This trip generally involves an average of 4 – 5 hours slow but steady walk in a day. This rating is for less than 7 days walk below 3500 meters.
Our bird watch trip is located in Nagarjun Hill which is 9 km far from Kathmandu Valley at an altitude of 2128m. Nagarjun hill is located inside Shivapuri National Park. The hike offers bird watching experience inside the jungle as well excellent views of mountains from the top.
Nagarjun Hill bird watching starts after a short drive from the city of Kathmandu. We follow an ascending trail through the jungles towards top of Nagarjun. We can see several spices of birds such as Northern Eagle, Owl, Red-billed Blue Magpie, Long-tailed Mountain Thrush, Chestnut-headed Bee-Eater, Maroon Oriole and many more. The hike towards the top of the hill takes around 2 hours and from there we can have splendid views of mountain ranges. We can see there Buddhist monasteries filled with prayer flags. After having wonderful time at Hill, we descends back and drive back to Kathmandu.
Trip start point /meeting point: Langtang Ri Office , Nurshing chok , Tridevi marg, Thamel, KTM
Trip Start Time: 6 am
Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. Some items of equipment are available for hire from us as like Down Jacket
Footwear : Well broken-in walking shoes - these must be suitable for snow, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.
Clothing : Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, sun hat, gloves, track suit.
Other equipment: lock, day pack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve.
Other items: Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, pocket knife, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.