Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve gives a beautiful insight into the widest range of flora and fauna in the Eastern Region of Nepal. Birdwatching and the sighting of the whale in the Koshi rivers are the phenomenal icons of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve. The price for Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve differs agency to agency. Local and international agencies have a common margin falling between USD $000 and USD $000 while Himalayan Wild Treks has limited it to USD $000 for the same. In addition, Himalayan Wild Treks also offers most client friendly flexible itinerary and latest google map for Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.
Situated in the Eastern Region of Nepal, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is a great tourist attraction. The reserve that is named after the biggest river of Nepal, Koshi, covers 175 km2. It is obviously one of the greatest reserves in Nepal which holds rarest species of wildlife like crocodile, gharial, wild elephant,lizard, black-necked stork, adjutant stork, lesser adjutant stork, pochard, red-necked falcon, great stone plover, bengal florican, black-bellied tern, dusky eagle owl, swamp francolin, marsh warbler, water buffalo, bule bull antelope, hog deer, fishing cat and smooth coated otters, etcetera. Th reserve has 350 species of birds protected. Even gangetic dolphins can be occassionally seen in Koshi river. The visit of the entire reason may take four days to a week. The region has a dense deciduous riverine forest, grasslands and marshy vegetation. About 514 plant species are found including kapok, sugarcane, reed, cattail, impertat, cylindrica , eel grass in addition to eichhornia, hydrialla, azola and lotus.
Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve safari starts with a sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. We will fly to Biratnagar where Tappu Camp staffs will recieve us. Then we will be taken to the camp. In the course of wildlife safari, we will relish the reacreational activities like boating in the Koshi river, explore the ponds and lagons and enjoy the biodiversity in the wildlife area. The next morning, we will go for birdwatching and other exciting activities in the wildlife area. After we fly back to Kathmandu, depending on spare time, we can also go for one hour mountain flight that will give us full fledge view of the mountain ranges , which is a natural border between Nepal and China.
Hillights of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Rserve
-The scenic flight to Biratnagar from Kathmandu
-Adventurous boating on Koshi river
-Bird watching in the dense forest inhabited diverse wildlife
-The sightseeing of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
-Relaxing peace and tranquility in the wilderness
-Observation of widest range of animals, reptiles, birds and insects.