• Jun 13, 2019
  • Rubi Bhandari
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Bardai National Park is the largest national park of Nepal that covers 968 square kilometer area of Terai Region. Here you will get best opportunity to watch wild animals in natural habitat.

The park along with Banke National Park protects one of the endangered species of world—Royal Bengal Tiger. Both the parks in combined are regarded as Tiger Conservation Unit. The number of tigers here is increasing every year. It is reported that there are around 60 tigers here. The sal forests and grassland are best habitat for the tigers. Similarly, it is a destination where you will see lots of one horned rhino. It is reported that around 50 rhinoceros are living here at present. Similarly, Bardai is regarded as best site to watch wild elephants as largest elephant of Asia used to live here some time back. In total, Bardai is home for more than 53 species of mammals.

The destination is best site to watch birds of more than 400 species. Bardia National Park inhabits Bengal florican, white-rumped vulture, peafowl, and bar-headed geese as rare species of the park. In the grasslands of the park their appears Lesser florican and sarus crane, grey-crowned prinia, jungle prinia, pale-footed bush warbler, aberrant bush warbler, striated grassbird, golden-headed cisticola and chestnut-capped babbler.