Bardia National Park Tours

Good to Know
  • Duration 4 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Start at Kathmandu
  • End at Kathmandu
  • Max. Group Size 1-30
  • Nature of Trip Jungle Safari

What To Expect

  • Witness the wild animals like Bengal tiger, wild Elephant, Rhinoceros, etc.
  • See more than 450 species of birds
  • Visit to typical Tharu Villages and their traditions
  • Enjoy the Tharu Cultural Dance
  • Immerse into the thrilling activities such as Jeep Safari, Jungle/Nature Walk, Elephant Safari, & so on
  • Do some activities along the Karnali River
  • Enjoy the tranquil environment in the wilderness area of Bardia National Park

The largest national park in lowland Nepal's Terai is the Bardia National Park, covering 968 square kilometers area. It is a peaceful and calm park that is home to different wild animals like Bengal Tiger, Greater One-horned Rhino, Swamp Deer, and Wild Elephant. This park has been preserving more than 30 different mammals, 230 types of birds, and numerous species of snakes, reptiles, and aquatic animals. So, you can observe them in a park.

The Bardia National Park is generally renowned for the Jungle drive and Elephant safari. While in a jungle, you can see the live views of wild animals.

Bardia National Park Tour is suitable for those adventure seekers, wildlife lovers, and nature lovers.  Rising Adventure offers activities like Tiger Tracking, Bird Watching, Jungle Walk, Jeep Safari, Dolphin Sightseeing, Hiking, and so on.

Bardia National Park Activities;

Jungle Walk

A Jungle walk activity is the most popular activity in the Bardia National Park in Nepal. It is the best way to collect the authentic National Park experience. It is an environment-friendly trip as well because there will happen no artificial work that disturbs the Jungle environment. It is just about to 5 hours trip. This tour is designed mainly for tracking the tigers because there are more tigers in Bardia National Park while comparing to others in Nepal.

The Jungle walk begins early in the morning after having a breakfast because of the high chances of spotting the tigers and other wildlife. During walking, you must follow the rules and regulations of Naturalists like being calm and quiet. You will visit to many spots where the higher possibilities to be the tigers such as riverbanks, shelters, and meadows.

As you know, it is a guided tour. Our main priority is the safety and satisfaction of our valued customers. So, please listen to guide and follow him. Be safe and careful.

Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari is just like a Jungle Walk. During Safari, you will have a drive into the Jungle whereas you need to walk yourself in Jungle Walk activity.

During the Jeep Safari activity, you will have a drive on an open-topped 4*4 vehicle. It takes you to such places where are the maximum chances of being the tigers. Besides, it is a comfy and an easy activity. But you will have an opportunity to explore the jungle in a deeper way. There are lots of stops for taking rest, relax, and photoshoots. You can even walk around there and gain a short experience of jungle walking.

Besides, you will witness some other wildlife as well. The packed lunch will be provided.

Karnali River Rafting

It is a short and gentle floating down boating rather than the white-water rafting. During excursion, there are many spots where the birds and wild animals come to the rivers for drinking water. You can explore the varieties of wildlife like elephants, rhino, wild boar, deer, and so on. The special thing is that you may encounter the rare water animal called, Dolphin.

Elephant Safari

Elephant Safari in the Bardia National Park is a wonderful trip in Nepal. It is about to 3 hours of journey. Elephant is the largest animal and it takes you to deeper to the jungle where you can not reach by foot. So, this trip increases the chances of seeing more wild animals.

Tharu Cultural Program

A Tharu culture is the most wonderful culture of Nepal. So, you can watch the performance of Tharu and explore their culture through their dance. It is a stick dance, performed by the local Tharu residents of Bardia. They will show other dance performances as well.

This program is very supportive to the Tharu Community. It helps to preserve the culture and tradition of this tribe.

Tiger Tracking

It is well known that Bardia National Park is popular for the tiger tracking activity because the highest ratio of tiger lives in the jungle of Bardia National Park. This activity focuses mainly on tigers’ spotting areas where the tigers come for drinking, swimming, searching for foods, and other activities.

A naturalist searches the scratch marks on the tree or the pugmarks on the trail and takes you to such places for seeing the tigers. If you are lucky, you can witness a tiger or a group of tigers.

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  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsLunch & Dinner

In the morning after having your breakfast, you will have a flight to Nepalgunj. It is almost 55 minutes of flight. After reaching Nepalgunj Airport, you will be picked up by our staff. Then you will have almost two hours of driving to Bardia.

During driving, you will see the green forests and Tharu villages. If you are lucky, you will witness the wild animals including the Bengal Tiger.

Finally, you will check in the hotel. Then, you will take a rest and enjoy the lunch. After then, your visiting tour begins to the nearby typical Tharu village where you will observe the culture and lifestyle of the ethnic Tharu. Then, you will visit to the breeding centers like Elephant and Crocodile, and finally move to sunset point.

At night, you will get the dinner and go to the bed.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

In the morning after having the breakfast, you will go for the Jungle safari. It is a full day Jeep Safari tour in the Bardia National Park in Nepal. This tour is designed for tracking the tiger. So, it is also called a Tiger Tracking Tour. It is a guided tour by Naturalist. You will have a drive into the jungle. You will have a short walk as well for sometimes. You will walk to the bushes nearby the small water holes and hide behind it. Because the Tigers may come there in search of water and food.

You will have a packed lunch.

In the evening after coming back from jungle, you can enjoy the Tharu cultural dance on the ground of the hotel, but it needs to be minimum 8 people to invite the Tharus.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

In the morning after having your breakfast, you will engage in the Jungle walk activity with a Naturalist. It is a guided tour for tiger tracking again. But you will see other wildlife as well. So, it is recommended to follow each and every step of guidance. If possible, please follow the clothing style as well.

The pack lunch will be provided. But it is a flexible day tour. So, if you wish, you can come back to the resort for lunch and chill out there.

  • MealsBreakfast

In the morning after waking up, you will go for watching the different bird species of Bardia National Park. After bird watching activity, you will have a breakfast and the final departure. So, you will go back to Nepalgunj Airport by retracing the previous roadways and to Kathmandu by aircraft.

Our representative will be waiting you at the Domestic Airport in Kathmandu for picking you up and leave you to the hotel where you are going to stay in Kathmandu.

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Things to Know

Best Season

Dry season is the best period to visit Bardia National Park. It comes under October to March months. During this time, the vegetation is thin and the possibility of encountering the wild animals is more. They come out in search of water, grass, and other habitats. So, you can witness them easily.

Besides, the temperature remains moderate during this season. It is neither hotter nor colder.


Bardia National Park offers the varieties of comfortable and luxurious hotels and lodges. The rooms are well equipped with attached bathrooms and modern amenities. They are situated nearby the Jungles, in the National Park, and out of the National Park. As per your preferences, Rising Adventure offers the accommodation. These lodges are tranquil and eco-friendly.


During your stay in the lodges and hotels in the Bardia National Park, you will be served with enormous three times delicious foods. The menu caters from traditional Tharu dishes to Nepalese and international cuisines. While in the jungle walk, you will be provided with the packed lunch.

This meal comprised of nutrition and energy. It is equally tasty and healthy.

Packing Lists

  • Valid Travel documents and passport
  • Comfortable long sleeves T-shirt & trousers
  • Comfy sport shoes
  • Light rain coat
  • Sunglass
  • Sun-hats
  • Animal spotting binoculars
  • Camera or mobile for photos
  • Small bag for packing your stuffs
  • Water Bottle
  • First-Aid Kits
  • Power back-up for charging your mobile/camera
  • Nepalese Currency
  • Other things that you feel necessary

General Guidelines

  • Drink lots of water during activities
  • Wear long sleeves clothes with neutral color for blending natural surroundings
  • Wear comfortable sturdy shoes for walking in the jungle
  • Use an insect repellent while walking in the jungle
  • Visit Bardia National Park during dry season for witnessing the maximum wild animals
  • Pack a binoculars and camera for capturing the wildlife
  • Follow the instructions of a guide while emerging in the adventure activities
  • Follow the guided trails only
  • Pack your bag as per the weather condition
  • Respect the culture, costume, and the tradition of Tharu residents