Bardia National Park, situated in the western in Mid western Nepal, occupies the Karnali flood plain, the Babai river valley, and the Siwaliks range with the highest peak of Sukarmala (1,441 m). This park is bordered by river Karnali in the west, the Churia range in the north, while the river Babai flows right through the park. It is the largest and most serene protected area in the Terai and is home to the endangered royal Bengal tiger and Nepal´s famous one horned rhinoceros.
The park hosts 59 species of mammals, 407 types of birds, 52 kinds of amphibians/reptiles, and 124 species of fish. The fauna includes tigers, wild elephants, rhinoceros, swamp deer, black buck, and dolphins among the mammals, Gharials and pythons among the reptiles. Some of the endangered birds that are found in the park are Bengal, florican, lesser florican and sarus crane. You can organize and enjoy a number of activities in and around the park like, you can go for elephant rides, jungle drives, rafting, nature walks, bird watching, village walk, cultural program to name a few.
You can reach there by public bus along the highway that passes through the park. It has direct link from Kathmandu and other part of the country. The most convenient ways to reach to the park is to have short fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and then head on to the park.