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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

3 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Abundant flora and fauna
  • Elephant Riding & Birds Watching
  • Unforgettable Jungle Activities
  • Elephant Ride and wild Buffalo (Aarna)
  • Sunset view & Canoe Riding
  • Tharu Village and Tharu Cultural Program

Spread over 175 square kilometers, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the wetlands of the Eastern Terai, mainly in Sunsari, Saptari and Udaipur districts. A reserve recognized as a wetland since 1987. The main objective of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Sanctuary is to protect the rare wild buffaloes.

The vegetation of the reserve is mainly grassland with meadows and thin riverine forest. The specialty of Koshi Tappu is the availability of rare species of birds that are only seen here. This is a unique reserve where you can explore an exotic mix of flora and fauna. There are about 439 species of birds in the reserve. Some of them fly from Siberia in winter. Ducks, herons, egrets of storks, a wide variety of ibis on the banks of the river. 31 species of mammals recorded here include hog deer, Asian elephant, smooth-coated otter, spotted deer, wild boar and golden jackal – Ganga river dolphin sighting at Koshi river.

AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions offers you a tour of Koshi Tappu Reserve. You can fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and then travel for an hour and a half. One can also take a 500 km rural road which takes about 10 hours from Kathmandu.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar then drive to hotel resort.
Time table and program
16:30-Nature walk
17:00-Sunset view from the river bank
18:30-slide show
Day 02: Wake up early in the morning then you will have a scenic jungle walk and bird watching.
Time table and Program
05:30 Wakeup call
06:00 Natural Jungle walking /bird watching
08:00Breakfast09:00Canoe ride/boating/swimming and bath
13:00 Lunches
15:00Visit waterfalls/ bird watching
18:30Return to lodge/slide show
Day 03: Wake up early in the morning then you will go for bird watching and canoeing.
Time table and program
05:30 wakeup call
06:00 Explore around the reserve
08:00 Breakfast
09:00 last departure

Price for The Trip:

We could not include the cost of each package on the company’s website. The only question most of our customers have is why AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions did not include the price in the package. Because, in order to provide you with a reasonable price and try to address your every need, we would like to provide you with some information. Which will help your trip.

Please read below for more information.

  • The trip cost always depends upon group size, hotel accommodation of category and client’s desire budget.
  • The above itinerary is a standard guideline that AlpineTrav Treks provides you with advice and tips. And this itinerary can be modified according to your time and needs.
  • After our trip is confirmed, the price will be adjusted in our contract, if the customer wants to add some services, we will charge for those additional services and if he wants to reduce some services, we will reduce the fee accordingly.
  • Itinerary is published in standard services for clear understanding of the customer. Among many options such as hotel facilities in Kathmandu, the client can make own choice.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact AlpineTrav Treks for any information regarding your selected package. We'll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.
  • When you book with us you get best possible price, which is middle-man free.
  • We don't add hidden extra cost. Airport to Airport service and trips include internal airfare, transportation, necessary permit, monument entrance fee, lodging and fooding. There are no surprises with hidden costs.

Details Itinerary

Aafter the refreshment and welcome drinks. Our Manager will brief you about the program of the following days. After Lunch you will visits the National Park Visitors Center and Sunset view from the riverbank, Dinner.

Early in the Morning you will have a wakeup call then take a Tea/Coffee you will have a natural Jungle walk and Bird watching. After the breakfast you will ride on Canoe, boating, swimming and bathing. Lunch at noon then you will visit waterfalls, slide Show in the evening.

After tea/coffee you will explore around the reserve, bird watching and canoe ride After breakfast you will proceed to the final departure.

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • Arrival and departure transfer services to and from both Domestic and International airport as per itinerary
  • Two nights hotel accommodation in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve on Full board basis.
  • All Activities during Chitwan Tour.
  • Necessary entrance fee
  • First Aid medical kit for the Group and the staff.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes
  • All necessary private transportations

Cost Exclusion

  • Airfare of international flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Alcoholic beverages, cold and hot water, laundry, phone calls, Internets.
  • All kind of Personal Expenses
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations..
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved staff
  • Telescope, Binoculars and other equipment which are used in Bird watching

Price for The Trip:

We has not able to include the cost of each package in the company website. Many of our clients have the same query: why AlpineTrav Treks has not included the price in the package. To provide you service in reasonable cost and attempt to address your each requirement we desired to provide you with some information which directly affects the cost and also helps us breakdown the cost. That’s why, we have decided to clarify our customers that due to following reasons we have not included the cost in our website and package:

Please read below for more information.

  • The cost of this tour depends upon the size of group.
  • The Itinerary can be change upon your desires.
  • The Itinerary mentioned above is from service of airport to airport.
  • The Itinerary can design according to your Budget and time.
  • Please contact with us a for up to Date, Cost and the Duration.
  • When you book with us you get best possible price.

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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Trip Facts

  • 3 Nights/4 Days
  • Easy - Leisure
  • 75m-81m/246-266ft.
  • Autumn (September to December & (Spring) March to May
  • TIA (Kathmandu)
  • Kathmandu, Airport
  • Mode: Private Car, Flight or Tourist Bus
  • 3 star to five star as request
  • 1 - Maximum 12

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