Bhutan, a paradise for the Bird lovers!! Book your Bhutan Bird Watching Tour Right now!!
The Kingdom of Bhutan is, in fact, a small and landlocked nation nestled in the southern slopes of the Eastern Himalaya. To its North lies the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. And to the west, south, and east lies the Indian states of Sikkim, Bengal, Assam, and Arunachal Pradesh. Bhutan Birding Tour is actually a popular tour package among other Bhutan tours.
Bhutan Bird Watching Tour grants the opportunity to see over 670 species of birds. These species of birds are known to date but there are yet more to discover. In Bhutan, there are about more than 50 species of birds which are winter migrants including ducks, waders, birds of prey, thrushes, finches and buntings. While Cuckoos, swifts, bee-eaters, warblers, and flycatchers are partially migratory birds in Bhutan. Bhutan is able to protect the rare species of the birds as:
- Pallas’s Fish Eagle,
- White-bellied Heron,
- Satyr Tragopan,
- Gray-bellied Tragopan,
- Ward’s Trogon,
- Blyth’s King Fisher,
- Yellow-rumped Honey Guide,
- Rufous Throated Wren-Babbler,
- Chestnut-breasted Partridge,
- Blyth’s Trogon,
- Wood Snipe,
- Dark-rumped Swift,
- Rufous-necked Hornbill,
- Gray-crowned Prinia and the Beautiful Nuthatch
- Black-Necked Crane
- Imperial Hero
If you are curious about the migratory birds, then the months of September and October are best for this tour.
You will be allured by their colorful species of birds.
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Day 1: Arrive Paro – Bhutan
Welcome land of Thunder Dragon, on arrival our guides will be there to welcome you and transfer you to Hotel. After having your breakfast and lunch,visit the Rinpung Dzong, which is the administrative center of the valley. Then, we will head toward Dzong through road head crossing a traditional wooden bridge. In the evening, visit the local shops in Paro town. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Birding in Paro
This morning, we will begin the birding along the banks of the Parochu river and continue onto the drukgey dzhong, where we will spot the ibis bill, black faced laughing Trush etc. We will spend sometime there and we will head to chelela at an altitude. The Chele la is a high past to the west of Paro valley, where you will spot kalij pheasant, blood pheasant and other bird species. Overnight at Hotel
Day 3: Paro to Wangdue Phodrang
On this morning, we will head to Wangdu phodrang valley via dochu la pass through chir pine forest. If weather is clear, we will enjoy panoramic view of the snow capped eastern himalayas. From here, we will enter into the mixed coniferous forest to look for the Darjeeling woodpecker, spotted nutcracker, large hawk cuckoo. Overnight at Hotel
Day 4:Wangdue Phodrang to Trongsa
We will experience a journey through a warm broad levied forest, passing by the black mountains upto Pele la pass. The birds we will spot today are Scarlet finch, white-throated laughing thrush, Eurasian jay. Overnight at Hotel
Day 5: Trongsa to Bumthang
Today, we will drive a distance of 68-km to Bhumthang via Yotong la pass at 3,400 m through temperate forests of trongsa to coniferous and mixed Alpine of Bumthang. and we will experience the beautiful places. Overnight at Hotel
Day 6: Trongsa to Zhemgang
After morning breakfast, we will be heading for birding along the Trongsa-Zhemgang road. It would be wonderfulwith possible sighting of Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babblers, Grey-bellied Tesias.This way we will end up the day. Overnight at Hotel
Day 7: Zhemgang To Tingtibi Road
The Zhemgang-Tingtibi road stretch is mostly warm broad-leaved forests and it serves as nice habitat for Rufous-necked and Great Hornbills, varieties of Cool Laughing Thrushes, Cutias, Scarlet Minivets, Pin-tailed Green Pigeons, Woodpeckers, Chestnut-headed, Grey-bellied Tesias, Spotted Wren Babblers, etc. Overnight in Camp.
Day 8: Zhemgang to Trongsa
We will have another round of birding in the morning and then drive back to Trongsa with birding along the way. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Trongsa to Thimphu
Today, you will return to Paro. En route, visit Royal Botanical Garden and Druk Wangyal Monastery, which is the only of its kind in the country. Overnight at Hotel
Day 10: Thimphu to Paro
Morning, drive to Paro and then hike to the legendary Tiger’s Nest Monastery, clinging on a rock cliff 900 meters above the valley floor. Overnight at Hotel in Paro.
Day 11: Depart Paro
Today you will bid farewell to this country and take a flight back to onward destination.
- Airport Transfers
- All meals including tea & snacks
- Complementary bottled water in the car
- Twin sharing accommodation during the tour
- Private Transportation with driver
- Experience Tour guide during the tour
- Bhutan Visa Fee
- All Entrance Fees, Permits and Sightseeing
- Government Tax
- Airfare to Bhutan
- Drinks & Beverages, Laundry, Internet, Phone and other personal nature bills
- Tips for guide and driver