Koshi Tappu Birds Watching


Koshi Tappu Bird watching activities for bird lovers, naturalists may offer to observe the bird life within 3 nights at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp or similar lodge, located in the Far-South East of Nepal and it is one of the first comfortable camp with modern luxury that this place has to offer, located at a mere distance of Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve, in the eastern part of the country, is truly a natural paradise on this planet earth. Koshi Tappu wildlife and the lodge with camps, established as reserve in the year 1992, especially for birdwatchers all over the world, the place is staffed with bird specialists renowned in the country. Now, this area also serves to the holiday needs of the nature lovers seeking peaceful harmony away from the city and the hectic chores of life. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has earned a place for itself as a birdwatcher’s haven. The reserve spreads over Saptari and Sunsari districts in East Nepal over the embankments of River Koshi. The reserve has been recognizing as a wetland site from 1987 was established mainly to preserve habitat for the remaining population of wild water buffalo known as “Arna” in Nepal. Aqua Birds are also another significance here.

Starting this “Kosi Tappu Bird Watching Tours” with warm and friendly welcome with grand dinner and the scenic flight towards South East low lands of Nepal at Biratnagar with panoramic views of 360 degree wide mountain range covering nearly most of the world’s highest peaks from Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu to Kanchenjunga with other unparallel range of snow capped peaks with high rolling green hills dotted with traditional villages. On reaching Biratnagar one of the important industrial cities of Nepal close to the border of Bihar, India and then an interesting few hours’ drive through the towns of Inwara to reach our “Kosi Tappu Bird Watching Tours” on arrival received by our naturalist and manager of the hotel and camps with wide range of information with exciting programs during your stay.

Koshi Tappu bird watching tour in Nepal  with marvelous time on walks, boating and short jeep ride in the peaceful environment observing the exotic bird life, as this place is known as the bird sanctuary where one can observe from water birds like storks, egrets, cormorants, Ibis, kingfishers, Indian rollers to various species of ducks including Flamingo and Pelican also in winter migratory season. Beside wide range of birds this place is equally famous for other life with occasional view of Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopards, Deer and the Wild buffalo known as Arna with other reptiles, interesting to know that this place also habitats the rare and nearly extinct the fresh water Gangetic Dolphins.


Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Receiving you at the airport to respected Hotel

On arrival at the airport in Kathmandu with warm welcome and then transfer to respective hotels in the heart of the city around or near interesting and happening area of Thamel by officers of Nepal Edumedic Travel and Trekking Company Pvt. Ltd.. And could have more information about in Nepal.  Welcome dinner in typical Nepalese restaurants.

Day 2: Full Day Sites seeing of Historical Heritage and Religious Sites

Full day site seeing in Kathmandu, Pashupati Nath – Temple of Hindus, Swayambhu, are major religious sites. .

Tours may run to holy sites a short drive to Bouddhanath Stupa, also called as ‘Little Tibet’ as this place is inhabited by Tibetans and Tibetan origin Nepalese people of Tibetan Buddhism.

A huge dome of Stupa with prayer wheels that circles the wall, a fascinating Stupa with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha believed to be more than 600 years old or more, the entire area with markets of Tibetan and Chinese goods and nice restaurants, shops and many monasteries.

Afternoon tour continues towards the historical monument of old Swayambhunath stupa of more than 2,500 old history with super views of Kathmandu valley, it is also commonly named as Monkey Temple due to mass population of monkeys that reside around the forest within Swayambhunath Stupa, an old heritage sites and the landmark of Kathmandu valley where the four cardinal eyes of Lord Buddha watches the valley.

A holy stupa located on a hill lock west of Kathmandu city with tremendous views of the valley and city.

The  we will visit in old Kathmandu Durbar Square in the heart of the city our guide will take you on a short tour visiting the gems of Kathmandu city the Durbar Marg (old Kings Palace) with uncountable monuments in the Kathmandu Durbar Square.

The house of the Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), the ferocious Kal Bhairab, the red monkey god, and hundreds of erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the Square! The buildings here are the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty. After s wonderful day retire back to hotel with evening free at leisure.

Day 3: Morning Flight to Biratnagar

After breakfast a short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport for an extensive 35 minutes flight to Biratnagar, southern part of Nepal, close to Nepal / India border.  During our flight can perceive with Mountains  Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Everest, Gaurishankar, Jugal – Langtang and Ganesh Himal all the way till it lands at Biratnagar airport and having drinks and snacks drive to Kosi Tappu, the drive leads North and then west from the town of Inarwa reaching at Kosi Tappu Wild Life Reserve Park. The arrange accommodation with basic information by locals about nature, wildlife’s, birds Sanctuary. Then we will have lunch a short introductory walk to see the some Storks, Ibises, Snipes, Waterfowl and other birds of prey with flock of many birds.

Day 4: Full Day natural feeling and Brod Watching activates

First day as exciting day of excursion on boat and four wheel drive with pack lunch to see Waders, waterfowls, birds of prey, March Crocodile, Otters, Wild Water Buffalo (WWB) and fresh water Gangetic dolphins which is a very rare sight, including a visit to a tower to observe more birds and wild life, the camp will set the program accordingly to make your stay enjoyable and memorable with other optional activities such as elephant safari with boating on this great Sapta Kosi River which is a meeting of seven great Himalayan Rivers and the ending point for Rafting Sun Kosi River also, this river with more than 60 species of fishes, this makes the habitation of water bird life more in winter time one can observe different species of water birds from ducks, porchards, Storks, Cormorants, Ibis to fishing and Eerpent Eagles including river Gulls and Swallows. Also can have other surrounding and community excursion and will have organic foods dinner.

Day 5: Full Day exploring Birds Watching in Iceland of Koshi Tappu

Time and session may shows to visit other places for watching more birds, nature and diversity. Depending upon the season the sunrise and sunset from Kosi Tappu is attractive, and early bird calls morning lively. There will be another excursion on the opposite of Koshi river, Island and Chatara where high chance to see racquet-tailed drongo, golden backed woodpeckers, pied hornbills, leaf-birds, red-thigh falcons and so on. Chatara is also known as the place of  lord Vishnu. At Chatara which is an interesting place with various Nepal’s ethnic people of low lands, mid hills and mountain tribes who comes here to visit the temple and as well for the market shopping and bartering. Accommodation at KoshiTappu

Day 6: Breakfast and Transfer to get flight for Kathmandu

After breakfast and observing more bird life, depart from the camp / lodge for few hours’ drive to the city of Biratnagar, a southern part of Nepal. And we can have some visiting as having time.

Day 7:  Phulchoki Tours

Phulchowki is located almost 15 km in the south of Kathmandu Valley. It is also a nicer for hiking. Rhododendron, as national flowers of different varieties and colors from pure white to dark red are found here. This is also the most popular bird watching spot in the valley. 265 species of birds are recorded here till date. The birds are Flowerpeckers, Flycatchers, Yuhinas, Sunbirds, Rosefinches, Babbkers, Warblers, Tits, Thrushes, Minivets, Woodpeckers, Eagles and many migrant birds have the habitat here. Then we can have visit in Godavari, at the foot of Phulchowki. Godawari is Botanical garden place. Whereas recording over 100 species of birds including lesser Racket tailed Drongo, Tibetan Siskin and the spotted Forktail.

Day 8: Departure to your Destination

Morning free for last hour shopping souvenirs and other genuine handicrafts, as Kathmandu streets is full of stores for shopping spree and delights, as per the international flight time our officers will transfer you back to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport for the flight back home.


Cost Includes

  • Transportation
  • All jungle Safari activities
  • All accommodations while safari including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Dynamic guides during the trip.
  • Government / Local taxes, Tourist service charge, guide insurance and salary, national park and conservation area fees.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfares
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as beverages and drinks, phone and laundry
  • Tips

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