BARDIA-TIGER TOPS (KARNALI LODGE) had first opened a resort in Chitwan’s national park during the 1960s, Jim Edwards, an owner of Tiger Tops, made sure that Chitwan an ancient hunting reserve, would be turned to a protected park, he helped draft the agreements for a National park with the Nepalese Government. His resort rapidly became the destination for Royalty the world over to come and admire the fauna, not hunt it. Tiger Tops is the pioneer of conservation and eco tourism in Nepal. They are now also offering their services in Bardia. Their lodges are luxurious and the services impeccable. The guides here are the most professional and experienced.