Centrally located at the eastern edge of the reserve, this tented camp is in an area well-known for its diversity of birdlife, with several waterholes nearby.
Accommodation consists of 12 spacious traditional safari tents with modern facilities, with a large dining tent serving Nepalese and international cuisine, and a bar.
The surrounding forests and grasslands offer a perfect combination of vegetation and wetland to attract a variety of animals. Around 300 species of birds have been recorded in the reserve, including the globally threatened swamp partridge.
Activities include morning and evening jungle and village walks with local naturalist guides. There is also an option to view wildlife from another perspective by rafting down the Koshi River, where you can expect to see kingfishers diving into the river looking for food and Gharial crocodiles sunbathing. You may even be lucky enough to spot the rare wild buffalo or Gangetic river dolphin.
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Koshi Tappu Reserve is Nepal’s top birding destination. In the shadow of the mountain of Makalu, it consists of the floodplain of Sapta- Koshi, the country’s largest river, a dammed expanse of open water and a patchwork of marsh, lagoon, sandbank and mudflat. It is one of North Asia’s finest wetlands.
Where: Saptari & Sunsari districts
Ideal for viewing: Gangetic river dolphin, water buffalo, smooth-coated otter, golden jackal, black-necked stork
Excellent for: Vehicle safaris, River safaris, Birdwatching