Bhutan Bird Watching Tour – 13 Nights & 14 Days

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If you love bird watching then without delay, you must go to Bhutan Bird Watching tour, which stretches itself in a span of 13 nights and 14 days. You will be engaging in bird watching activities in areas of Bhutan where you can see some of the most exotic avifauna species, numbering up to 770 in total. You will visit Paro, Thimpu, Gangtey, Bhumtang, and other places. Along with birding, you will enjoy visits to popular tourist attractions.

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Day 1 : Arrival in Paro

Check into the hotel upon arrival in Paro. The evening has been reserved to enjoy the orientation programme. Stay at the hotel for the night.

Day 2 : Paro

Begin your touring after breakfast. The Paro mountain ranges are ideal for bird watching, with unusual avifauna species to be found. Taktsang Lhakhang, Rinpung Dzong, Ta Dzong, and Kyichu Lhakhang are some of the most popular ranges.

Day 3 : Thimphu

Your travel to Thimphu begins after breakfast. The capital of Bhutan has excellent bird viewing opportunities surrounding Motithang, as well as Cheri and Begana villages. Stay for the night.

Day 4 : Punakha and Wangduephodrang

After breakfast, proceed to the Dochula pass. (3050 m). Enjoy a breathtaking vista of the Eastern Himalaya. After that, travel to Punakha and the Wangduephodrang valley. Rare avifauna species such as White-breasted Kingfisher, Black Chinned Yuhina, Large Gray Babbler, Spotted Dove, Red Breasted Rosefinch, and others can be seen along the journey. Wangduephodrang is where you'll spend the night.

Day 5 : Gangtey

After breakfast, go east from Wangduephodrang into the Black Mountain region. Stop along the road to observe and photograph birds such as the Fire-breasted Flowerpecker, Amur Falcon, and Red-headed Bullfinch. Finally, you arrive in Gangtey, a peaceful hamlet overlooking the Phobjikha valley. Stay in a lodge for the night.

Day 6 : Gangtey - Trongsa

After breakfast, you will begin travelling along the Gangtey and Trongsa stretch. This stretch provides an excellent opportunity to see a variety of bird species in dense rhododendron forests. The most common bird species here is the bamboo.

Day 7 : Trongsa - Bumthang

Day 7 is set aside for exploring the dense forests of Trongsa (2100 m) and Bumthang (3400 m). Enjoy the breathtaking view of Bumtang from Yotongla pass and the Chamkhar Chhu river. The term "electronic commerce" refers to the sale of electronic goods.

Day 8 : Bumthang - Ura

Drive to the wonderful Ura Valley after breakfast. Explore the beautiful Ura valley and village. It is Bumthang's highest valley. Large lush green sheep pastures along the road, and Urala pass can be seen along the way. Spend the night in a tent.

Day 9 : Limithang

Begin your Limitithang journey. Although the Ura valley is rather dry, your road will now be covered with dense trees. Stop at the Thrumshingla pass. (3750 m). Sengor is a little village with stone roofs and lush greenery. Monal lives in this village as well. It is a well-known bird in the area. Stop for the night.

Day 10 : Mongar - Trashigang

Day 10 is reserved for exploring Bhutan's two ancient towns of Mongar and Trashigang. Once at Mongar, you will visit the Mongar Dzong, which was built in the nineteenth century and serves as the area's administrative centre. Later, continue your travel to Trashigang to visit Trashigang Dzong. Stay at Trashigang for the night.

Day 11 : Mongar

Return to Mongar after breakfast. The afternoon will be spent exploring and shopping at the local market. Stay for the night.

Day 12 : Bumthang

Proceed to Bumthang after breakfast. Check into the lodge upon arrival. After lunch, go to the Yatha weaving centre and then to the local bazaar. Stay for the night.

Day 13 : Thimphu

After breakfast, depart by road for Thimphu. You can stop by the village houses on the way. Lunch will be served at Wangduephodrang. You may buy fantastic bamboo goods. Thimpu is an overnight star.

Day 14 : Paro Airport - Departure

Transfer to the Paro airport to catch your flight to your destination.

13 Nights - 14 Days


Tour's Location

What birds are particular to Bhutan?
Some of the world's rarest birds can be found in Bhutan. They include the Grey-crowned Prinia, White-bellied Heron, Pallas's Fish Eagle, Chestnut-breasted Partridge, Wood Snipe, Dark-rumped Swift, Rufous-necked Hornbill, and Beautiful Nuthatch, all of which are likely to breed in Bhutan.
How many species of birds live in Bhutan?
Bhutan is home to around 700 birds, many of which are beautiful, uncommon, and unheard-of.
What bird represents Bhutan?
a raven
The raven is the nation's bird. It is the most noticeable part of the regal crown, as was already said. The raven is a symbol for Gonpo Jarodongchen, the raven-headed Mahakala, one of Bhutan's most important guardian deities.
What is Bhutan's newest bird?
Bhutan added a new bird species to its list of new sightings. Common Chaffinch, a bird, the size of a sparrow was sighted for the first time in the country on 22nd February, 2022. A staff of the World Wildlife Fund, Bhutan spotted the solitary bird at Kabisa in Thimphu
What is the Bhutanese blue bird?
We see a stunning dark blue bird on the outskirts of Thimphu that turns out to be a common species in Bhutan called a whistling blue thrush.
Where can one find pigeons in Bhutan?
Although exceedingly prevalent, rock pigeons are virtually exclusively found in urban areas in Bhutan.
What was Bhutan's previous name?
From the 17th century, the nation has been referred to as Drukyul—country of the Drukpa, the Dragon people, or the Land of the Thunder Dragon—a reference to the predominate Buddhist sect in the nation.
Do tigers exist in Bhutan?
With habitats ranging from subtropical plains to temperate woods to high-altitude alpine meadows, Bhutan is home to an estimated 103 Bengal tigers. The nation acts as a vital link between the tiger populations in northeastern India and Nepal, maintaining population connectivity and maintaining genetic variation.
Why is Bhutan content?
The king held the view that a country's material wealth has no bearing on the happiness of its citizens. People are encouraged by Buddhist principles to concentrate more on what they have than what they lack. Perhaps this explains why humans are so warm, compassionate, and welcoming.


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