This unique Bardia National Park Safari with coupledTharu warm Hospitality beyond from Busy city and the Valley of Tansen excursion provides you a blend of real Himalaya experience. Tansen Shirinagar Hill station is lies on mid west of Pokhara between of Lumbini( Lord Buddha Birth Place) and north west of Budigandaki River. Tansen hill is like an Island where it offers east side of valley provides deep and layers farming views and the city laps on vertical pine forest. from the top west north provides you an amazing scenery of Annapurna Himalaya range such as Mount Ghaulagiri, Mount Fishtail, Hinuchilu peak , Nilgiri North, west, and as well as Annapurna I, II ,III,IIII including their View tower majestic view itself. And Bardia National park is the largest National park in Nepal ‘s lowland Teari covering an area of 968 sq KM. The park is situated in Nepal’s western teari and was established to protect representative ecosystem and conserve tigers and its prey species.
Bardia National Park History:
*1969 it was Made a hunting reserve
*1976 gazette as the Karnali Wildlife reserve
*1984 it was extended to include the Babai Valley
*1988 it was reserve was given the status of a National Park.1997 an area of 327 Km2 surrounding the park was declared as a buffer zone, which consists of forests and private lands
*The park and Local communities jointly manage the buffer zone. Together they initiate community development activities and manage nature resources in the Buffer zone
*Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros were trans located from Chitwan National park in 1986,1991, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002.
The Babai Valley:
The Babai Valley extending from Parewa Odar to Chepang (Briege)was included into the Park in 1984.the pristine valley is Characterized by a rich biodiversity. The major vegetation and forest characteristics are wooded grassland and revering forest. the Babi River valley extended to the north eastern border of the park providing an excellent habitat and corridor for several other wildlife species.
Species Include, Asian Elephant, Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros, swamp Deer, Spotted deer, Barking Deer ,Sambar Deer, Black Buck, Blue Bull, Wild Boar, Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard Golden Kackel, Striped Hyena, Sloth Beer and Gagnetic dolphin.
Langur Monkey, Rhesus Macaque,Indian Fox, Large Indian Civet, Small Indian Civet, Asian Palm civet, Jungle Cat, Leopard Cat, Fishing Cat, Yellow-throated Marten, Smooth-coated otter, Common Indian Mongoose, Indian Hare., Hispis Hare, Indian Porcupine, Giant flying Squirrel, Indian Flying fox short-nosed fruit bat, Indian piestrelle. common yellow bat, Hoary bellied Himalayan squirrel, five –striped palm squirrel, Fulvus fruit bat, Chinese Angolan, honey badger, Grey Musk Shrew.
Gharial-Crocodile, Marsh Mugger crocodile, Indian Rock python, King Cobra, Common Cobra, Rat snake, Bandit Krait, Common Krait, Rusall’s Viper, Green Pitviper
Endanderous birds found in the park are Bengal Florican, Lesser Florican, and sarus Crane and are the many species of birds like Owls, small birds, water birds, birds of prey, and several migratory birds visit the park every year.
The Karnali River
Starting its Journey from near Mt Kailash and eventually merging with Ganges, the longest river of Nepal. it’s blue waters also provide the western boundary of the park, creating riverine forests, it is the prime habitat for endangered wild life like the Gangetic dolphin, Crocodile, many water birds, fish and crustaceans.
The fast flowing waters of the upper mid Karnali also provide excellent rafting expedition, as the boat leave the steep mountain valleys behind and enter Terai waters calm down and the expedition ends by or in the park.Jungle boat rides specially for animal sighting and seasonal Game fishing permits are also available on the river.