Through our experience, we have learned most of the birders visiting Bhutan are interested in seeing our colorful Pheasants especially Satyr Tragopan, one of the top 10 most beautiful birds of Indian Subcontinent. It is classified Near Threatened by the international union for the conservation of nature (IUCN) and Birdlife international.
After much research in finding out the best season for seeing this species, we have designed this 14 nights and 15 days tour. Apart from seeing Satyr Tragopan, you will likely see some of the most sought-after species like Ward’ Trogon, Himalayan Monal, Blood Pheasant, and Kalij Pheasant, Beautiful Nuthatch and two species of Hornbills. All in all, we will show you over 250 birds, and 10 – 15 species of mammals in 16 days. Other highlights include the visit to some of the beautiful ancient fortress and the temples in 15 days!
This tour is lead by Tshering Dorji our young and promising guide, as a young and enthusiastic birder; Tshering is now familiar with calls, behavior, distribution, and habitats of Bhutan birds.
Tshering has also represented the guide association of Bhutan (GAB) to make the presentation on the birds of Bhutan during the first ever meeting of the Citizen Birders of Bhutan.
The flight into the Himalayas is one of the most scenic and breath taking one with the views of some of the tallest mountains in the world. On your arrival at the Paro international airport, our representative will receive you. Drive to Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan (2hrs) drive.
Evening birding around sewage pond and Wang Chu in Thimphu. (Overnight: Thimphu)
Early morning drive to Punakha over the Dochula Pass (3150). Our day starts from this pass with the breathtaking views of eastern Himalayas ranges. En route to Punakha stop at Lamperi Botanical. Afternoon:Visit Punakha Dzong, one of the most beautiful Dzong in the country.(Overnight: Punakha)
Early morning you’ll wind up your way to the Phobjekha Valley. En route we’ll spend couple of hours birding the entire stretch of Nobding and continue our journey to Phobjekha. (Overnight: Phobjekha)
After graduating from high school, Tshering Dorji traveled in and around Bhutan as far as the countries wideness go. Exploring and studying birds in particular and nature in general. For four and a half years’ Tshering was guided and trained by Mr. Norbu. As a young and enthusiastic birder, Tshering is now familiar with calls, behavior, distribution, and habitats of Bhutan birds. From the past many years Tshering has been guiding both private and group tours independently. he also started leading groups for our oversea counterpart.
Tshering has also represented the Guide Association of Bhutan (GAB) to make the presentation on the birds of Bhutan during the first meeting of the Citizen Birders of Bhutan back in 2017. Among the many presenters during the event, his presentation was very well received by many audiences including the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry.
|Date||3 People or more||Less than 3 people|
|22nd April – 7th May 2021||$3,600|