Culture & Birding Combinations  9 Days - Private Tour

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Extremely Popular

Trip Grading:
Light Adventure
Max Elevation
2760 meters
Major Attractions
Rich Birdlife, Cultural Experiences, Jungle Adventures, Scenic Landscapes, Iconic Landmarks, Boating Experience, Cultural Shows, Wildlife Encounters, Scenic Drives
Best Season
Spring and Autumn
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided as per the itinerary.
Cozy stays in selected hotels or lodges
Transportation options
Private vehicles, domestic flights
Trip Start/End


Kalij Pheasant, Speckled Piculet, Bay, Crimson-breasted,brown-fronted, Rufous-bellied, Darjeeling Woodpeckers, Great, Golden-throated and Blue-throated Barbets, Oriental Cuckoo, Large-hawk Cuckoo, Collared spotted and Asian Barred Owlet, Speckled and Ashy Wood Pigeon, Barred Cuckoo Dove, Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, Black Eagle, Mountain Hawk Eagle,Orange-bellied Leafbird, Red-billed and Yello-billed Blue Magpie, Grey Treepie, Maroon Oriole, Scarlet, short-billed and Long-tailed Minivet, Yello-bellied fantail, Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush, Orange-headed and Scally Thrush, Gre-winged and White-collared Blackbird, Black-throated Thrush, Rufous-gorggeted, Little pied, Ultramarine, Verditer, Grey-headed Canary Flycatches, Large, Rufous-bellied adn Small Niltava, Indian Blue Robin (only in spring), Orange-flanked, Golden and White-browed Bush Robin, White-tailed Robin, Blue-fronted, White-capped, Plumbious, White-throatd and Hodgson’s Redstart, Spotted, Little, Slaty-backed and Black-backed Forktail, Grey Bushchat, White-tailed, Chestnut-bellied and Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, Wallcreeper, Ibisbill, Rusty-flanked, Eurasian and Brown-throated Treecreeper, Green-backed, Black-lored, Sultan, Yellow-browed and black-throated Tit, Red-rumped Swallow, Nepal House martin, Himalayan, Mountain, Black, Red-whiskered Bulbul, Striated, Grey-breasted Gracefull, Grey-crowned, Ashy, and Rufous-vented and plain Prinia,  Chestnut-headed and Grey-bellied Tesia, Bush Warblers, Bristled, Rufous-rumped and Striated Grassbirds, Reed Warblers,  Warblers, White-throated, White-crested, striated, streaked, Rufous-chinned, Spotted, Grey-sided, and Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrushes, Scimitar Babblers, Wren Babblers, Red-bill Leothrix, Nepal Cutia, shrike Babblers, Hoary-throated Barwing, Minlas, Fulvettas, Yuhinas, Parotbills, Rufous Sibia, Flowerpeckers, Sunbirds, Citrine, White-browed and more Wagtails, Weavers, Pipits, Rufous-breasted Accentor, Munia and Avadavat, Rose Finches and Buntings.

Detail Itinerary

Full day Phulchowki – Phulchowki (2760 m) is the highest of the mountains encircling the Kathmandu valley. This broad-leafed-sub tropical forest is the richest for birds and wildlife in the valley and remains the most convenient place to see some of the birds that are rare or local to Nepal. Phulchowki lies 18 km south east of Kathmandu above Godawari village (1525 m) Visit for Bird Watching. Pack lunch will be provided.

Post breakfast drive to Chitwan National Park (180kms, Approx. 5hrs. drive).rnThe Chitwan National park lies in the Terai region of southern Nepal and is reputed to be the best managed National in Asia. It encompasses an area of 360 square miles of sub – tropical forests comprising of grasslands, Sal forests and riverine forests. The diversity of this luxuriant vegetation provides the ideal habitat for the over 53 different kinds of mammals and the 525 different species of birds which have made Chitwan their home. Overnight at Jungle Lodge near the Park.rnIn the evening Tharu Cultural Show, and briefing about next day’s program.

Early morning elephant back safari and then back to resort for Breakfast. Till lunch free for individual activities. PM jeep drive into deep forest about 3 hours subject to available, other wise another Elephant Safari for two hours. Then back to resort.

Early morning elephant back safari for an hou, Post breakfast drive to Pokhara (160kms, Approx. 3 – 4 hrs. drive), overnight at Fishtail Lodge or Choosen one.rnrnPokhara – a name evocative of peace, serenity and astounding beauty, against the spectacular backdrop of the Annapurna range, with the imposing massif of Machhapuchre, the Fishtail peak, dominating the scenery: Fewa Tal, the placid lake of Pokhara, combine to offer an ambience few places in the world can offer. Evening boating in Fewa Lake for an hour.

Morning drive to Sanrangkot, to view Sunrise and drive back to hotel for breakfast. Post breakfast sightseeing of Pokhara including World Peace Stupa, Davis Fall, Gupteswor mahadev Cave.

Post breakfast drive to Kathmandu (200 kms, Approx 6 hrs. drive), overnight at your hotel.

we visit the medieval city of Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon. It is situated about 17 kms east of Kathmandu and was one of the three kingdoms of the Mallas. Here we shall visit the Lion Gate, picture Gallery, beautifully embellished golden gate and 17th century palace of Fifty-five Windows. The city’s ancient temples and palaces are magnificent examples of Newari craftsmanship with their beautiful carved wooden windows and latticework, and Bhaktapur’s people are still renowned for their pottery and hand-woven Fabrics, including the traditional local red and black saris.rnrnIf time permits then, we visit Pashupati Nath – Pashupatinath Temple, famous for its superb architecture, two-tiered golden roof and silver doors. Built in 1696 and dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is the most sacred of Nepal’s Hindu temples and a famous pilgrimage site.

What’s included?

What’s Excluded?

  • Flights: International airfare to and from Nepal.
  • Personal Expenses: Souvenirs, extra activities, and other personal purchases.
  • Travel Insurance: Secure coverage for medical emergencies and trip protection.
  • Visa Fees: Obtain necessary tourist visas for entry into Nepal.
  • Gratuities: Consider tipping guides, drivers, and hotel staff for exceptional service.
  • Optional Extras: Explore additional activities not included in the package.
  • Extra Meals: Enjoy additional meals beyond those specified in the itinerary.
  • Alcoholic Beverages: Indulge in drinks at your own expense.
  • Medical Costs: Cover expenses for medical treatment or medications.
  • Unmentioned Items: Any other services or items not explicitly listed as included.

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