Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp

Nepal

  • Prime bird watching area
  • Simple, comfy tented accommodation
  • Go on a guided nature walk
  • Visit the local village
  • Go rafting on the Koshi River
  • Enjoy traditional Nepali food

Open:  Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp is open from September to May and closed during June to August, the monsoon season. It first opened in 1993.

Location: The camp is in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve in the terai of eastern Nepal. The nearest airport is Biratnagar, just under 2 hours' drive from the camp.

Rooms: There are 12 safari-style tents, simply furnished, each with 2 twin beds. Showers, toilets and wash basins are in a separate building about 30 metres away.

Activities: You'll be able to take guided walks in the morning and evening by the Koshi River, and go rafting, both great ways of observing animals and birds. A walk to the local village offers the chance to experience life in Koshi Tappu.

Facilities:  The restaurant is at the centre of the camp, in a large thatch-roofed structure. It serves Nepali and international meals. There's also a bar on site. There is a pond in the grounds, which attracts a variety of birds including kingfishers and flycatchers. There is no electricity and light is provided by kerosene lamps and candles after dark, though the camp does have a generator.

Dining:  Meals are eaten at individual tables in the restaurant, or communally outside in the gardens.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health:  This is a malarial area.

Communication:  There is no internet access. 

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