- HB Kham
If you are enthusiastic about watching birds chirping in the green trees with melodious tunes and love to observe the raw beauty of the nature in its infancy, probably Nepal is your best destination where you will come across a dozen of conservation areas, marshy land, parks and natural sanctuary that readily harbor various species of birds including some rare birds found in Asia and the world. So, you can plan a Nepal tour just for bird watching which will be full of fun and unlimited enjoyment.
Nepal is home to hilly and mountainous regions including Mt Everest and many other higher peaks popular in the world. All three topographical regions including mountain, hill, and plain (Terai) regions are replete with plentiful forest areas where you will have opportunities to watch various birds.
Why watch birds in Nepal?
Why you should be engaged in bird watching tour in Nepal can be simply justified by the logical reasoning and argument that Nepal is home to at least 10% of world’s total number of birds where you can watch over 873 species of different birds as Nepal is the real paradise of bird’s watchers.
The birth land of Lord Buddha- Nepal- has suitable climatic and ecological conditions including wetland, lakes, tropical and subtropical forests, coniferous and Himalayan habitats suitable for the birds’ habitat.
You can just plan to visit Nepal on a 3-4 days trip to watch these rare birds at various national parks conserved for this purpose.
Where to watch birds?
The national parks where you can freely watch birds include Chitwan National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Royal Bardia National Parks, Langtang National Park, Shiva Puri National Park, Rara National Park, Khaptad National Park, Banke National Park, etc. The best time bird watching experience is during spring and autumn.
Bird watching tours or trips in Nepal can be done in juxtaposition with the jungle safari also. There are hundreds of private travel and tour agencies in Nepal that can operate bird watching tour for you. Just look into their readymade itineraries and the cost they offer to you for this trip.
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