Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is the finest sub tropical bird watching destination in South Asia. Koshi Tappu is situated on the flood plains of the Sapta-koshi in Saptari and Sunsari districts of Nepal. The reserve is defined by the eastern and western embankments of the river. It is spread in 175 square kilometers. The land of the reserve is mainly sandy and the only vegetation are a few patches of scrub forest and decidous mixed riverine forest.


The last surviving wild buffalos in Nepal are found at Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve. Hog deer, wild boar, spotted deer, bull and 208 different species of birds have been recorded. These include 20 species of duck, two species of ibis, many storks, egrets and herons.



General Facts of Bird Watching in Nepal:
Starting From: Kathmandu.
Ending at: Kathmandu.
Minimum Group size: 2 people.
mode of transportation: Domestic Flight.
Trip Days: 5 Days.
Trip Code: BWN 48.


Summary of Bird Watching in Nepal:
Day 01: Arrival.
Day 02: Fly Kathmandu - Biratnagar - Drive koshi Tappu.
Day 03: Actities at Koshi Tappu.
Day 04: Drive Koshi - Kathmandu.
Day 05: Departure.

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 01: KathmanduArrival.
As per your flight timing our representative will do airport pick and transfer you to Hotel. Check in at Hotel. Free and relax in the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu.


Day 02: Fly Kathmandu - Biratnagar - Drive koshi Tappu.
Wake up in the morning have breakfast and transfer to domestic airport to take a flight to Biratnagar. Kathmandu to Biratnagar is around 45 minutes flight. Upon reaching at Biratnagar airport you will be picked up and drive 1 hour to reach Koshi Tappu. Upon reaching Koshi Tappu you can check it at Hotel. You will be given briefing about the programs and the available facility. You have have your lunch. Get refresh and around 2 PM Bird walk in the marshland and field outside the reserve to see the storks, ibises, snipes, waterfowl, birds of prey etc. Around 6:30 PM you will be having briefing on the natural history of the reserve followed by Nepali dinner. Overnight at Koshi Tappu.


Day 03: Activities at Koshi Tappu.
Wake up early in the morning andhave breakfast around 6:30 PM.Your activities starts around 7:30 AM. Today you will have a full day excursion on boat and four wheels drier with pack lunch to see waders, waterfowl, birds of prey, marsh crocodile, otters, wild water buffalo and Gangetic Dolphins including a walk along the eastern Embankment. You then get back to resort take a nap get refresed and enjoy your Continental Dinner at around 6:30 PM. Overnight at Koshi Tappu.


Day 04: Drive Koshi - Kathmandu.
Wake up in the morning have breakfast around 8:00 AM and get ready to drive back to Biratnagar airport. From Biratnagar airport we will fly back to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu drive back to HOtel. Free and relax. Overnight at Kathmandu.


Day 05: Departure.
Wake up in the morning have breakfast and get ready to drive to International airport. Hotel Check out time is 1200 noon.


Include & Exclude

Cost Include:
All airport pickup and drop.
2 nights in Kathmandu on twin sharing room with breakfast.
2 nights in Koshi tappu will 2 breakfast, 2 lunch and 2 dinner.
Accommodation in Deluse safari Tents on twin sharing basis in Koshi Tappu.
Camp Fire for the group and cultural activities.
Kathmandu - Biratnagar - Kathmandu domestic flight tickets.
Bird Watching Fee / Koshi Tappu Reserve Entrance Fee.
Jeep Safari Fee including Jeep Rent Reserve Jeep Permit.
Boat hire fees.


Cost Exclude:
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
Fishing Fee Per Person: US $15 (req. to bring personal fishing gears).
Elephant ride per 2 hrs US $15 per person.
Personal expenses.
Bar, Beverages and mineral water.
Any cost incurred due to natural disaster, political unrest, etc.