Bird Watching Tour
Destination Nepal
Activity Tours in Nepal
Grade
Region Nepal
Max Altitude 2759
Final Destination Kathmandu, Koshi, Chitwan, Bardiya, Karnali, Nepalgunj
Starts From Kathmandu
Ends At Kathmandu
Accomodation Hotel
No. of Days 13
Preferred Season Jan | Feb | Mar | Dec |
Activities Per Day SightSeeing, Bird Watching, Safari
Bird Watching Tour
 
Bird Watching Tour is one of the tour package designed for those who are birds lovers and also for ornithologists. In this tour, you will enjoy watching different species of birds. The avifauna of Nepal include a total of 900 species.of which two are endemic, one has been introduced by humans and 74 are rare or accidental. Thirty-two species are globally  threatened.

Bagmati & Manohara Bird watching

Bird watching begins right here in Kathmandu by the banks of Bagmati and Manohara rivers. Birds sighted along these rivers are the Egrets, Herons, Kingfishers, Ibisbill, Wood Sandkipers and Plovers. The Chovar gorge is a recommended site for so. Away from human disturbances many birds are seen here.

Phulchoki Bird watching

An ideal location to start around the valley is Phulchoki, which is teeming with a wide variety of birds. Over 90 different kinds of birds have been recorded here including the endemic Spiny Babbler. Other birds found here are the Cutie, Mountain Hawk Eagle, Rufous Bellied Pied Wood Peckers, Black Throated Parrotbill etc.

The Shivapuri National Park & Wildlife Reserve Bird watching

This site is another popular destination for the bird watchers. It lies 2 km north of Kathmandu. Some of the birds sighted here are the Laughing Thrush, Crested Serpent Eagle, Little Pied flycathers, Ruby Throats, Babblers etc.

Nagarjun Bird watching

The other destination is Nagarjun, which lies northwest of Kathmandu, only 10 minutes drive from Thamel. Some of the birds sighted here are Pheasants, Magpies, Sunbirds, Rubby Throats etc.

Chitwan National Park Bird watching

Chitwan is the best destination for bird watching which lies 120 km southwest of Kathmandu. The birds found here are Cormorants, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Blue Indian Roller, Hornbills, Stork billed Kingfishers, Grey headed Eagles, Ruby Cheeked Sunbird, Bengal Florican, Large-tailed Night Jar, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Beaters & Lesser Florican etc. More than 500 species have been recorded only in Chitwan.

Koshi Barrage & Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Bird watching

The wildlife reserve and Koshi Barrage lie in the eastern Terai along the east west high way. A very large number of birds are seen along the wide Koshi River and in the grassland and marshes. About 26 species of Ducks are seen in the numerous ponds.  Birds found in these areas are Black Ibis, Honey kites, Os preys, Marsh & Pied Harriers, Stork Billed Kingfishers, Black Headed Orioles, Himalayan Ruby Throat, Peregrine Falcon, Patridges, Sand Pipers etc. Over 450 species of birds have been sighted here.

Bardia National Park Bird watching

Bardia is also a popular destination for bird watching which is covered by sal forest and the rest is riverine forests and glass lands. A boat ride on the slow moving river Karnali gives plenty of opportunities to see many varieties of birds in Nepal. The birds sighted here are the Ruddy Shelduck, Darters, Brahmini Kites, Brown Headed Gulls, Cormorants, Oriental Pied Hornbills, Night Heron & Purple Herons, Cinnaon Bitterns, Little Prantincole, Orioles & the majestic Peacocks etc. December to March is termed to be the best seasons for bird watching tour in Nepal.

Highlights

  • Day 1 Arrival Kathmandu
  • Day 2 Full day Sightseeing
  • Day 3 Full day bird watching trip in Phulchowki
  • Day 4 Drive or fly to Biratnagar (Koshi Tappu)
  • Day 5 Full Day sightseeing activites
  • Day 6 Drive to Chitwan
  • Day 7 Full day jungle activities in Chitwan
  • Day 8 Drive to Bardia National Park
  • Day 9 Full day Jungle activities in the Churia Hills
  • Day 10 Full day jungle activities in the Karnali River
  • Day 11 Drive to Nepalgun
  • Day 12 Kathmandu for shopping
  • Day 13 Final departure
  • Day 1(Arrival Kathmandu)
    On arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by Red Carpet Tours and Travels representative and transferred to hotel. After check in, you can either take a rest or hang around in the city depending on your interest and time constraint. In the evening, there will be a pre-trip discussion, introducing with your Tour guide. Overnight at hotel
  • Day 2(Full day Sightseeing)
    After breakfast, you will have full day sightseeing activities in the world heritage sites like Historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple (Pashupatinath), the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhists shrine (Buddhanath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. Our tour guide would assist you for the sightseeing activities in these areas. Overnight at hotel in kathmandu.
  • Day 3(Full day bird watching trip in Phulchowki)
    On this day, after breakfast, you will have full day bird watching trip in Phulchowki (2759m), & Godavari Botanical Garden where you will enjoy watching the bird. You will have lunch inbetween & overnight at hotel.
  • Day 4(Drive or fly to Biratnagar (Koshi Tappu))
    On this day after breakfast,you will proceed to another destination for your bird watching trip. You will drive or fly to Biratnagar and drive to Koshi Tappu.You will have leisure time for roaming around the valley & overnight at hotel.
  • Day 5(Full Day sightseeing activites)
    On this day after breakfast, you will enjoy bird watching tour for full day. butterfly & dolphin exploring activities
  • Day 6(Drive to Chitwan)
    On this day, after breakfast, you will drive to Chitwan and enjoy jungle walk in the evening.Overnight at hotel in Chitwan.
  • Day 7(Full day jungle activities in Chitwan)
    On this day, after breakfast, you will enjoy full day jungle activities which include nature walk, elephant ride, canoeing, visit elephant and crocodile breeding center in Chitwan. In the evening, you will enjoy the cultural dance show performed by local people of Chitwan along with varieties of dinner sets at hotel..Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 8(Drive to Bardia National Park)
    After breakfast, you will proceed your drive to Bardia National Park where you will enjoy the various ungle activities.In the evening,you will take at walk to the Bardia National Park to watch various species of birds & animals that are found in Nepal. Then overnight at hotel.
  • Day 9(Full day Jungle activities in the Churia Hills)
    On this day, you will have full day Jungle activities after breakfast.It includes elephant back safari, nature walk, jungle drive, bird watching and trekking in the Churia Hills to observe more species of birds & enjoy the natural beauty. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 10(Full day jungle activities in the Karnali River)
    On this day, you will have full day jungle activities which includes your visit to Tharu village, amazing dolphin viewing, rafting in the Karnali River. In the evening you will enjoy the haru (ethnic tribe) cultural dance performance & overnight at hotel.
  • Day 11(Drive to Nepalgun)
    You will end up your bird watching tour  on this day & drive to Nepalgunj which will take for about 2 hrs from Chitwan & fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel & overnight stay at hotel.
  • Day 12(Kathmandu for shopping)
    You will have free day in Kathmandu for your personal shoppings. You can enjoy the round walk in the streets in the evening time & overnight at hotel.
  • Day 13(Final departure)
    Final departure to onward destination. NOTE: We will customize the itinerary as per the requirement of the customer other than the above. For Trip Cost,please contact us.

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