The Bardia National Park, covering an area of 968 sq km is the largest amongst the national parks in the Terai region of Nepal. It was more popularly known as the Royal Bardia Wildlife Reserve before being renamed. The national park which is situated in Western Terai is a haven for Tigers and the famous one-horned rhinoceros.
The Bardia National Park boasts of the greatest number of deers in Nepal. Six unique types of deer are found in this region; the Chittal which has white spots on its body, the Hog deer which is smaller than the Chittal but looks similar, the Sambhar which is the largest deer in the Indian subcontinent and the Swamp Deer or Barasingha which is the smallest among its family. Apart from deers the national park is also home to the last known herds of wild elephants in South Asia, the one-horned rhinoceros and 407 species of birds.
How to get there:
By Air and Road: One among the many daily flights take us to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu. From Nepalgunj, we drive for nearly five hours to reach Thakurdwara. October to April is the best time to visit this sanctuary.
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In 2005 I had the honor assisting to build a primary school in Pakuwal Tulo Parsel Nepal, together with a friend and on behalf of the Lions Club Schoorl. Tulo Parsel is the home ground of Nir Bahadur Lama, managing director of Peace Nepal Treks. During the building time I was in close contact with him, and still we are.…