Koshi Tappu Birdwatching Tour

Book Now

Trip fact

    Trip Duration 4 Days
    Difficulty Easy
    Activity Bird Watching
    Starts in Kathmandu
    Ends at Kathmandu
    Accommdoation Jungle Resort
    Transportation Land and Air

Koshi Tappu Birdwatching Tour

Why Koshi Tappu Birdwatching?

  • 485 species of birds, 31 species of mammals, 200 species of fish and 514 species of plants
  • Escape from hectic and monotonous life
  • Nature walk and peaceful setting
  • Jeep Safari and Jungle Walk activities
  • Best place to witness water buffalo
  • Scenic flight with 360° view of mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Kanchenjunga

Koshi Tappu Reserve is one of the most generous place rendered by Mother Nature. This amazing site deserves absolutely no less attention when it comes to the magnificence of birds and mammals. Koshi Tappu lies in the Eastern part of Nepal and is the home to almost 485 species of birds alone, wild buffalo and other mammals and reptiles. The reserve has small area of just 175km2, but there are plethora of birds, animals and vegetation to explore. Koshi Tappu is not only famous for birds and animals but substantial part of Sapta Koshi River also lies in the reserve.

Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve has amazing wetlands and grasslands that is loved by the birds and aquatic animals. Birds flock at the ponds at its full glory satisfying your mind and soul. The flowering plants, and fresh water ponds makes the reserve the ideal place for most satisfying and authentic bird watching experience in Nepal.

The reserve is rich in its offering of species of birds like Greater Adjutant Stork, Red-necked Falcon, Indian Courser, Lesser Floricans, Spot-billed Pelican, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Faceted Duck and many other. Along with the residential birds, you can witness the large migration that takes place each year from Siberia in the winter. In addition to these amazing birds, Koshi Tappu Reserve is also the habitat of Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopards, Hog Deer, mugger crocodile, River Dolphin and of course the water buffalo (Arna)

The enchanting sounds and dance moves of amazing birds is not sight you see every day. So, Aarya Tara Travels herby offers you best and comfortable Koshi Tappu Birdwatching Tour. We have all the logistics required to make you trip a memorable one. From gears like binoculars, telescopes to expert naturalist and photographer, we have everything that you need in your trip. We also assure you the most delicious local authentic cuisines and comfortable night stay.

Jeep Safari, Jungle walk with the naturalist, village walk are some of the activities you can do boost overall trip experience.

Reaching the Reserve

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is accessible via both roadway and airway. The Reserve is just 10 hour drive from the capital Kathmandu via Mahendra Highway (450km). You can also take flight to Biratnagar from Kathmandu (45 Min) and drive for 2 hours to reach the reserve.

You will be welcomed at Tribhuwan International Airport by Aarya Tara's representatives. Transfer to Hotel and Check In. Refreshment and evening free time at Thamel, the colorful mini Kathmandu. Welcome dinner and O/N at Hotel. Short Briefing about the tour will done at the first day.
Delicious breakfast at Kathmandu Hotel. After breakfast, you will be dropped to Domestic Airport. Then, 40 minutes flight to Biratnagar. This short flight is alluring as you will be witnessing the snowcapped mountains like Mt. Kanchenjuga, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Everest, Mt. Gaurishankar, Mt. Jungal, Langtang and Ganesh Himal. Upon reaching Biratnagar, our representative will welcome and will be transferred to the camp. You will be briefed about the tour. Lunch and short jungle walk at the evening with naturalist. In this time you will see the birds like Storks, Ibises, Sniper, Waterfowl, etc.
The third is the most awaited day of our tour. In this particular day, you will be awarded the opportunity to witness amazing and colorful birds. Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast, you will be engaging in boat riding. After shirt boating session, bird watching starts. In the course of the journey, you will also encounter mammals like waterfowls, marsh crocodiles, otters, wild buffalo, etc. You will dot the birds like ducks, porchards, Cormorants, Storks, Ibis, Serpent Eagles, etc. After satisfying Bird watching experience at the reserve, transfer back to hotel. Dinner and O/N
Fourth day is equally exciting. On your third day, you will be witnessing the birds like golden backed woodpeckers, pied hornbills, racquet-tailed drongo, leaf- birds, red-thigh falcons, etc. Jeep Safari will assure that you get to see the amazing land mammal too. Fly back to Kathmandu.
Your last day of the tour will end with delicious dinner meal at one of the authentic Nepali Restaurants.


  • Accommodation on tented safari camp with full board meal.
  • Guided service during the koshi tappu wildlife tour duration.
  • All safari activities
  • Transport form Biratnagar to Biratnagar by private.
  • All tax and services.


  • Flight form Kathmandu Biratnagar kathmandu or transport form Kathmandu Biratnagar
  • Wildlife reserve entry fee US$ 10 per day.
  • Service charge for resort staff 10% from total bill