Bardia National Park
The Bardia National Park is the largest and most undisturbed protected area in the Terai and is home to the endangered Royal Bengal Tigers and Nepal’s famous one-horned rhinoceros. The national park located in the mid western district of Bardia, is bordered by River Karnali in the west, the Churia ranges in the north, while River Babai flows right through the park. The varied geographical factors together with the thick cover of Sal, savannah forests and grasslands render this region ideal as wild animal habits. The park hosts 53 different mammals, more than 400 species of birds, and several varieties of reptiles and water animals. Some of the other animal found here are elephant, swamp deer, black buck, gharial crocodile and marsh mugger crocodile. The fresh-water gigantic Dolphin is also commonly seen in Karnali River. Birds include endangered varieties of Bengal florican, less florican, silver-eared mesia and sarusscrane. The park offers the rare opportunity of angling at Karnali River and Babai River.
Any tourist can do jungle safari on elephant-back, jungle walk, boat ride, jeep drive in this national park. There are several loges/resort in Bardia National Park. Bardia National park can be accessed about one hour drive from Nepalgunj (95km) or 516 kilometers by road from Kathmandu. October to March and April to June is best time of year to explore Bardia National Park. Trekking Experts offer jungle safari trip to Bardia National Park. +View Trip for Bardia National Park