Join Across Himalaya Tours and Treks Pvt. Ltd. for an amazing safari in the exquisite Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal! In this holiday, you will be guided to experience a remarkable game drive this special reserve that has a lot of birds species that cannot be found in the other parts of the country. This is a perfect holiday for those who want to explore the splendor of Nepalese flora and fauna.
Airport transfer included:
Tribhuvan International Airport
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp provides deluxe safari tents equipped with modern facilities. Its restaurant serves Nepalese and international cuisine and has a fully stocked bar.
You will fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar. After arrival, you will be presented with a brief introduction of the facility and program. This day's attractions include bird walk in the marshland outside the reserve to see the strokes, ibises, snipes, waterfowl, birds of prey, etc. In the evening, you can enjoy a cultural program that will be performed by the local people. Then, you will have an overnight stay at the camp.
After breakfast, you will set out for a full day excursion on a boat and four wheels drive with packed lunch to see waders, waterfowl, birds of prey, marsh crocodile, otters, wild water buffalo, and Gangetic dolphins including a visit to Pink Tower.
Extra day if you have time: preceding a delicious breakfast, you can go for a 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. In the afternoon, you can either to continue the bird watching or to watch the wild water buffalo, blue bull, hog deer, fishing, etc.
In the early morning, you can either enjoy a bird watching around the camp area or have leisure. After breakfast, you will depart for Kathmandu.
Visiting the Pink Tower
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve spreads over Saptari and Sunsari Districts in East Nepal, defined by the eastern and western embankments of the Koshi River. The vegetation of the reserve is mainly grassland with patches of scrub and deciduous revering forests. What makes Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve special is that many birds that can be seen here cannot be found in other parts of Nepal.
The reserve has recorded around 439 species of bird variety, some of which fly all the way from Siberia during winter. A wide variety of ducks, herons, storks, egrets, and ibis can be seen on the riverbanks. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve also has one of the few elephant stables of Asia. Other animals that can be found here are wild buffalo, wild boar, hog deer, spotted deer, blue ball, and jackal. Gharial crocodile and Gangetic dolphin are the other attractions in the reserve. The best time to visit Koshi Tappu is between October and March.