This short tour 6 nights and 7 days’ tour was design for our customers who are particular interested to see the White-bellied Heron, critically endangered bird with the population of 60 Individual worldwide and The Magnificent Black-necked Cranes with the population of few thousands in the world.
Bhutan has the highest population of the White-bellied Heron, 28 individuals have been reported from Bhutan and Bhutan is also one of the population winter destinations for the Black-necked Cranes.
On this tour, apart from the White-bellied Heron and Black-necked Cranes, you will also likely some of the Wintering migrants including Wallcreeper, Thrushes. Forktails, Ducks, Waders, and residents species such as rare and most sought-after species like Ward’ Trogon, Himalayan Monal, Blood Pheasant, Ibisbill, and Yellow-rumped Honeyguide. All in all, we will show you over 170 birds on this tour. Other highlights include the visit to some of the ancient beautiful fortress and the templ
Other highlight include visit to Bhutan’s most scenic icon and most important destination for pilgrimages Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest), most beautiful and impressive Punakha Dzong and Regal and imposing, Paro Rimpung Dzong
Pema Dawa comes remote village in the lower Kheng in Zhemgang district, he has grown up with village surrounded with beautiful and pristine forests.
He graduated from Sherubtse College, the oldest university in Bhutan with the honor in English and Dzong, after his graduation due to his interest in working and meeting with the people, he decided to join tour guide.
For the last few years’ Pema has been going as co-guide with some of our senior birding guides. As a young and enthusiastic birder, Pema is now familiar with calls, behavior, distributions, and habitats of Bhutan birds. Pema was also fortunate to be both as leader and co-leader for Naturetrek Tour (UK).
He is one of the few who received special training on nature guide conducted by Ugyen Wangchuk Institue of Conservation and Environment and topped the exam on the botanist section.