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July 26, 2019

A paradise for lovers of nature and adventure

HB Kham


For the lovers of nature and adventure, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Safari is an exotic and majestic paradise to enjoy which can’t be compared with any other wildlife safari or resort.

What to watch?

Since this wildlife is situated within Koshi Tappu Wildlife Resort, the reserve is a homeland to various wild animals including wild buffaloes and endangered gharial crocodile, Gangetic dolphins, 20 species of ducks, 441 species of birds,  storks, herons, 2 species of ibis and egrets.

There are naturalists and bird specialists who will readily guide you to tour the wild jungle. For a relaxed stay, there are 12 deluxe safari tents which are equipped with all modern amenities to accommodate your needs. The local restaurants to serve the cuisine of your needs are available within the premises of wild reserve.

koshi-tappu wild buffaloes
Koshi-Tappu wild buffaloes

The wildlife reserve offers you the opportunity to see around 159 wild buffaloes adorned with bigger and fearful horns,  other animals like Hog deer, wild boar, spotted deer, blue bull, rock python, 30 species of shorebirds, 114 water birds, endangered swamp partridge, 80 species of fish, Bengal florican. If the day is very clear, the striking views of Himalayan peaks such as that of Makalu (8463m), the world’s fifth highest mountain can be seen from this wild reserve.

Enjoyable elephant ride is of course for your choice to have extra fun in watching the wildlife closely without disturbing them.

How far?

Around 500 km away from Kathmandu and situated in the terai area in the eastern part of Nepal, the wildlife reserve is spread over 175 sq. km of wet and marshy land.

It lies in the districts of Sunsari, Saptari and Udaipur raised at an altitude of 75 to 81 m. The luxury of this wildlife camp will give you a new refreshing niche to watch birds and wild buffaloes in their natural state of being.

koshi tappubird
Koshi Tappu bird

Visiting the Koshi Tappu Wildlife camp could be an alternative, refreshing and relaxing destination for you if you are returning from the expedition of Makalu, Kanchanjunga or Chitwan National Park or any other destination in the eastern regions.

How to get there?

This wildlife reserve can be reached via air. For this, take a flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and then meet your agents to start a trip to Koshi Tappu.

If you don’t have an agent then take a local bus from Biratnagar and stop at Jamuha. If you wish to travel by road then it will take around 8-9 hours’ drive by vehicle or a car from Kathmandu to reach the destination.

The different alternative way is rafting down along the white water waves of Sun Koshi River would be a more exciting and pleasant trip to exciting and spectacular scenes of natural beauty in the surrounding.

rafting down to Koshi Tappu
Rafting down to Koshi Tappu

Wildlife safari in Koshi Tappu can make your trip more magical and majestic with its endless charm and captivation and much more additional taste of wildlife scene that will keep you engaged. Established in 1999, a wildlife safari is considered one of the famous wildlife resorts in Asia.

Best time to visit

March to May and September to December are the best time to relax in this wildlife safari for nature and adventure lovers

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