Chisapani, Nagarkot, Shivapuri

Butterfly Watching

Nepal offers fabulous destinations to see beautiful specimens of butterflies . Nepal has 651 species of butterflies which is 3.72 percent of the world’s butterflies. Butterfly watching favored by Kathmandu’s mild day time temperatures which hovers around 18ºC in mid-winter, there are butterflies all year round.

The best seasons for butterfly watching are late March/April, mid May/mid June and late August/September. About 10 percent of the butterflies in Nepal are Palaearctic species found at above 3,000 m, and about 90 percent Oriental species are found around Swayambhu, the base of the hills and forest streams at Godavari, Nagarjun, Budhanilkantha and Sundarijal. 

Tour Highlight
  • Nepal has 651 species of butterflies which if 3.72 % of the world butterflies.
  • 10% of Palaearctic species of butterfly found above 3,000m and about 90% Oriental species can be seen around Kathmandu valley.
  • Hike up to the Shivapuri forest & spend the full day around watching butterflies
  • Mild walk from Sundarijal to Chisapani, varieties of butterflies to observe
  • Nagarkot, and the way to Changunarayan, an ideal place for butterfly watching
Butterfly watching
Butterfly watching

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car

Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport

Upon Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by TravHill representatives and be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu.


Butterfly Watching

Transfer to Shivapuri National Park Gate. Butterflies watching in Shivapuri National Park. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel

Butterfly Watching

Drive to Sundarijal. Trek from Sundarijal to Chisapani. On the way, witness, different species of Butterfly. Overnight at hotel in Chisapani.

Butterfly Watching

Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot. On the way, witness, different species of Butterfly. Overnight stay at hotel

Back to Kathmandu

Drive from Nagarkot to Telkot & hike to Changunarayan. Drive back to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel & Overnight at hotel

Final Departure

 After Breakfast – free time till departure –  A representative from TravHill Dot Com will transfer to Airport for onward destination with sweet memories of Nepal. We will drop you to Kathmandu Airport 3 hours before your flight time.

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up and drops off
  • Entrance Fees of all Historical Sites
  • Government Licensed holder tour guide
  • Private Transportation during the Tour
  • Hotel ( with Breakfast) as per your choice in Kathmandu/Chisapani/Nagarkot
  • All the government tax, VAT and service charges

Cost Excludes

  • Personal Expenses of your own
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu/ Chisapani/Nagarkot
  • Tips for the Guide/Driver
  • Any other expenses which are not in ‘Cost Includes’ Section