Village Tour :
The jungle scenery, birds and animals alone do not make up the unique features of Royal Bardia National Park. The indigenous local people, the Tharus, are also of immense interest. A professional guide/expert naturalist will accompany you through the area and help you gather insights into the Tharu way of life.
Elephant Safari :
An excellent opportunity to see Asian Elephant, Great One Horned Rhinoceros, Spotted Deer or Chital, Hog Deer, Barking Deer, Samber, Swamp Deer or Barasinghe, Nilgai or Blue Bull, Black Buck, Wild Boar, Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Wild Dog, Golden Jackal, Striped Hyena. You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Royal Bardia National Park their home.
A highlight of this trip will be the viewing from the watchtowers (Machhan) to have the wild sightseeing, accompanied by our experienced naturalist and wildlife trackers. Excellent photographic opportunities are plentiful.
Cultural Programme :
A cultural program performed by the Tharus will be another highlight of your visit to the Rhino Lodge Bardia. The Tharus in colorful traditional costumes, unique in their disparity with the common mode of dress all over Nepal, are sure to captivate you.
Bird Watching :
Bird watching is always best on foot. Our specialists will help you spot and identify the different varieties of birds, both local and migratory, that are found in Nepal. An excellent opportunity to see a great many species of birds found in Bardia.
Crocodile Breeding Center :
A fascinating visit to the crocodile Breeding Center.
Jungle/Nature Walk :
Next, there will be nature walks in the jungle as well as bird watching and village tours, all of which will be accompanied by expert naturalists.
Full Day Rafting at Karnali River :
White water rafting and scenic float through exciting rapids, deep gorges, forested hillsides and remote villages. An excellent opportunity for bird watching. Packed lunch will be provided.
Jeep Drive :
For an adventurous excursion we also offer to take you through the road less jungle on a four-wheel drive vehicle. The slow growl of open jeeps, the sights and sounds of real animals in the wild can be an unforgettable experience.