Bird Watching Tour in Nepal

10 Days

Nepal stands as a paradise for bird enthusiasts, boasting an impressive count of over 856 species, which is nearly 10% of the world’s total bird species. The Kathmandu Valley alone hosts around 500 species, making it a hotspot for birdwatching. Popular birdwatching spots in Kathmandu include Phulchoki, Godavari, Nagarjun, Bagmati River, and Taudaha. Whether you explore the lowlands or reach the highest areas like Everest, Nepal’s diverse birdlife offers a captivating experience.

Embarking on a birdwatching tour with BG Travel provides a fantastic opportunity to discover Nepal’s avian wonders. With 873 bird species, accounting for 10% of the world’s total, Nepal’s diverse habitats encompass wetlands, lakes, tropical forests, coniferous zones, and Himalayan regions. The birdwatching trip duration can vary from 3-4 days to several weeks, allowing for a personalized and enriching experience.

Birds of Kathmandu Valley: The Kathmandu Valley boasts over 500 bird species, offering a varied ecology from primary and secondary forests to rhododendron, oak, and pine forests. Wetlands and open fields within the valley provide a diverse habitat for numerous bird species.

Bird Watching Tour in Koshi Tappu National Park: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve features 400 bird species, including unique sightings like the spotted wren babbler and the olive ground warbler. The reserve hosts over 20 species of ducks, ibises, storks, egrets, herons, and endangered species like the swamp partridge and Bengal florican.

Bird Watching in Chitwan National Park: Chitwan National Park, covering 932 sq. km., supports around 450 bird species. The park offers opportunities for elephant safaris, canoeing, nature walks, and birding, allowing visitors to spot species like the great one-horned rhino, four types of deer, wild boar, sloth bear, leopard, bison, and the Royal Bengal Tiger.

Bird Watching in Phulchowki: Phulchowki, the highest peak encircling the Kathmandu Valley, stands at 2760m. It provides an ideal introduction to Nepal’s birdlife, featuring species like Besra, Black Eagle, Mountain Hawk-Eagle, Kalij Pheasant, and many woodpeckers, warblers, and laughing thrushes.

Bird Watching in Pokhara: Exploring the forest along the southern shore of Lake Phewa in Pokhara offers sightings of various birds, including eagles, vultures, pheasants, ducks, and flycatchers. The picturesque backdrop of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhare mountains enhances the birdwatching experience.

Bird Watching in Royal Bardia National Park: Royal Bardia National Park is home to Bengal florican, lesser florican, silver-eared mesia, saurus crane, and a variety of other bird species.

These birdwatching excursions provide an immersive experience in Nepal’s rich avifauna, making it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts.


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Bird Watching Tour in Nepal

  • Destinations
    • Bhutan
    • India
    • Nepal
    • Tibet
  • Adventure Sports
    • Jungle Safari in Nepal
    • Rafting in Nepal
  • Trekking
    • Annapurna Round Trek
    • Dolpo Trek
    • Everest Base Camp Trek
    • Langtang Trek
    • Makalu Base Camp Trek
    • Manaslu Round Trek
    • Mustang Trek
    • Rolwaling Valley Trek
    • Simikot Trek
  • Expeditions
  • Extra Activities
  • Peak Climbing