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Nepal Bardia Safari | Culture Holidays | Himalayan Footsteps

Nepal Bardia Safari

Abundant wildlife and frequent tiger sightings.

Bardia National Park, Nepalgunj

8 days

£1150 per person

Trip Info


The Nepal Bardia Safari offers a luxury holiday with abundant wildlife and frequent tiger sightings in the largest and most undisturbed expanse of wilderness in southern Nepal. Elephant, jeep and foot safaris are all popular at this wildlife lovers paradise.

"I loved the whole experience especially the nature and animals in the wild, I liked the good comfortable accommodation, I'd love to come back!" Jeanette Fleming, UK

Day 1 - Lunch, Dinner

Kathmandu Airport | Kathmandu Hotel

Meet our representative waiting for you at the airport, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. In the evening enjoy a complimentary dinner, a chance to taste Nepalese cuisine, or one of a range of other dishes if you prefer.

Kathmandu Airport

Kathmandu Airport

Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kathmandu | Nepalgunj | Bardia National Park

Morning: Take a flight to Nepalgunj in Western Nepal, our representatives will receive you and transfer you to your lodge which is a three hour a drive but well worth it.

Afternoon: Arrive at your lodge, after lunch take a guided walk around the nearby Tharu village, a fascinating insight into life in this area.

Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park

Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Bardia National Park

Morning: An early start with a wake up call at 6am. After breakfast get the experience of a lifetime by searching for wildlife on elephant back with your own ranger guide. Afterwards visit Crocodile Breeding Centre and Tharu Cultural Museum.

Afternoon: Enjoy a walk into the jungle with your ranger guide, don’t forget your camera!

Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park

Day 4 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Bardia National Park

Morning: An early start with a wake up call at 6am. After breakfast try your hand at tiger tracking and looking closer at Nepal’s varied bird species.

Afternoon: Set off with you ranger guide in a 4×4 for a bit of wildlife spotting around the park.

Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park

Day 5 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Bardia National Park

Morning & Afternoon: An earlier start today with a 5:30am wake up call, after breakfast drive to the drop off point for your chance to spot wildlife from the vantage point of your boat as you glide along some of Bardia’s rivers. Stop of at several viewing hotspots.

Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park

Day 6 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Bardia National Park | Nepalgunj | Kathmandu

Morning: An early start with a wake up call at 6am. After breakfast visit some of your favourite areas again with your ranger guide or try your luck at the Karnali River to spot a ganges river dolphin.

Afternoon: Lunch and time to relax before your transfer to Nepalgunj airport for your evening flight back to Kathmandu.

Bardia National Park

Bardia National Park

Day 7 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Morning & Afternoon: Day is free.

Evening: Enjoy a complimentary farewell dinner.



Day 8 - Breakfast, Lunch

Kathmandu Hotel | Kathmandu Airport

Departure day: We provide a complimentary transfer to Kathmandu International Airport where our representative will help you and bid you farewell.

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Our Prices

Are based on two people travelling together and sharing a room. We offer reasonable quotes for single travellers and can save money for groups of two or more people, we want to tailor your holiday to suit your budget.

Included in your holiday

  • All accommodation
  • Domestic flights, 2-way
  • Local English speaking guides
  • All activities as per the itinerary
  • All entrance fees
  • All transportation
  • All meals
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 support from our local representatives

Excluded from your holiday

Value for Money

We believe that value for money is important, we want you to travel with us again. When comparing prices, ensure you are comparing like for like as often there may be a cheaper option, but there may be hidden extras, fewer services or the quality may not be as good.

  • Day 1
    Kathmandu Airport | Kathmandu Hotel
  • Day 2
    Kathmandu | Nepalgunj | Bardia National Park
  • Day 3
    Bardia National Park
  • Day 4
    Bardia National Park
  • Day 5
    Bardia National Park
  • Day 6
    Bardia National Park | Nepalgunj | Kathmandu
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
    Kathmandu Hotel | Kathmandu Airport

It’s Good to Know

We have assembled a list of all the things about this itinerary that are good to know, those things that you could have gone on holiday, not knowing, but feel better that you did.

Time Zone: GMT +5hr 45min

Language: Nepali

Food Of Nepal

Nepalese Food Culture

Standards of Holiday Accommodation


When to Go to Nepal

Our tailor made approach to your holiday offers you complete choice, for a rough guide of  the typical temperature and rainfall see Weather and Climate.

  • We can base your holiday to suit the dates you want to go.
  • We can offer some fixed date departures for customers wanting to join a group.
  • Some holidays must operate on certain dates if they contain time sensitive events like a course or a festival.
  • We can help solve the age-old problem of booking a holiday to get away from the crowds.

Nepal Bardia Safari

The best time to go is late March to the end of April for tiger spotting, it is also pleasant to visit November to February.

Personalise your unique adventure

Tailor-made Holidays

We design trips around the needs, interests, and budgets of single travellers, couples, families, small groups, Scout groups and schools.

So, personalise your unique adventure with these add-ons and don’t hesitate to let our professional Travel Consultants know about any needs or interests that aren’t listed, we love a challenge!

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