Bardia National Park is one of the most unspoiled parks in Nepal, given its remote location towards the west of the country. It is located in the southern lowlands, with the Karnali and Babai rivers running through it - these contain over 125 recorded species of fish alonside mugger crocodiles. 70% of the park is covered by forest, a mixture of grassland, savannah and riverine forest and contains over 839 species of fauna and 173 species of plants. Expect to see a host of wildlife, including rhinoceros, wild elephant, Bengal tiger, swamp deer, and Gangetic dolphin. There are a huge variety of birdlife on offer, including the Bengal Florican, the white-rumped vulture, peafowl and bar-headed geese as well as 407 other species.