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Bardia Safari

National Parks of Nepal is rich in the saving of endangered species and various flora and fauna. This is the reason why many tourists visit Nepal. Nepal Big Mountain hence formed a package where you will be able to take a tour in the lush jungles of the Bardia National Park to explore the nature in the greenery that the world is trying to save. If you are interested in safaris, check our next package to the Chitwan, Chitwan Safari.

Group size: 2 to 12 Max-Altitude: 1440 m
Destination: Nepal Fitness level: Low 
Arrival on: Kathmandu Departure from: Kathmandu
Meals: Welcome Dinner and Breakfast During City Tours
Accommodation: 3 – Star Hotels During a City Tour

Trip Introduction

Bardia Safari is the tour that takes you deep into the lush jungle of the Bardia National Park of Nepalgunj. This is the kind of trip that will bubble the love of the animals for you. Nepal Big Mountain has come up with the safari in Bardia along with other activities that let you come closer to the wildlife in their natural lifestyle.

Why Nepal Big Mountain? The place is glaringly attractive. However, Nepal Big Mountain will offer the best accommodations and service for you. The guides will be providing you with information about the place as well as the flora and fauna so that you do not miss out any important things.

The trip will require you to take two domestic flights. Firstly, you need to reach the Nepalgunj. This is the place lies in the plains of Terai. Upon reaching here, you will freshen up, rest for a while, and then go to the Tharu village. This will increase your insights about alluring village life. Along with it, you can interact with the welcoming Tharu people and gaze into their culture as a person belonging to the same culture.

The main attraction of the trip is the jungle safari and full day jungle activities. Engaging yourself in the elephant ride for about an hour, you will let the fresh air of the jungle sink in. You will be stunned by the flora and fauna of the place. If you are lucky enough, you can catch glimpse of the Royal Bengal Tiger as well as many other endangered species. Then, the Cultural Museum of Tharu will also be the times you adore. You can even spend your time bird watching listening to the soothing chirps of them.

There are lots for you to experience in the place with Nepal Big Mountain.

Do check out our packages for Everest and Manaslu Regions trekking

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 m)

Nepal Big Mountain Travel believes in persistence and belongingness. On day 1, arrival day, a representative in formal attire with garlands (Mala) and traditional Buddhist ceremonial scarf (Khata) will welcome you. This is a traditional welcoming gesture of Nepalese. The representative will guide you to the hotel. You can wander around the streets of Thamel and explore shops during the late afternoon. Then, a cultural dinner is presented overnight at 3 – star hotel in Kathmandu or similar class.

Major attractions:

  • Unique and traditional welcome
  • Welcome dinner- traditional Nepali cuisine
  • Wander around the streets of Thamel
  • Explore shops during the late afternoon
  • Traditional thankas and art crafts around the area

Included meals: Dinner

Day 2: Flight to Nepalgunj (1 hr)

After your fresh morning breakfast, you take a domestic flight to Nepalgunj of about 1 hour. As you reach the place, the aura of the jungles will draw you back. Keeping your bags at the lodge, you will rest for a while enjoying the scenery outside. You will then go for a village tour to a Tharu village nearby. The interesting interaction of the Tharus will amaze you about their way of life. Then you will return back for a hot dinner and gain a good sleep in the fresh air.

Major attractions:

  • Take a domestic flight to Nepalgunj of about 1 hour
  • The aura of the jungles will draw you back
  • Enjoy the scenery outside
  • Go for a village tour to a Tharu village nearby
  • Interesting interaction of the Tharus will amaze you about their way of life

Included meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Full day jungle activities

Today is the day you take this trip for. Early in the morning, you devour your breakfast and go for a spectacular elephant ride for almost an hour. You will see the wildlife of the Bardiya national park including the endangered species. You will even catch sight of the flora and fauna of the area. You will also enter the Crocodile breeding centre to know more about crocodiles. The Tharu cultural museum will also draw you close to the Tharu lifestyle. You will then proceed for a jungle walk. An excellent opportunity to see the wild animals, small mammals, birds waits in the tower (Machan) to have the wild sightseeing. Excellent photographic opportunities are plentiful.

Main attractions:

  • Spectacular elephant ride for almost an hour
  • Catch sight of the flora and fauna of the area
  • Enter the Crocodile breeding centre to know more about crocodiles
  • The Tharu cultural museum will also draw you close to the Tharu lifestyle
  • Wild sightseeing including the endangered species with great prospects of photography

Included meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Return back to Kathmandu and Departure

You will be taken to Kathmandu with an early morning flight of a maximum of 1 hour. The last day lies ahead of you with breakfast. After reaching Kathmandu, you can stroll on the streets of Thamel to shop a souvenir and then go to devour your final cultural cuisine. With the conclusion of necessary steps for departure, a representative of Nepal Big Mountain Travel will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport. Nepal Big Mountain expects a happy customer to travel again.

Main attractions:

  • Go to devour your final cultural cuisine
  • Stroll on the streets of Thamel to shop a souvenir
  • A representative of Nepal Big Mountain Travel will see you off to Tribhuvan International Airport
  • You are associated with your calmed self before you return to your daily life.

Included meals: Breakfast

Important Note

Nepal Big Mountain Travel prioritizes your safety first. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Availability of guides depends on the high seasons. In any case, specified guides are unavailable, Nepal Big Mountain provides English guide for your meaningful travel.

Included in the Cost

  • Experienced English/Chinese/Spanish/Hindi speaking tour guide
  • Guide fees, government taxes and office service charges
  • Welcome dinner – Nepali cultural cuisine with a cultural dance performance
  • All entrance fees
  • Sim Card
  • Airport pickups, transfers to hotel and drops in a private vehicle
  • Breakfast during a city tour
  • One bottle of mineral water daily during a city tour
  • All accommodations throughout the journey in twin sharing basis
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • General first aid kits

Not Included in the Cost

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips (Tipping is expected)
  • All other services not included in the itinerary
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Extra Food and Beverages
  • Optional: USD 25 per person per day for the provision of lunch and dinner in city tours

The Trekking Group

Accommodations

You stay at 3 – Star hotel in all cities throughout the tour. All accommodations are on a twin-sharing basis. After the tour, you can take a hot water bath in the hotel and recreate yourself for the amazing tour that awaits you the next day. Activities may include relaxing in your cosy rooms, enjoying a drink in the bar with your new travel friends and exploring the unique service every hotel provides. You can feel the natural beauty of the place through the serene hotel in a quiet environment away from the city pollution. You can upgrade your room and hotel with a reasonable extra charge.

Meals

The meals also provide you with a slight pinch of cultural taste. It comprises of welcome dinner and breakfast. Firstly, welcome embraces the refreshments after you reach the arrival destination, Kathmandu. Secondly, you can enjoy the traditional Nepali cuisine that is a blend of rice, lentils, vegetables, and pickle. We respect and provide the choice of vegetarian or non-vegetarian food. Lastly, breakfast consists of organic tea or fresh plump of organic fruits. You are given a choice of a range of bakeries and cookies. Breakfasts are only provided in the city tours.

The trip excludes lunch and dinner so that you can explore the multiple choices of cuisines in Nepal without being bound by the travel agency. However, you can choose meals according to your preferences excluding the provision at your own expense.

Nepal Big Mountain also provides a provision of lunch and dinner for the minimum amount of extra USD 25 per person per day for city tours.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Any interested aspirant can join the trip since it includes a short distance walk only. There is maximum convenience for the people who travel. Main pros of this trip are that it is suitable for any being who is an enthusiast on the tour for a meaningful trip. However, the traveller must specify any kinds of sickness, diseases or phobias before the trip because Nepal Big Mountain believes every traveller needs to be under perfect care and guidance to enjoy the trip with the best convenience possible. Children, youngsters, adults, or elders, anyone is welcomed with open arms. In spite of this, the children and elders are to be under the guidance of their guardian.

Best Time to Travel

The tour is open any time of the year. However, it is suggested that you visit in the spring season of March-May or September-November so that you can enjoy the fresh year and clear view of the sunrise that strikes in the morning making your moments of stay wonderful. During September- November, you cherish additional boost as the biggest occasion of Nepal that lasts a month, Dashain and Tihar lie in between this time of the year. You can experience the kites flying in the clear sky. Likewise, you will be able to view a lighted city that will warm your hearts at night.

For the precious glimpse of the Royal Bengal Tiger, months of September to December and Late February to May. These months the temperature and the weather are also suitable for travel.

Additional Information

You will be enjoying a safari in the dense jungles of the Bardia National Park. This trip will provide you with the opportunity to visit the wonderful heart of the jungle, engage yourself in the jungle safari, and bird watching. Altogether, this is a trip of 4 days and 3 nights. However, if you are interested in customized trips, contact us. You can get some concession for group booking. Please contact Nepal Big Mountain for the group rates via email to info@nbmtravel.com. Any kinds of health condition that may have a negative effect on the traveller must be specified at an earlier stage before booking.

Tips are also expected from the traveller if the tour guides show satisfactory performance.