6 Days Day/s
|Mode of Tour||Accommodation in jungle lodge and resorts|
|Tour Grade||Leisure to Moderate short walks|
|Tour Region||Nepal Far South West Terai belt, district of Bardiya around Karnali Zone|
|Mode of transport||Scenic flight and drive in jeep, or coach as per the size of a group both ways|
|Local Culture||Populated by indigenous Tharu tribes with a mixed group of hill people Hindu Brahmin and Chettries with Magar follows the Hindu religion and colorful culture.|
|Total Trip||05 Nights and 06 Days with flights and drives|
|Best Season||All months of the year, except the monsoon wet times from June to August. The best time is Spring March to May and early autumn/fall September to November including a pre-winter month of December.|
|Day 01||In Kathmandu preparation for onward exciting bird-watch tour|
|Day 02||From Kathmandu fly to Nepalgunj airport and drive to Bardiya and transfer to hotel, jungle lodge, and resorts- 02 hrs drive.|
|Day 03||Full day safari in Bardiya National Park bird watching, photography.|
|Day 04||Full-day Jungle activity bird watching and photography.|
|Day 05||Morning nature activities, bird watching visit places of interest for photography and transfer to airport flight to Kathmandu.|
|Day 06||International departure for homeward or to respective countries.|
On reaching Kathmandu by various airlines and checking at respective hotels with time for preparation, like buying bird guide book or other necessary items like binocular and maps of the area, required for the journey beyond Kathmandu.
Morning as per flight time for Nepalgunj, transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for a scenic flight with an amazing panorama of Himalayan range from Langtang, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri peaks, with country’s dramatic landscape views.
After 50 minutes land at Nepal Far South West tropical city of Nepalgunj airport, at the airport our naturalist and guide receives you for a few hour drive further west from Nepalgunj city to reach on the outskirt of Bardiya Park, where many good hotels and lodge located.
Enjoy the afternoon visiting local villages of Tharu people for interesting photographs and witness impressive culture and custom, with dinner in the lodge, hotel restaurants.
Jungle activities with packed lunch:
Morning Bird Watch Tour, Machan (Watch Tower) Tour, Jungle walks, nature
walks, elephant or jeep safari with elephant briefing and bathing elephants
include more with entertainment of local Tharu cultural programs.
Another full day for safari and bird watching as well taking photographs of some
wildlife, enjoy jungle or nature walks to observe the animals like deer and wild
boar, where the tiger is often sighted with one-horned or Indian rhinoceros with
many species of birdlife and peasants, jungle fowls including peacocks.
Jungle and nature takes you near the river banks and ponds for more sighting of
Birds like common to larger egrets, storks, kingfishers of various species and
Crocodiles, while inside the jungle witness woodpecker, beautiful paradise fly
catcher bird with more as you explore the quiet green area.
After a wonderful day, with some wild and rare animals sighting as well as watching
many bird species of different vibrant colors, then back to the lodge enjoying a
lovely active day.
More jungle and nature programs with more places of interest to explore from
river, ponds to dense forest and open grassland to observe wildlife and birds, and
then after a last morning activity, bid farewell to our naturalist and guide, then
drive to Nepalgunj city airport for an exciting flight to Kathmandu.
With the rest of the afternoon free at leisure for personal activities and shopping gifts and souvenirs with a farewell dinner to complete your wonderful stay in Nepal.
Last day in Nepal in the country of Himalayan wonders, as per your international flight time either morning, afternoon, or evening. Open Trail Trek guide and staff transfer you to the airport for the homeward journey or to the next port of call.
Bardiya National Park covers an area of 968 sq. km, located in the Far Mid-Western Nepal around the Terai region, the flat land. One of largest and undisturbed of pure wilderness with dense tropical jungle and vast grassland.
<div>On booking with Open Trail Treks, as per the trip cost, we book and provide the best tourist standard hotels, from non-star to 2 or 3 stars hotels to 5 stars deluxe on a bed and breakfast basis in Kathmandu, with twin sharing rooms. For single supplement with extra charge in all hotels on the tour.</div><div> </div><div>Hotel accommodation in Bardiya will be on tourist standard with simple facilities but comfortable with friendly service at beck and call.</div><div> </div><div>In Bardiya, accommodations and meals are included like Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For extra refreshment drinks and snacks at your expense including laundry services and tipping.</div><div> </div><div>Meals served in any hotels and restaurants are of international standard taking care of hygiene and choice of order from the La Carte menu. In a larger group like a set of meals will be served. All drinking water in the hotel rooms and restaurants is safe to drink, or one can buy bottled water also.</div>
<div>In Kathmandu / Nepal capacity 609 MW in Integrated Power System, of 230 </div><div>Volt in A.C. power, single-phase, and 400 volt in three phases for general.</div><div>The hotel in Bardiya lodge and camps have full electricity, in case of power cuts which happens sometimes, where all lodge have their generator to supply the power and for the connivance of the guest.</div>
The currencies in Nepal are Nepalese Rupees which is at present exchange rate is US$ 1 equals to NRS 116.95, Nepalese Rupees made of smaller denominations called paisa a 100 paisa makes a Rupee. The bills from Rs. 1000, 500, and 100 with 50, 20, 10, 5, and one rupee. All denominations of different colors with value marked in English as well in Nepalese numbers.
<div>Our expert guide with knowledge of birds and wildlife including local culture will accompany the group throughout the trip for the main arrival to your final departures. In a large group of more than 6 people, our Nepalese guide with some staff will accompany the group throughout the trip, as well the same driver will be with you or the group during the whole trip to make it easier for our valued clients. </div><div> </div><div>All guides we assign have good knowledge of communication in the English language. For other foreign languages if required please inform and contact us on pre-booking, so that we can arrange the respective language guide available for you or the group</div>