Bardia Jungle Safari
Isolated from the world in the far western region of Nepal resides a majestic protected area spread around 938 kilometer square is Bardia national park which is also the largest national park of Nepal. A park connected to the national park is also set aside as a hunting reserve of Nepal. So Bardia National Park is a heaven for both who rejoice watching, birds, animals and plants in its most natural position and for those as well who take the best out of hunting reserves.
70% of the land’s vegetation is naturally generated flora which includes a balance mixture of grassland; savannah and riverine forest is the prime habitat for wildlife. The plant lovers paradise “Bardia National Park” comprises 839 species of flora, including 173 vascular plant species comprising 140 dicots, 26 monocots, six fern, and one gymnosperm species. Bardia National park with the variety of vegetation it provides is believed to be a retreat for 642 faunal species. Amphibians and reptiles can be with an ease witnessed throughout the park, where as different species from crocodile family can also be spotted. Not falling behind in providing shelter to mammals Bardia national park home almost 53 species of mammal where sightings of rhinoceros, wild elephant, Bengal tiger, swamp deer, and Gangetic dolphin. The center attraction of this national park is believed to be the birds, above 400 species of birds are recorded every year.
The temperature is hot and humid throughout the year with early June monsoon not leaving Bardia till late September. The jungle safari’s at Bardia is done on foot, on jeep and on an elephant. Safaris on outskirts of jungle is preferred on food as there would not be any danger of wild animals hovering around us, where as for tiger, leopard and deer sightings safaris on jeep is advised. Ride on elephant is fun, sitting on a saddle tied to the body of an elephant with a mahout to tour around the park where few crawlers, rhinos and deer would be seen.
Bardia national park does not compromise its beauty and offering although it is in one of the most remote location of Nepal. Bardia now is the favorite destination for wildlife lovers as the surrounding is a lot peaceful with decent accommodation; it gives a true feeling of being in the wild. The safaris in Bardia national park can be compared to one of the best safaris in the world with added flavors of hospitality of locals and the rich culture Bardia bound.
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Day 01: Arrival in the resort and briefing about the program. Lunch. Bird watch in the marshland outside the reserve to see the storks, ibises, snipes, waterfowl etc. or optional elephant ride.
Day 02: Full day excursion on boat and four wheels drive with pack lunch to see waders, waterfowls, birds of `y, marsh crocodile, otters, wild water buffalo and Gangetic dolphins including a visit to Pink Tower (full day), cultural dance followed by dinner.
Day 03: Bird watching around the camp area or leisure.
Day 04: Final Departure
All jungle activities
National park and conservation area permit & fees.
All accommodations while safari including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Highly experienced safari guide during the trip.
Guide insurance and salary
Transportation Kathmandu chitwan by tourist car.
Tourist service charge
International flight to Kathmandu.
Meals and drinks in Kathmandu.
Tips for guide, porter and driver.
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