Bardiya national park
is positioned in the mid farwestern Tarai region, towards the eastern banks of the Karnali River, about 400km far from Kathmandu valley. The park protects 968 sq. km of land and extends from the Chure hills southward to the moderate slopes of the Bhabhar Pardesh. Bardiya national park is the house to the different endangered animals, endangered birds and different kinds of mammals. About 70% of the park is covered dominantly with Sal forest with the balance of mixture of grassland and savanna forest. It was at one time known as Royal Bardiya National Park. Bardiya National Park was in the international news recently because of the Hollywood actor Leonardo Decaprio’s visit and the eventual donation of 3 million dollars by his Foundation for the conservation of Bengal tigers.
Bardiya national park expedition allows visitors to see the different kinds of rare animals such as one horned rhinoceros, West Bengal tiger, and wild elephant, swamp deer, black buck, Gharial, marsh mugger and crocodile. Similarly in Bardiya national park visitors can see the some endangered species of birds such as Bengal florican, silver eared mesia, sarus crane and lesser florican. Some 407 species of bird call it there home.In the same way visitors in Bardia national parks can see the different species of mammals such as rhesus monkey, langur monkey, jungle cat, large and small Indian civets, common leopard, fishing cat, palm civet, wild dog, hyena, jackal, otter, sloth bear, porcupine, blue cow, bandicoots, hog deer, barking deer and wild boar.
Bardiya national park can be enjoyed in several ways such as elephant back safari, jeep drive and jungle walk. Elephant back safari is the best way to visit and see the dangerous wildlife through your eyes. Elephant back riding take you to the inner part of the Bardiya national park where you will encounter with various wild animals. This is the one of the lively and thrilling wildlife experience which will you will never forget.. If you are in hurry and want to visit all areas of Bardiya national park zip safari is the best for you. Through zip safari you can visit Bardiya national park and see the important animals and bird’s species of the park. Jungle walk is best for to watch beautiful species of birds in Bardiya national park. Bardiya national park tour can be combined with other interesting activities such as rafting in Karnali River, Tharu’s village tour and participate in the cultural program perform by the Tharu people(indigenous people of the land).
Bardiya national part lets you enjoy different kinds of endangered animals such as rhinoceros, West Bengal tiger, wild elephant, swamp deer, black buck, Gharial, marsh mugger and crocodile, different species of endangered birds such as Bengal florican, silver eared mesia, sarus crane and lesser florican, different species of mammals such as langur monkey, rhesus monkey, common leopard, jungle cat, fishing cat, large and small Indian civets, palm civet, hyena, wild dog, jackal, sloth bear, otter, porcupine, bandicoots, blue cow, and wild boar, crocodile breeding center, Tharu villages and cultural program.