Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve tour is designed for those travelers seeking peace within a paradise of nature and enjoy spending time in the wilderness. Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve is a preserved area in the Terai region of Nepal which covers 175 square kilometers. A wide range of birds and animals inhabit the protected area. Koshi Tappu is also known as bird watcher’s paradise where around 485 species of birds can be spotted including migratory birds from Tibet and Siberia, so most of the travelers choose this area for birding. The reserve is full of wide range of flora and fauna, also home to the 31 species of mammals including Arna (water buffalo), mugger crocodile, Gangetic Dolphin, hog deer, wild boar, golden jackal and Asian Elephant.
We offer 5 days Koshi Tappu Wildlife tour package, where you can enjoy various jungle activities like birds watching, canoeing, jeep safari, jungle walk and local Tharu village walk. Moreover, travelers enjoy the magnificent views of several snowcapped peaks, including mount Makalu 8,463m which is the world’s fifth highest mountain peak from Koshi tappu wildlife reserve.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Enjoy adventurous wildlife activities. Experience Jeep Safari and Jungle walk. Discover the culture, tradition and unique lifestyle of inhabitant. Spot more than 300 species of birds. Home to rare animals including wild boar, spotted deer, blue bull and rock python. Habitat of wild buffaloes, hog deer and Gangetic Dolphin. Enjoy boating at Saptakoshi river.
A one hour flight from Kathmandu Biratnagar. Kosho Tapu camp staff will meet at the airport. With land rover waiting for you and transfer to camp. The drive will take about one and a half hour but we will stop for any interesting things we see on the way. The naturalist at Koshi Camp will brief on the facilities of the camp and the activities on arrival.
The day always start with an early morning wake up call, which is the best time to see birds. Bird watching, on first light for the early walkers, in the camp premises and marshlands can be very rewarding to see the shy species like Crakes and Bitterns. The highly nocturnal Fishing cat which hunts in our camp ponds can sometimes be seen at dawn and dusk and one has to be very silent to approach the ponds. Breakfast will be followed with tea /coffee by a full day birds watching walk inside the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve with packed lunch. The area between the Camp and Kusaha (Park Headquarter) is the best area for birds and wildlife. The thin Indian Rosewood forest will provide excellent habitat for Warblers, Flycatchers, Oriole, Bush Warblers, Raptors and large varieties of Waders. Returning to the camp by late afternoon for a cup of tea/coffee or a bottle of Chilled beer! Dinner followed by briefing for the next days program.
Today we make an early morning start after breakfast. We spend the good few hours floating down the Koshi river on a rubber boat. We shall spend the day looking for waders and raptors and some wild water buffaloes on the sand banks. We will find a good spot to nibble our packed lunches. We will come to end of our trip by early afternoon with a good few hours to explore the ponds and lagoons on our way back to camp. Driving back to camp will give us a very good chance to see the rare and endangered Swamp francolin, a specialist for Koshi.
We spend the morning of today bird watching around the camp premises before breakfast. We take time off for packing and depending on the flight time we departure for Birtnagar airport, 2 hours before check-in time. Arrive Kathamndu from Biratnagar and transfer to hotel, free after noon for shopping and O/N hotel in Kathmandu.
Optional one hour Mountain flight in the morning to the Everest, depend on your international flight schedule for onwards journey to home or other destination.