Itinerary in details
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and you will be met at the airport by our representative who will be waiting with a Swiss Family Treks sign outside the terminal and transfer to Hotel by private car. Welcome drink and after you settle into the hotel there will be a group briefing with your tour leader. He will discuss the trek details and co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley by private van.
After brekafast in the hotel, Drive to Swayambhunath Stupa which is very close form the centre of Kathmandu. It takes some minutes to be there. This Temple is also known as Monkey Temple which is considered to be self made Stupa. Then visit to Boudhanath Stupa: the biggest stupa in Nepal and one of the bigger stupa in the world. You can basically experience Tibetan Buddhism, culture and way of life in Boudhanath Area. Boudhanath area is the authentic place to buy Tibetan stuffs. Again you will be visit Pashupatinath Temple and it is one of the most sacred temples in the entire Hindu world. It is a sacred place where Hindus come to die and to be cremated. The temple of Pashupatinath is a large double roofed, gilt pagoda, decorated with brass, the gateway is plated with silver. There are images of Shiva along with other statues, shrines and temples dedicated to other deities in the complex. A circuit of the Pashupati area takes visitors past a sixth-century statue of the Buddha, an eight-century statue of Brahma the creator and numerous other temples. There are rows of Shiva shrines and Hindu pilgrims from all over south Asia offering ceremonies to worship Shiva, the Lord of Destruction. Stay overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Day Excursion to Champa Devi, or village walk,overnight in Kathmandu or Pharping
Day 4. Today we drive to Bhakatapur, sightseeing in the old town. We drive for 2 hours and have Lunch Dolalghat at the river. After Lunch we drive to Simpal. Check into Basic Homestay. Local Dinner.
Day 5: Exploring the village, walk to waterfall.
Day 6: Walk to Okreni 3-4 hours walking time. We stop whenever we want to watch birds. Overnight in simple Lodge .
Day 7; We explore the incredible rhododendron Forest. After Lunch in Okreni, we walk back to Simpal
Day 8: Birdwatching in Simpal
Day 9 :Drive to Dulikhel, birdwatching and overnight in 3 star Hotel
Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu, afternoon shopping.
Day 11: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. Your leader will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.
Extension possible to go South into the Chitwan Nationalpark 3 night 4 days USD 625 to see totally different birds. Including flight and Full bord.
Join with us on Watching the Birds in Simpal Village in 2020/2021
Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by clients themselves.