The great Himalayas with the most spectacular physical features in the world are a home to some of the most beautiful and rare species of birds. The altitude differences coupled with climatic diversity and heavy rainfall make this region a unique home for some of the most beautiful and sought after birds in the world. Woodpeckers, barbets, hornbills, parakeets, cuckoos, pigeons and owls are not only plentiful but present in great varieties.
As a group, the songbirds contain nearly half the world’s bird species. More than 460 can be found in the Himalayas and about 360 of these can be found in a restricted area of the eastern Himalayas, which we believe makes it the location with the highest numbers of songbirds anywhere in the world.
The avifauna of the Himalayas is a large one. It includes birds found throughout the range, birds confined to the eastern or western portions, bird’s resident all through the year, birds that are mere seasonal visitors, birds found only at high elevations, birds confined to the lower hills, birds abundant everywhere, birds nowhere common
Nepal is exceptionally rich for avian fauna with a total of 871 species recorded in just about 200 years of modern ornithological research. The country’s wetlands, national parks, lakes, rivers and mountains offer first class bird watching in the shadow of the mighty Himalayas.
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The Himalayas and its different regions where man has been living from the centuries with diverse culture have more yearly festivals than any other countries on the earth. These festivals are celebrated on different important occasions displaying religious rituals, rich cultural heritage and colorful history. They are one of the world most colorful and vibrant festivals with different section of people and belief all uniting together for the celebration. Festivals are a great time to holiday in Nepal, India, Bhutan and Tibet. So if this tempts you and would like to experience it feel free to send a mail to Far Out Nepal for further information we can definitely create a wonderful program for you and your friends.Art, Music & Culture