Bird Watching tour cost in Nepal 2024

  • Duration 5
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Meals Tea House
  • Accommodation
  • Max. Altitude 2700m
  • Activity Tour
  • Group Type Private
  • Group Size 1+
  • Best Season All seasons

Bird Watching tour cost in Nepal 2024 Overview

Nepal is a best place for nature travel experiencing the flora and fauna living in natural life which is quite and refreshing. The bird watching tour takes you to some of the quiet and calm national parks of Nepal which have been giving shelter to all species of birds since it was established.

The first destination is Shivapuri National Park which is the home of more than 600 species of bird. The next location is Pulchowki Hill that resides on border of Kathmandu city which is a lush forest in a hill with 289 species of bird and is a quiet and uncrowded forest. Another location is Taudaha Lake which is also a preferred nesting site for local birds and migrated birds along with water fowls. All these bird watching places is located inside Kathmandu valley. The other bird watching locations outside Kathmandu valley starts with Chitwan National Park which is the home of 800 species of birds. The Bardia National Park is another region for bird watching containing about 550 species of birds. There are other national parks of Nepal which have giving shelter to birds but they are geographically difficult to trek and need experience on trekking on mountains.Our company  Nepal Planet Treks have pre-packaged bird watching tour in Nepal which are grouped as easy, difficult and strenuous which lets the client to decide their type. We will also prepare customized and trailer-ed bird watching tour on request of clients. Our company is allied with a network of sister companies in all travel destination of Nepal which allows tourists to enjoy the same hospitality and service.

Which place in Nepal is known as birds paradise?
Jagdishpur Lake
Nepal shelters Jagdishpur Lake also known as the bird’s heaven / Nepal’s birds paradise. Jagdishpur Lake located in the Kapilvastu district is easily the best place to see the most amount of migratory birds.
Does Nepal have a special bird describe it?
, Pradip pheasant or danfe is a bird of the genus Lophophorus of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. It is the national bird of Nepal, where it is known as the danfe in Nepali. It gives 4 to 6 eggs at time after 27 days of conception. It is found in himalayan region where small bushes and rhododendron is available.
What are the visiting species of birds in Kathmandu and Nepal?
Nepal is also part of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot. It is home to several rare and endangered bird species. Nepal is home to various birds, including the Himalayan Monal, Satyr Tragopan, White-rumped Vulture, Hodgson’s Bushchat, and Spiny Babbler
Day to Day Itinerary
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  • Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
  • Depending on your arrival time, you may have the opportunity to explore some birding sites around Kathmandu Valley.
  • Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

  • Fly from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and drive to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.
  • Afternoon bird watching along the Koshi River and surrounding wetlands.
  • Overnight stay at a lodge in Koshi Tappu.

  • Full day bird watching and wildlife spotting in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.
  • Look out for species like the Bengal Florican, Swamp Francolin, and various species of storks, herons, and egrets.
  • Overnight stay at a lodge in Koshi Tappu.

  • Drive from Koshi Tappu to Chitwan National Park.
  • Afternoon bird watching and wildlife safari in Chitwan National Park.
  • Overnight stay at a lodge in Chitwan.
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Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

Departure Dates
  • We have daily departures for this trip from beginning March to May and from frist -September to mid-December. You can type in the number of passengers to book a reservation and select a date that is convenient for you. Due to group size, we never cancel a trip once you’ve made a reservation. If you would rather join the group, we will add more travelers on the selected date. You can let us know once you make a reservation or earlier.
Useful Info
TOP destinations famous for Bird Watching in Nepal
Taudaha (lake) & Chobar area.
Pashupatinath Temple area.
Swayambhunath area.
Chandragiri hills.
  • Some of the best places for bird watching in Nepal include Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park, Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, and the Annapurna Conservation Area.

  • The best times for bird watching in Nepal are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is mild and bird activity is high. The monsoon season (June to August) can also be good for bird watching, but the heavy rains can make travel difficult.

  • Nepal is home to over 850 species of birds, including a wide variety of resident and migratory birds. Some of the most sought-after species include the Spiny Babbler, Himalayan Monal, and various species of pheasants, raptors, and water birds.

  • While it’s possible to go bird watching on your own in Nepal, having a local guide can greatly enhance your experience. A guide can help you identify birds, navigate the terrain, and take you to the best birding spots.

  • It’s important to bring binoculars, a field guide to the birds of Nepal, a notebook and pen for taking notes, comfortable clothing and footwear, sunscreen, insect repellent, and plenty of water. A camera with a telephoto lens is also recommended for capturing bird photos.

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