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Chepang Hill Birding | Print |  E-mail

Chepang Hill, also called Siraichuli, is one of the least visited areas, where birders have recorded new species to Nepal in every single visit they made. The area lies at an altitude ranging1275-1875 metres. Among 567 species recorded in Chitwan, the rarest and endangered species are sighted in the forest and in Upardang Gadhi village surroundings.

Itinerary—6 days (Kathmandu-Birding-Kathmandu)

Day 01-Kathmandu-Hugdi 3hrs drive and Hike to Kaaule (5hrs hike)- Homestay 
Day 02- Breakfast-Birding in Kaaule surroundings –back to Homestay
Day 03- Breakfast and Birding hike to Upardang Gahdi (5hrs)—overnight at Gadhi Cottage
Day 04- Breakfast--Birding in Chispani Tar- whole day-Back to Gadhi Cottage
Day 05- Birding to –Gardas-to Padampur- to Sauraha in the evening
Day 06- Drive to Kathmandu

Bird Species sighted in the area:Silver-eared Mesia, Spiny Babbler, Red-faced liocichla Large Niltava, Orange-flanked bush Robin, Broad-billed warbler, Striated laughing-thrush, Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush, Streaked-breasted-scimitar Babbler, Silver-eared Mesia, Red-billed Leothrix, Rufous-winged Fulvetta, Whiskered Yuhina, Rufous Sibia, Fire-breasted flower-pecker, Pale blue flycatcher, Asian house martin, Black eagle, Long tailed Broadbill, Barbets, Leave bird, Cutia & more.