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Zhemgang Bird Festival revival
The usually quiet town of Tingtibi in Zhemgang formerly spelt as Shemgang has revived a 3 days Bird Festival.  it is being held from 11 November after a 3 years gap to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The…>> Read More

 

Tour of the Dragon MTB 2020
Bhutan's annual mountain biking event Tour of the Dragon 10th edition set off in Bumthang on Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at 2:00 AM.  Completing the 268 km event in 10 hours, 45 minutes and 53 seconds Pelden Wangchuk, 20 years from…>> Read More

 

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MAKING NEWS!

  • Himalaya Airlines Kathmandu - Beijing - Kathmandu flight

    Nepali Joint Venture private carrier Himalaya Airlines on 27th October 2019 launched its inaugural flight to Beijing, establishing the first…

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  • Lonely Planet picks Bhutan - World Top Destination!

    Bhutan the tiny landlocked Himalayan nation, has topped Lonely Planet's best places to travel in 2020. The list was compiled by…

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  • Early Picasso Art exhibition in Beijing

    Ullens Center for Contemporary Art or UCCA Beijing is holding the largest showcase of Pablo Picasso’s early works in China…

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  • Trip Advisor picks Kathmandu as World's 19th top destinations

    Trip Advisor picks Kathmandu as World's 19th top destinations amongst 25 other equally amazing places!  As a city surrounded by…

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  • Helicopter charter service in Lhasa

    Tourists will now enjoy a wings over view of Lhasa city provincial capital of Tibet Autonomous Region with the operation…

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  • Book Bhutan Festival Join - in Departures 2020

    Bhutan Festival Join-in Departures 2020 are set for the most popular festivals of Paro Tsechu 01 - 09 April 2020,…

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Birdwatching

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Birdwatching in Bhutan is unique in the diversity of resident and migrant species. From the high Himalayas, mid-hill valley to sub-tropical lowland forests of the Manas Wildlife Reserve, the variety of birdlife is nothing short of spectacular. This wide geographic and habitat range gives it an amazing bird diversity population.  As more than 70% of its land is forested, the Manas Wildlife Reserve  is prime birding country.

 

Take a journey in either direction from west to east or vice versa to enjoy birdwatching in and around the habitat of the birds. Migratory birds come from across Central Asia to their winter homes in the milder climate of Bhutan's mid-hill valleys; endangered Black-necked Cranes, Ruddy Shell Duck, and Bar-headed Geese. Resident species include among others; babblers, sunbird, bird of paradise, raven, Giant Hornbill, Grey Hornbill, and flycatchers to name a few.

 

Truly a birdwatcher's paradise, Bhutan is home to more than 700 species. Travel across the width of the country and traverse north to south to encounter these special denizens. Choose a bird watching trip in Bhutan and enjoy a memorable experience!