Jungle Safari in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Jungle Safari in Koshi Tappu Wildlife ReserveKoshi Tappu Wildlife: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve lies on the eastern Nepal. The Reserve covers 175 sq. kms and was established in 1976.

Koshi Tappu also know as home of Birds A total of 280 different species of birds have been recorded in the reserve. These include 20 species of ducks, 2 species of ibises, many stroks, egrets, herons and the endangered swamp partridges and Bengal floricans.
Koshi tappu wildlife reserve offers important habitat for a variety of wildlife. The last surviving population (about 100 individuals) of Wild Buffalo or Arna are found here. Other mammals occurring here are hog deer, wild deer, spotted deer and blue bull. The endangered Gharial, Crocodile and Gangetic dolphin have been recorded in Koshi river, Access:One of the best way to be there by rafting on Sunkoshu and rest few days and explore a pridise of birds home,Koshi Tappu is easily accessible from Kathmandu, being well connected by a national highway. There are daily flights from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and road connected Biratnagar to national highway. We have suggested Itineary for especial for Bird watcherm lover:

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve package tour

The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is accessible by air, surface and Sunkoshi Rafting. The journey by air is just 45 minutes flight to Biratnagar from Kathmandu and then a mere one and half hours drive to the Camp. By rafting down for 8 – 10 on the wild stretches of the Sun Koshi River is another exciting way to reach the destination. The third option would be the scenic drive through the meandering countryside road of about 500 km. that takes almost 9 – 10 hours from Kathmandu.

Koshi Tappu wildlife Camp makes an exciting alternative destination for visitors who have already visited Chitwan National Park or Bardia National Park. Also for trekkers heading for returning from Arun Vally/Makalu or Kanchanjunga region. It also serves as ideal location to break journey while en-route to kathamndu Sikkim, Darjeeling, and Bhutan and have a brief relaxing stay.

Itinerary (2 Nights/ 3 Days)

Day 01: On Your arrival at Airport from Biratnagar our staff will receive you. or by rafting down for 8-10 days. You will then be transferred to resort. On reaching resort, our Guest Relations Officer will brief guests. Afternoon where you will learn more about the area.
8.00 p.m.- Dinner

Day 02:
6.00 am - Wake Up Call followed by tea/coffee.
7:00 am - full day Bird Watching
1.00 p.m. - Lunch
3.00 p.m. - Jungle walk. An excellent opportunity to see the wild animals,
8.00 p.m. - Dinner

Day 03:
6.00 am - Wake Up Call followed by tea/coffee.
7.30 am - Breakfast. Jugale activities
12.00 p.m. - Lunch.
1.00 p.m. - Departure for onward journey.

Itinerary (3 Nights/ 4 Days)

Day 01: On Your arrival at Airport from Biratnagar our staff will receive you. or by rafting down for 8-10 days. You will then be transferred to resort. On reaching resort, our Guest Relations Officer will brief guests. Afternoon where you will learn more about the area.
8.00 p.m.- Dinner

Day 02:
5.30 am - Wake Up Call followed by tea/coffee.
7.00 am - Bird Watching
7.00 am - Breakfast then Jungale activities
1.00 p.m. - Lunch
3.00 p.m. - Jungle walk.
8.00 p.m. - Dinner

Day 03:
5.30 am - Wake Up Call followed by tea/coffee, after brekfast jugle activities
12.00 p.m. - Lunch. After having lunch relaxing.
7.00 p.m. - Tharu cultural dance.
8.00 p.m - Dinner.

Day 04:
6.00 am - Wake Up Call followed by tea/coffee.
7.30 am - Breakfast
8.30 am - Jeep driving into the jungle.
12.00 am - Lunch.
1.00 am - Departure for your onward journey.

The above Package includes the following services:

  • Airport Transfer
  • All Transportation during Koshi Tappu pacakge destinations will be provided in a vehicle.
  • All accommodation in Koshi Tappu Reserve including all program activities, Elephent Safari, Jungle walk, Local village Sightseeing, accommodation at Camp resort, 3-meals per day and all park entry permits.

The above Package does NOT Include:

  • Meals (lunch and dinner) while in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu airport departure tax
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips.
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost

What to bring?

Binoculars, Flashlight, A jacket or sweater from November through February. Lightest clothing with sunglasses and hats from April onwards. Pants should be worn during elephant rides. Bright colors such as red and white should be avoided since those colors have been known to upset the rhinos. Comfortable walking shoes are essential. Please carry only the bare necessities but not jewelers and valuable items. During the warmer months swimming suits are recommended.