Bird watching tour in Nepal would be a magical journey with chance of spotting plenty of wings if you really love to watch birds. Diversified topographical variation and landscapes of Nepal from lowlands of Terai to high altitudes of Himalayas is a home to more than 800 species of birds. Here are some popular places in Nepal that you should not absolutely miss if you are true bird watching enthusiast.
- Bird Watching around Kathmandu Valley
If you visit Nepal then Kathmandu is where you will first land, the nation’s capital. And this place is famous for culture, temples along with plenty of bird watching opportunities at nearby hill stations. Godavari, Phulchowki and Shivapuri National Park marks the top spots for bird watching around Kathmandu Valley.
- Bird Watching at Chitwan National Park
Chitwan National Park is the home to abundance of wild floras and faunas. With just five hours drive from Kathmandu, you will arrive at Chitwan National Park, where you can spot colorful birds, a perfect birding destination. At Chitwan national park, you will experience plenty of bird watching opportunity with other endangered species like one horned rhino and even a Royal Bengal Tiger.
- Bird Watching at Koshi Tappu Wild Life Reserve
Koshi Tappu Wild life reserve at eastern Nepal is another popular bird watching destination in Nepal. More than 300 species of migratory birds have been recorded here with rare ones listed as endangered species. Along with bird watching, this place is home to various floras and faunas including wild buffalos and gangatic Dolphin.