Aqua Birds Watching Camp is the first eco-lodge bird watching campaign at Koshi Tappu in eastern Terai region of Nepal. The grassland habitat is home to almost 500 species of birds and is also the habitat for endangered water buffalo species called the arna.
Koshi Barrage will also offer you to spot freshwater Gangetic dolphins, along with marsh muggers, golden jackals, blue bulls, deer, civet cats, and porcupines.
- 10 acres of private pristine wetlands, just next to Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve.
- Morning jungle treks, canoe rides, slideshows and birdwatching.
- Spot freshwater gangetic dolphins and water buffalos.
On your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport of Kathmandu, our representative will be greeted delightfully and took you to the hotel. A scrumptious welcome drink and a clear briefing of the tour are offered.
After a quick Breakfast in the morning, we visit to the popular religious places like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Stupa. After Lunch, we visit to the Patan Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square, Tushahiti – the Royal Bath and Golden Temple.
We fly to Biratnagar and then drive Koshi Tappu wildlife reserves. This is well known for jungle safari and birds watching.
In morning after the breakfast, we start exploring Koshi Tappu and watching birds. Over 850 species have been sighted hare, including Black Ibis, Honey Kites, Ospreys, Black Headed Orioles, Peregrine Falcon, Partridges, and Storks.
Morning in free time or an optional village walk/bird-watching around the camp. After breakfast departure from camp and return back to Kathmandu.
A free day in Kathmandu, please inform our staff if you would like to go on another short tour in and around Kathmandu Valley. We will have farewell dinner with Nepali culture program.
Today as per your international flight time, keep your confirmed air ticket, and your passport handy. Our staff will take you to the airport for your final departure from this amazing country, Nepal.
- Airport pick-ups & drops by tourist vehicle.
- A government licensed English speaking Guide (depending on the group size, sometimes even the pilot assists as a guide)
- All permits and entrance fees.
- Flight fare to and from Biratnagar including airport taxes.
- All our government taxes.
- Tourist service charge, vat.
- Official expense.
- All Items of Personal Interest.
- Extra foods & beverages.
All you need to bring for this Tour is simply some comfortable clothes; there is no any requirement of special equipment on the tour. However for your ease, the following gives you the general idea about the personal items you need to manage for the trip. The personal items referred here are optional and depends upon your choice. The most important factor to be considered while choosing the equipments and your backpack, is the time of the year you are travelling.
In a tour, the vehicle transfers all the heavy items and equipments. But the Personal belongings of the clients which is required at any moment like money, water bottle, camera, suns cream and toilet paper etc. should be carried by yourself. It is therefore advisable that you pack the personal belongings into your daypack.
List of Recommended Equipment for the Tour:
- Duffel or Rucksack bag or suitcase.
- Warm wool or synthetic hat that cover your ears (only if you are travelling in the cold season i.e January, February and December)
- Goggles or sunglasses for sunbeam, dust and wind.
- A neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth if you feel you will need it and is for cold season i.e January, February and December.(optional)
- 1 pair warm gloves (This is required if your are travelling in cold season i.e January, February and December).
- T-shirts (2).
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket (preferable if you are travelling in rainy season from June to September.)
- 1 pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis), 1 pair shorts.
- 2 pairs lightweight long underwear/thermals (if you are traveling in winter January, February and December).
- 2 pairs of liner socks, synthetic or capilene.
- 1 pair light camping shoes or sneakers..
- 1 pair sandals (Optional).
Medicines and First Aid Kits
(Please note our guide will also carry the first aid kit bag during the trek. However we still recommend you to bring your personal first aid kit as well)
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches.
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
- Immodium or Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
- 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as mole skin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc. Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics for general use.
- Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies).
- Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave on at our office in Kathmandu just in case if you need to change the date of your).
- Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
- Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks. A string taped to the stick is helpful, to hang around your neck and some are now being sold with a cord already attached. Handy as it avoids you from having to stop and look for it.
- Toiletry kit. Be sure to include hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer
- 2 bandanas.