About 400 km south-west away from Kathmandu valley, is located in mid western Terai part of Nepal west of the Banke and south of the Surkhet district. Bardiya is mainly famous for Bardiya Nation Park which is the sanctuary of animals like Royal Bangle tiger, the hog deer, Sambar and Swamp deer, blue bull,Thar wild elephant and rhinos. Though it is not highly tourist crowded park, different hotels lodges are opened there for the convenience of visitors possessed different ranks. Hotels are to be found in Thakurdwara, a small village near the park entrance, 15km south away from Mahendra highway. The main hotels in Bardiya are as follows. The main hotels of Bardiya are as follows
Located in Thakurdawa ten Forest Holiday Hotel and Cottage minutes away from the park is a small cottage type lodge which houses comfortable bed rooms with attached bathroom, restaurant and the beautiful garden full of blossom and vegetation.
The lodge is built right on the park edge in traditional Tharu style out of local raw materials which owns bar delicious meals and snacks with beautiful view of garden and Karnali River.
Located in northern park boundary, is a Tharu style cottage which provides the amenities like library, bar and restaurant serving a set of dishes within a beautiful garden.
It is also located closest to hotel entrance owning the amenities like qualified guides, cycles on hiring, good accommodation, furnished bedrooms and toilet with shower and flush.