Mowgli’s Package 35

Duration: 13 nights 14 days

Bird Watching Tour-Trekking-Ghorepani-Poon Hill-Annapurna Region-Wildlife Safari- Chitwan National Park

This 13 night 14 day bird watching tour offers you a great opportunity to see some high altitude and tropical lowland species of birds. The trek will be in the Ghorepani Poon hill area of the Annapurna region, this trek offers some superb views of the Himalaya which never fail to amaze. As well as trekking there will be a visit to the Royal Chitwan National Park, the park is renowned as a birdwatchers paradise as well as being famous for its protection of the Royal Bengal tiger and the greater one-horned Rhino.
     
Day One  Meet at the airport, transfer to hotel  
  Welcome drink  
  Check in hotel  
  Refresh, lunch and rest  
6: 00 pm Introduction to Nepal and review of trip itinerary  
7: 00 pm  Dinner at hotel  
     
Day two    
6: 30 am Breakfast
7: 00 am  Six hour drive to Pokhara.
1: 00 pm Lunch break 
2: 30 pm  Check in hotel
  Refresh and rest
4: 00 pm Short walk around Pokhara
6: 30 pm Dinner at hotel
     
Day three  
6: 30 am  Breakfast  
7: 00 am
Drive to Nayapul and the start point of the trek, the trail begins with by climbing up through rhododendron and oak forests to Ulleri via the towns of Birethanti at 1073m and Tikhedhunga at 1575m. Some of the many birds that can be seen today include Red-Headed and Eurasian-Black Vulture, Crested Kingfisher, Long-Legged Buzzard and Spotted and Bonnei's Eagles.
1: 00 pm Lunch break
5: 30 pm Overnight at hotel in Ulleri
6: 30 pm Dinner at lodge
   
Day four
6: 30 am Breakfast
7: 00 am Today the trail proceeds uphill through oak and rhododendron forests to Ghorepani at 2775m, Ghorepani lies in a clearing below a pass near a Deorali shelter and from here the various bird species include Eagles, Vultures, Pheasants, Accentors, Babblers, Warblers and Finches.
1: 00 pm Lunch break  
5: 30 pm  Overnight at a lodge in Ghorepani  
6: 30 pm Dinner at lodge  
     
Day five    
6: 30 am Breakfast  
7: 00 am Morning trek up to Poon hill at an elevation of 3400m, it is a famous viewing point and offers panorama of many of the Himalayan peaks in the Annapurna region. From Poon Hill the trail descends into Tadapani at 2650m, along the trail some of the many birds that can be seen include Common hill Partridge, Koklas and Kalij Pheasant, Collard Owlet, Ashy-Wood Pigeon, Black Throated Parrot Bill, Red Headed Bullfinch.
1: 00 pm  Lunch break  
5: 30 pm Overnight at a lodge in Tadapani  
6: 30 pm Dinner at lodge   
     
Day six    
6: 30 am Breakfast  
7: 00 am The trail continues with a slow walk down through thin oak and short bamboo forests to the town of Ghandruk where we will spend the last night of the trek. Some of the birds that can be seen include Golden Eagle, Blue-Capped Redstart, Altai and Alpine Accentors, Red-Billed Chough, Spot-wing, White-browed and Crimson-Eared Rose Finches.
1: 00 pm  Lunch break
5: 30 pm Overnight at lodge in Ghandruk
6: 30 pm Dinner at lodge
   
Day seven
6: 30 am Breakfast
7: 00 am Back to Pokhara, the last days trek begins with a climb down through a variety of forests, including the sub-tropical, birds that can be spotted include Crested Kingfisher, Little and Slaty-Backed Fork Tails, Flycatchers, Warblers and Thrushes. The trek will end in the town of Birenthante, from where there is a short drive back to Pokhara 
1: 00 pm Lunch break  
5: 30 pm Overnight at hotel in Pokhara  
6: 30 pm Dinner at hotel followed by typical Nepali folk dancing  
     
Day eight  
6: 30 am  Breakfast  
7: 00 am Five hour drive to the Royal Chitwan National Park, where more than half the birds listed in Nepal are found! The Park is also renowned for the protection of endangered mammals, a fantastic wildlife experience.
12:00 pm Welcome drink  
  Refresh, lunch and rest
3: 00pm Short bird watching trip
5: 30 pm  Sunset views from the river bank with a drink
6: 30 am Dinner at hotel 
   
Day nine
6: 30 am Breakfast
7: 00 am Full day's bird watching inside the Royal Chitwan National Park, exploring different types of habitat including grassland and riverine forest this area is fantastic for birds, some of the species likely to be seen include Greater Himalayan and Black Rump Flame Back, Scarlet and Small Minivet, Chestnut Bellied and Velvet Fronted Nuthatch, Rose-Ring, Red Breasted and Plum-Headed Parakeet as well as Great Pied Hornbill, Jordon' s Babbler and Slender Billed Babbler. As well as birds a wide variety of mammals can be seen these include monkey, deer, wild boar, sloth bear, greater one-horned rhino and the elusive Royal Bengal tiger.
1: 00 pm Lunch break in the Park
5: 30 pm  Refresh at the Hotel, tea and coffee
6:00 pm  Views of the sunset at the river bank with a drink followed by trip evaluation.
7: 00 pm Dinner at the Hotel 
   
Day ten
6: 30 am  Breakfast at the Hotel  
7: 00 am Full day's safari on a four-wheel drive, covering all three types of habitat in the Park as well as some ox-bow lakes, and viewing the Park from a watchtower. This is a great trip with the opportunity to see a wide variety of birds like Wood Peckers, Parakeets, Pigeons, Cuckoo Shrikes, Magpies, Babblers, Prinias, Storks, Flycatchers, Eagles, Warblers and Starlings as well as the possibility of seeing the large mammals mentioned above. This day' s trip is topped off by a visit to the fantastic Crocodile Breeding Farm.
1: 00pm  Lunch break at the watchtower in the park.  
5: 30 pm Refresh at Hotel with tea and coffee followed by a trip evaluation
6:00 pm Views of the sunset at the river bank with a drink.
7: 00 pm Dinner at Hotel.
   
Day eleven
6: 30 am Breakfast at the Hotel  
7: 00 am Drive to Twenty Thousand Lakes' , walking for the most part this trip takes about four hours. Some of the species that can be seen include several species of water birds such as Storks, Herons and Egrets, as well as the forest species such as Magpies, Grey Headed Fish Eagles, Brown Fish Owls, Greater Himalayan and Black rumped Flamback, Crested Serpent Eagle, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers, Warblers and Parakeets. The lakes are surrounded by well preserved Sal forest, and it is a corridor area of the Royal Chitwan National Park, the lake has recently been listed as a RAMSAR site by the Wetland International Convention.
1: 00 pm Lunch at Hotel  
2: 30 pm Elephant safari, an unforgettable experience, it is possible to see many species of mammals such as greater one-horned rhino, deer, wild boar and maybe the elusive Royal Bengal tiger.
5: 30 pm Refresh at hotel with tea and coffee and views of the Sunset from the river bank.  
6: 30 pm Dinner at hotel  
     
Day twelve
 
6: 30 am  Breakfast
7:00 am  Early morning canoe trip and visit to the Elephant Breeding Centre
10: 00 am Back to hotel
10: 30 am Drive back to Kathmandu
1: 00 pm Lunch on the way  
5: 00 pm  Check in hotel  
6: 30 pm Dinner at hotel   
     
Day thirteen  
8: 00 am Breakfast followed by leisure time  
1: 00 pm Lunch break  
6: 30 pm Dinner followed by typical Nepali dancing and overall trip evaluation  
     
Day fourteen  
  Departure to the airport will depend on your flight schedule.  
   

 

Latest Packages