Chitwan bird watching tour - 7 Days

Chitwan bird watching tour

Overview

Chitwan is home to massive 544 species of birds. Chitwan National Park, also referred to as Royal National Park, is the first national park in Nepal established to save fauna and fowls. Some of the birds found in Chitwan National Park are Asian Openbill, Black-winged kite, Common Hoopoe, Cattle Egret, Asian Pied Starling, Spotted Bush Warblers, Cotton Pygmy Goose, Common Greenshank, Yellow-bellied Prinia, Grey Backed Shrike, Red Naped Ibis, Grey Wagtail, Paddy field Pipit, White Throated Kingfisher and numerous others. The National Park is blissful for animal and bird lovers due to the rich diversity present there. Chitwan National Park has been an enticing and intriguing spot for ornithologists all over the world. The best time for Bird watching in Chitwan is during October, November, February, March, April and May.

Trip Highlights

  • Chitwan National Park stretches over the districts of Chitwan, Parsa, Makwanpur, and Nawalpur. Recognised by World Heritage Site, the park is the first of its kind in Nepal
  • The National Park recorded over 544 species of birds in 2006 and is annually visited by several bird watchers and ornithologists
  • The place is famous for White-throated kingfisher, Grey-crowned Prinia, slender-billed babblers, storks, and bitterns

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel.

Our representative will meet at the arrival gate with a signboard for Mandala Holidays. Then you will be escorted to your selected hotel. The rest of the day can be spent at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2
Sightseeing of cultural UNESCO world heritage sites around Kathmandu

Today is the auspicious day of our tour. We visit some of the cultural UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. Swayambhu, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudha and Pashupatinath would be our touring destinations today. These heritages are the live reflector of the religious integrity and architectural wealth of Nepal. After the time you will get brief about the tour. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3
Drive to Chitwan

The next itinerary will be heading to Chitwan approximately 160 km away from Kathmandu. The drive will take about five hours. Chitwan National Park is a haven for some of the endangered species of birds and animals in the world. After freshen up discover Tharu life and culture through Tharu village and culture tour. You will see the colourful dances with traditional costumes and music. Overnight at Hotel

Day 4
Bird watching in Chitwan

This fourth day will serve you all the opportunities to dote amazing land mammals along with enchanting and colourful birds. We will be delighted to observe some of the most captivating land mammals and equally enthralling birds in this perfect setting of nature. The Chitwan is bird’s heaven and you will see the birds like Chestnut-Capped Babbler, Small Pratincole, Blue-Bearded Bee-Eater, River Lapwing, Long-Tailed Shrike, Emerald Dove, White-Browed Wagtail, Collared Falconet, Changeable Hawk-Eagle, Brown Crake, Red Jungle Fowl, Indian Peafowl, Striped Tit-babbler, Jungle Owlet, Black-rumped, Himalayan and Greater Flamebacks, Red-headed Trogon, Small Minivet, Spot-Winged Starling, Hill Myna and Chestnut-crowned, Pale-Footed and Spotted Bush-warblers. This day will offer you a plethora of chances to see animals like one-horned rhinoceros, royal Bengal tiger as well. This large variety of birds is lured towards the wetland and different rivers that National Park offers. The third will end with an evening dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5
Bird watching in Chitwan, Visit to Elephant Breeding centre

We will engage in more activities on this third day. The day will start with a fresh breakfast and bird watching. In the daytime light, we will be offering you the activities like Canoeing, Elephant breeding centre visit, Chitwan Jeep Safari and will return back to Hotel.

Day 6
Drive to Kathmandu

After having breakfast, we will get prepared for our Journey towards Kathmandu. We will be having our lunch on the way. In Kathmandu, we stay at a beautiful hotel in the centre of the town. Our office representative will come to pick you at your hotel for your Farewell Dinner at a Nepali restaurant in the evening.

Day 7
International Departure

Our office representative will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your International Departure. If you prefer to stay longer, you can go for short tours such as jungle safari at National parks, rafting, mountain biking etc.

Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Arrival, Departure Airport transfers
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley
  • Sightseeing Transfers
  • English speaking professional Tour guide
  • Kathmandu-Chitwan-Kathmandu transfer by private vehicle
  • Bird Watching Transfers
  • English speaking professional Birdwatching guide
  • 3-nights accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Basis
  • 3 nights accommodation in Chitwan on Full board basis
  • Tharu Cultural dance, Tharu village tour.
  • Farewell Gala Dinner
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Permit to monumental sites and National Park entry permit
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and Company Service Charge

Exclusions

  • Lunch and Dinner during stay in Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry Visa Cost
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance and Rescue
  • Extended Stay due to any natural disaster
  • Anything not included in inclusions

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Chitwan bird watching tour

Trip Facts

  • Bus/Jeep/Car
  • min 2 pax
  • 4 star Hotel/Resort
  • October, November, February, March, April and May.
  • Bird watching/Jungle walk
  • Monumental Sites and National Park Permit