Travel to Nepal
Culture & Birding Combinations
Travel to Nepal

 

 Birds you might see:

Kalij Pheasant, Speckled Piculet, Bay, Crimson-breasted,brown-fronted, Rufous-bellied, Darjeeling Woodpeckers, Great, Golden-throated and Blue-throated Barbets, Oriental Cuckoo, Large-hawk Cuckoo, Collared spotted and Asian Barred Owlet, Speckled and Ashy Wood Pigeon, Barred Cuckoo Dove, Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, Black Eagle, Mountain Hawk Eagle,Orange-bellied Leafbird, Red-billed and Yello-billed Blue Magpie, Grey Treepie, Maroon Oriole, Scarlet, short-billed and Long-tailed Minivet, Yello-bellied fantail, Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush, Orange-headed and Scally Thrush, Gre-winged and White-collared Blackbird, Black-throated Thrush, Rufous-gorggeted, Little pied, Ultramarine, Verditer, Grey-headed Canary Flycatches, Large, Rufous-bellied adn Small Niltava, Indian Blue Robin (only in spring), Orange-flanked, Golden and White-browed Bush Robin, White-tailed Robin, Blue-fronted, White-capped, Plumbious, White-throatd and Hodgson's Redstart, Spotted, Little, Slaty-backed and Black-backed Forktail, Grey Bushchat, White-tailed, Chestnut-bellied and Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, Wallcreeper, Ibisbill, Rusty-flanked, Eurasian and Brown-throated Treecreeper, Green-backed, Black-lored, Sultan, Yellow-browed and black-throated Tit, Red-rumped Swallow, Nepal House martin, Himalayan, Mountain, Black, Red-whiskered Bulbul, Striated, Grey-breasted Gracefull, Grey-crowned, Ashy, and Rufous-vented and plain Prinia,  Chestnut-headed and Grey-bellied Tesia, Bush Warblers, Bristled, Rufous-rumped and Striated Grassbirds, Reed Warblers,  Warblers, White-throated, White-crested, striated, streaked, Rufous-chinned, Spotted, Grey-sided, and Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrushes, Scimitar Babblers, Wren Babblers, Red-bill Leothrix, Nepal Cutia, shrike Babblers, Hoary-throated Barwing, Minlas, Fulvettas, Yuhinas, Parotbills, Rufous Sibia, Flowerpeckers, Sunbirds, Citrine, White-browed and more Wagtails, Weavers, Pipits, Rufous-breasted Accentor, Munia and Avadavat, Rose Finches and Buntings. 

Itinerary Detail
Day 01 - Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, meeting and transfer to choosen Hotel.


Day 02 - Full day Phulchowki - Phulchowki (2760 m) is the highest of the mountains encircling the Kathmandu valley. This broad-leafed-sub tropical forest is the richest for birds and wildlife in the valley and remains the most convenient place to see some of the birds that are rare or local to Nepal. Phulchowki lies 18 km south east of Kathmandu above Godawari village (1525 m) Visit for Bird Watching. Pack lunch will be provided.

Day 03 - Drive to Sankhu and walk up to Telkot and drive to Nagarkot - Tucked away in the upper reaches of Kathmandu Valley is Nagarkot with a history that dates back to the first human settlement of the valley. Once a busy trade route to Tibet, Nagarkot still maintains its popularity for its spectacular sunrises and sunsets over the Himalayas. The panoramic view of the Himalayas that Nagarkot offers stretches over 300kms. , Overnight at The Fort Resort.

Day 04 - Post breakfast drive to Bhaktapur - Sightseeing - Situated at an altitude of 1380 m, Bhaktapur (or Bhadgaon as popularly know as) covers an area of four square miles. Bhaktapur or "the City of Devotees" still retains the medieval charm and visitors to this ancient town are treated myriad wonders of cultural and artistic achievements. and drive back to Kathmandu for over night.

Day 05 - Fly Ktm/ Biratnagar and drive to Koshi Tappu - Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserve lies on the alluvial flood plain of Sapta Koshi River in southeastern lowland. Almost all eastern and western embankments of the river define the area. The reserve was officially gazetted in 1976 giving it a status of the wildlife reserve having an area of 175sq.km. The river Sapta Koshi (largest river of Nepal Kingdom) flows through the reserve that is one of the three main tributes of Ganges.

Day 06 - Full day bird watching activities at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.

Day 07 - Full day Bird watching activities at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.

Day 08 - Drive Koshi Tappu to Chitwan National Park, Chitwan National Park located in the southern middle Terai of Nepal was established as a National Park for the conservation of Asia's wildlife in 1973. Originally the park served as a reserve for the personal use of the royal family. At that time, dignitaries came from all over the world to take part in great hunting expeditions. Now, Chitwan serves as an example for all of Asia as a prime example for conservation, overnight at Lodge near the Park.

Day 09 - Full day Jungle activities at Chitwan National Park.

Day 10 - Full day Jungle activities at Chitwan National Park.

Day 11 - Drive Chitwan/ Lumbini, Lumbini is the hallowed birthplace of Lord Buddha, the Apostle of peace. The enlightened one was born there over 2500 years ago. The Objects worth seeing there are the scattered ruins dating back to the days of the Buddha. In and around Lumbini, the remains of the historic palaces, monasteries, temples and above all, a stone kept there by India's great king Ashoka to pinpoint the exact place of birth of the Budhha are there to take you back by ages. The sacred Buddhist pilgrim spot is a recent addition in the roster of Nepal's World Heritage sites, overnight at Lumbini Garden New Crystal or Similar.

Day 12 - Sightseeing and bird watching program in Lumbini.

Day 13 - Drive Lumbini/ Tansen stopping few places for Birds and land scape - The township of Tansen bears a rich legacy of the traditional art and architecture. Perched on the lap of the spectacular Srinagar Danda (hill) Tansen, commands a gorgeous panorama of the Himalayas as well as the plains of Terai. Overnight at Hotel Srinagar.

Day 14 - Drive Srinagar/ Pokhara - If Kathmandu is the cultural hub of Nepal, Pokhara is its center of adventure. An enchanting city nestled in a tranquil valley; it is the starting point for many of Nepal's most popular trekking and rafting destinations. Overnight at Fishtail Lodge or chossen Hotel.

Day 15 - Full day Sightseeing and bird watching activities in Pokhara valley.

Day 16 Full day Sightseeing and bird watching activities in Pokhara valley.

Day 17 - Post breakfast drive back to Kathmandu and overnight. In the late evening transfer to a authentic Nepali Restaurant for farewell dinner with culture program.

Day 18 - Full day Bird Watching at Nagarjun with pack lunch.

Day 19 - Transfer to airport for final departure.

 

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