Koshi-Tappu Wildlife Reserve Detail Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel:
As per your flight plan, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to stretch out a warm welcome to you in our wonderful nation for the lovely outing. As you fly towards the International Terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport on a clear sunny day, you can see the breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks spread in distance. Once you land, a representative from Himalayan Scenery Treks will escort you to your hotel. The day is complete leisure. You can either choose rest at your hotel room and remove jet lag or take a short walk around in the ancient valley of Kathmandu.
Day 2: Fly to Biratnagar and drive to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve:
After morning breakfast in the hotel, we will go to the domestic terminal to take an hour flight to Biratnagar, located in eastern Nepal. After we take off from the Tribhuvan International Airport, we can enjoy the aerial view of the ancient Kathmandu valley accompanied by various never-ending Himalayan-chains. At the Biratnagar airport, you will be welcomed by our one of the representative and you will be transferred to the camp. The driver from Biratnagar to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is about one and a half hour. The guest relation officer will brief on the facilities of the camp and activities you will be doing, on your arrival at the resort. After briefing, we will get refreshed, have lunch and rest at the resort. In the evening we will head out for the sunset too from the river bank.
Day 3: Jungle Activities at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve:
Waking up with the singing of birds, we will get freshen up, have tea and breakfast and then set off to see birds around the camp. First light of the day is the best time for bird watching. In the morning, the concentration of the bird is high and if you are lucky enough, you will get to see the shy species like Crakes and Bitterns. Today, we will spend the full walking and watching birds inside the Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve. Because of thin Indian Rosewood forest, this location has been the excellent habitat for the various species of birds. The best place to watch the bird is in between the camp and Kusaha. During our walk inside the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, we will encounter various species of birds including, Warblers, Flycatchers, Oriole, Bush Warblers, Raptors and many more. After the full day of bird watching walk, we will return back to camp in the late afternoon.
Day 4: Safari activities to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve:
Today we will be starting our day early after breakfast. Finishing up the breakfast, we set off from the camp to go on a boating trip on the Sapta Koshi River (river made up of 7 largest rivers) with a naturalist. While boating along the Sapta Koshi River, you will get to see water birds, water buffaloes, dolphins, and other various water habitats. After an hour of enjoying the boating on the rubber boat, we will have a picnic lunch at the bank of the river. We will then drive to Koshi Barrage to view some more bird-life and freshwater dolphins. In the late afternoon, we will drive back to the camp and come to the end of our trip. During our way back at the camp, you can have the chance to see the rare and endangered Swamp Francolin.
Day 5: Drive to Biratnagar and fly to Kathmandu:
Waking up early with the singing of birds, we spend the morning watching the bird around the camp premises before breakfast. We will then take time off for packing luggage. As per your flight schedule, one of the representatives will transfer you to the Biratnagar for connecting flight to Kathmandu.
Day 6: See You Again:
Finally, the trip has come to an end, starting today you can book other tour or trekking destination in Nepal. Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. will be happy to guide you to any place in Nepal. As you have already experience the rich nature, local lifestyle, traditions and culture now it’s time for you to explore the Himalayas and vast landscape of Himalayas in Nepal. There is the best trekking destination in Nepal which will leave you speechless. You can contact us for more traveling destination. And if you are running out of time representative from Himalayans Scenery Treks and Expedition will drop you to International Airport for your final departure. Hope, we will be able to travel together if you are to arrive in Nepal for the Second time.