Koshi Tappu Bird Watching

Koshi Tappu Bird Watching
Koshi Tappu Bird Watching

Trip Facts

5 Star
Jul 2, 2018
3 days
meters
2 people
Overland
Kathmandu
Kathmandu
Birding Tour

Introduction:

The Wildlife Reserve of Koshi Tappu provides one an opportunity to see some of the world's most enchanting birds. The Reserve is situated in the eastern part of Nepal and is one that has a great amount of migratory birds flocking in. Founded in 1976, the reseve is well protected from poachers a over 400 different species of birds have been recorded here. You can see the Black Ibis, Honey Kites, Ospreys, Black Headed Orioles, Peregrine Falcon, Partridges, and Storks. Rare species of birds like the Bengal florican and Sarus Crane also find a safe refuge in this reserve.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu & transfer to hotel. Overnight at lodge.
Day 02: Koshi Tappu Birdwatching Tour, overnight at a lodge. (BLD).
Day 03: Koshi Tappu/Departure, In the morning, we will do some more birdwatching and then move towards our onward destination.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu, In Kathmandu, you will be received at the airport and transferred to your hotel. After a briefing by your tour leader and an overview about the whole program he could welcome you to a meal in one of the better restaurants in the city. 

Day 02: Koshi Tappu, Today we will head for the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve which lies to the eastern part of Nepal. The drive will take us about 6 hours on the east west highway. The Koshi Tappu Reserve is home to the last surviving population of wild buffalo or Arna. There are also many other mammals and birds who find a refuge in this vast reserve. This Reserve was founded in 1976 initially to protect grasslands near the Sapta Kosi River. 

The reserve is home to various birds and animals. The endangered Gharial crocodile and Gangetic Dolphin have been flourishing in the Koshi River. Rare birds like the Bengal florican and Sarus Crane and more than 400 species of birds have been recorded here including migratory species from Siberia and Tibet.

Our birdwatching tours here will give us great views of birds including Black Ibis, Honey Kites, Ospreys, Black Headed Orioles, Peregrine Falcon, Partridges, and Storks. Halt overnight at a lodge. (BLD).

Day 03: Koshi Tappu/Departure, In the morning, we will do some more birdwatching and then move towards our onward destination.

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Karthik Subramani

5

Chennai, India

I really thank Lumle Holidays for the great effort for the successful Muktinath trip. As to sum-up our tour arranged by you can be considered as a full success. You made our trip most enjoyable and nothing was too much trouble, thank you for all the efforts you have done, we really appreciate your support regarding Mukitnath trip. Special Thanks to Nipendra Maharjan, who guided us throughout the tour. Who made the trip very easy during the Bad climate condition, he always have the backup Plan. Assisted in the shopping and got some good quality Bag and trekking material. Nice Guy how always take care until the you reach the Destination
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Santanagopalan Sriraman

5

Chennai, India

We approached Lumle for organising overland trip to Muktinath from Kathmandu and back. Operations Manager Nipendra Maharjan was the one who helped us plan our trip. He accompanied us all through the trip. We engaged a Mahindra Scorpio for our trip. Excellent and caring service has been Nipendra's hallmark. Along with the driver Sarath, both were outstanding. Ineffable to mention about their excellent conduct and service. I would strongly recommend Lumle if you are planning trip to Muktinath by overland tour. Nipendra is a great ambassador for Lumle.  Would recommend hiring an alternate vehicle other than Scorpio if you are looking at having more leg room and comfort.
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5

Singapor

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5

India

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Vinita Dubey

5

Delhi, India

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