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Koshi Tappu

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  • General Information

    Other Name: -, , Nepal
    Area: 175 sq kilometers
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    Importance: Famous for bird-watching expeditions.
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  • Description

    The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is wildlife refuge and wetlands habitat established in 1976. It is located in Eastern Nepal. It is believed to be one of the best wildlife-rich wetlands of Asia. The Sapta Koshi is one of the three main tributaries of the Ganges- Rapid and intense flooding of the reserve, occur during the rainy season. Embankments have been constructed parallel to the river to control the flooding.
  • Location

    Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve lies on the flood plains of the Sapta-Koshi in Saptari and Sunsari Districts of Eastern Nepal. How to Get there Daily bus (Day and Night) service is available from Kathmandu to Kakarbhitta and Biratnagar. Visitors should get off the bus at Jamuha, 4 km from Laukhi, and walk 2.5 km to the Reserve Headquarter. The road to Kusaha is marked by a signboard on the main Highway. There are also daily flights to Biratnagar, visitors flying to Biratnagar will have to take a bus and should stop at Jamuha. The Reserve Headquarters is located at Kusaha Sunsari district.
  • Climate

    The reserve experiences three distinct seasons. Summer (February through May) is intensely hot with minimum precipitation. Shade temperatures can reach 40 c. The monsoon starts in late May/early June and lasts until September bringing heavy frequent rainfalls. The rainfall is greatest during July but high humidity and temperatures are experienced throughout the season. Winter (October through January) is characterized by clear skies and moderate temperature, but can still get quite cold.
Canoe RidesCanoeing on Kosi Tappu`s rivers is an excellent way of observing waterfalls.
Elephant back SafarisElephant -back safaris are one of major travel attractions of Kosi Tappu. The nilgai (blue bull), chital (spotted deer), hog deer, and wild boar are some other animals in the Reserve which can be seen from the back of the elephants.
Koshi Tappu Wildlife ReserveKoshi Tappu wild life reserve has carved a place it self as a birdwatchers`s paradise. The reserve spreads over saptari and Sunsari district in eastern south of Nepal.The reserve has recorded around 439 species of bird variety.Some of which fly all the way from Siberia during winter .A wide variety of Ducks, herons, storks egrets, ibis are seen on the River bank. It has one of the few elephant stables of Asia. Other animals are found here are wild buffalo wild boar, hog deer, spotted deer, blue bell and jackal. Gharial Corcodile and Gangetic dolphin are other attractions.
Bird Watching

Bird Watching
(15 Days / 14 Nights)

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Bird Watching / NEP-024 (15 Days / 14 Nights)
Kathmandu-Chitwan-Kathmandu-Koshi Tappu-Kathmandu

A 15 day tour of Nepal includes amazing wild life sighting in the national parks of Chitwan and Koshi Tappu,A 15 day tour of Nepal includes amazing wild life sighting in the national parks of Chitwan and Koshi Tappu, a heritage tour along the Kathmandu Valley in the historic sites of Patan, beside that will be enjoying Bird watching at Fulchoki.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Kathmandu
Day 2 : Kathmandu
Day 3 : Kathmandu
Day 4 : Kathmandu
Day 5 : Kathmandu-Chitwan
Day 6 : Chitwan
Day 7 : Chitwan-Kathmandu
Day 8 : Kathmandu-Koshi Tappu
Day 9 : Koshi Tappu
Day 10 : Koshi Tappu
Day 11 : Koshi Tappu
Day 12 : Koshi Tappu-Kathmandu
Day 13 : Kathmandu
Day 14 : Kathmandu
Day 15 : Kathmandu

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