On arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal International Airport our guide and staff will meet you with traditional welcome. After knowing the staff of Himalayan Forever Treks, a short drive to your hotels. Located in the heart of a city within an exciting Thamel area, an interesting place where most good hotels and restaurants situated. Reaching at the hotel, check your lovely rooms, after getting refreshed join in for group briefing. Provided by your guide or Group Leader, offers useful and important information of the tour, hotels. Includes details and local culture with do’s and don’ts, evening a group welcome dinner in a nice Nepali Restaurant.
The morning after breakfast, our city and cultural guide receives you at the hotel for exciting tour. The drive leads in the heart of Kathmandu city, where interesting historical Durbar Square / Palace Courtyard located. The right spot to observe Nepalese cultures. Tour of ancient monuments listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, next tour takes you to old Swayambhunath Stupa of more than 2,600 years history. A Buddhist monument situated on a hillock west of Kathmandu city outskirt, the famous landmark of the country. Completing the tour back to hotel, afternoon at leisure and preparation for the tour beyond Kathmandu.
As per the flight time for flight to Nepalgunj airport to reach Bardiya, transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport. An exciting panoramic flight of less than an hour facing spectacular views of Himalayan peaks, with Nepal beautiful landscapes. On landing at Nepalgunj city airport around Nepal Far Mid-South West, our representative and staff of respective lodge and hotels; receives you.
Then enjoy an exciting drive of more than 3 hours to Bardiya National Park Premises. Where most good hotels is located, after checking into the rooms, our jungle guide, naturalist or staff of the hotels. Provides with briefing regarding the rules of the park, includes information about the jungle and wild-life activities.
Afternoon the guide will take you for a familiarization of the areas, villages, and cultures. Enjoy the nature walks or visiting the Tharu village, the indigenous tribes of low-land Terai.
On these two days you will be engrossed with Jungle activities, on an elephant safari amidst dense jungle within tall elephant grass. Activities as per the park program, likewise canoe ride, nature or jungle walk, and drive, bird-watching.As well as visit local indigenous Tharu Village, certainly a full day activities of great exciting delight.
The Jungle activities during two days of exotic safari:
Early morning before breakfast nature or bird watching, elephant ride.Back to lodge for breakfast, walk to the river for canoe ride and observe Gangetic and Marsh Mugger Crocodiles. Includes full of bird life like Bengal Florican, lesser Florican, silver eared mesia and Sarus crane, giant Hornbills. If lucky can catch glimpse fresh-water Gangetic Dolphins and various species of water birds with ducks and Egrets.
Back to Lodge for lunch, at leisure and late afternoon jungle drive or walks as well elephant ride of few hours. Evening dinner with Cultural programs of native Tharu tribes and slide shows of Bardiya National Park and wild-life.
Morning as time for the flight to Kathmandu, get transferred to Nepalgunj city airport. A scenic flight of less than hour, facing superb panorama of Himalayan peaks till it lands at Kathmandu airport. On arrival at Kathmandu air terminal transfer to your hotel, with afternoon free to enjoy personal activities.
Last day in Nepal and at Kathmandu, get ready for final departure as per your international flight time. Himalayan Forever Trek guide and staff transfer you to the airport. Bidding farewell to the guide and staff as you depart for homeward bound flight, after a wonderful experience on Wildlife Safari at Bardiya National Park.
Bardiya National Park approx. 387 km or 247 miles air distance. A drive of more than 7-8 hours to Bardiya National Park at a distance of 531 km / 330 miles from Kathmandu. From Nepalgunj airport a drive of 87 km / 34 miles to Bardiya National Park premises of 2-3 hour drive.
Bardiya National Park and the district town, is not a popular tourist destination,but slowly gaining popular among foreign visitors.
At present several hotels and lodge has been built for travelers providing various standard from budget to deluxe class accommodation. Most good hotels restaurants offers comprehensive food menu to choose from, the foods. From Continental, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan and Nepali and bakery products. The most famous and popular is Nepali Dal / Bhat (boiled or steam rice, served with various lentil soups, vegetable or meat mild curry, includes pickles of choice.
Spring time of March to May will be the best time, when days are longer with enough sunlight hours. Quite warm during the day time, but cooler morning and night time. The other best season are autumn / fall starts from September to November, days are mostly clear and fine with mild sunny days. Cold morning and night time, interested people can visit during winter time of December to February, very cold morning and night time.
At present all cities and towns including rural villages have facilities of ISTD and STD or cell / SAT phones. Where one can easily communicate around the world.WI-FI and Internets available around all cities and towns as well in most hotels in Bardiya. SIMS cards available on showing your passport copies with small charge as per your time in Nepal.
The main religions of Nepal is Hinduism about more than 80 %, followed by Buddhism. The two main religions Hindu and Buddhism have their own special interesting culture and custom. The native Tharu of Terai belt and Bardiya district follow Hindu religion and culture. Celebrates many festival events to mark the harvest, good times to plant paddies and other Hindu religious festivals.