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Established in the 1980s, Bardia lies in the Western Terai, a region of lowlands between the Himalaya and their foothills further south. The park is relatively hard to reach, especially compared to Chitwan, but the road transfers are worth the effort.

Tigers and other wildlife sightings

LeopardThe park is characterized by dense Sal forest, riverine forest and areas of open grasslands which ensure that Bardia remains a top location for tiger sightings in Nepal.

The range of wildlife is extensive, with deer and antelope species, including nilgai, wild elephants, rhinoceros and leopard.

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Map of Bardia National Park

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    Places near Bardia National Park

    Ideas for experiencing Bardia National Park

    Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Bardia National Park, and which use the best local guides.

    • Safari in Bardia National Park
      One horned rhino, Bardia National Park, Nepal

      Safari in Bardia National Park

      Safari in Bardia National Park

      Take the chance to experience an excursion in the Bardia National Park. Jeep and foot safaris are both popular, in search of elusive tiger and one-horned rhinos.

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