Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is the conservation area which was established in 1976 A.D., located in the eastern Nepal of Terai region in the flood plain of Koshi River at the altitude 75 to 81m. This wildlife reserve covers an area of 175km2 and is surrounded by three districts including Sunsari, Saptari and Udyapur.
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve was named as a Ramsar site in December 1987 A.D. In this national wildlife reserve, we can patrol different varieties of flora and fauna, including 280 species of birds, 20 species of ducks, 2 species of lbises, many strokes, egrets, herons, hog deer, wild deer, spotted deer and blue bull. Not only this we can gaze that this reservation protects the endangered species of birds and animals like ghariyals crocodile, genetic dolphin, swamp partridges and Bengal floricans. This area is composed of tall grasslands and these all grasses are cut down once a year and used for roof thatching and building walls. We can notice the last surviving population of wild buffalo or arna here. To reach this wildlife reserve area from Kathmandu, we go along the east-west Mahindra highway. October to March is the best season to travel to this area.
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Koshi Tappu is a diverse wildlife reserve that nestles hundreds of species protecting them from extinction. This endangered fauna, last surviving population of wild buffalo or arna and several other animals are conserved in this reserve which is open to tourists. This is a golden chance to see the exotic animals and birds through jungle safari in a beautiful location of Koshi Tappu.