Bardia National park lies in the western plains of Nepal and is the home to the last remaining wild elephants of South Asia. This tour enables you to observe over 250 species of birds and 30 species of mammals in their natural habitat. An elephant-back safari is the best way to watch the animals and birds at close quarters among the deep forest and marshes.
Bardia National Park was declared a national reserve in 1976 and covers an area of 374 sq. miles. The Babai River runs along to the south of the park while the Shivalik Hills adorn its northern extremes. The park comprises of grasslands and forests. Bardia has a large number of deer species like the Chital, the Hog Deer, Barasingha, Sambar and the Swamp deer among others. Other animals include the Antelope, the Blue Bull, and Himalayan Tahr, Langur Monkey, Rhesus Macaque and the sloth bear. A good population of the wild boar also inhabits the park. Nearby in the Karnali, Girwa, and Babai Rivers, you can see the Gharial and the freshwater Dolphin. The park provides safe haven for many rare animals like the wild elephant and the rhinoceros. You can also see birds like the Bengal florican (extremely endangered), the silver-eared mesia and the Sarus (Crane).