Packages & Programs

You will find below our standard packages to give you an idea on how to spend your time in Bardia national park.

Flexibility is our motto so we can also make special adapted programs to you need and budget.

For prices and budget, please write to us : racyshade@gmail.com

2 Nights/3 Days Special Program

Day 1 : Arrival in Takurdwara (Bardia Np) check in Racy shade resort.
After the lunch, village visit. You will visit the temple area, the Bazar and you will enter in a real typical tharu house and see the local life. 

Diner and night in Racy shade resort.

Day 2 : Jungle walk (full day)
After an early breakfast, you will go on foot in the national park for the day with a naturalist guide and a porter. There are good possibilities to see one horned rhino, wild asian elephants or Bengal tiger among other animals.

Picnic lunch

Diner and night in RSR, local Tharu culture dance program

Day 3 : Morning Jeep Safari: After an early breakfast, you will go in the national park in a jeep. This is a good excursion to discover the geography of the park and the different ecosystems. In some areas we can go down the car for small walks.

After lunch departure

2 Nights/3 Days Compact Program

Day 1 : Arrival in Takurdwara (Bardia Np) check in Racy shade resort.

After the lunch, village visit. You will visit the temple area, the Bazar and you will enter in a real typical tharu house and see the local life. 

Diner and night in Racy shade resort. 

Day 2 : Jungle walk , Jeep and floating safari
After an early breakfast, you will go for a jeep safari until mid morning to appreciate the geography of the national park and the different landscapes. Then the jeep will drop you in the middle of the national park and you will go on for about 2 hours of jungle walk with a naturalist guide and a porter. It will then be time for some pic nic lunch and a little rest before climbing in the raft for a floating safari. All along the day, there are good possibilities to see one horned rhino, wild asian elephants or Bengal tiger among other animals (birds, deers, monkeys etc...)

Diner and night in RSR, local Tharu culture dance program

Day 3 : After an early cup of tea, you will go on elephant back for a safari. Elephants are very adapted to go inside the vegetation and give good possibilities to get close to rhinos…

After elephant, you will go on bird whatching for one hour. In Bardia we have about 400 bird species.

Breakfast. After lunch, departure

3 Nights/4 Days Special Program

Day 1 : Arrival in Takurdwara (Bardia Np) check in Racy shade resort.After the lunch, village visit. You will visit the temple area, the Bazar and you will enter in a real typical tharu house and see the local life. 

Diner and night in Racy shade resort.

Day 2 : Jungle walk (full day)

After an early breakfast, we go on foot in the national park for the day with a naturalist guide and a porter. There are good possibilities to see one horned rhino, wild asian elephants or Bengal tiger among other animals.

Picnic lunch

Day 3 : After breakfast, we drive one hour to Chisapani, over the Karnali Bridge. Then we begin the floating safari (on raft). There are no big rapids on the river and this excursion offers good opportunities for magnificent landscapes and birdlife among other animals. Once in a while we stop the raft for small walks in wildlife prone areas.

Picnic lunch, Diner and night in RSR local Tharu culture dance program

Day 4 : Morning Jeep Safari: After an early breakfast, you will go in the national park in a jeep. This is a good excursion to discover the geography of the park and the different ecosystems. In some areas we can go down the car for small walks.

After lunch departure

3 Nights/4 Days (Camping) Special Program

Day 1 : Arrival in Takurdwara (Bardia Np) check in Racy shade resort.

After the lunch, village visit. You will visit the temple area, the Bazar and you will enter in a real typical tharu house and see the local life. 

Diner and night in Racy shade resort.

Day 2 : After breakfast, we drive one hour to Chisapani, over the Karnali Bridge where we have a typical lunch (with local fish) in typical restaurant. After lunch we begin the floating safari (on raft). There are no big rapids on the river and this excursion offers good opportunities for magnificent landscapes and birdlife among other animals. 

In the evening, we pitch the tents on a sandy beach (just across the river, outside NP) and we go in a very remote and authentic Tharu village for cultural dances and diner (A big must of the Bardia trip).

After the program we go back to the tents where a big wood fire awaits us.

Night in tents

Day 3 : Jungle walk (full day) 

After an early  picnic breakfast, we will  cross the river and go on foot in the national park for the day with a naturalist guide and a porter. There are good possibilities to see one horned rhino, wild asian elephants or Bengal tiger among other animals.

Picnic lunch,Diner and night in RSR

Day 4 : Morning Jeep Safari: After an early breakfast, you will go in the national park in a jeep. This is a good excursion to discover the geography of the park and the different ecosystems. In some areas we can go down the car for small walks.

After lunch departure

4 Nights/5 Days Special Program

Day 1 : Arrival in Takurdwara (Bardia Np) check in Racy shade resort.

After the lunch, village visit. You will visit the temple area, the Bazar and you will enter in a real typical tharu house and see the local life. 

Diner and night in Racy shade resort.

Day 2 : Full day jeep safari

After an early breakfast, you will go in the national park in a jeep. This is a good excursion to discover the geography of the park and the different ecosystems. In some areas we can go down the car for small walks.

Picnic lunch, Dinner and night at RSR

Day 3 : Floating safari

After breakfast, we drive one hour to Chisapani, over the Karnali Bridge where we have a typical lunch (with local fish) in typical restaurant. After lunch we begin the floating safari (on raft). There are no big rapids on the river and this excursion offers good opportunities for magnificent landscapes and birdlife among other animals. 

Picnic lunch, Diner and night in RSR local Tharu culture dance program

Day 4 : Jungle walk (full day) 

After an breakfast, we will  go on foot in the national park for the day with a naturalist guide and a porter. There are good possibilities to see one horned rhino, wild asian elephants or Bengal tiger among other animals.

Picnic lunch, Diner and night in RSR

Day 5 : Free morning (possibilities for optional activities to be paid on spot)

After lunch, Departure

we are not promoting elephant back safari for ethical reasons, nevertheless, for those willing, it is possible to book this activity extra once on spot.

4 Nights/5 Days (Camping) Special Program

Day 1 : Arrival in Takurdwara (Bardia Np) check in Racy shade resort.

After the lunch, village visit. You will visit the temple area, the Bazar and you will enter in a real typical tharu house and see the local life. 

Diner and night in Racy shade resort.

Day 2 : Full day jeep safari

After an early breakfast, you will go in the national park in a jeep. This is a good excursion to discover the geography of the park and the different ecosystems. In some areas we can go down the car for small walks.

Picnic lunch, Dinner and night at RSR

Day 3 : Floating safari

After breakfast, we drive one hour to Chisapani, over the Karnali Bridge where we have a typical lunch (with local fish) in typical restaurant. After lunch we begin the floating safari (on raft). There are no big rapids on the river and this excursion offers good opportunities for magnificent landscapes and birdlife among other animals. 

In the evening, we pitch the tents on a sandy beach (just across the river, outside NP) and we go in a very remote and authentic Tharu village for cultural dances and diner (A big must of the Bardia trip).

After the program we go back to the tents where a big wood fire awaits us.

Night in tents

Day 4 : Jungle walk (full day) 

After an early  picnic breakfast, we will  cross the river and go on foot in the national park for the day with a naturalist guide and a porter. There are good possibilities to see one horned rhino, wild asian elephants or Bengal tiger among other animals.

Picnic lunch, Diner and night in RSR

Day 5 : Free morning (possibilities for optional activities to be paid on spot)

After lunch, Departure

we are not promoting elephant back safari for ethical reasons, nevertheless, for those willing, it is possible to book this activity extra once on spot 

Babai Valley Jungle Trekking

All the above program take place in the western part of Bardia NP near the entrance. For the adventurous people, the eastern part of the park is largely undervisited and the nature is pristine. It takes 3 or 4 days and implies, walking, river crossing and camping.

If you have time and energy, this adventure is for you !