Nepal is blessed with a vast array of exceptionally rich bird life with total of over 850 species recorded. A diverse topography and climate has resulted in a variety of habitats within the country, which are home to over 10% of the Worlds total bird population.
Nepal is a paradise for the birdwatcher. From the lowland jungle of the Terai and the Koshi Tappu barrage through dense rhododendron and Oak forest of the middle hills to the windswept plateaus of the high Himalaya there is always something to keep one twitching.
.. The highlight of the trip was a day's guided bird watching in the Chitwan National Park. Our guide Shivas was knowledgeable - tiger, elephant and rhino tracks and scat - and over 60 species of birds... Read More >
Day 1: Drive or fly to Chitwan National park. Later visit the local village (Tharu ethnic group) and walk back to the lodge through the community forest watching birds. Enjoy the sunset from the bank of Rapti river and look for animals across.
Participate in the Tharu cultural dance in the evening.
Day 2: Canoe ride along the Rapti river is the best way to watch aquatic birds and migratory birds. Two different species of crocodiles; Marsh Mugger and Gharial are found in Chitwan. Walk back through the Jungle and enjoy the elephant bathing. After lunch drive to Garial breeding center and museum at the National park headquarter. Slide show presentation in the evening followed by dinner.
Day 3: Go into the Chitwan jungle on elephant back. You will see four different kinds of deer, Asian single horn rhino, wild boar, leopard, sloth bear and the most elusive Royal Bengal Tiger. Walk back to the lodge for lunch birding. Later drive into the Jungle and walk back watching birds. Dinner.
Day 4: More bird watching in the morning and drive to next destination after breakfast.
Birds of Kathmandu Valley ( 8 Nights / 9 Days)
The tour is designed for those with less time. It is a full and very interesting tour providing the the best locations for bird spotting in the time available. We stay at three different.
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Birding tour with us:
Rare birds spottedNew species of birds identified in Koshi Tappu
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