This homestay is located in the quaint hamlet of Kaiakata on the India and Nepal border. The home is built in Nepali design typical of this region and houses all basic amenities that guests will require.
Habre’s Nest is a research hub cum wildlife tourism Center promoted by like mined wildlife enthusiasts. We all have one thing in common a true love for nature and all the species it houses.
If the Panda is accessible by road then guests will be driven in their Land Rovers to view the animal. Because of the challenging conditions in Singalila, guests will not be permitted to go for tracking the Red Panda. Other mammals that can be seen include Clouded Leopard, Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Yellow Throated Martin, Leopard Cat, Asiatic Golden Cat, Binturong, Wild Boar, Barking Deer, Himalayan Serow, Ghoral, Mask Deer and many more.
We features an exclusive bird studio that attracts several Eastern Himalayan exotic bird species like Scaly Laughingthrush, Chestnut Crowned Laughtingthrush, Spotted Laughingthrush, Black Throated Parotbill, Chestnut Headed Tesia, Blue Whistling Thrush, Scaly Breasted Wren Babbler, Golden Bush Robin, Yellow Billed Blue Magpie and many more. This studio lies within premises of the homestay and can be used by all in-house guests
Singalila is a Birding Paradise. More than 300 species of birds found here. It has a huge list of exotic birds like- Blood Pheasant, Satyr Tragopan, Kalij Pheasant, Brown and Fulvous Parrotbills, Rufous-vented Tit, and Old World babblers like the Fire-tailed Myzornis and the Golden-breasted Fulvetta, Rosefinchs, bull finches, Wren Babblers, Laughingthrushes, Nuthatchs, Treecreepers, Yahunas, Minivets, Partridges and many more. Guests can opt for birding walks with our expert guides and discover the magical birdlife of this wilderness
As one moves up towards Sandakphu, Kanchenjunga appears to be closing in. From Sandakphu, one can see a panoramic view of the snow range that stretches for over 300kms from Nepal in the west through Sikkim and Bhutan to all the way up to Arunachal Pradesh.
20% of all profits generated will directly go into the conservation of the Red Panda and its habitat. All the staff that we employ are local thereby giving them an alternate livelihood from wildlife tourism.
When I was asked to do am article on Red Pandas, I thought it would be impossible, until I found the Team and location you find yourself at now, nearby Habre’s. Over 10 days of, sometimes vertical However, the panda sightings proved outstanding, Thow in the ever-changing weather and the great, great company and dedication by all there who were here and you have one of the continents, if ain’t the world’s, most exciting potential wildlife destinations, if you have found here, you have absolutely done well.
A lovely comfortable lodge with very friendly people. Thank for your hospitality and sharing Your local knowledge . The walks down the road to see the ,Magnolia, Rhododendron and birds were a much appreciated break from the clouds!
Unfinished business with the Pandas, we’ll be back! Thanks so much for Your hospitality and warmth!
If there is a paradise on earth it is this. One of the most memorable experiences of our life. The Habres nest is perched on the most ideal location with views of Nepal on the side and India the other. The lodge is tastefully done with maximum comfort that one could imagine at this attitude and given the remoteness of the place.
You all over exceeded, by an unmanageable amount, our expectations of what it would be like to track down a wild red panda. You cater to every need, the food was outstanding, the rooms are supremely comfortable (thank you for choosing such comfortable linen), the tea service, the hot water bottle.The dedication of the trackers and the baseline philosophy and conservation objectives have left no more than utterly impressed