Short Birding tour with Tiger’s Nest
08 Days birding tour of Western Bhutan
Bhutan is extremely rich in its biological assets, among which birds are among the most abundant part of nature. They offers wide range of nature tours for any bird enthusiast to serious bird watchers in combination of must see and experience culture and heritage tours of Bhutan for few days.
Although the eastern part of Bhutan is far more renowned for being a birder’s paradise than the rest of the country, Western Bhutan has quite a bit to offer too. On this 8 day tour, you will be treated to an intense yet enjoyable birding experience
Best season for this tour from early spring to late fall (Mid February to November). There is this great opportunity to catch a glimpse of the majestic Black-necked Crane that winters in the marshlands of Phobjikha along with other numerous species.
As with all our other trips, this tour will also give you the chance to immerse yourself in Bhutanese culture if you are interested.
Day 1: Arrival in Bhutan, and drive to Thimphu
Day 2: Birding in Thimphu
Day 3: Bird drive to Phobjikha
Day 4: Morning birdwatching in Pelela, afternoon drive to Punakha
Day 5: Birding in the subtropical valley of Punakha
Day 6: Drive to Paro
Day 7: Excursion to the high-altitude pass of Chele La. Alternative: Excursion to Bhutan’s cultural icon – the tiger’s nest
Day 8: Departure from Bhutan