Bardia jungle safari is an adventure trip in southwestern Nepal in the Bardia, Banke, and Surkhet district (cover the seventeen VDC) that is situated 152 m to 1441m above the sea. The Bardia National Park covers an area of 968 sq. km. with a Buffer Zone (328 sq. km.) that established in 1988. It is bordered by Karnali River in the west, the Churia range in the north and the Babai River flows right through the park. To approach the park drive the 522 km from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and 3 hours drive the 95 km to the park or take 50 minutes Kathmandu-Nepalgunj flight and drive the 3 hours jeep.
Bardia jungle safari is interesting to explore the 400 species of birds, including herons, geese, ducks, storks, parakeets, peacocks, Sarus crane, Bengal florican and Silver-eared mesia. The 53 species of mammals such as wild elephant, swamp deer, black buck, Royal Bengal Tiger, sloth bear, leopard, blue bull, one-horned rhinoceros, langur and rhesus monkey, gharial and marsh mugger crocodile, and Gangetic Dolphin, snakes, fish includes large Mahseer in the Karnali River. The tropical and subtropical dense forest consists the 70% sal tree; savannah tree, grasslands, riverine tree, and wetland are the habitats the mentioned flora and flora.
Bardia jungle safari offers to glimpse the huge folks of swamp deer (1900) at Baghora. Enjoy the bird watching, jungle safari on elephant-back, boat ride, jeep drive, jungle walk, a fishing trip with a professional nature guide. There are a little museum and crocodile breeding center. The jungle cottages are available for the night accommodation. The park is the less visited area located nearby the Indian border. Contact with Yeti Trail Adventure for the jungle tour. Read the further information below.
Karnali River Rafting
Enjoy the rafting trip on the River Karnali. Drive the 30 km jeeps to the pin-in point. The freshwater Gangetic dolphin recorded here. Enjoy swimming in the whitewater with wildlife bank of the Karnali River.
Elephant ride is interesting to explore the wildlife, including one-horned rhinoceros, hog deer, spotted deer, swamp deer, black buck, blue bull, Royal Bengal Tiger, and monkeys. There are numerous plants. Take photographs during the jungle trip.
Walk in the dense tropical forest with a professional nature guide to exploring the wildlife and plants. Be safe from the wild animals. Enjoy the Machan (tower) to glimpse the wildlife and photographs. Do not forget to bring a camera and binoculars.
Walk the village of an ethnic group, Tharu people with a guide. Explore the typical house, food habit, dress, culture and interact with locals.
Tharu Cultural Show
The indigenous people Tharu people have own language, culture, and lifestyle. After the dinner, enjoy the traditional dances with a typical dress, instruments in a hall include stick dance, funny dance, group dance, video show. The boys and girl with ethical dress dance in front of the tourists.