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Budget Birding (Shivapuri- Pokhara-Chitwan)
 
Day One  
 
Arrive at Kathmandu Airport, pick up and drive to Park Village Hotel and Resort. Welcome drinks. Check into the rooms. Refresh and relax.
6.00 pm Evening trip briefing and PowerPoint presentation on Nepal’s Cultural and natural diversity.
7.00 pm
Dinner and Overnight at Park Village Resort.
   
Day Two  
6.30 am Breakfast
7.00 am
Proceed to Shivapuri National Park entrance gate on coach with pack lunch. Start birding from Pani Muhan. Species include: Kalij Pheasant, Plumbeous Redstart, White Capped River Redstart, Slaty-backed Forktail, Orangeflanked Bush Robin. Continue birding to Nagi Gompa. Stop for picnic lunch at Nagi Gompa, the second largest Buddhist nunnery.
Continue birding to the ridge and return from the hiking trail watching more birds.
5.00 pm
Reach hotel for rest and leisure at the hotel
   
Day Three  
6.30 am Breakfast
7.00 am
Proceed to bus stop at Keshar Mahal to catch Greenline Tourist coach to Pokhara. Stop for lunch at Riverside Springs Resort. Check in to Pokhara View Garden on Modified American Plan (MAP) a quintessential hotel near lakeside and overlooking Annapurna Range.
Evening free. Dinner on own
   
Day Four   
6.30 am Breakfast
7.00 am
Walk to Rani Ban, watershed of Phewa lake, to watch birds of the sub-tropical forest. Possible sighting includes lesser racquet tailed drongo, green magpie, red-billed blue magpie, ashy drongo etc.
12.00 noon Return to hotel for lunch. Proceed to lakeside for birding to look for water birds
5.00 pm
Evening free,
7.00 pm
Dinner on own overnight at Pokhara View Garden Hotel
   
Day Five  
6.30 am Breakfast
7.00 am
Transfer to Chitwan by Greenline Bus, stop for lunch at Riverside Springs Resort. Proceed to Chitrasari, Chitwan and check in to Maruni Sanctuary Lodge on full board basis.
Bird watching in Kumrose community forest
6.00 pm Briefing on Chitwan, Tharu Cultural dance followed by dinner and overnight at Maruni Sanctuary Lodge
   
Day Six   
6.30 am Breakfast
7.00 am
Canoe ride and bird-watching inside the reserve looking for ruddy shelduck, green shank, osprey, stork billed kingfisher, green pigeon, pied hornbill, flycatchers, woodpeckers etc.
12.00 noon Return to hotel for lunch.
3.00 pm Elephant ride in the Kumrose forest to watch
6.00 pm Dinner and overnight at Maruni Sanctuary
   
Day Seven  
6.30 am Breakfast
7.00 am Depart to Kathmandu on Greenline Coach, with stop for lunch at Riverside Spring Resort.
Check in to Kathmandu Guest House on Bed and breakfast basis.
Leisure and Dinner on own
   
Day Eight  
7.00 am
Breakfast
Leisure
Departure
 


 
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  Kathmandu Valley   Bhaktapur Durbar Square   Chitwan
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Bird watching and hike in Shivapuri Nagarjung, Elephant Safari, River safari and Jeep safari in Chitwan, Trek to Everest, Langtang, Annapurna and Mustang, Scenic Mountain tour of Pokhara, Sarus Crane and Bird Watching in Lumbini the birthplace of Buddha, Sunrise and Sunset view from Nagarkot, Mountain Flight to see Mt. Everest and Himalayan Range, Tracking Wild Bengal Tigers and Wild Asian Elephants in Bardia, Mahasheer Fishing in Karnali River, White water rafting in Bhote Koshi and Trishuli River, Journey to the valley of Snow Leopards,