Nepal is a home to 850 species of native and migratory birds making itself the bird watcher’s paradise. Among these 500 species are found in Kathmandu valley alone. The hills surrounding the Kathmandu valley grants a wide range of ecological diversity from primary and secondary forest to Rhododendron, Oak and Pine forest. Other than this wetlands and open fields in the valley make a wide habitat for many species of birds. The most popular Bird watching spots in Kathmandu valley are Pulchowki, Godavari, Nagarjun, Bagmati River, Taudaha and many others. Apart from this different species of birds are found in Nepal depending upon the vegetation and altitude. Nepal too provides habitat to many endangered species of birds like Impeyan Pheasant, Lophophorous and Spiny babler. So grab your binoculars and drench yourself in the beautiful world of birds for a rewarding experience which is Nepal ready to serve.
Kathmandu valley is surrounded by magically beautiful hills from all the sides. These densely forested hills provide the ideal habitat for the diverse species of birds. The focal-point of all
Shivapuri watershed and wildlife reserve situated 12kms north of Kathmandu is one of the most happening destination for bird lovers. We can reach there either from Sundarijal or from Budanilkantha.
Pulchowki is yet another paradise for bird lovers providing habitat to different species of Birds. Pulchowki is situated at the altitude of 2760m and 18kms southeast of Kathmandu. a short drive to Godavari
Covering the area of 932sq km Chitwan is situated 160kms away from Katmandu. You can get there within a 4 to 5hours of bus drive or by 45min of scenic