Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park (originally Bardiya National park) is located in Nepal’s western plain land, east of the Karnali River, covering an area of covering 968 sq. km. It is the largest and one of the undisturbed protected park in the Terai, home to many endangered species of wild animals including Royal Bengal tiger, wild elephant, rhinoceros, swamp deer, Blackbuck, Gharial Crocodile, Marsh Mugger Crocodile and Gangetic dolphin. The enchanting birds found here are Bengal Florican, Lesser Florican, Silver-eared mesia and Sarus Crane. The national park is full of open grasslands and shrubs making it an ideal place for game-viewing adventure. In the western part of Nepal, Bardia is one of the best wildlife safari tour spot in Nepal especially those who want to encounter with Royal Bengal tiger and this is the only one place for tiger safari in Nepal.

This park is famous for elephant back safari and jungle drive tour. During the jungle safari tour on elephant back you will come across small herds of wild elephants and can be seen rhinoceros, tiger and other animals. The main existing wild animals in Bardia National Park are-30 different mammals, more than 250 species of birds, varieties of reptiles and aquatic animals.