Bird Watching Tour in Nepal

Nepal is paradise for wildlife tour. It offers bird watching tour in different places in Kathamandu. Kathmandu valley is surrounded on all sides by wonderfully green hills covered with dense forests. This forests and hills provide a safe heaven for various species of birds. Shivapuri National Park is very popular for bird watching hiking (tour), is situated on the northern of Kathmandu valley.
Shivapuri national park lies around 1050m to 2600 m above sea level. In the spring rhododendrons, magnolias, many wild bushy colorful flowers are blooming in the autumn and winter. The vegetation consists of a variety of natural forest types including pine, oak, rhododendron etc, depending on altitude and aspect. Recorded wildlife in the park includes mammalian species such as Himalayan Black bear, leopard, jungle cat, and rhesus monkey. The park is also home to 177 species of birds, including at least 9 threatened species, 102 species of butterflies with a number of rare and endangered species, and 129 species of mushroom.Together with during kathmandu valley rim trekking offers you famous bird watching tour spots around inside Shivapuri Water shade and Wildlife Reserve. From early autumn to late spring season many endemic and exotic birds can be seen around its calm nature. Recorded by bird scholars about 200 different species of birds made this region home for their living permanently and partially. At Phulchoki, you can see birds like the Crimson-breasted Woodpecker and the Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-babbler among others. We then head off to the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve where another great number of birds can be seen.


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