Wildlife Journeys in Nepal

Koshi Tappu Wildlife ReserveNepal is home to the different types of birds, wild animals and various types of vegetations. The jungle activities in Nepal has offered the tourists the maximum satisfaction in many ways. This activity is mingled with adventure and recreation both! This activity can also be labeled as 'finishing touch' to your tour! The dense and the green forest in the southern part is rich in wild animals some of them being the rare species. One horned rhino, Royal Bengal tiger and black buck deer can be considered as an endangered species. One may happen to across to see the Siberian ducks and cranes. Ghariyals and crocodiles are also the attractions in the area. This is a compact activity mixed with jungle walk, jungle drive, elephant ride and canoeing. Refreshing in the evening time holding beer, wine or whatever the choice is and flocking around camp-fire enjoying the cultural activity is another immemorable experience!

Many of the jungle activities are concentrated in Chitwan area the Southern part of Nepal but the Suklaphanta in West Nepal has also to offer the tourists some new experience which can be comparatively expensive than jungle safari in Chitwan. Wildlife activities at Bardiya National Park at the western part of Nepal, is also Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserveconsidered as one of the best wildlife activities in Nepal. This place, though is far from the major places, yet offers the excellent chances of viewing the wildlifes by close eyes. The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve at the entire eastern part of Nepal is the home to the last surviving population of wild arna (water buffalo), various deer, nilgai, mugger crocodiles and Gangetic dolphins. The reserve hosts mostly the bird-watchers from November - February. Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve, is home to tigers, leopards, rhinos, various species of deer (including an important colony of swamp deer), gharial and mugger crocodiles, otters and a wide range of bird life. Shivpuri National Park lying northwest rim of Kathmandu valley, also considered as the national park near the city offers the excellent bird watching facilities. The park harbors more than 250 species of birds including paradise fly catcher and many different kinds of mammals including leopard, beer, dear, antelopes etc. The national park is a mountainous region, rich in genetic diversity, densely covered by subtropical rain forest composing rhododendron, birch, oak and orchid forest.