A group of tourists in Nepal's Bardia National Park are doing a jungle safari tour.

Bardia Jungle Safari Tour

Recommended by 99% of travelers
Duration5 Days
Trip GradeEasy
Maximum Altitude1425 m
Group SizeAny
Travel StyleSightseeing, Trekking, Jungle Safari
Best TimeAny Time

Bardia jungle safari tour, Bardia National Park tour package is a 5 days tour to one of the top nature places on this planet Bardia National Park. Bardiya National park is more known to see Tiger in Nepal. On this Bardia jungle safari tour, we will experience the authentic wild environment, virgin jungle, and indubitable wildlife found in Bardia.

On this 5-day Bardia national park tour package you will be on foot on the first day of jungle safari and by jeep on the second day. You will explore a range of animals, tigers, rhinos, deer, monkeys, elephants, otters, and birds which are going to be truly an unforgettable experience.

This jungle safari in Bardia National Park will take you on the wonderful and adventurous jungle walk in Nepal, especially in Bardia National Park. You will be in love with the very wild environment, virgin jungle, and fully wild and gentle wildlife found in Bardia Jungle.


  • Bardia National Park, home to Royal Bengal Tiger
  • Jungle activities like Elephant safari, jeep safari nature walks, bird watching, and fishing.
  • Explore the culture & lifestyle of the near villages, Tharu people
  • Encounter the never seen wilderness of the Badia National Park.
  • Adventure activities like rafting and fishing in Karnali and Babai River.
  • The beautiful Tharu Culture dance 
  • Visit Crocodile Breeding Center.
  • Visit Gangetic Dolphins. Rafting in Wild Karnali River.Nature Walk & Bird Watching.Elephant Riding & Bathing.

Bardia National Park

Bardiya National Park is the largest national park in the lowland Terai covering an area of 968 sq. km. established in the year 1988 A.D. About 70% of the park is covered with forest, with the balance a mixture of grassland, savannah, and riverine forest. The wide range of vegetation types in forest and grassland provides excellent habitat for 642 faunal species.The Bardiya National Park is home to at least 53 mammals including the greater one-horned rhinoceros, Indian elephant, Bengal tiger, barasingha, and Gangetic dolphin.

An elephant ride provides a different view of the park as one can go off the main trail, Morning and late afternoon is the ideal time to go on a ride. Karnali river is a suitable home for Gangetic dolphins. Babai valley is a majestic place to visit where flagship Rhino, tiger, and elephant can be cited in the wilderness site.

How to get Bardia National Park

You can take a bus or take the flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. From Nepalgunj, bus services are available to the park HQ at Thakurdwara during the dry season.

In our Bardia Jungle Safari tour package, we will take an hour's flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, upon arrival to Nepalgunj join the drive from Nepalgunj to the resort. But if you want to travel to Bardia National Park by road, you have to hire a private vehicle and drive to the route of Dhangadi, Mahendranagar, or Karnali. By road, it takes approx 16 hours to reach the Bardia National Park from Kathmandu, 12 hours from Pokhara, and 9 hours from Chitwan.

Jungle Activities in Bardia National Park 

Trademark to the Bengal Tiger & the proud peacock of the Bardia National Park, you will see some of the most unique animals and birds in their natural habitat. Our jungle safari tour will offer you a range of activities that you can do to get the maximum thrill and adventure during your wildlife trip in Nepal.

  1. Jungle Walk 
  2. Jeep Safari 
  3. Rafting in Karnali River
  4. Fishing in Karnali River
  5. Tiger Tracking
  6. Elephant Safari
  7. Elephant Breeding Center
  8. Crocodile Breeding Center
  9. Village Tour
  10. Tharu Cultural Program
  11. Camping in Bardia National Park
  12. Honeymoon in The Jungle
  13. Photography Tour
  14. Educational Tour 
  15. Safari With Kids 

Bardiya National park is one of its best and very diverse in natural resources and wildlife. Jungle safari and staying locally in Bardia make you feel a jungle can be a home. The wonderful canoe ride on Nepal’s longest river, the Karnali river with an unforgettable glimpse of less visible Gangetic dolphins, and sunbathing gharials is an incredible experience. You walk into this amazing park surrounded by all sorts of wild animals.


4 nights 5 days Bardia Jungle Safari Tour starts from Kathmandu with a flight to Nepalgunj and ends also in Kathmandu. If you are a driving lover and want to explore nature, and beautiful Nepal landscapes then definitely you can reach Nepalgunj with a private drive of approx 14 hrs.

Trip PlanExpand all

Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters). You will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Take a rest & free day, and explore the Thamel area on yours. In the evening join the welcome dinner in an authentic typical Nepali restaurant &. enjoy the local taste of Nepali foods, discussion about the Bardia National Park Jungle Safari tour program.

Max. Altitude: 1400 mMeals: Welcome DinnerAccommodation: 3 star hotel

We will take you to Kathmandu Airport from where you will be taking a flight to Nepalgunj, a 1-hour flight. Upon arrival in Nepalgunj, we will take a drive to the resort in Bardia National Park. Take a short break for some refreshment and join the lunch where our wildlife tour guide will brief us on our tour.

Our guide will take you on a nature walk into the forest, elephant stable visit, visit the remote cultural villages of Tharu and enjoy the sunset view from the banks of the Karnali river. An evening stroll to watch the lifestyle of the local Tharu community with a Tharu musical show. Have dinner and overnight stay at the resort.

Max. Altitude: 1441 mMeals: Breakfast, Lunch & DinnerAccommodation: 3 star resort/hotel

After having breakfast early, we will take a jeep deep into the jungle. Our guide today will take you to different places where there is a good possibility for tiger sightings. Though there is never a 100% chance of seeing a tiger, we have a 90% chance of seeing a tiger over the two days in Bardia National Park. We will take our lunch inside the park as the jeep penetrates deep into the jungle.  

Spend the whole day in Bardia National Park. You will have a range of activities to do: Jeep Safari, guided jungle trek, spot a number of wild animals, wild elephants, tigers, Indian one-horned rhino, crocodiles, vultures, and Bengal florican rare birds, and much more. Back to the resort, relax and have dinner. Overnight stay.

Max. Altitude: 1441 mMeals: Breakfast, Lunch & DinnerAccommodation: 3 star resort/hotel

Today also there’s so much more to explore. We will enjoy the view of the beautiful sunrise on the bank of the Karnali river. After breakfast starts our adventure in Bardia National Park. We will join for an elephant back safari to explore new areas, return to some more familiar and breathe in the wonderfully pure air of Bardia National Park. 

Take a drive to Karnali Bridge where we start canoe riding on Karnali River. Explore crocodiles and different types of birds and animals. You will also explore the scenic landscape from canoe rides. Visit the elephant breeding center and if time permits we will do more jungle safari in Bardia. National Park.

In the evening, we will enjoy a Tharu cultural program with incredible dancing. Dinner and overnight stay.

Max. Altitude: 1441 mMeals: Breakfast, Lunch & DinnerAccommodation: 3 star resort/hotel

Your tour of jungle safari in Bardia National Park almost come to end. Today early in the morning we will go for a nature walk tour for bird watching in Bardia National Park. We will do the remaining jungle activities in Bardia National Park and return back to the resort. Drive to the airport for a flight back to Kathmandu.

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will drop you at your hotel. Today is the final day of your 4 nights 5 days jungle safari tour in Bardia National Park. It's time to say goodbye with a lot of memories captured together.

If you have free time in Kathmandu you can join our more tour packages or select some day tours in Nepal which will definitely make you droll.

Max. Altitude: 1400 mMeals: Breakfast, lunch
Cost Details
  • Welcome on arrival.
  • Lunch, dinner & breakfast all meals included.
  • 1 night of accommodation in a 3 star hotel in Kathmandu.
  • 3 nights of accommodation in a 3 star hotel in Bardia.
  • Flight ticket Kathmandu-Nepalgunj.
  • All transfer & sightseeing by a|c vehicle.
  • National Park Permits.
  • All expenses of the Guides include Food, Accommodation, Salary, Insurance, and Equipment during your travel periods.
  • All applicable hotel taxes.
  • All arrival & departure transfer by a|c vehicle.
  • One welcome dinner with cultural program in Kathmandu.
  • All government taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges, and official expenses.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Gears.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Medical and Travel Insurance and Emergency rescue by any means of Transportation including Helicopter evacuation if required.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at arrival).
  • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
  • Any other item not included in the "Cost Includes" Section.
Dates & Availability

If 4 Night 5 Days Bardia Jungle Safari is not enough; then you can combine this jungle safari tour with the 6 Days Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour for extra adventure.

Additional Info
  • Major River: Karnali, Geruwa, Babai, Orahi
  • Main Animals: Royal Bengal Tiger, Asian Elephant, Greater One-horned Rhinoceros, Gngetic Dolphin, Swamp deer, Four-horned Antelope
  • Main Birds: Bengal florican, Lesser florican, Gyps bengalensis
  • Major tree species: Shorea robusta, Adina Cardifolia, Terminaia Tomentosa, Lagerstroemia Parviflora, Pinus roxburghii
  • Major catse: Tharu, Brahmin, Chhetri
What our Clients Say?
24 Jan, 2024
The Beauty of Bardia

My visit to Bardia was so wonderful. I came to Nepal so that I could watch the Royal bengal Tiger with my naked eyes. Thankfully, I was lucky to get the chance to see the Royal Bengal Tiger drinking water from the river at Bardia National Park of Nepal. By...

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United States
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