Bird Watching in Nepal

In this Package we visit Kathmandu Sightseen, Phulchowki and Koshi Tappu for the exclusive bird watching.

Phulchowki

Phulchowki is situated about 15km Southeast of Kathmandu, this mountain is 2759m high. It is a good spot for hiking. Rhododendron of different varieties and colors from pure white to dark red are found here. This is also the most popular bird watching spot in the valley. 265 species of birds are recorded here till date. The birds seen here include flycatchers, yuhinas, sunbirds, flowerpeckers, rosefinches, babbkers, warblers, tits, thrushes, minivets, woodpeckers, eagles and many migrant birds. Godavari, at the foot of Phulchowki hill where Royal Botanical Garden is situated, records over 100 species of birds including lesser Rackettailed drongo, Tibetan siskin and the spotted forktail.

Koshi Tappu
Koshi Tappu is easily accessible from Biratnagar after half and an hour drive. Biratnagar is well connected by road (519 km) and several flights with Kathmandu. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve lies on the flood plains of the Sapta Koshi in Saptari and Sunsari districts of Eastern Nepal. The Reserve covers 175sq.km and established in 1976. The vegetation is mainly tall Khar-pater grassland with a few patches of Khairsissoo, scrub forest and deciduous mixed riverine forest. The Reserve offers important habitat for a variety of wildlife. The last surviving populations (about 100 individuals) of Wild Buffalo are found here. Other mammals occurring here are hog deer, wild boar, spotted deer and blue bull. A total of 423 species of birds are recorded here, including 20 of ducks, two of ibises, many storks, egrets, herons and the endangered swamp partridges and Bengal Floricans. 183 species of different birds are recorded a day here. Visitors can see minimum 100 types of birds in a day.

Facts of This Trip

  • Duration 07 Night /8 Days
  • Activities: Bird Watching
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Camping
  • Region: KTM- Koshi
  • Grade: Easy
  • Group size:Min. 1- Max.12
  • Season:Autumn & Spring
  • Max. Altitude:
  • Transport:Drive in -fly Out

Bird Watching in Nepal Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing trip to Kathmandu city, Swoyambhunath, Patan city.

Day 03: Drive to Phulchowki. Back to Kathmandu, Transfer to hotel.

Day 04: Flight to Biratnagar, Drive to Koshi Tappu.
Koshi Tappu is easily accessible from Biratnagar after half and an hour drive. Biratnagar is well connected by road (519 km) and several flights with Kathmandu.

Day 05: Koshi Tappu.
Full day Bird Exploring activities on foot and in boats.

Day 06: Drive Koshi Tappu-Biratnagar and fly to Kathmandu.

Day 07: Kathmandu sightseeing -Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Bhaktapur.

Day 8: Transfer to the airport for international departure.

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