Bardiya Bird Watching Tour - 7 Days

Overview

Bardia National Park can be a really impressive destination which offers a great chance to see the most famous birds. Bardia National Park offers Bengal florican, lesser florican, Silver-eared Mesia, Saurus crane, and other common birds of nature. With these, we will also witness Ruddy Shelduck, Darters, Brahmini Kites, Brown-headed Gulls, Cormorants, Oriental Pied Hornbills, Night Heron & Purple Herons, Cinnamon Bitterns, Little Pratincole, Orioles & the majestic Peacocks. You will also encounter different wild animals as Bardiya National park is home to Bengal tigers, Leopards, One-horned Rhinos, Wild Elephants, Swamp Deer, and many other animals and birds with wild floras. Although this bird-watching tour is organized throughout the year, the best time for this activity is from December to March.

Trip Highlights

  • Royal Bardia National Park is the largest and peaceful sanctuaries in Nepal, spreading over 968 km sq
  • 70% of the National Park is covered with lush green forests which are now home to 407 bird species. The most frequently seen birds in the area are Bar-headed goose, White-rumped Vulture, Jungle Prinia, Striated Grassbird, and many others
  • Besides raptors, bird watchers have also witnessed 53 specials of mammals like the white elephant, one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tigers, and Gangetic dolphins.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel.

Our representative will meet at the arrival gate with a signboard for Mandala Holidays. Then you will be escorted to your selected hotel. The rest of the day can be spent at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2
Sightseeing of cultural UNESCO world heritage sites around Kathmandu

Today is the auspicious day of our tour. We visit some of the cultural UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. Swayambhu, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudha and Pashupatinath would be our touring destinations today. These heritages are the live reflector of the religious integrity and architectural wealth of Nepal. After the time you will get brief about the tour. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3
Afternoon Flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and Drive to Bardiya National Park

Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and drive to Bardia National Park by private car and transfer to Hotel. After freshen up discover Tharu life and culture through Tharu village and culture tour. You will see the colourful dances with traditional costumes and music. Overnight at Bardiya.

Day 4
Whole day Bird watching

Today we will have our breakfast early in the morning, after breakfast we have to move for a Full Day Jungle walk at Bardia National Park with packed lunch to see different types of birds. Our naturalist will take you to the best spots to see the birds according to the interest of the Guests. Overnight at Bardiya.

Day 5
Bird watching Day 2

Today we penetrate deeper into Bardia National Park where we will travel to places rarely visited by humans. These are pristine areas where we are bound to see all kinds of birds. Many shy varieties can be found in these places. We move quietly so we don’t scare the birds. Keep your camera ready for pictures of these colourful creatures. From waterfowl to eagles to warblers and songbirds, they can be found here in Bardia National Park. Of course, you may even see one of those elusive Royal Bengal Tigers or Indian One-Horned Rhinos. But our purpose is the birds, and you will see hundreds of birds each day of our experience. In the evening, enjoy a Tharu cultural show. Overnight at Bardiya.

Day 6
Drive to Nepalgunj, Return flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

It’s time to return to Kathmandu, and after breakfast, we’ll travel back through the forests to reach Nepalgunj. Of course, if you choose to extend your trip, we can add on the other beautiful places for wonderful birdwatching. Each of those additional places features its own particular variety of birds. Be sure to ask about these add on places. They are incredible to visit, with many of them rarely touched by humans. Enjoy the pristine conditions as you see some rare varieties that the Terai region of Nepal is famous for.
Upon reaching Kathmandu you will be escorted to your Hotel. Our office representative will come to pick you at your hotel for your Farewell Dinner at a Nepali restaurant in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7
Final Departure from Kathmandu

Our office representative will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your International Departure. If you prefer to stay longer, you can go for short tours such as jungle safari at National parks, rafting, mountain biking etc.

Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Arrival, Departure and Domestic Airport transfers
  • Bird Watching Transfers
  • English speaking professional Tour guide
  • English speaking professional Birdwatching guide
  • 3-nights accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Basis
  • 3 nights accommodation in Bardiya on Full board basis
  • Farewell Gala Dinner
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Permit to monumental sites and National Park entry permit
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and Company Service Charge

Exclusions

  • Lunch and Dinner during stay in Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry Visa Cost
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance and Rescue (It is necessary in case of emergency)
  • Extended Stay due to any natural disaster
  • Anything not included in inclusions

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Bardiya Bird Watching Tour

Trip Facts

  • KTM-KEP-KTM flight and Bus/Jeep/Car
  • min 2 pax
  • 4 star category Hotel and Resort
  • Sept - Dec and Mar - May
  • Bird watching/jungle walk
  • Monumental Sites and National Park Permit