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Nepal Koshi Birding Tour

Plan Holidays discover the Nepal Koshi Birding Tour for those visitors who want to know about bird and other inhabitant in this reserved area. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve covers an area of 175 sq km and area is located in Eastern Terai region of Nepal and can be accessed from the Mehendra Highway. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is paradise for Bird watchers and it is the new experience for them. During the Koshi Tappu Safari at dusk and dawn time you will see many varieties of birds and animals sitting along the river. This preserve is also home to the water buffalo (called arna), deer, nilgai, mugger crocodile, Ganges River Dolphin (also called the Gangetic Dolphin), and over 280 species of birds. It is a beautiful and fascinating aquatic environment and is home to an astonishing variety of water birds that flock to its ponds full of flowering plants. Many people consider as Asias finest wetlands and a fabulous bird watching area Nepal. The best place to watch the bird species is the Barrage, downstream of the river. Well in excess of 100 species of birds may be seen daily in this wonderful area, including such local specialities as Swamp Francolin, Red-necked Falcon and Striated Marsh Warbler. This is a tour for those who are interested for bird watching in well known bird spot of Nepal. The reserve provides an important habitat for a variety of wildlife but, in particular, water birds, including several migratory species such as the sarus crane from Siberia.

Nepal Koshi Birding Tour

Excursion on boat and four wheels drive to see waders, waterfowl, birds of prey, marsh crocodile, otters, wild water buffalo and Gangetic Dolphins. Bicycle Tour to Tharu village.Birding all along the dam of the Koshi River and the area of Pink Tower crossing the Koshi Barrage. Nepal Koshi Birding Tour also has optional Activities: Elephant Ride, & watching Arna, the wild water buffalo, blue bull, hog deer, fishing etc & so on.

Nepal Koshi Birding Tour

Day 01: Boat riding and Bicycle tour around the village
Day 02: Bird watching
Day 03: Bird watching in the morning

Nepal Koshi Birding Tour
Day 1: Boat riding and Bicycle tour around the village

After breakfast you set out for full day excursion on boat and four wheels drive with packed lunch to see waders, waterfowl, birds of prey, marsh crocodile, otters, wild water buffalo and Gangetic Dolphins. Viewing life in the reserve on foot is equally interesting. In Afternoon start your bicycle tour around the village, Tharus live here. They, the early inhabitants of the region, have their unique way of living. It is untouched by the western world. Their beautifully decorated homes and cultural style are delightful. With the help of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp, this Tharu village is plastic-free.

Day 2: Bird watching
Start your bird watch program inside the reserve in the scrub forest, grasslands and wetland habitat with lunch packs to see swamp partridge, black necked stork, buntings, bulbuls etc. In the afternoon you can either continue Birding all along the dam of the Koshi River and the area of Pink Tower crossing the Koshi Barrage. or enjoy optional elephant ride to watch Arna, the wild water buffalo, blue bull, hog deer, fishing etc.

Day 3: Bird watching in the morning
Enjoy bird watching around the camp area or have leisure walk. After breakfast you will departure for Kathmandu.

Includes:

  • Accommodation at listed hotels or equivalent.
  • Daily breakfast at hotel.
  • Transportation/Transfers by Air-conditioned Vehicle.
  • Sightseeing tour as per the program
  • Services of English speaking local Guides during sightseeing tour.
  • All presently applicable taxes.

Excludes:

  • Inland/International flight charges.
  • Things of personal nature like laundry, telephone etc.
  • Any meals except specified in above inclusions.
  • Camera fee,
  • All other than those listed in above inclusions