Bardiya National Park was established as the hunting area of the Royal family. It was named as Royal Karnali Wildlife Reserve. It was developed as a National Park in 1988. The park covers the area of 986 Sq. Km. The park is located in the lowland area of Nepal. It is renowned for preserving some of the rare wild animals.
Bardiya National Park Jungle Safari is a popular tour package in the western Nepal. It offers the wilderness of flora, fauna and indigenous communities of the Tharu people. The forests of Sal trees cover a large part of the National Park along with the bushy grassland and reverie forest. The wild animals include wild elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger, one horned rhino, wild boar, swamp deer and various other wild animals along with the bird species. Water animals as Gingatic dolphin, Ghariyal crocodile and other species are found in Bardia National Park.
It is a long bus journey (about 12 hours) to reach Nepaljung and drive further to the Bardiya National Park or fly to Nepaljung and drive to the National Park. You can reach there by rafting on the Karnali River. The diverse sceneries and flat landscape with a dense forest attract you to explore this region.