Welcome to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve


The park contains an ideal mix of river, ponds, wetlands and paddies, all of it cut by a long straight and paved trail, making navigation a breeze. Thin foliage further allows for long-distance viewing. In a single 90min, 6km walk you will see scores of different bird species. It's the terrestrial equivalent of spotting tropical fish on a coral reef.

An added bonus is branching off to the nearby Sapt Kosi River, where the endangered arna roam their last habitat. A kind of water buffalo, these black beasts are renowned for the enormous breadth of their horns, and move in herds.


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Bird Watching in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

ItineraryDay 1: Flight from Kathmandu and drive to KoshiTappuStop At: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Eastern RegionThe first thing to do in your short but most enjoyable trip is to fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar. You will be picked up and transferred to the lodge for overnight stay. Short briefing and tour around a little bit.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: LodgeDay 2: National Park programStop At: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Eastern RegionAfter breakfast in the morning, carry your packed lunch for the all day excursion by boat and followed by the jeep. Enjoy the magnificent nature while observing the wild lives, birds, reptiles and many more. Cultural program of the local tribe after getting back to the lodge in the night time.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: LodgeDay 3: National Park programStop At: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Eastern RegionAnother day of the wonderful bird watching tour in the wonderland. Capture and enjoy the beautiful floras and faunas' diversities this park offers. Mostly you will be going to the swamps, watching water buffaloes and others, doing elephant ride and jungle safari while looking out for the rare species of birds.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: LodgeDay 4: Flight back to KathmanduStop At: Thamel, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionFinal day in the haven of bird watching in Nepal. After the early morning breakfast, leave for the Biratnagar and later fly back to Kathmandu.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel

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