Koshi tappu wildlife reserve

Koshi tappu wildlife reserve

Koshi tappu wildlife reserve Nepal tour
Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve is a protected area covers an area 175 sq. km, Saptari and Sunsari Districts of Eastern Nepal. Wildlife reserve is one of the finest birding sites of Asia. Koshi tappu wildlife reserve is the bird’s watchers paradise; more than 440 species of birds have been recorded including those that arrive from Siberia and Tibet from November to February. Koshi Tappu jungle safari covers the vast expanse Koshi River with its blue waters and lush jungle areas on both sides, wildlife reserve attracts a large number of migratory birds. It is the homeland of wild buffalo, vegetation found here are mainly of wet grassland, scrub and deciduous forests.

Koshi tappu wildlife reserve travel guide

Sun koshi river rafting                      Koshi tappu jungle safari
Bird watching tours

Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve was established in 1976 to protect the grassland and islands in the floodplains of Sapta Koshi River. Wildlife reserve is the main only one habitat of Arna (wild water buffalo) in Nepal. Globally threatened species of bird were found in this area include Black-necked Stork, Red-necked Falcon, Bengal Florican, Greater Adjutant Stork, lesser Adjutant Stork, Baer’s Pochard, Great stone Plover, Black-bellied Tern, Dusky eagle Owl, Swamp Francolin, Marsh Warbler etc.
Koshi tappu reserve is the habitat of wild animals like wild water buffalo, wild boar, hog deer, spotted deer, blue bell and jackal, Gharial crocodile and Gangetic dolphin etc. Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve is the perfect destination for bird watching and jungle safari. Wildlife reserve tours and travel guide for outdoor activities explore koshi tappu wildlife camp. Koshi barrage, clear view of Mount Makalu and other Himalayan peaks is another highlighted feature for tourism in this reserve. If you need more information or would like to explore the creature in Koshi Tappu reserve fell free to contact us.