Birds of Kathmandu

Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: No. Kids friendly above the age of 10 years

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2



English (fluent)

Birdwatching in Nepal

This tour includes all major bird watching sites that are very popular and important in Kathmandu from valley floor to its outskirts. Hosting some 400 species of birds, Kathmandu has some of the unique ecology, where one can find Spiny Babbler, an endemic species, to endangered, rare and globally threatened species. One can further enjoy birds of lowlands to alpine habitats.

Come and join me to explore and enjoy the birds of Kathmandu!


Day01: Travel to Godawari to the south of the valley by private car and start birdwatching in Godawari community forest and Botanical garden
Day02: To Shivapuri national park, to the north of the city and enjoy the birdlife of this beautiful nature parks
Day03:Travel To Nagarkot located some 35km off the city, a famous hill station, perfect for the birding in summer and for mountain view in the morning. Overnight hotel
Day04: Continue birding in the morning till noon and travel back to Kathmandu

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the hotel you are staying-need the prior confirmation to get picked up, within the ring road only.

End location: In prior confirmed location within, inside the ring road area only!

Duration: 6 hours

The normal duration is of 6 hours per day but it can be shorter or more and of course getting to the site and getting can be influenced by the traffic and how you are keen and see the birds


Private Toyota mainly or other similar standard cars will be used. If we have more people, I will use van or bigger vehicle on this tour

What’s Included

Private transportation to and from
Bird guiding expertise
National park and other entrance fee (community forest and Botanical garden)
One night hotel in Nagarkot with breakfast

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5000 Nepali Rupees - For any emergency, for your drinks etc. Above mentioned figure is about US$50 and its best to carry the local currency as you will not be able to use the $ case or almost no chance of using the credit card or ATM

What’s Extra

Food and drinks
Cost incur due to unforeseen events
Anything/s that is not mentioned in included section


I am not a driver but will arrange a car or van for the booked tours

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