Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve is full of activities that includes morning jungle walk by the river lagoons, wetlands, canoe ride, slide shows, bird watching, cultural dances, visit unique village settlements, boating, bird watching and elephant ride.It has engraved a position itself as a birdwatchers’ glory. Over 300 birds are available at the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve for birdwatchers with the internationally endangered Swamp Partridge. A wide range of faunal species inhabit the protected area. In its water courses and ponds, 200 species of fish have been recorded, most of which are resident. Two toad species, nine frog species, six lizard species, five snake species, 11 turtle species are recorded. Gharial and Mugger crocodile occur as well. The Koshi River also supports sparse populations of endangered species such as the Gangetic dolphin and Gharial. Beside wildlife, you will also have the spectacular view of Mt. Makalu and the visit to Koshi barrage can be memorable experience.
Taking a raft down the Koshi River is another alternative for exploring the reserve. The beautifully decorated homes and their way of living of Tharu people which is not affected by urban influence can be interesting part of the tour. Koshi Tappu is the ultimate destination for any nature enthusiasts and experts visiting Nepal.