The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is a large protected area established in the year in the terai region of eastern Nepal. It covers an area of 175 sq km in total. The protected area lies in the Sunsari, Saptari and Udaypur districts between the altitudes 75 to 81 m. It can be accessed from Mahendra Highway.
The wildlife reserve comprises of a wide range of fauna. In the water resources and ponds of the area, 200 species of fishes are to be seen. Along with this, nine frog species, two toad species, six lizard species, five snake species and eleven turtle species have been recorded.
Also the wildlife comprises a total of eleven species of mammals including the Asian elephant, spotted deer, wild pig, hog deer, golden jackal and smooth coated otter. A small number of dolphins have been seen in the Koshi River. The numbers of Gaur and Blue Bull have declined and only 150 wild water buffalo have remained till date.
Similarly, the reserve is a homeland to 485 species of birds including the Watercock, Dusky Eagleowl, Indian nightjar, Black headed cuckooshrike, Straited grassbird, White tailed stonechat, Large adjutant stork, Palla’s fish eagle and Gullbilled term.
The vegetation of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is categorized under mixed deciduous forest, grassland and marshy vegetation. This reserve has been strictly maintained and has been declared that the local people are responsible for illegal use of the forest. A tour through this wildlife reserve provides close experience with nature and wild lives. In 2005, the reserve along with the Koshi Barrage was declared as one of the 27 important bird areas of Nepal.
Bardia National Park Tour Package
Day 01: Immediately after you arrive at the bus stop or at the Biratnagar Airport [81m/266ft], you will be welcomed by our office representative and you will be transferred in the resort. After getting refreshed, you will be briefed about the program and then you will have lunch. In the later days, you will go for bird-watching trip in and around the park and in the evening you will have sunset view, spend evening around the river bank with serene wind and sounds of river flow and then you will have dinner enjoy with the cultural performance program and finally go to bed.
Day 02: You will wake up with singing of birds and after getting freshen up, you will have breakfast with tea and coffee and go for nature walks around the reserve and in the afternoon you will go for boating at Sapta Koshi river, the rive made up of 7-largest rivers in Nepal, you will explore the river birds, water buffaloes, dolphins and various other water habitats, in the afternoon you will have picnic lunch along the river basin and then in the evening you will have short drive to Koshi barrage to explore the endangered birds and Dolphins and then return to the camp, in the evening you will have dinner and enjoy with cultural performances. Hotel overnight
Day 03: You will wake up with singing of birds and after getting freshen up, you will have breakfast with tea and coffee and go for nature walks around the reserve and in the afternoon you will go for exploring more river birds and finally return back to resort and backpack and then you will be transferred into Biratnagar airport and then finally fly back to Kathmandu [1,338m/4,389ft]. Hotel overnight
Starts from: US $ 200.00
Why trip price is different?
Following are the determinants for the price
- Accomodations inside or Outside National park
- Grade of Hotel , Lodge and resort.
- Facilities of hotel, Lodge , Resorts
- Mode of Transportation (car/van/bus/flights)
- Pick and Drop cost
- Number of crews
- Number of travellers
- Travelling time(Season)
- Extra services
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