Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park is the ninth National Park in Nepal and was established in 2002. It is located in the country’s mid-hills on the northern side of the Kathmandu Valley which is named after Shivapuri Peak of 2,732 m (8,963 ft) altitude. Shivapuri National Park is the closest National Park to the capital city. This Tour also offers magnificent mountain views and glimpses of wild animals. You will have the opportunity to see the eight species of Stork, Egret, Wood Pecker, and Black-headed shrike, six species of Pheasants, 17 species of Cuckoo, and 3 species of Crow. The best time for bird watching Trip is March and December.
- Phulchowki is estimated to have over 300 species of birds while Shivapuri National Park is said to be a habitat for 318 species
- Bird watchers can visit Phulchowki, Nagarjun Dada, Shivapuri watershed, and the Godavari to watch raptors like Spring babbler, Curis, Rufous Bellied Pied Woodpeckers, Black-throated parrotbill, Eurasian Jay, etc.
- Kathmandu Valley is also known to be home to Hoary-throated Barwing, Great Barbet, Hill Partridge, and mountain Scops, to name some.