Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Bardia Tour 10 days is a great cultural, religious, jungle and wildlife safari tour in Nepal. Kathmandu and Lumbini Tour is for cultural and religious sightseeing, and Bardia National Park is for wildlife sighting and jungle safari. It is the best trip for beginners to senior travelers, and also a super amazing tour for nature, culture and wildlife lovers. Bardia National park is the best place for Tiger sightings, and Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal famous for historical and cultural world heritage sites. Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha is best for spiritual and religious importance. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742 to know more about Chitwan Lumbini Bardia Tour information tips for independent travellers. We offer a cheap basic, budget and standard Chitwan Lumbini Bardia tour cost USD 1150-USD 1650 and departures dates of 2023/2024.
Tour Name: Kathmandu Chitwan Bardia Tour
Tour Duration: 10 days
Tour Difficulty: Easy
Tour Season: All Year
Trip Altitude: 850 -1300 m
Tour Cost: USD 1150-USD 1650
Group Size: 1 - 12 people.
Tour Package: Group Tour
Mode of Transfer: Bus/Car/Flight
Start/End of Tour: Kathmandu / Kathmandu
The 10 days wildlife & jungle safari tour in Chitwan & Bardia National Park Nepal.
Kathmandu Chitwan Lumbini Bardia Tour is best tour for cultural, religious and wildlife sightseeing. The tour takes you all the way across the Southern Terai region of Nepal. Starting from Chitwan National Park, for a special elephant encounter and safaris to see the endangered one-horned rhinoceros, you'll move west to explore the remote Bardia National Park in search of the elusive Bengal Tiger. En route, you'll also spend some time in spiritual Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha.
Depending on your arrival time in Kathmandu, you might want to fit in a bit of quick sightseeing, as you won’t have much more time in the capital. Swayambhunath Stupa is a great place to start, as it’s near the tourist hub of Thamel and has sweeping views of the city.
Chitwan Jungle safari tour offers jungle walk, visit Tharu village, cultural dance, canoe ride and elephant ride safari and bird watching. Lumbini is the birth place of Buddha. There you can visit different monastery architectures, Maya Devi temple, marker stone and sacred garden. Bardia National Park is best for royal Bengal tiger sightings, and also jungle drive safari tour.
Day 1: Arrive to Kathmandu.
Your guide receive you at Kathmandu airport and drive you to hotel. Leisure afternoon on your own, and trip briefing in the evening. Stay night at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Chitwan
After breakfast drive to Chitwan National Park by bus (185km/5 ½ hours). Enroute it is also possible to enjoy 3 hours of white water rafting on the Trisuli river and then have lunch. Upon arrival in Chitwan, you will check into the hotel and have a welcome drink and briefing about jungle activities. In the evening you can enjoy the Tharu stick dance and dinner. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 3: Explore Chitwan: A Day With Elephant Back Safari
After breakfast, you will get a full day safari activities in Royal Chitwan national Park. If you are lucky, you will see many amazing creatures that you spend most time to looking for, such as rhinoceroses, Chitwan's royal Bengal tigers, leopards, monkeys, many types of deer and reptiles. Check your camera gear, preferably with a telephoto lens and you will not miss any shots.
Day 4: Explore Chitwan: Safari by Jeep or on Foot
Today is sure to be memorable, as it's a full day of safari activities in the Chitwan National Park and you're guaranteed to see some spectacular wildlife. All wildlife activities are escorted by an experienced naturalist who will tell you everything you want to know about the park and its flora and fauna. Wildlife that you can see includes the greater one-horned rhinoceros, spotted deer, hog deer, sambar deer, barking deer, gharial crocodiles and a wide variety of birdlife. With a bit of luck, you may even glimpse a leopard, sloth bear, or Royal Bengal tiger.
Day 5: Chitwan to Lumbini
After breakfast in Chitwan, you have a 3-4 hour drive to Lumbini. Lumbini is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Kapilavastu district of Nepal near the Indian border, where Queen Mayadevi is said to have given birth to Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha. The Buddha lived between roughly 563 and 483 BCE.Lumbini is one of four magnets for pilgrimage that sprang up in places pivotal to the life of the Buddha, the others being at Bodhgaya, Sarnath, and Kushinagar. Since 1997, Lumbini has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The holy site at Lumbini has ruins of ancient monasteries, a sacred Bodhi tree, an ancient bathing pond, the Asokan pillar and the Mayadevi temple, where the precise place of birth of Buddha is located. From early morning to early evening, pilgrims from various countries perform chanting and meditation at the site. Lumbini is also home to the Crane Sanctuary, a place abundant in culture and birdlife. Be sure to take binoculars to catch a glimpse of the Eurasian Wigeons, Eurasian Marsh Harriers, and the Booted Eagles.
Day 6: Lumbini to Bardia National Park
Today you drive across the southern flood plains of Nepal through Tharu villages and border towns. The trip takes approximately 7-8 hours. En route, get a feel for life in the Terai passing through towns, fields and forests. On arrival at Bardia National Park, check in the Hotel or Resort. Rest or take a tour like bird watching, visitor's center or village tour.
Day 7: Explore Bardia: Jungle & River Safari
Today, you'll have time to relax or to choose from a variety of activities to explore the jungle of Bardia. Explore the jungle by elephant ride or jeep safari, where it's best to go early when the morning mist rises over the river and grasslands and the wildlife goes to the water to drink. Monkeys chatter and birds call from the trees. If you're lucky, you'll spot an elusive Royal Bengal Tiger. After lunch, you can take a jungle walk for another opportunity to see wild animals and take some great photos.
Embark on a one-hour drive to the Chisapani Bridge, the largest in Nepal and the starting point of your river safari. You'll float down the Karnali River, spotting an abundance of aquatic birdlife, crocodiles and, if you are lucky, the extremely rare Gangetic dolphin. Drift slowly past small islands as the river splits, watching the deer and monkeys foraging on the river bank. Following your safari, you will be picked up and driven to the lodge for a late lunch. In the afternoon, it's a good time to go for a gentle stroll through the neighboring villages and paddy fields, meeting the local farmers and learn about the Tharu way of life.
Day 8: Explore Bardia in Search of the Royal Bengal Tiger
Wake up early to the sounds of the abundant birdlife. Grab an early breakfast before embarking on a full-day jeep safari in the jungle in search of tigers. An experienced naturalist will guide you to various hides, lookouts, and areas of amazing vistas whilst showing you a plethora of wildlife found in Bardia National Park. Enjoy a packed lunch, while you wait for a glimpse of the elusive orange and black stripes.Return via the National Park Headquarters, where you can visit both the elephant and Gharial the world's rarest crocodile breeding centers. Return to the lodge in the early evening to a well earned cold beer or hot shower, followed by delicious dinner.
Day 9: Bardia to Kathmandu
After a leisurely breakfast, you'll drive back to Nepalgunj for 2 hours for your return journey to Kathmandu. In the afternoon, there will be some free time to visit other points of interest in the capital or do some last minute shopping.
Day 10: Kathmandu Airport
It's time to say goodbye to Nepal. Enjoy your last moments in Kathmandu with breakfast in a café, a final stroll through the narrow alleys and temples, and some souvenir shopping. A driver will be waiting for you at your hotel to take you to the airport for your return flight home. It's best to be at the airport at least three hours prior to departure.