Nepal is a country with various unique local bird species, which makes it the ideal country for a bird watching tour! Explore the Bardia National Park and Chitwan, both especially great for bird watching. Observe, among others, Black Storks, Black Ibis, Woolly-necked Stork, Slaty-Woodpecker, Kingfishers, and Waders and Raptors, various partridges, quails and francolins.
The Bardia National Park is a wildlife reserve on Nepal’s border to India and has an amazing population of wild animals. Among those, Bardia has more than 250 species of birds, including the endangered Bengal florican and sarus crane. It is the largest national park in the Terai, a beautiful, unspoiled wilderness of sal forest and grasslands. Furthermore, Lumbini is not only the birth place of Buddha, but also inhabits many bird species to observe. Continuing to Chitwan National Park, we will explore the first National Park in Nepal that is listed as a world heritage site. Among the chance of spotting various mammal species, the park is home to many different birds that we can observe on our birdwatching tour.
Lastly, we will end our trip in one of Kathmandu Valley’s most beautiful National Parks: Shivapuri.
In addition, Nepal’s only endemic bird, the Spiny Babbler, was seen on our last visit. All our recent trips have yielded Wall creepers wintering along the Seti River. Among the Raptors, Mountain Hawk-Eagle, Bonelli’s Eagle, Lesser Spotted Eagle, Steppe Eagle, Shaheen Falcon, and Himalayan Griffon Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Shikra, Eurasian Griffon, northern sparrow-hawk and the Common Kestrel are likely to be seen. Other possible sightings are: Long-tailed Broadbill, Northern Goshawk, Steppe Eagle, Dark-throated Thrush, Yellow-bellied Fantail, Rufus-gorgeted Flycatcher, Orange-flanked bush Robin, Golden bush Robin, Spotted Fork-tail, Green-backed Tit, Striated Laughing-thrush, Rufus-winged Fulvetta, Dark-breasted Rosefinch, Chestnut-bellied Thrush, Red-billed Blue Magpie, streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler, Rusty-cheeked scimitar Babbler, Nepal Fulvetta etc.
01 Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer hotel
02 Flight to Nepalgunj, drive to Bardia National Park
03 Birding in Bardia National Park
04 Jeep with picnic lunch, whole Day Bird Watching
05 Boat ride on Karnali River and Birding
06 Drive to Lumbini
07 Lumbini, full Day birding tour
08 Drive to Chitwan National Park, evening explore
09 Full Day Chitwan National Park
10 Drive to Pokhara 5hrs
11 Full Day birding tour
12 Drive to Kathmandu 6hrs
13 Shivapuri National Park Birding
14 Transfer to Airport
Arrival in Kathmandu
Flight to Nepalgunj, drive to Bardia National Park
Bardia National Park
On the third day we will enjoy beautiful oxbow lakes, for observing waterfowls and other raptors.
Drive to Lumbini
Birding in Lumbini
Chitwan National Park
The second day starts after an early breakfast. We will spend the whole day in Chitwan National Park. Picnic Lunch. We drive back before sunset to enjoy dinner and the Tharu Culture Show. Possible sighting today includes: Great Hornbill, Bengal Florican, Silver-eared Mesia, Grey-headed fish eagle, Pallas fish eagle, King-fishers, Woodpeckers, Bee-eaters, parakeets etc.
Drive to Pokhara
Drive to Kathmandu 6hrs.
Shivapuri National Park Birding
In the evening we enjoy a farewell dinner with a traditional Nepali cultural show.
Bird Watching Tour around Nepal is a tour that designed for bird lover which really helps to understand in-dept birdlife of Nepal. It also provide an opportunity to see the birds that are no where seen in the world as well as other unique espies of world birding list.
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The different species of Avifauna listed in Nepal are total of 856 species. So, Nepal is the home for large variety of unique and rare species birds found in world. It consists of 8 % of world Species. Bird watching in Nepal can be the one of the most beautiful experience. Apart from various National parks, trekking trail, and conservation area different Varieties of Birds can be spotted in city areas as well. The amazing country can surprise you with the large variety of Bird List Sometime can be spotted in the Roof top of the neighborhood or in the balcony of the hotel the mostly seen are Sparrow, Parrot, Crow, Dove, myna, Owl, Eagel Vulture, Bulbul etc.
The birdwatching tour in Nepal can be very pleasant experience for those who loves birds and Nature. Birdwatching can be exploring from low land area to mountainous area in Nepal.
The most birdwatching places near Kathmandu valley are Phulchowki, Nagarjun, Shivpuri, Godwari park etc and birdwatching place out of Katmandu valley place are Koshi Tappu, Koshi Barrage, Chitwan national park, Bardia National park, Lumbini and mostly the trekking trail around the Annapurna region and Langtang region of Nepal etc.
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