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Mountain to Terai Plains (Shivapuri – Chitwan)
 
Day One  
 
Meet at the airport or hotel with garland and drive to Park Village Hotel & Resort, a nature based hotel surrounded by tree, flowering plants, birds and butterflies. It takes about fifteen minutes to reach the hotel. 
Welcome Drink 
Check in hotel
1.00 pm Lunch at the hotel
Refresh and rest
6.00 pm Presentation: Orientation of Nepal by eminent naturalist.
7.00 pm Outdoor barbeque dinner and overnight at Park Village Hotel
   
Day Two  
6.30 am Breakfast at Park Village Hotel & Resort
7.00 am 
Hike to Shivapuri National Park entrance gate. Climb up from entrance gate towards Nagi Gompa, a Buddhist monastery. On the way we stop for birding at Pani Muhan which is a reservoir of the Shivapuri watershed.  It is an excellent place to watch birds including forktails, redstarts, kingfisher, lauyghing thrushes etc. Main vegetation consists of Alder woods, Schima-Castanopsis forest, Mixed Oak-Laurel forest, and shrub lands with wild yellow raspberry, barberry, Gaultheria, etc.
12.00 noon
Lunch at Nagi Gompa. From Nagi we climb up towards Deurali, where one can have the magnificent view of three queen cities of valley. Vegetation is composed of mixed oaks and laurel forest. Common orchids include Coelogyne. On the way possible sightings of mammals are barking deer, wild boar, Himalayan black bear, yellow-throated marten, flying squirrel. Bird includes kalij Pheasant, common hill partridge, booted eagle, black eagle, Steppe eagle, crested serpent eagle, laughing thrushes, sunbirds, tits etc.
From Deurali we return to Nagi to join the evening prayer. Then proceed to Park Village Hotel and Resort.
7.00 pm
Dinner and overnight at Park Village Hotel and Resort
   
Day Three  
7.00 am
Depart Kathmandu on Green line Bus Service for Chitwan with stop at Riverside spring Resort for lunch break
Check in at Maruni Sanctuary Lodge
1.00 pm Lunch on arrival
3.00 pm Briefing on the facilities and management of domestic elephant at government elephant stable.
6.00 pm Slide show on the natural history of Chitwan
7.30 pm Dinner and overnight at Maruni Sanctuary Lodge
   
Day Four  
6.30 am  Breakfast
7.00 am
Elephant safari to see wildlife including rhinos, four species of deer, sloth, bear, wild boar and if lucky the elusive tiger. There is a great probability of sighting leopard in the Kumrose Community Forest.
12.00 noon Lunch
3.00 pm
Bird watching in the buffer zone forest, the specialties include parakeets, coucals, flycatchers, peafowl, red jungle fowl, brown fish owl, woodpeckers, storks, babblers, rubythroats etc.
6.00 pm Tharu cultural dance activity
7.30 pm Dinner and overnight at Maruni Sanctuary Lodge
   
Day Five  
6.30 am Breakfast
7.30 am Departure by Greenline bus with lunch stop at Riverside springs resort
 


 
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Best of Nepal Wildlife (Shivapuri – Pokhara – Lumbini – Chitwan)
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Recommended Destinations
  Kathmandu Valley   Bhaktapur Durbar Square   Chitwan
Recommended Activities
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,