Nepal India Wildlife Safari : Track the Tiger in Corbett, Bardia and Chitwan

15 Days
Season: October to April
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Great journey from Northern India to Nepal to discover the most beautiful natural sites by discovering three important national parks: Corbett, Bardia and Chitwan National Park. You will also have the opportunity to visit Lumbini, birthplace of Buddha and Kathmandu, capital of Nepal perched at 1350 m.

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Day 1

Arrival in Delhi

Welcome to the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2

Delhi – Ramnagar - Marchula (6/7 H - 290 Km)

Road to the agricultural countryside of this amazing country, and through the hills covered with tea plantations. up to the Himalayan foothills. We pass Ramnagar and its endless alignment of resorts to join Marchula in the Deema Range in an exclusive lodge located in the buffer zone of the park. Night in resort From the nearest road, the lodge is 2 km (45 minutes) across a bridge and in the Ramganga Valley, through a small village before crossing the river again, this time on a bamboo raft. From here, the lodge itself is a short walk away. Average physical condition is essential and, ideally, baggage should be light enough to be easily transported by the staff.

Day 3 and 4


There is no better way to truly live the forest than by walking through it. We often see and learn more on 100 m of track than on a two-hour jeep ride. It is forbidden to explore on foot Jim Corbett National Park, rich in tigers. However, as the lodge is located in the buffer zone of the Corbett Reserve, the expertly guided hikes around Vanghat in an environment are equally amazing and species-rich. On foot, your senses are intensified in nature and reconnect to the elements, noticing that lizards make their way out of your way to the myriad birds and rustling in the undergrowth. Accompanied by a savvy tracker, you will learn to identify species by their sounds, footprints and traces left in their wake, such as scratch marks of a tiger on trees, the nest of a wild boar, or the passage of an elephant in the tall grass. Compared to 4x4 exploration, you may see fewer large mammals, but nothing is more exciting than seeing wildlife on foot, and it's not uncommon for safari enthusiasts to share the landscape with deer, elephants and sometimes big cats.

Day 5

Marchula - Bardia NP (8 H - 300 km)

Long road from Uttarakhand to the Indo-Nepal border of Banbasa-Mahendranagar. After the formalities and the change of vehicle, the passage of the Sarda River separating the two countries, continuation in the Terai until the reserve of Bardia. Night in resort.

Day 6

Bardia NP

Full day safari in Jeep with picnic. After breakfast in the morning, you will go to the national park by jeep. It is a good excursion to discover the geography of the park and the different ecosystems. In some areas, we can get the car down for small walks. Night in resort.

Day 7

Bardia NP

After breakfast, drive to Chisopani (1 hour) for the start of the floating safari (on inflatable boat). There are no great rapids on the river and this excursion offers good opportunities for beautiful scenery and birds among other animals. Night in resort.

Day 8

Bardia NP

After breakfast, we will walk into the national park with a naturalist guide and a doorman. There are good opportunities to see a horned rhinoceros, wild Asian elephants or a Bengal tiger among other animals. Night in resort.

Day 9

Bardia NP

Visit a Tharu village (Local Ethnic of Terai). When visiting the village, you will return to a traditional Tharu house. All in length, these houses bring together large families who concentrate their work for the benefit of all. You will discover the crafts and daily customs of this mysterious and endearing ethnic group. Night in resort.

Day 10

Bardia NP – Lumbini (7 H - 310 Km)

Early departure for Lumbini, birthplace of Buddha and listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Arrival for lunch. There are many temples in a green park where the Nilgai antelope lives. Lumbini is a mecca of ornithology in Nepal with, among other things, the presence of antigone cranes. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11

Lumbini – Chitwan NP (5 H - 170 Km)

Departure for Chitwan. After lunch, wildlife watching. Chitwan is one of the best national parks for the observation of unicorn rhinos (400 individuals). Opened in 1973, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tiger protection area covers 2000 km2 where 43 species of mammals are found, such as the collared bear, the gaur, the leopard, the chital, the gavial of the Ganges... Night in resort.

Day 12

Chitwan NP

After breakfast, depart for the whole day by jeep. This will allow you to go deep into the park and get to the most promising places to observe wildlife. Night in resort.

Day 13

Chitwan NP – Kathmandu (5 H - 190 Km)

This morning you will take part in a canoe ride on the Rapti River where you can observe crocodiles and birds. In Nepal, there are two species of crocodiles: the mugger (which resembles the Nile crocodile) and the gavial. Continue to Kathmandu. Check-in at the hotel, and free time to visit the tourist district of Thamel and its many shops and dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 14


Visit the main sites of interest of the Nepalese capital. (Swayambudnath the temple of the monkeys, Pasupatinath and its cremation ghats, Bodnath and its Tibetan community) or birding around Kathmandu (Shivapuri and Phulchowki). Overnight at the hotel.

Day 15

Departure from Kathmandu

It's time to shop in Kathmandu, haggling and give courtesy smiles. You can fly to Everest (bookings on site). Transfer to the airport. End of our services.