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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Tour

Trip Introduction

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is situated on the flood plains of the Sapta - Koshi River in Eastern Nepal and cover 175 sq. km. The reserve is a wetland of international significance. In 1987, it was declared a Samsar site. 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.

 

How to get there?

By Air: There is a regular flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar by twin otter or Avero aircraft every day. From Biratnagar a comfortable one and half an hours drive to the Camp.
By Raft: An exciting 8-10 days raft trip on Sun Koshi river reaches directly at Koshi Tappu Reserve.- By Ove

 

Trip Facts

Trip Grade: Easy Tour and Sightseeing  

Best Month: March / May,September  / December

Tour Type:  Hotel and Guest House

Duration :05 days

Mode of Travel Tour : Ground Transportation

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome to the country of Top of The World! As you arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives will receive you and transfer to the hotel and check into the hotel there is time for a cup of tea, shower and then a chance to see the tourist district of Kathmandu by night as we go for dinner before an early night!

 

Day 2: Kathmandu to Koshi arrival at the reserve.

 1:00 pm - Arrival and welcome with brief. Lunch. 2:00 pm - Bird walk in the marshland outside the reserve to see the storks, ibises, snipes, waterfowl, birds of prey etc. 6:30 pm - Slide show on the natural history of the reserve followed by Nepali dinner.

 

Day 3: Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve.

6:30 am - Breakfast. 7:30 am - Full day excursion on boat and four wheels drive with pack lunch to see waders, waterfowl, birds of prey, marsh crocodile, otters, wild water buffalo and Gangetic Dolphins including a visit to Pink Tower (full day). 6:30 pm - Cultural dance followed by barbecue dinner.

 

Day 4:  Koshi Tappu Bird walk and more.

6:30 am - Breakfast. 7:30 am - Bird walk inside the reserve in the scrub forest, grasslands and wetland habitat with pack lunch to see swamp partridge, black-necked stork, buntings, bulbuls etc. 12:00 noon - Pack lunch. 2:00 pm - Continue bird watching or optional elephant ride to watch Arna the wild water buffalo, blue bull, hog deer, fishing eats etc. 6:30 pm - Stargazing. 7:00 pm - Chinese Dinner, overnight.

 

Day 5:  Back to Kathmandu

Early morning: Bird watching around the camp area or leisure. 8:00 am - Breakfast. 9:00 am - Departure from the lodge for Kathmandu Continue your other schedules in Nepal.

 

Day  6: Depart to home

 

 IMPORTANT NOTE

Please be aware that your safety while in Nepal is our number one propriety.  All itineraries are subject to change if there are safety concerns, health concerns of people in the group and/or weather concerns.  This will be decided by the Tour leader and Guide  but we will always discuss the options with the group where possible to ensure peoples wises are taken into account, however the Tour leader decision is final.

Cost Includes

Cost Includes

Arrival / departure transfers by private Tourist vehicle.

Three Start Hotel accommodation on twin sharing with breakfast.

Luxury Ac transport as per itinerary for sightseeing.

All Sightseeing with Proffesnal  Tour guides, entrance fees.

Activities like elephant safari, canoeing ride, jungle walk, bird watching, village tour, park permit etc.

Guide Insurance and Salary.

All government taxes.

Cost Not Includes

CostNot Includes:

Hotel Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu..

Airfare international flights.

Nepal entry visa fee, Visa can be obtained easy at the arrival.

Mineral water, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, laundry, phone calls, internet.

Tips, gifts, souvenirs.

Any other expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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