Bardiya National park is a protected area in Nepal. This park is establish in 1988. It is known as Royal Bardiya National Park. Bardiya National Park is very famous for Bengal Tigers. It is the silent jungle catching wildlife. Bardiya National Park is the undisturbed area of the Terai region. Bardiya National park is the best secret park. This national park is habitat for bengal tigers,one horned rhino, Asian elephants. The park is protect by ethnic people, villages and fields. Tharu culture is famous in this region. Beside park there are beautiful countryside to visit. A trip to Bardiya is certain to stay in your memory as one of the most enduring experiences in Nepal.
Location of Bardiya National Park
Bardiya National Park lies in the western part of Nepal. It covers an area of 968 square km in Terai, joining the eastern part of Karnali River and intercepted by the Babai River on the Bardiya District. The park is full of endanger animals, and dense forest. The park is beautiful and unspoiled grassland cover by forest . It is the Largest National Park of Nepal. It is located near Banke National Park.
Flora and Fauna
It is called a home of 53 mammals including with rhinoceros, wild elephant, Bengal tiger etc. Current checklist includes about 408 species of birds including Bengal Florican, white-romped vulture, peafowl, and bar-headed geese, which are the symbol of this park. From the nyanglish which are more dangerous creature, 23 species of reptile and amphibian have been recorded.
The varied geographical factors together covers forest of Sal, Savannah forests and grasslands render this region ideal as wild animal habitat. The exotic Gangetic dolphin are sometimes viewable in River Karnali.
Current checklists include 407 bird species, among them the Bengal florican, white-rumped vulture, peafowl, and bar-headed geese, which are symbolic of the park. Lesser florican, silver-eared mesia and Sarus crane have it’s sight.
Activity in Bardiya National Park
The several activities on Bardiya National Park available are below: these activities maintain the level of satisfaction on the tour and enjoyments.
- Bicycle tour
- Fishing tour
- Jeep safari
- Bird watching
- Specialty tour
The park offers opportunity of fishing at River Karnali and River Babai.
How to Reach Bardiya National Park?
The national park is accessible by land and air. Bardiya National Park is connected by the developed roads. The distance between Kathmandu to Bardiya National Park is 383 km. daily flight are accessible to reach there.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Bardiya national park is from mid September till mid December , from starting February till end of May. It is very adventurous naturally beautiful place. The best time to visit is autumn, winter and early summer when the weather is warm and dry.