Chitwan National Park is a magnet for avid bird watchers who are able to observe various resident and migrant bird species here. Bird watching is also one of Sauraha’s main attractions. Many tourists come to Chitwan and walk around Sauraha and Chitwan National Park with the sole purpose of watching birds. One of the best places in the world to observe and study different rare bird species is the Chitwan National Park area. With the exception of resident species, migrating birds can arrive in winter at Sauraha from as far as Siberia and thousands of miles away from other locations.
It is better to use bird watching guide as the opportunity to see different bird species increases if one takes advantage of experienced guides. Separate areas have been established for bird watching in the National Park. The bird watching area is not far away then 4-5 km Good binoculars and camera are essential tools for bird watching. An early morning walk through the bush along the river Rapti is a must go to see many of the exotic birds, including the Giant Hornbill, Lesser Florican and Paradise Flycatcher. This apart, in the Bish Hajar Taal, enjoys the migratory bird movement. Our experienced naturalist will accompany you to these wonderful birders parades.