The Bardia National Park is home to Nepal’s finest Royal Bengal Tiger reserve.The park and its adjacent areas is a famous region known for its’ unspoiled wilderness and indigenous peoples, for a truly unique experience for both visitors and wildlife researchers alike. The park is home to many rare and endangered species including more than 30 different mammals, over 400 species of birds, more than 25 species of reptiles, almost 121 species of fishes, many snakes, lizards, have been sighted and recorded in the park’s forest, grassland and river habitat and unknown diversity of mollusks and arthropods. The park is one of the best places to view the most magnificent of cats, the Bengal tiger. The chances are almost 80 % depending on the season.
Bardia National park is the place for wildlife and birds photography too.
Climate and quick Fact of Bardia National Park:
- From October through early April, the weather is dry, The days are warm and the nights are cool and pleasant. From April to June the temperatures gradually rise up with a peak temperature up to 45oc in May. The hot sticky days give way to the monsoon rains in July that last until September.
- Flora and Fauna: The park offers a variety of experiences in its vast undisturbed wilderness. About 70% of the forest consists of sal tree with a mixture of grassland and riverine forests. Sal leaves are used as traditional plates in the festival and religious offering. The park is home to endangered animals such as the Royal Bengal tiger, wild elephant, greater one-horned rhinoceros, swamp deer, and black buck, The other endangered species include gharial and marsh mugger crocodiles and Gangetic dolphin. Endangered birds found in the park are Bengal florican, lesser florican, and sarus crane. More than 30 different mammals, over 230 species of birds and several species of snakes, lizard, and fishes have been recorded In the park area. In addition to the resident species, several migratory birds visit the park.
If you think it’s far and looking for short safari adventure tour then Chitwan National Park is another best place for a wildlife safari.