own pace

- Going to *the best places in Nepal

- One you will remember forever

I thoroughly recommend Arjun and Bharal. I came to Nepal as a tourist, to meet a guide and a porter. I left with 2 friends, incredible photos, lifelong memories and a promise we will return one day, with my daughter to tackle the incredible Manasalu!

Thank you Arjun! :)

Annapurna Circuit Trek
Luke James,
China

Amazing trek in Kanchenjunga region!

Last November I traveled to Nepal to visit the remote area of Kanchenjunga. I'm from Spain and did the Kanchenjunga circuit (North and South base camps) with my Indian friend. After many mails sent to several trekking companies based in Kathmandu we only received overpriced offers, until we finally met Arjun, the manager of Bharal Adventures, and our expectations changed immediately. He provided us with reliable information, answered all our mails quickly and carefully and made an itinerary to suit us at a very reasonable cost, exactly what we were looking for since a long time. Once in Kathmandu, his partner Bijay came to the hotel to introduce himself and give me some instructions before the trek and all the assistance I needed. The day before the departure, Arjun and Bijay invited us to have dinner at their home to offer us a warm welcome, they were really friendly. As per the trek itself, our guide had good experience in the Kanchenjunga region and managed all the situations in a solvent way. Besides, we were very lucky with the weather and could enjoy the trek with its stunning views. It was really a fantastic experience. Once the trek finished, Bijay and Arjun came to my hotel to be sure we received a good service during the trek and say goodbye. I can only recommend this trekking company to all the people traveling to Nepal. You will not be disappointed.

Hector Fernandez,
Barcelona, Spain

Unforgettable once in a lifetime experience To EBC led by Arjun & 3 amazing porters

Our journey started in 3 different cities in Malaysia, 6 travellers in all - Myself and my good friend Ray started out from Johor Bahru, Suk(the only female in our group) & Ricgen's journey started from Mallaca, the 4 of us met with See and Su in their home town of Kuala Lumpur, (KL) Malaysia. 

6 of us met in KL and departed from KL international airport for Kathmandu Nepal. where Arjun Dhakal met us at the airport and we transferred to our hotel and finalised all details for the EBC trek.
The next day we flew out to Lukla and this is where the real adventure began.
The actual trip is a story for another time all I will say is that this adventure was absolutely amazing in fact so amazing that I'm contemplating doing ABC with Arjun next year sometime.
Arjun and his team were very professional, his personable character allows for a very relaxed but very organised approach to everything during our trip.
The EBC adventure was one of the most amazing adventures I have ever experienced I would add that this trip rates equal to The Kokoda trek I completed in Papua Nuigini.
I want to express my gratitude to Arjun Dhakal and his team at Bharal adventures you were amazing and I would recommend this team to anyone interested in doing EBC


Kind Regards
& friends for life
Gavin Page

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Gavin Page,
South Africa

The incredible Kanchenjunga circuit with Bharal Adventure !

We were two persons intending to trek in the remote and restricted Kanchenjunga region. I am an Indian and was with a Spanish friend. After not getting positive responses from various organizations or getting quoted very high prices, we landed on Bharal Adventure. And it was a great experience right from the beginning. The extremely polite Arjun answered all of our queries patiently, tailored the itinerary according to our requirements and finally helped us with a knowledgeable guide for this 22 day trek. And when everything was done at a reasonable cost, we couldn't ask for more. The superb weather and views during the trek added to everything and the overall experience was fantastic. Highly recommended for all your adventures in Nepal !
Sandeep Bhat,
India

Everest Base Camp Hike 26/11 – 6/12

Going to the Everest Base Camp was once an impossible dream to achieve. 
With Bharal Edventure, the impossible dream comes to a reality. Mr Suraj, our guides, Ganesh and friends who made it possible for me to reach the EBC. I would not be able to go through the tough journey with extreme environments without their help and encouragement. 

Thank you very much for the hospitality given by Bharal Adventure especially Mr Suraj and Mr Arjun. Thank you so much for making this once impossible dream become possible. This is truly the most valuable experience I ever have.

Zaiton A,
Malaysia

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Lead by arjun and 7 porters to bring 14 of us to amazing journey to annapurna base camp. Very friendly and helpful. Received first class services from them and the porters also friendly and hardworking.Sure to look back for them for the next trip to nepal.
Fadhly Suhaimi
Fadhly Suhaimi,
Malaysia

Everest Base Camp Trek Dec- 24 – Jan 05 2019

Da jeg rejste alene, var det vigtigt for mig, at få afklaret alle spørgsmål. Arjun var meget behlælpelig og tålmodig med at besvare alle mine spørgsmål inden trekket. Selve turen var en super oplevelse. Deepak var vores guide. Han er en meget sympatisk, sjov og hjælpsom ung mand, der hele turen havde god føling med, hvordan det gik undervejs. Vi havde mange gode snakke om hvordan livet er i Nepal, for tidligere generationer op til i dag.
Det var en fantastisk oplevelse.
Tak for det :-)

Brigitte Utzon
Brigitte Utzon,
Denmark

Atemberaubend und immer wieder schn

Everest view Trek mit schnen Aussichten und einem Guide, der auf alles achtet. Ich crate immer wieder in Nepal , nur habe ich mich in solche Hhen noch nie getraut. Es braucht schon etwas Vorbereitung , denn man muss fit sein fr thus ein Vorhaben. Schon allein der Flug nach Lukla ist ein Abenteuer fr sich . Man sieht Berge und Menschen , die mit wenigen Worten nicht zu beschreiben sind . Mit Suman act ich auf einen wunderschnen Weg unterwegs .Jedes mal, wenn er merkte, dass ich an meine Grenzen gekommen box, wurde erst mal eine kleine Rast eingelegt, in view of that dass ich mich immer wohl und gut aufgehoben gefhlt habe. So konnte ich den ganzen Weg geniessen. Vor allem suit ich sehr fasziniert, wie die Menschen da oben leben und wie herzlich sie doch sind. Der Weg alleine, ist mit all seinen Aussichten und seiner Geschichte , diese Reise wert. Noch einmal vielen Dank fr die liebe Beratung und einen Freund, der mir immer zur Seite gestanden hat.

Jonbon,
Germany

Solo travelers welcome!

I went to Nepal on a 9-day trek in the Langtang region a couple years ago. I was traveling on my own so I really appreciated to be with a trustworthy and friendly guide Sujan. I would definitely recommend his agency and would like to go back myself!

Maellelh,
France

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Kathmandu Nepal
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