Best place to see Red Panda in Nepal

Best place to see Red Panda in Nepal

Best place to see Red Panda in Nepal

The red panda, with its vibrant fur and endearing antics, epitomises the perfect blend of charm and conservation significance in the animal kingdom.

Inhabiting 36 distinct mountain districts, Nepal is home to approximately 1000 red pandas, marking this enchanting species as one of the most endangered not only within the country but globally. Red pandas inhabit the pristine landscapes of Langtang National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Kanchanjunga Conservation Area, and Makalu Barun National Park in Nepal, with our focus residing in the captivating regions of Langtang and Kanchanjunga.

Langtang National Park in Nepal is a sanctuary for diverse flora and fauna, making it one of the best places to see the elusive Red Panda in its natural habitat, amidst ancient forests and lush landscapes. The park, nestled in the central Himalayas, offers a magical experience with the vibrant red hues of the Red Panda against the breathtaking backdrop of snow-capped peaks.

Itinerary of Red Panda Tracking in Langtang

  1. Drive from Kutumsang and trek to Mangingoth (3,280 m)
  2. Full day Red Panda tracking
  3. Full day Red Panda tracking
  4. Full day Red Panda tracking
  5. Trek back to Maghu Village, and drive back to Kathmandu

 

Red Panda Track in Langtang

Details plan – Red Panda Encounter in Langtang


Red panda tracking tour in Ilam usually starts from the Dobate village. With the help of his tracking team, we will be exploring the Padma Sambhava Community Forest of Dobate for 3 days to spot the rare and endangered Red Panda in the wild.

This place is a stronghold of Red Pandas and our tour focuses on tracking this cat-bear Himalayan raccoon in their natural habitat. In these 3 full days, you will hike around the rhododendron and oak forests in search of the firefox. This area is also famous for special birds like Fire-tailed Myzornis, Maroon-backed Accentor, Rufous-throated Wren Babbler, Slender-billed, Scimitar Babbler, Rusty-fronted Barwing, Rufous-capped Babbler, and eight species of laughing-thrush, to name a few. Other mammals in this place include Clouded Leopards, Leopard cats, and Himalayan Palm Civets.

Itinerary of Red Panda Tracking in Dobate, Illam

  1. Fly to Bhadrapur and  Drive to Illam
  2. Drive to Dobate Village
  3. Full day Red Panda tracking
  4. Full day Red Panda tracking
  5. Full day Red Panda tracking
  6. Drive back to Ilaam, explore tea garden
  7. Drive to Bhadrapur and fly to Kathmandu

 

Red Panda Track in Illam

Details plan – Red Panda Encounter in Illam


Red Panda Encounter in Langtang National Park  & Dobate, Illam trip itineraries are customisable; according to your choice & the number of days you want to stay. Simply, Contact Us