Red Panda Tour in Eastern Nepal
Red Panda is a very beautiful, cute, and shy creature found in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal. With the Red Panda trekking tour in Eastern Nepal in the warmest hospitality of you will find yourself immersed in the Panda country with abundant biodiversity around you. Red panda, since community-based getting endangered due to the destruction of its habitat due to modernization and civilization, has been protected by community-based projects and works lately. Therefore, you will be a part of the huge community-based work experiencing the genuine hospitality of the locals in the homestays.
Explore one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world and find the shy Red Panda which loves to hide away from humans. Even though they are found in different parts of the country, there are more chances of spotting them in Eastern Nepal. To intensify the chances of spotting them, we will keep track of Red Pandas with the help of local experts, conservationists, and wildlife enthusiasts. Nature Lovers have many trained local guides and the veterans who we work with, to make sure you have the right information and the wonderful experience you get in the Himalayan foothills.
You will only need to have the moderate physical fitness to get around the places and to look out for the traces of the animal since the maximum we will get to is 3900m high above sea level. Red pandas are intolerant to heat so they come around only in the cooler times which means Spring and Autumn times when the days are cooler are our best chances for the highest sighting of the elusive Red Pandas.
- A special encounter with the Red Panda
- Walk in the wilderness
- Experiencing rural villagers of Nepal
- Landscape view of the garden of tea
- Mountain View Flight to Bhadrapur from Kathmandu
- Special bird watching
- Explore Ilam Bazaar
Best Time of Red Panda Tour
The best (and perhaps only) seasons when red pandas are relatively easy to see in the wild are the shoulder months of the monsoon and summer seasons of the far eastern Himalayan foothills. The spring is from mid-March to mid-May and then the autumn is from October through to November.
Itinerary [for Red Panda Tour – 9 Days]
Cost USD ($) 3150 per person (Min, Group Size: 2)
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Bhadrapur and drive to Ilam overnight at the teahouse
Day 03: Drive to Dobate and beginning of Red Panda tracking in and around its habitat, Stay in Homestay
Day 04: Tracking of Red Panda second day, stay in Homestay
Day 05: Tracking of Red Panda third day, stay in Homestay
Day 06: Tracking of Red Panda fourth day, stay Homestay
Day 07: Drive from Dobate back to Ilam, overnight at teahouse
Day 08: Drive to Ilam and fly from Bhadrapur to Kathmandu
Day 09: Departure to your own destination
Join us on a Panda Tour in 2022/2023
Customize Your Tour: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be ‘tailormade’. The tour package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Tour Package Cost Includes
- Tour permit and red panda tracking permit/TIMS card.
- Red panda expert leader and the field assistants
- All ground pick up, drop, and transfers in a private vehicle.
- Domestic flights between Kathmandu and Bhadrapur
- Meals as breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee plus snacks.
- 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast
- Homestays and teahouse lodges in the mountain as specified
- Duffel bag, down jacket, sleeping bag(provided on request).
- Medical kit bag.
- Government taxes
Our Tour Package Cost doesn’t include
- Arrival visa and international flight
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses of any kinds
- Tips for staffs
- Any other things not included in ‘Cost Include
What to Bring
1 Neutral colored clothing is recommended.
2 Light clothing is needed for the daytime with a sweater and warm jacket for the evenings from mid-March to mid-May and October through to November.
3 Pants, Trousers are recommended for safari and jungle walk.
4 Comfortable walking shoes, sun hats, sunglasses, etc. are essential.
5 Insect repellent and personal medical requirements should be carried.
6 It is highly recommended to travel light with only one small suitcase or duffle bag.
7 During the warmer months, swimming suits are recommended.
8 A small flashlight is recommended.
9 Binoculars add greatly to your enjoyment of bird and wildlife viewing.