9 days

Red Panda Tracking Tour In East Nepal

Guaranteed Red Panda Sighting Trip in East Nepal
  • Trip Style: Red Panda
  • Ways to Travel: Guided
  • Activities: Jungle Safari
  • Group Size: 2-12
  • High Altitude 4000 M
Activity Level: Easy
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Trip Overview

Responsible Treks (RT) is proud to collaborate with Red Panda Network on this special life time experiences red panda tracking trip to East Nepal.

Whether is in Hilly region or Mountain region, Nepal offers some of most exciting experience. Among those tracking down red pandas in the base of Himalayas is one of them. This trip will take you into the cloud forests and communities of the Himalayas.  You will see breathtaking views of Mount Kangchenjunga and Mount Everest and will be exploring one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world.

Our experience guide, with help of local people, you have a chance to see red pandas in their wild and natural environment.

Though the spotting a red panda is never guaranteed, sighting is certainly increasing as guides get better and better at knowing where and what to look for.

With our experience guides and latest equipments, this can be lifetime experience in the foot of Himalayas.

You will be staying in Home Stays along the  small villages.  Experience the gentle hospitality of these villages family. They are now getting more expert in community based conservation work. Your stay will directly contribute to the economic  upliftment  of the rural communities.  Which would also help them to save forest exploitation.

Your trip payment also directly supports our community-based conservation initiatives including our Forest Guardian program, which employs local people as professional forest stewards.

Trip Highlights

    Starting From : Kathmandu
    End at : Kathmandu
    Duration : 9 Days
    Max. Elevation : 3,930 m
    Activity : Nepal Tours
    Culture : Limbu/ Rai
    Mode of Trek : Guesthouse / Home Stay
    Best Season : Spring / Autumn
    Attraction : Scenic flight, Tea plantation, rhododendron and oak forest, Mt. Kanjenjunga etc

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 Welcome to Boudha- Kathmandu [1.300 m] Hotel

    Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, our representative of responsible treks will pick you up from airport and transfer you to your hotel. Upon checking in hotel we shall brief you more about your daily activities for next few days.

    Kathmandu, being a historical and cultural heart of Nepal, is a popular destination for tourists, trekkers and adventure seekers. The city presents a wonderful mixture of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence in the Valley. The ancient cities Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur are the major attractions, with their evocative city squares and represent an epitome of harmony in urban design, elegant architecture and refined culture.

    Today you will be staying at Boudha , Peaceful clean part of Kathmandu . In evening we can walk (Do Kora) around Boudha Stupa

  • Day 2 Flight to Bhadrapur[ 45 minutes ; Drive to Illam [ 3 hours] Hotel

    45 minute scenic flight to Bhadrapur (90m) with possible views of Mount Everest and the Mahalangur Range, 3-4 hour drive through beautiful tea gardens and rural villages, and overnight hotel stay in Ilam (1250m)

  • Day 3 Drive to Tumke [3 hours] and Check in Home Stay Home Stay

    3 hour jeep ride to Tumke (1936m) along mountain trail roads through rural villages and the broadleaf forests of the Himalayan foothills. Opportunities for bird watching along the way. Meet with Forest Guardians and tour fodder nursey. Overnight homestay with local Nepali family.

  • Day 4 Red Panda tracking field trip Home Stay

    Moderate hiking for red panda tracking in community forests with chances of spotting other wildlife and many beautiful birds including clouded leopard, yellow- throated marten, kalij pheasant, satyr tragopan. Spending the evenings learning about the local customs and cooking

  • Day 5 Red Panda tracking field trip Home Stay

  • Day 6 Jeep ride to Jaubari (2877m) Home Stay

    Jeep ride to Jaubari (2877m) with spectacular views of Kumbhakarna and Kangchenjunga, the world’s third highest peak. Explore our forest restoration plantation site. Overnight stay at teahouse.

  • Day 7 Trek to Hangetham (2200m) via Gairibas Tea House

    Trek to Hangetham (2200m) via Gairibas along the Indian/Nepali border. Guided walk through community medicinal and aromatic plant farms. Overnight homestay with local Nepali family.

  • Day 8 Drive to Ilam Hotel

    Early morning bird watching followed by short hike and jeep ride back to Ilam for overnight stay at hotel.

  • Day 9 Depart Ilam for flight to Kathmandu or your own destination. Hotel

    Depart Ilam for flight to Kathmandu or your own destination.

Inclusions & Details

Cost Inclusion

Airport pickups and drops
2 nights’ hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
All airport transfers, meals and lodgings, domestic (in-country) flight, car and jeep transport, guides and porters in Kathmandu and the field.
Lodgings are in rustic teahouses and homestays. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Ilam.
We cater for most dietary restrictions
All permits and require documents
All government taxe

Cost Exclusion

Insurance for Clients and Emergency Rescue
Your international airfare to Nepal and visa fees
Bottled and alcoholic beverages
Personal expenses
Ecotours occur March to May and October to December to avoid breeding and parturition seasons
Unforeseen expenses due to Flight Delay, Natural Calamities or Political Unrest
Hot Shower, Starters, Deserts, Hot water, Battery Charging, Laundry, Intl. Calls, Beverages and Any kind of bottle items etc while on trek

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