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BIRDS of NEPAL

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Birdwatching Tour in the mountain and lowland of Nepal
TripCode: NAT001
17 Day Trip 

An ornithological tour that explores the birds of mid-highland and lowland of Nepal

Nepal is extremely rich in bird diversity, occupying almost 9% of the world’s birds. The diversity of birds decreases as you go towards higher elevation but there are many special birds that mainly inhabit that particular area. Whereas, lowlands of Nepal is where the most of the birds were/are recorded in the country. This birding tour, “Birds of Nepal”, tour is a great combination to see and experience the country of both regions of Nepal with the two different habitats of birds, a great way to experience the birds of Nepal, see the mountains nature and local cultures.

Trip Highs
Exploring the Birds of Nepal from lowland to highlands such as Great Hornbill, Great Slaty Woodpeckers, Bengal Florican, Prinia and Long-tailed Broadbill, Himalayan Cutia, Rose Finches, and many other globally threatened (GTS) and rare species from Nepal . Wildlife such as  Great One-horned Rhino, Big Cat and much more. At same time famous Himalayan peaks of stunning Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Fishtail.

Trek and Tour
In this trip, you will tour some of the best parts of the country, exploring the diverse species of birds of the Nepal with the stunning snow capped Himalayan views. The tours starts in Kathmandu with exploring the birds of Godawari/Phulchauki Hill as this is the best birding location near Kathmandu and is very scenic destination near Kathmandu. The next part is the birding hike through the Annapurna conservation area, that is well known for some of the most spectacular and highest mountain of the world such as Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhare peaks and is also rich in birdlife along with other wildlife such as Monkeys, Yellow-throated Marten, Common Leopard, Muntjac and Himalayan Black and Brown Bears etc.  After mountains, you will travel down to renowned Chitwan national parks located in the southern lowlands of Nepal. 

 Your next destination Chitwan national park is well known for the birds and wildlife of the country.

Level of Grade: Easy to moderate trip

Best months
October to April through Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb and March

For bird’s latter part of autumn and winters, the latter part of spring and summer can be the best birds migrate to the lower elevation in the winter and travel back to the hilly and higher part of the elevation in summer.

Bring along
A pair of binocular (8×42 or 10 x 40 recommended) and telescope if possible, Birds of Nepal field guide, pencil/pen and notebook, and camera.

NOTE: Apart from above dates. the tour can be organised and customized according to your available time and requirements.

Please contact us @ info@nature-treks.com or vimal@nature-treks.com

16 Nights 17 Days
12+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Kathmandu
  • Departure Time
    TBA
  • Return Time
    TBA
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and light jacket
  • Included
    BIRDS of NEPAL
1
In Kathmandu
Meet in Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel
2
Birding in Kathmandu
Day in Kathmandu with introductory birdwatching in Godawari
3
To Pokhara
Travel to Pokhara and overnight hotel
4
Birding in Pokhara
Day in Pokhara with birdwatching near and above the Phewa lake    
5
To Thulokot
Travel to Phedi and bird trek through the farmland, ridge and forest. Overnight at Thulokot, a great place to watch the migratory raptors in autumn and winter
6
To Landruk Phedi
Trek, while watching birds along the trail to Landruk and drop down to the river, Modi and overnight lodge Birding trek to Bhaisikharka via Ghamndruk and overnight lodge
7
To Bhaisikharka
Great birding in Bhaisikharka and then to Tadapani, along with the creek of Banthanti and then to Deorali. Overnight lodge
8
To Deorali
Trek to Deorali while birding along the ridge and down the gorge to Banthanti, for overnight. Overnight lodge
9
To Banthanti
Trek over the ridge and down to Ghorepani to continue down to Banthanti through the beautiful forest and creeks. Overnight lodge
10
To Birethanti
Continue bird trek to Birethanti and climb to Chandrakot and then to Nayapul via Kande, overnight lodg
11
To Naudanda
Trek to Naudanda via Chandrakot, and Kande, overnight lodge
12
To Pokhara
Travel down to Pokhara lakeside with the view of Lake and Pokhara valley and soaring raptors. Overnight hotel
13
To Chitwan
Travel to Chitwan national park, nature and birdwatching in the afternoon, depending on the time of arrival.
14
Birding in Chitwan
Continue birding in Chitwan by walk and canoe
15
Birding in Chitwan
Continue exploring the birds of Chitwan national park on walk and jeep
16
To Kathmandu
Travel back to Kathmandu and overnight hotel
17
In Kathmandu
Half day heritage tour and free afternoon, overnight lodge  
18
Trip concludes
Trip ends in Kathmandu, fly back or join another tour with us. The itinerary can be customized according to requirement. Please do feel free to contact us by info@nature-treks.com or vimal@nature-treks.com

TOUR LOCATION

Landruk

This tour is done in three main places such as Pokhara and Annapurna area. in Chitwan- lowland and Kathmandu itself
Birds of Nepal  Tours COST
US$ 2760 per person on twin sharing basis, Single supplement: US$ 650. Minimum number of pax: 2, Maximum number of pax: 10

Cost INCLUDE

  • Private land transportation 
  • Hotel accommodation on BB
  • Chitwan wildlife safari on full board
  • Trek arrangement on full board
  • Wildlife activities
  • National park and nature conservation fees
  • TIMs Card
  • Nature/Bird tour leader
  • List (post) of wildlife and birds copy
  • Porter service and support
  • Govt tax
  • Staff insurance
  • Post trip report

 

Cost Does NOT include

  • Your travel insurance
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
  • bottled drinks and beverages
  • Anything that is not mentioned above

 

Trip DEPARTURES 

 

Autumn/Winter 2018

  • 15 Oct- 04 Nov
  • 08 Nov – 28 Nov and
  • 01 Dec – 21 Dec

 

Spring/Summer 2019

  • 26 Feb- 18 March
  • 26 March – 15 April and
  • 20 April – 10 May

Autumn/Winter 2019

  • 15 Oct- 04 Nov
  • 08 Nov – 28 Nov and
  • 01 Dec – 21 Dec
NOTE: Apart from above given fixed departures dates, the tour can be organised and customized according to your available time and requirements. Do contact us in this email or call us