Nepal Birdwatching Tour
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, overnight at Hotel
Our airport representative receives you from the airport and takes you to your hotel
Day 2: Full day Birdwatching - Godawari Botanical Garden surrounding.
Day 3: Half Day birdwatching –Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park, half day Sightseeing
(Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath and Pashupatinath)
Take a breakfast and meet your guide. Enjoy his accompany throughout the whole day. A approx 45 min drive takes you to The Entrance gate of Shivapuri National Park. Shivapuri is the next highest peak among the 4 hills surrounding the Kathmandu Valley with the height of 2732m.positioned towards the north of the Kathmandu Valley, Shivapuri was declared as a Watershed and Wildlife Reserve in 2002. Shivapuri lies in the alteration zone between subtropical and temperate climate, the vegetation consists of a variety of natural forest types, depending on altitude and aspects. Thus it is an ideal habitat for hundreds of animals and birds including 177 species of birds of which 9 are enlisted as endangered. Some of the birds in this area are the Laughing Thrush, Crested Serpent Eagle, Little Pied Fly Catchers, Ruby - Throats, Babblers. Pheasants, magpies, sunbirds and ruby-throats and Himalayan Flameback After wandering into the woods of Shivapuri we come back to Kathmandu to explore Kathmandu Durbar Squire, Swoyambhnath and Pashupatinath. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 4 Drive to Chitwan National Park –Evening Tharu Cultural Show:
Take a 5 to 6 hour luxurious bus/jeep/car drive to Chitwan National Park. Upon arrival at the hotel enjoy the refreshment drink and attend the briefing about the accommodation and the facilities. After a short rest, visit Tharu village and the National Park Visitors Center. Enjoy the wonderful Sunset views from the riverbank which is flowed by dinner. After dinner participate and enjoy Tharu Cultural Show.
Day 5 Full Day Birdwatching.
The tour starts after the breakfast. The guide will take into the wild w ere you can enjoy watching many species of the birds mlike Chestnut-capped Babbler, Small Pratincole, Blue-bearded Bee-eater, River Lapwing, Long-tailed Shrike, Emerald Dove, White-browed Wagtail, Collared Falconet, Changeable Hawk-eagle, Brown Crake, Red Jungle fowl etc. After watching birds for 2-3 hrs we get back to hotel and take rest. Dinner and overnight at hotel hotel.
Day 6 Birdwatching, Elephant Ride, Canoeing
Start the day with composed canoe trip in Small River. Today we head towards Bis Hjar Tal (20 thousand lakes) where some of the rare and migrated birds inhabit. The drive is around 20 min drive from hotel. You will be able to see birds like Collared Falconet, Changeable Hawk-eagle, Brown Crake, Red Jungle fowl, Indian Peafowl, Striped Tit-babbler, Jungle Owlet. Drive back to resort. Lunch and elephants back safari in the evening allows you to watch many other local and guest species of birds. Dinner and overnight in Resort.
Day 7 Drive to Pokhara- Evening Birdwatching surrounding Fewa Lake
Take breakfast and transfer to the bus station. Take 5 hours scenic drive to Pokhara. Check in the hotel, evening explores the bird hub around the lake side Pokhara. Overnight in hotel.
Day 8 In Pokhara -Full Day Birdwatching
Your birding guide will meet you at your hotel and will escort you to the bird paradise areas of Pokhara. This tour allows you to witness beautiful species of the birds like bessa, red-thighed falconet, pale harriers, forksails, many different laughing thrush, hill partridge, warblers, green magpie, yellow and red billed magpie, maroon oriole, white and grey bulbuls, flycatchers, bearded vultures, griffon vultures, Himalayan griffon, black eagle, golden eagle etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 Morning Birdwatching- Drive back to Kathmandu
Take a morning voyage into the Fewa Lake and watch some beautiful species of birds. Take breakfast and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 10 Departure
Transfer to airport and deparyre.