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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve - 4 days
Bird watching and Wild Buffalo and more

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is situated on the flood plains of the Sapta-Koshi River in Eastern Nepal. The reserve is a wetland of international significance. This wildlife reserve established in 1976 with its occupying area of 175 square kilometers. It was declared a Ramsar site in the year 1987. It is home to more than 280 bird species including 20 duck species, 2 species of ibises, many storks, egrets and herons. The endangered swamp partridge and Bengal florican are found here. The Koshi Barge is an extremely important resting-place for migratory birds.

The last surviving population of wild buffalo or arna is found here. The reserve is also home to many types of mammals such as hog deer, spotted deer, wild boar and blue bull. The endangered Gharial crocodile and Gangetic dolphin have been recorded in the Koshi River. The vegetation mainly includes tall khar-pater grasslands with a few patches of khair-sissoo scrub forest and deciduous mixed riverine forest. During the monsoon, the reserve is flooded with depths ranging from 10 to 300 cm. From season to season the Sapta-Koshi River changes its course. A trip to Koshi is best for at least 3 nights. And from 3 nights it will be better to have as many times as you can manage to get into the deep grassland to view rare species of birds and animals.<br><br>Access:  45 Minutes of flights from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and 45 minutes of drive from the Biratnagar will take you to the door of National Park. If you wish to travel by road it will take about of 10 hours from Kathmandu by normal car or coach.

Trip Facts

Country: Nepal

Region: Koshi Tappu

Activities: Jungle Wildlife Safari

Duration: 4 Days

Max. Altitude: 1350 m.


Group Size: 2-26

Season: Round the Year... January to December

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Day 01 - Fly Kathmandu-Biratnagar Airport. Drive to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp
Day 02 - Full day activities Koshi Tappu
Day 03 - Bird watching activities Koshi Tappu
Day 04 - Morning activities of Koshi Tappu and fly out from Biratnagar
Day 01 - Fly Kathmandu-Biratnagar Airport. Drive to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp

13.00: Lunch
15.00: Birding in the near by surroundings of the Park
19.00: Dinner

Day 02 - Full day activities Koshi Tappu

05.30: Wake up call
06.00: Morning nature walks within near vicinity
08.00: Breakfast
09.00: Raft boat on the Sapta Koshi River with Naturalist to view some of the water birds, water buffaloes, dolphins and various water habitats. End boat trip by the bank of river and have picnic lunch. Short drive to the Koshi Barrage to view some bird-life and fresh water Dolphins. Late afternoon return to the camp.
19.00: Dinner

Day 03 - Bird watching activities Koshi Tappu

05.30: Wake up call
06.00: Morning nature walks within near vicinity
08.00: Breakfast
09.00: Birding all along the dam of the Koshi River and the area of Pink Tower crossing the Koshi Barrage. Picnic Lunch at the Pink Tower, Late afternoon return to camp looking for some more birds.
19.00: Dinner

Day 04 - Morning activities of Koshi Tappu and fly out from Biratnagar

05.30: Wake up call
06.00: More bird watching into the jungle near by.
08.00: Breakfast
09.00: Departure to Biratnagar Airport

Price List
  • Per Person US$ 375

Minimum 2 persons


Cost Includes:

  • All Safari Activities.
  • All jungle activities
  • All accommodations while safari including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Highly experienced Government licensed safari guide during the trip.
  • Government / Local taxes, Tourist service charge, guide insurance and salary, national park and conservation area fees.

Cost Excludes:

  • International airfares.
  • Transportation to and from Kathmandu by air or road as per itinerary.
  • International Airport Departure Tax.
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
  • Entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue) - you may easily obtain the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport - Kathmandu .
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency,
  • evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.


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