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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Tour - 7 Days

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Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy Several Wild Activities
  • Best Experience during the season time from October to April
  • Wildlife reserve in terai plainlands
  • Best place to learn and experience birds

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is one of the protected areas in Nepal. It is a protected area in the terai of eastern Nepal. The wildlife reserve covers 175 km2 of wetlands in the Saptari, Sunsari, and Udayapur districts. Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve lies on floodplains of the Saptakoshi River. The wildlife reserve is also rich in biodiversity and the natural environment attracts people to do the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve tour.

Koshi Tappu is the home of many endangered animals as well as bird species. Among the total land, 23% is covered by all national parks, wildlife reserves, hunting reserves as well as conversation areas. We have 9 national parks, 3 wildlife reserves, 6 conservation areas, and 1 hunting reserve to protect wildlife and nature. Having severities of bio-diversity, it is one of the tourist destinations in the world. The wildlife reserve has a good balancing nature in the parks and wildlife areas that’s why it has rare species found here which we don’t see around other nations.

The best time to do this Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve tour is in March, April, May, September, October, and November. Magic Himalaya Treks Company is operating the departure for 2020, 2021, and 2022 so, you can book us for this adventure. You can reach us at Info@magichimalayatreks.com, Nkbaniya@gmail.com, and also call us at +977-9849334818. We are available on WhatsApp and Viber all the time. Always Remembers the best price details, itinerary, and info.

Flora and Fauna inside Koshi Tappu

Koshi Tappu Reserve is the homeland of 200 species of fish, wild buffalos, Hog deer, wild boar, spotted deer, Bluebell, jackals, Asian elephants, and wild pig.  Animals like dolphins, 2 toad species, 9 frog species, 6 lizard species, 4 snake species, 11 turtle species, and also Gharial and mugger crocodiles are also recorded inside the park.

The visitors were also mesmerized by many colorful birds such as Indian Nightjar, dusky eagle owl, and black-headed stonechat. Birds like striated grass birds, large adjutant storks, Pallas fish eagle, common goldeneye, and gull-billed tern also live here. Talking about the vegetation, here is a mixture of deciduous riverine forests, grasslands, and marshy vegetation. A safari ride on a jeep and elephant-back makes you the best time of the journey with some of the picturesque views. The Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve tour is a must-do activity in Nepal. It is the most visited place after Chitwan national park and Bardia national park.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Picks up from Kathmandu airport
Day 2: Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing
Day 3: Drive or Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and get the car to Koshi Tappu
Day 4: Full day Excursion
Day 5: Explore Around
Day 6: fly or drive to Kathmandu
Day 7: Final Departure



upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representatives will pick you from the airport to the hotel. we will visit magich himalaya office where we will discuss about tour. Later,Today we will have a welcome dinner with us at a cultural dance at Thamel.


After Breakfast finished, our tour guide with the required transportation will pick you from the hotel you stay. He will take you to the sightseeing places in the valley. We will be visiting some of the UNESCO world heritage sites. Aftre sightseeing complet he will drop back to hotel.


Today we will have 45 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and a 1-hour 45-minute drive to Koshi Tappu. we will check in the hotel have lunch. After lunch we will do 3 hours walk around to enjoy seeing birds. we will have dinner and stay night there.


Early in the morning before breakfast, we will have nature walk around 2 to 3 hours. we will do rafting in the river Sapta Koshi. we will also see the birds, water buffalo and dolphins while rafting. we will have lunch then visit Koshi barrage to see birds and dolphins. we will have dinner and stay at Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve.


Tody also we will do morning walk before breakfast then do lots of birds and animals watching activities. we will stay the night in this Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve.


Today after breakfast we will drive to Biratnagar where we will fly to Kathmandu. we will stay at thamel hotel and have enough time to do shopping in thamel. we will have farewell dinner together in thamel.


Today is the final day of your nepal trip. On the way back home we will drop you to airport from where you will fly next destinations or back your home country.

What's included?

  • Airport, hotel, and required International as well as domestic pickup and drop.
  • 3 Night hotel on 3-star categories on BB plan
  • Kathmandu valley tour with transportation and Guide
  • Highly experienced tour guide with his insurance and expenses
  • Three-night hotel in Koshi Tappu
  • Three-time meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner)
  • Fly or bus tickets from Kathmandu-Biratnagar-Kathmandu
  • All Jungle Activities
  • All Government taxes
  • All Ground Transportation
  • One each city map

What's not included?

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and Donation
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing entry fees
  • Soft and hard drinks

Departure dates

Group joining dates are not available. Please request for private trip.

Private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with us via bellow contact us form.

Essential Information

Food During Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve

During the Kathmandu stay we will have many restaurants and hotels to eat. we can have all kinds of international dishes as well as local Dalbhat. While in Koshi Tappu we have limit food options. The main food dishes is the Nepali local Dalbhat with some wonderful curry of meat or fishes.

Accommodation During the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

While in Kathmandu you will be staying in different levels hotel in Thamel as per your wish. You can ask to upgrade the level of the hotel in Kathmandu with some additional costs. While we on Koshi Tappu we will be staying in a teahouse, camp as well as tents.

Entrance Fees In Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

The Entrance fees in Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve depends on the nations. Here are the cost details:

For Nepali, it cost Rupees 20 per person.

For SAARCE nations people it cost Rupees 200.

For Othe nations Foreigners, It cost USD 5 Which is 500 rupees.

Things to do in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve:

Here are the things that we can do in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve:

  • Bird Watching camp
  • Observation tower
  • Boating in Koshi river
  • Nature walking
  • Jeep safari
  • Picnic
  • Camping
  • Village Visit

Packing list for Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Here are the list of the things that will be helpful while visiting Koshi Tappu Wildlife:

  • Camera with extra Batteries or photoshoots.
  • Bynacailurs
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun and rain hat
  • Sun cream
  • Proper shoes for hiking
  • Raincoat
  • Proper clothes
  • Mosquitoes spray
  • Malaria pills
  • Anti-itch cream for insects bite
  • Water bottle


Answer: There are three wildlife reserve in Nepal they are Parsa wildlife reserve, Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve, and Shuklaphata wildlife reserve.

Answer: We can experience the activity like Bird watching, Jungle safari, village/Jungle walk,gentle wildlife rafting and jeep safari.

Answer: The best month to visit the Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve is October, November, December, January, February, March, and April. This is the best month because we can see many birds in Koshi Barrage and the river at this time is also bigger.

Answer: Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve is established in 1976 and designated as a Ramsar site in December 1987.

Answer: The best way is to fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar which is about 45-minute flight. After getting down from flight we can take a taxi to reach Koshi Tappu. If you book with travel company magic Himalaya we have pickup and drop services with private vehicles. You can also catch a public bus which is a low cost.

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