Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve is yet another destination in Nepal for Jungle activities which occupies an area of 175 sq. km. Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve was established in 1976 and is the inhabitants of endangered species of animals such wild buffalo also known as “Arna”, Gharial crocodile, gigantic dolphins. There are 280 species of birds including 20 species of duck, 2 species ibises, many egrets, herons and storks.The fabulous time for Koshi Tappu Jungle Safari is between October and March where you can able to many migratory bird species along with local birds. Alike other jungle safaris, Koshi Tappu Jungle Safari also brings life time wilderness with paradise of Natural beauties.Osho World Adventure Pvt. Ltd. offers 3 nights and 4 days itinerary package for Koshi Tappu Jungle Safari. We are also specialized in tailored made itinerary to meet your demands. So feel free to send inquiry to us for more detail for Koshi Tappu Jungle Safari.
Day 01: A one hour flight from Kathmandu Biratnagar. Koshi Tapu camp staff will meet at the airport. With land rover waiting for you and transfer to camp. The drive will take about one and a half hour but we will stop for any interesting things we see on the way. The naturalist at Koshi Camp will brief on the facilities of the camp and the activities on arrival.Day 02: The day always start with an early morning wake up call, which is the best time to see birds. Bird watching, on first light for the early walkers, in the camp premises and marshlands can be very rewarding to see the shy species like Crakes and Bitterns. The highly nocturnal Fishing cat which hunts in our camp ponds can sometimes be seen at dawn and dusk and one has to be very silent to approach the ponds. Breakfast will be followed with tea /coffee by a full day birds watching walk inside the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve with packed lunch. The area between the Camp and Kusaha (Park Headquarter) is the best area for birds and wildlife. The thin Indian Rosewood forest will provide excellent habitat for Warblers, Flycatchers, Oriole, Bush Warblers, Raptors and large varieties of Waders. Returning to the camp by late afternoon for a cup of tea/coffee or a bottle of Chilled beer! Dinner followed by briefing for the next days program.
Day 03: Today we make an early morning start after breakfast. We spend the good few hours floating down the Koshi river on a rubber boat. We shall spend the day looking for waders and raptors and some wild water buffaloes on the sand banks. We will find a good spot to nibble our packed lunches. We will come to end of our trip by early afternoon with a good few hours to explore the ponds and lagoons on our way back to camp. Driving back to camp will give us a very good chance to see the rare and endangered Swamp francolin, a specialist for Koshi.
Day 04: We spend the morning of today bird watching around the camp premises before breakfast. We take time off for packing and depending on the flight time we departure for Birtnagar airport, 2 hours before check-in time. Arrive Kathamndu from Biratnagar and transfer to hotel, free after noon for shopping and O/N hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 05: Optional one hour Mountain flight in the morning to the Everest, depend on your international flight schedule for onwards journey to home or other destination.