White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis)
Solitary Snipe (Gallinago solitaria)
Kalij Pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos)
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
Great Barbet (Megalaima virens)
White-bellied Heron (Ardea insignis)
This tour begins from the west and goes east, spanning the entire length of the country and passing through some of the best
birding sites in the kingdom.
The tour follows the 550 km lateral highway, linking western and eastern Bhutan, traversing through alpine and temperate vegetation of six mountain passes and numerous valleys.
The tour includes camping near birding sites, cultural visits, night halts in interior towns and short day hikes.
The main mode of travel is by road and accommodation is in hotels at designated stops and at campsites.
This itinerary is designed for those interested in understanding and watching birds. This is also for those who are studying birds. This is a 15 day’s itinerary covering the destinations of Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Wangdue and Phobjikha, Trongsa and Zhemgang. The tour also gives the opportunity to explore other aspects of Bhutan including the cultural aspects.
DAY 1 – Arrive Paro/Drive to Thimphu
DAY 2 – Thimphu
DAY 3 – Thimphu – Punakha
DAY 4 – Punakha (Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Park)
DAY 5 – Punakha (Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Park)
DAY 6 – Punakha – Phobjikha
DAY 7 – Phobjikha – Trongsa
DAY 8 – Trongsa – Zhemgang
DAY 09 – Zhemgang & Tingtibee Road
DAY 10 – Zhemgang & Tingtibee Road
DAY 11 – Zhemgang – Trongsa
DAY 12 – Trongsa – Thimphu
DAY 13 – Thimphu – Paro
DAY 14 – Paro
DAY 15 – Departure