Bardia Jungle Safari Tour


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Bardia jungle safari tours

Bardia Jungle safari tour Summary

    1. Duration: 3 Nights 4 Days
    2. Difficulty Level: Easy Tours
    3. Activity Hour: 7/8 Hours
    4. Group-Size: 1 – 20 Tourists
    5. Good Time: March, April, May, October, November, and December.
    6. Trip Mode: Accommodation in a Resort
    7. Meals on Full Board: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    8. Transportation: Flight/Jeep

The Bardia jungle safari tour is one of the most popular tourist activities located in the Terai part of western Nepal. It’s the largest national park that covers 968 Square kilometers (374 sq mi) and is the most undisturbed national park in Nepal. Wildlife safari in Bardia is connected to the eastern bank of the Karnali River and bisected by the Babai River.

A Karnali Wildlife Reserve was renamed Bardia Wildlife Reserve and later converted into Bardia National Park in 1988. It covers 70% forest area and is home to 53 mammals including the Royal Bengal Tiger, One Horn Rhino, Swamp Deer, Wild Elephant, and more. Besides Mammals, Bardia is also the home of 407 birds. 

Compared to Chitwan National Park, there are fewer lodges and fewer visitors because of very hot temperatures. Available resorts border the boundary of the park and various jungle/wildlife activities are possible. As it has lush sub-tropical jungles mainly Elephants, Tigers, and one-horned rhinoceros including many rare species of birds and reptiles are inhibiting this place, so is a great place for a jungle safari tour.

Various categories of resorts are available in Bardia. Some of them are the best hotels in Bardia, so you can book Bardia Jungle Resort to familiarize yourself with the vibrant Tharu lifestyles, culture, and tradition. Hotels and resorts are built with modern facilities and arrange jungle safari activities at any time throughout the year.

4 Days 3 Nights Bardia wildlife safari tour package program!

Bardia Jungle Safari Tour 3 Nights 4 Days Bardia Jungle Safari Tours
Category of Hotel Standard / Deluxe Resort
Bardia Jungle Safari Tour Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner serve with hot tea/coffee.
Bardia Tour Package Cost US$ 355 Per Person (get best deal if you are Nepali citizen)
Activities of Bardia Jungle Tour Package Jeep Safari, Bird Watching, Jungle Walk, Crocodile Breeding Center, Thaur Culture Program & Village Tour
Best Season March, April, May, September, October & November

3 Nights 4 Days jungle safari tour in Bardia plan

01 Day: Arrival at Bardia National Park and transfer to the Lodge/resort, after your refreshment you will have a briefing about the Bardia tour briefing.

02 Day: Proceed after the breakfast, take a half-day jeep ride safari to see wildlife’s in the national park. Visit the Crocodile Breeding Center and Tharu Cultural Museum. Lunch and walk for the Jungle walk, an excellent opportunity to explore wild animals, mammals, and birds, and rest a few minutes in the tower to have wild sightseeing.

03 Day After breakfast, we walk for Tiger Tracking and Bird Watching, an excellent opportunity to see a Royal Bengal tiger and different species of birds. Later lunch, go for a Jeep drive to explore animals.

04 Day Hike to explore the mystical Karnali river and after lunch, the program is finished, and departs.

Bardia Jungle Safari Tour information including activities:-

1. Jungle walk:

Walking in allows you to explore the rich diversity of the jungle, grasslands, and rivers. This is the best way to see wildlife and nature closely. Your Nature guide can give you in-depth information on the habitats you pass through, and details of the plant and animal life you encounter, and will brief you on general tracking tips.

2. Rafting safari:

An early morning 30 km drive by jeep will drop you by the Karnali River. Followed by a serene day rafting down the gentle Karnali. Drifting down the river allows you to spot wildlife, especially the endangered freshwater Genetic dolphin, the gharial crocodile, exotic birds, and the big game on the nearby river banks. Swimming is also possible and sometimes the dolphins may join you!

3. Jeep safari:

Exploring the Bardia jeep safari tour is another fastest way to see this nature park. It allows you to journey deep into the jungle. You visit some of the best viewing towers and you go off-road in a four-wheel-drive vehicle for an unforgettable safari experience.

What includes in the package price:-

  • Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and return bothway airfare.
  • Nepalgunj – Bardia – Nepalgunj transfer by a private jeep.
  • Arrival and welcome drinks in the Bardia Resort.
  • Fee for Bardia National Park entrance.
  • A Nature Guide during your National Park Tour.
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as per your travel plan.
  • Standard Accommodations with air condition room.
  • Activity like describe in the itinerary plan.
  • All the government permits. 
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.
  • completion certificate of successful base camp ascend – keep them as a souvenir.

What not includes in the package price:-

  • All types of bar bills.
  • Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and Return transfer by a private car/jeep.
  • Kathmandu international and domestic airport transfer service. 

List of activities or Things to do in Bardia Jungle Safari Tour 

  • Buffer zone Jungle Walk 
  • Jeep Safari 
  • Watching the birds like Bird Watching 
  • Tiger Tracking 
  • Ethnic Group -Tharu Culture Dance 
  • Visit the Crocodile Breeding Center 
  • Local Village Tour 
  • Elephant Breeding Center visit before return. 

Highlights of Bardia Wildlife safari tour Package

  • Experience the Home of the Royal Bengal Tiger on a unique jungle tour in Nepal.
  • Explore the wilderness with guided jungle walks and thrilling jeep rides.
  • Discover a less crowded national park teeming with wildlife sightings.
  • Taste an organic food and immerse yourself in the local culture.
  • Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the enriching Tharu cultural program.

Best time to visit Bardia for Wildlife safari tour

The best time to visit Bardia National Park in Nepal for a jungle safari tour typically depends on the weather and wildlife viewing opportunities. Bardia National Park is known for its diverse wildlife, including tigers, elephants, rhinoceroses, and numerous bird species. To maximize your safari experience, consider the following factors:

October to February :

October to February considered the best time to visit Bardia National Park. Weather is cooler and more pleasant during these months, and the vegetation is less dense, making it easier to spot wildlife. December and January are especially good months as animals gather around water sources, increasing your chances of sightings.

March to May month :

From March to May month are spring season is another good time to visit Bardia. Starting the weather warming up, and the jungle comes alive with blooming flowers. While the dense vegetation can make wildlife harder to spot compared to winter, it’s still a rewarding time for birdwatching and experiencing the park’s biodiversity.

June to September:

It’s a monsoon season that brings heavy rainfall, which can make jungle trails muddy and impassable. Wildlife is also harder to spot as animals tend to stay deep within the forest to avoid the rain. Often the park remains close for tourist to visit.

September to October:

At this period of time is a post monsoon, can be a transition between the monsoon and the dry season. While the weather is improving, the vegetation may still be dense, making wildlife sightings less likely than in the peak winter months.

In summary, the best time for a jungle safari tour in Bardia National Park is during the winter months (October to February), especially from December to January. During this time, the weather is comfortable, and the chances of wildlife sightings are higher. However, if you prefer warmer weather and can tolerate some vegetation obstruction, visiting in spring (March to May) can also be a great option.

Why Bardia Jungle Safari Tours?

This Tour Package comes with a combo packages including all meals and accommodation along with wilderness safari activities. It is the biggest jungle playground of the Royal Bengal Tiger and you can partake in the definite shot of seeing a tiger in Bardia during mid-year. As per the overview of 2019, Bardia is the home of 87 regal Bengal tigers.

Bardia is located 450 kilometers far from Kathmandu that takes about 12 hours by a local Bus drive. Thus, there are few tourists all around the year because of far from the capital of Nepal. We suggest the Bardia Jungle Safari tour package only for 3 nights and 4 days however Tourists can extend their trip on request. However, if you wish to go for a short trip for a jungle safari trip? we suggest Chitwan National Park Jungle Safari tours.

Have in mind that we never use Elephant back safari as we respect animals. Thus, remember Gokyo Treks & Expedition company for all types of jungle safari tours to make your holiday unforgettable.

Bardia Jungle Safari Tour Traveler’s Review

The Royal Bengal Tiger

April 17, 2023

Started on a serene wildlife safari expedition in the enchanting landscapes of western Nepal, and it turned out to be an absolutely awe-inspiring experience! Our full-day jeep safari tour was nothing short of incredible, and luck favored us as we encountered a magnificent Royal Bengal Tiger mere meters away from our vehicle, which left us both thrilled and a bit nervous.

Guiding us through this mesmerizing journey was Navaraj, our expert Bardia nature guide, whose easy-going demeanor and profound knowledge made the entire tour an absolute delight. His passion for the wilderness was infectious, and he added a delightful sense of fun to the adventure!

The whole escapade was undoubtedly well worth it, leaving us with unforgettable memories etched in our hearts. Without a doubt, we are already planning our return for yet another extraordinary safari experience!

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Tracey Moon, Christchurch, New Zealand

Response from Gokyo Treks Nepal

Dear Tracey Moon,

We are absolutely delighted by your wonderful review about Bardia jungle safari. Your satisfaction is of utmost importance to us, and we are overjoyed that you had a fantastic experience with our services. We can’t express how grateful we are for your kind words.

Your appreciation motivates us to continually strive for excellence in delivering exceptional Himalayan adventures. We eagerly look forward to serving you again on another exceptional trip in the near future. Your return will be a true pleasure for us.

Thank you once again for choosing us and for sharing your positive feedback. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any further questions or if there’s anything else we can assist you with.

Warm regards, Ammar Raj Guni

Best Wildlife Safari Tour

April 12, 2022

I cannot say how satisfied I am with Gokyo Treks company and its staff! Very well put together. Ammar, the leader, and Kamal were great guides taking a bunch of people with no experience and making it a trip to remember. Worth at every cost.

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Natalia George, Queenstown, New Zealand

Response from Gokyo Treks Nepal

Namaste Natalia George,

Your words just made my day! It’s incredibly heartening to know that your experience with Gokyo Treks was so fulfilling. I’m thrilled they we made your trip unforgettable. Your satisfaction is our utmost priority, and knowing that your experience was worth every bit means everything to us.

If there’s anything else we can do for you or if you plan on tour and hiking with us again, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Your adventurous spirit is truly appreciated!

Warm regards, Ammar Raj Guni

Best Jungle Safari in Western Nepal

April 9, 2022

I’ve always had great experiences with their service. The trip to Bardia was awesome. Tiger tracking, bird watching, and delicious food. wow. I love it! And Ammar was also very helpful and answered every question that I had. Go with Gokyo Treks for the best deal?

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Herald David, California, USA

Response from Gokyo Treks Nepal

Thank you David for the five-star review.

The best Bardia Safari Tour Package

April 7, 2022

3 Nights 4 days Bardia tour was just awesome. We saw Tiger, the food was all delicious! great hospitality and friendly people. Great agency that offers Bardia package in fair price. Great location, highly recommends.

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Justin Brewing, Ochner, Toronto, Canada

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Thanks a lot for the review

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