per person

An ornithological tour that explores the birds of highland and lowland of Nepal
TripCode: NAT001
18 Day Trip 

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 are recorded in the country. This birding tour, “Birds of Nepal“,  is a great combination to see and experience the two different habitats of birds, a great way to explore the birds of Nepal, see the snowy mountains and local cultures.

Trip Highs
Exploring the Birds of Nepal from lowland to highlands such as Himalayan Vulture, 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 and Dhaulagiri peaks with 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 the finest Chitwan National Park of Nepal, located in the southern lowlands, that is well known for the birds and major wildlife of the country.

Level of GradeEasy to moderate trip

Best months: Dec, Jan and Feb though October, Nov, March, April and May are also good months

Nepal gets back its most of wintering migratory birds from the mid-Nov and stay till March-April. Summer visitors start migrating from mid-March onwards. 

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 @ [email protected] or [email protected]

16 Nights 17 Days
12+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
  • Departure Time
  • Return Time
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and light jacket
  • Included
In Kathmandu
Meet in Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel
Birding in Kathmandu
Day in Kathmandu with introductory birdwatching in Godawari
To Pokhara
Travel to Pokhara and overnight hotel
Birding in Pokhara
Day in Pokhara with birdwatching near and above the Phewa lake    
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
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
To Bhaisikharka
Great birding in Bhaisikharka and then to Tadapani, along with the creek of Banthanti and then to Deorali. Overnight lodge
To Deorali
Trek to Deorali while birding along the ridge and down the gorge to Banthanti, for overnight. Overnight lodge
To Banthanti
Trek over the ridge and down to Ghorepani to continue down to Banthanti through the beautiful forest and creeks. Overnight lodge
To Birethanti
Continue bird trek to Birethanti and climb to Chandrakot and then to Nayapul via Kande, overnight lodg
To Naudanda
Trek to Naudanda via Chandrakot, and Kande, overnight lodge
To Pokhara
Travel down to Pokhara lakeside with the view of Lake and Pokhara valley and soaring raptors. Overnight hotel
To Chitwan
Travel to Chitwan national park, nature and birdwatching in the afternoon, depending on the time of arrival.
Birding in Chitwan
Continue birding in Chitwan by walk and canoe
Birding in Chitwan
Continue exploring the birds of Chitwan national park on walk and jeep
To Kathmandu
Travel back to Kathmandu and overnight hotel
In Kathmandu
Half day heritage tour and free afternoon, overnight lodge  
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 [email protected] or [email protected]



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


  • 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




Spring/Summer 2020

  • 15 Feb- 08 March
  • 12 March – 02 April and
  • 07 April – 28 April


Autumn/Winter 2019/2020

  • 22 Oct- 12 Nov
  • 18 Nov – 09 Dec | 15 Dec-05 Jan 2020 and 
  • 10 Jan – 31 Jan 2020
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 for booking in 2020 and get 10% discount on whole tour