Kathmandu bird watching tour is for bird lovers around the world. This tour is for people who have knack for birds. Furthermore, this tour remains limited to only kathmandu valley. People of all age group and fitness level are welcome to join this tour.
Kathmandu valley bird watching tour mostly remains in the hill stations of Kathmandu. Few hill stations are Phulchowki in the south and Nagarjun national park in the north. Not to forget, Godavari Botanical Garden is also included in this tour. This is because some endangered and beautiful species of birds visit this place.
To begin with, the tour begins in Phulchowki. Phulchowki is the highest hill surrounding Kathmandu valley. This hill station is at 2791 meters from the sea level. Furthermore, it is a perfect place to watch the birds in serene ambiance. On the other hand, this is a famous summer and winter retreat for the people of Kathmandu valley. Talking about the birds in Phulchowki, it is home of several species of birds and butterflies. You can reach the top of this hill on foot by hiking or on a vehicle.
Moving on, Kathmandu Birdwatching tour makes its way to Godavari Botanical Garden. This garden lies on the foot of Phulchowki. In the first place, it is protected area with artificial green houses, natural stream and a pond. Second, it is home of around 100 species of birds and butterfly.
Last but not the least, this tour end in Shivapuri – Nagarjuna National park. This national park is the largest conservation project around Kathmandu valley and is a heaven for bird lovers. Also, one can easily see this national park from any corners of valley of Kathmandu. The protected area is a widely spread lush green forest. Additionally, it runs from the western rim to all the way to the eastern side. The area homes many endangered species of flora, fauna and birds as well. An easy walk on the trails and best birdwatching trip in Nepal without having to break back.
Attractions for birdwatchers:
- Over 300 species of birds recorded till the day
- Regular sightings of babblers, warblers, tits, thrushes, minivets, woodpeckers, eagles
- Rhododendron of different hue in the spring season
- Rare sighting of surprised visitors and migrant species
- 100 species of birds in Botanical garden
Amongst 100 species some species include lesser racket-tailed drongo, Tibetan siskin and the spotted forktail. Come join us on this beautiful Kathmandu Bird watching tour today!
|Trip Code: BT 171
|Total Duration: 01 days
|Destination: Short Hiking
|Best Time: All year round
|Trip Grade: Easy
|Group Size: min 2