Bardia Wildlife Resort is located in the village of Thakurdwara, just 12km from Ambassa – the stopping point for buses from Butwal, Nepalgunj, Mahendranagar and further afield.
There are regular buses from Kathmandu and Pokhara to Ambassa from where we can pick you up by safari jeep – please let us know which bus you are taking beforehand. Buses take around 14-16 hours from Kathmandu and Pokhara. There are many different types of bus but AC buses make for a more comfortable journey.
There are daily flights from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj in the morning and evening which take around 1 hour. From Nepalgunj you can take a jeep (2 hours) or a local bus (3 hours) to Ambassa from where we can pick you up and take you to the resort.
From the western border
There are regular buses from New Delhi to Banbassa from where you can take a small bus (or horse ride) to Mahendranagar on the Nepali side of the border. Local buses from here will take you to Ambassa (4-5 hours) from where we can pick you up if you call us in advance.