Nepal is paradise for bird watching tour enthusiasts, as Nepal is home to as many as 867 species of birds. This percentage stands some 8 percent of world’s total population of birds. Of the total 35 birds which are globally threatened, 19 are in the verge of extinction and 15 restricted range species are recorded in Nepal. Nepal is also the home of many migratory and birds which are in the verge of extinction, therefore why Nepal has been an ultimate destination including for exploring of endangered and migratory birds. As many as 130 breeding and wintering species (that makes up nearly 15 percent of Nepal´s birds) are now considered nationally threatened. Habitat loss is the major threat to 86 percent of the birds at risk. Similarly, hunting, illegal trade and poisoning are other threats to birds in Nepal.
Both the wetlands and the open fields both inside and outside of Kathmandu valley have been the habitat for many species of birds. Of these all the features, bird watching tour is one of the most demanded tour package in Nepal. This trip is is possible all across the country, including in the Kathmandu valley. It has been enumerated that there are more than 500 species of birds inside Kathmandu valley, namely in Phulchoki, Godavari, Nagarjun and Bagmati River. These are some of the places famous form bird watching in the valley and there are various favorite spots for bird watching out of Kathmandu valley of bird namely—Chitawan National Park, Bardia National Park, Shey Phoksundo National Park, Rara National Park, Makalu Barun National Park, Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve to name. You will not only enjoy merely watching birds but have fun of taking pictures of incredible landscapes, and other rare animals and plants in the steamy jungles, thus Nepal is also a paradise for nature lovers. This particular, bird watching trip can be combined with other outdoor adventures including with Trekking and expedition or family trip.