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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is a bird watcher’s paradise where rare species such as swamp francolin, Bengal florican and Sarus crane can be spotted. Koshi Tappu is among the subcontinent’s most important wetlands and thanks to its location just downstream from one of the few breaches in the Himalayan barrier, it’s an internationally important area for waterfowl and waders. Migratory species from Siberia and Tibet take up residence from November to February. It is also the last habitat of wild water buffaloes. It is home to at least 518 species of birds,
This reserve was established in 1976 and designated Ramsar site in 1987. It covers 175 sq km and lies in Terai region of east Nepal. It comprises extensive mudflats, reed beds, and freshwater marshes in the floodplain of the Sapta Kosi River, and ranges in altitude from 75 to 81 m.
The 31 species of mammals recorded include the Asian elephants, Spotted deers, Hog deers, Wild pigs, smooth-coated Otters and Golden Jackals. The Ganges river dolphin has been sighted in the Koshi River.
|SEASON||March to May, September to December|
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu Airport|
|PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE DEPARTURE||Please call us or email us 14 days before with flight details so we can arrange pick up and drop off from Kathmandu Airport|
Essential trip information:
The set dates can be viewed on the booking criteria.
If the treks dates are not your preference, please email us your preferred dates.
You will be picked up from the airport by our company representative and transferred to the hotel in Thamel, the tourist city in Kathmandu. If you arrive in the morning, you will have plenty of time to explore the Kathmandu valley.
You will be driven via a bus or a micro bus depending on numbers. The journey will take about 8 hours. On arrival in Koshi Tappu, you will be transferred to Aquabird Unlimited Wildlife Camp, one of the premium resort with safari tents.
You will receive a brief introduction of the facility and program by resident naturalist. After lunch, you will be taking a Bird walk in the marshland and field outside the reserve to see the Storks, Ibises, Snipes, Waterfowl, Birds of prey etc. This will be followed by briefing on the natural history of the reserve followed by Dinner.
After early breakfast, you will spend full day excursion on boat and with pack lunch to see Waders, Waterfowl, Birds of prey, Marsh crocodile, otters, Wild water buffaloes and Gangetic Dolphins including a walk.
After breakfast, you will go on Jeep Safari mainly focusing on birds and Wild water buffaloes. After breakfast, you will be taken to Biratnagar airport and fly back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, you will have some time to explore the UNESCO world heritage sites and last minute shopping.
At least 3 hours before the flight, our company representatives will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport. We hope you have enjoyed the safari trip and we also hope to see you back in future.