Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserves Tour

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:3 Days

Trip Highlights

Visit Nepal Hiking Adventure for a wild adventurous journey to various national parks, conservation areas and reserves of Nepal. Besides, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Tour we also provide popular Chitwan Jungle Safari and Bardia Jungle Safari Tour Packages.

Tour Overview

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is a preserved wetland in the eastern part of Nepal. It covers an area of 68 sp.miles and located in the floodplains of Sapta Koshi River (the largest river in Nepal). Since its establishment in 1976, this area has been attracting large crowds of domestic and international tourists. Thus, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Tour is one of the most popular tours in Nepal for those who want wildlife and nature adventure.

347 Km east from the Kathmandu Valley, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is home to endangered wild water buffalo (Arna in Nepali ) species. Besides that, this wildlife reserve also provides inhabitants to 31 mammals, 485 birds, 200 fishes and more.

Overall Koshi Tappu area is full of deciduous riparian forest, grasslands, rich swampy vegetation, etc. Recorded about 514 species of plant and vegetation; most common ones include sugarcane, kapok, reed, eelgrass, etc. 

Touring around Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve offers a unique exploration of the land and water ecosystem of Nepal. You can enjoy a boat ride on The Sapta Koshi River and take a glimpse of Gangetic dolphins, sunbathing crocodiles, and gharials, etc. In the evening, you can encounter animals and birds on the banks of Koshi river; where they are resting, hunting and playing with each other.

The Koshi Wildlife Reserve is home to numerous local and migratory birds. About 485 birds found in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve which makes an ideal place for Koshi Tappu birds watching tour. Koshi Tappu Picnic Spot is also famous among locals for holidays.

Our Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Tour starts with a flight/drive from Kathmandu to Biratnagar(35 min flight) or Kashi Tappu (8 hours drive).  This wildlife tour package offers nature walks along the woods, grasslands, beaches, etc for those who love walking. You can also enjoy camping, barbeque, and cultural programs at night in Koshi Tappu Resorts.

The best time to visit Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is during spring, summer and autumn season. During these seasons, you can see numerous animals, reptiles, locals and migratory birds, etc.

Detail Itinerary

You can take airways or roadways to reach Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve. Airways take 35 minutes to reach Biratnagar and from Biratnagar, it takes 1 hour 25 minutes drive to reach camp. By roadways, you can drive directly to Camp thorough east-west highway and it takes 8 hours to reach.

On arrival at Koshi Tappu Resort, the hotel staff will welcome you with refreshment drinks and headed towards your room. Taking some rest, our tour guide will give a short briefing on today’s activities and programs.

After having lunch and some rest, you will visit marshland to view beautiful rivers birds preying on fish. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets views from the banks of the Sapta Koshi river.

At Night, after dinner, you will have cultural programs and reserve history slideshow. Overnight at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Resort.

(Lunch and Dinner)

An early morning wakeup call from the resort staff followed with tea/coffee. Having some breakfast, you head towards the banks of the Koshi river for boating. Boating on Sapta Koshi offers remarkable views of the surrounding environment, birds flying, sunbathing crocodiles; if lucky enough you can encounter Gangetic Dolphins too.

For forest exploration, Jeep Safari Tour around grasslands and dense forest is the best for those who want to see the wildlife of this region. During Koshi Jeep Safari Tour, you can meet rare wild water buffalo, reptiles, migratory birds and many more.

At night, you can enjoy fire camping, barbeque, and cultural performances. Overnight at Resort.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Today is the day for watching varieties of local and international birds of this wildlife reserves. Having some tea/coffee in the morning, we start our Birds watching tour that showcases unique pretty looking birds; doing their own things in their natural habitats. Then, you will have some breakfast and then we leave for Kathmandu valley.


Cost Includes

  • Land/Air transportation from Kathmandu to Biratnagar/ Koshi Tappu
  • An escorted English speaking nature guide
  • Hotel/Resort accommodation with A/C Deluxe rooms on twin sharing
  • 3 Meals a day ( Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Koshi Tappu Wildlife Entry Permit
  • Group medical supplies ( First Aid Kit)
  • Government/ Local taxes
  • Our guide insurance & salary

Cost Excludes

  • International Air Ticket
  • Any type of personal expenses such as alcoholic beverages & soft drinks, phone calls,
  • laundry & internet
  • Nepal Entry Visa
  • Tips & gratuities to our staff
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if necessary

Additional Info

Best Things to do in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Tour

  • Birds watching camp.
  • Observation Tower
  • Boating on the Koshi river.
  • Nature Walking
  • Jeep Safari
  • Camping
  • Picnic
  • Village visit

Cost and Dates

Entrance Fees :

Entrance Fees for Koshi Tappu varies depending upon the nationality.


Nepali: Rs 20 per person.

SAARC Nation: Rs 200 per person.

Foreigners:  Rs 500 ($5) per person.

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