Due to developmental activities and blooming industries like Hydropower projects, habitats of birds are often disturbed. Bhutan Bird Watching Tours aims to provide visitors the places where beautiful birds are found in plenty.
One’s thought is completely lost at the sight of these beautiful and rare species of birds. No other places on earth could proudly match the beautiful natural habitat of birds as is seen in our country. The cries and sounds of these birds reverberate throughout the valleys, gorges and forests where one can have the feeling of atonement.
Explore and discover the actual habitat of the different bird species in Bhutan.
Explore the endangered species of birds of the world in Bhutan
Enjoy with the different rare species of birds of Bhutan.
Be proud of yourself to be in the birding paradise of Asia – Bhutan.
Add some more bird species for your Bird Quest.
Enjoy and appreciate with the pristine environment of Bhutan.
Discover the flora and fauna of Bhutan.
Day 01. Arrive to Samdrup Jogkhar from Guwahati.
Arrive at Guahati International Airport, receive the visitors and drive to Samdrup Jongkhar, the border town in Bhutan. It is a three hour drive. Visitors will have to halt for the night at Samdrup Jongkhar which is approximately 250m above the sea level.
Samdrup Jongkhar is the main trading center for the population of the six eastern Dzongkhags and is famous for the traditional silk garments (Buray) produced there. These exquisitely made handicrafts are very popular amongst the Bhutanese and tourists alike. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Samdrupjongkhar.
Day 02. Samdrupjongkhar – Dewothang – Bangtar
Today we will explore Dewothang – Bangtar bird watching area. Today we may see the following birds.
Great Barbet Striated Laughingthrush
Spangled Drongo Blue Whistling Thrush
Beautiful Nuthatch Yellow –throated fulvetta
Grey-sided laughingthrush Gold-napped Finch.
Blyth’s Kingfisher Drak-rumped Swift
Pale-headed Woodpecker Pied Falconet
Red-faced Liocichila Silver-breasted Broadbill
Day 03. Dewothang – Korila
Today we will drive to Korila Mongar. Today we will see the following birds:
Rustry-Cheeked Scimitar Babbler
Dinner and overnight stay at Korila Camp.
Day 04. Korila Stay (Day Excursion to Yonkala).
Today we will explore the korila area and we will make drive to Yonkala. We may see the following birds.
Satyr Tragopan Fire-tailed Myzornis
Bar-winged Wren Babbler Golden-breasted Fulvetta
Yellow –throated Fulvetta Blue-fronted Robin
Broad-billed Warbler Chestnut-breasted Partridge
Collared Treepie Coral-billed Scimita Babbler
Grater Rufus-headed Parrotbill Rufus-breasted Bush Robin
Rufus-necked Hornbill Rufus-throated Wren Babbler
Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler White-gorgeted Flycatcher
White-naped Yuhina and many more.
Day 05. Korila – Trashigang.
We will drive to Trashigang via Trashi Yangtshi. We will visit Chhorten Kora, Gomphu Kora, Trashigang Dzong, Rangjung Yozer Chhoeling Moanstery and Kardung Anim Dratshang. Dinner and over night stay at Hotel Trashigang.
Day 06. Trashigang – Sandrup Jonkhar.
You will have lot of opportunities for you photo shoot and stop where every necessary. We will visit to Kanglung Zangtopleri Lhakhang and Khaling Handloom Center. We will have picnic lunch or at local restaurant on the way.
On reaching Samdrup Jongkhar, our guide will completed the immigration formalities for your tomorrow’s departure to Guwahati. In the evening, you will meet the Indian driver, who will take you to Guwahati Airport tomorrow. Your Bhutanese guide and driver will bid you farewell at today’s dinner time as they will leave to Thimphu very early morning, next day.
Day 07. Samdrup Jongkhar – Guwhati.
Today after your breakfast, your Indian driver and car will take you to Guwahati airport. We wish you a very safe and comfortable journey back to your country. Thank you very much visiting Bhutan through our company and we hope to see you again in Bhutan some day.
Start planning your tailor-made Dream Holiday to Bhutan – The Land of happiness!
In order to experience the best and rewarding fulfillment clients must plan in advance the different logistics that you have in your minds before actually venturing into the world of trips. You might have wishes and hopes for which you need to plan.
The following information will help you to plan your dream trip to Bhutan.
1. When and how to visit Bhutan?
Choose your traveling date like Arrival/Departure date. You also need to choose entry/depart Bhutan via AIR or LAND.
By Air: Druk Air, the national carriers is the only service operator in the kingdom and operates several flights per week from Bangkok (Thailand), Delhi & Kolkata (India) and Kathmandu (Nepal) to Paro (Bhutan). The Paro International Airport is located about an hour and a half drive from Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.
Paro airport is daylight restricted, and the flights are totally dependent on the weather. As a result, sometimes flights are delayed. It is therefore a good idea to keep at least 24 hours of transit time for connecting flights out of Paro. You might also want to consider traveling on a non-restricted ticket so that if you miss a connecting flight, you can be rerouted or seated on the first available carrier.
Sometimes flights into Paro are disrupted because of unfavorable weather conditions. If this occurs, the flight will stop for the night at the transit airport. To be prepared, you may want to carry your essential personal items in your carry-on luggage.
By Land: Phuentsholing, a Bhutanese town in the southwest has road access to India. It is located about 170 km from the Indian domestic airport at Bagdogra, West Bengal. Phuentsholing is about 172 km from Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan and is about 6hours drive distance. And S/
2. What are your itineraries?
All the tours can be customized and extended as per our valued client’s requirements. There are sample itineraries for your kind reference and it will give you some general idea of the likely trip scheduled.
Complete the tour request form and submit it to us. Send us correct name list. We will send you the flight reservation status via email.
After confirming your reservation, we need the scanned copy of member’s passport.
Please remit us full payments and send us the copy of remittance paper via email. Visa will not be accepted without full payment.
We will send you the flight ticket copy and Visa Clearance Copy prior to your departure to Bhutan via email. You need to print out and carry along with you.
Start packing and looking forward to have a memorable trip in the LandThunder Dragon, DrukYul.
Hot-Stone Bath (Dhotsho)
Hot stone bath (Dhotsho) is a traditional bath of Bhutan, where a tradition of heating up stones and then soaking in the water that is in turn heated by the stones. This is also a curative method and is used throughout the country We Bhutanese belief that this bath has so much of medicinal benefits. Some diseases are curable-like joint pains, hypertension, stomach disorder, arthritis and many other minor diseases. Especially for the old age, where we have lots of body pains, joints pains helps a lot by this Hot Stone Bath (Dhotsho).
I think, the minerals in the rocks have certain chemicals, which can cure certain disease of our body. Hot stone bath has no side effects. It is in its pure natural form. We can organize the hot stone bath during your stay in Bhutan.
Weaving in Bhutan
The Bhutanese textiles are rich, vibrant, and colorful and are a complex art form as well as an integral part of the Bhutanese culture. This Bhutan weaving experiences will give you an insight about the rich textiles in Bhutan. You can sit one of the handlooms of Bhutan and weave your self practically. We promise that you will really enjoy this with great satisfaction in your life.
We will also see or learn the natural coloring and dyeing. You can bring your own materials like handkerchief to dye and color. So visit Bhutan and experience it practically by yourself.
Folk Performing Arts & Music in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan
We have Cultural Program Performing groups, which they will perform like Traditional folk songs, dances and keeps original tunes and dances alive. Moreover, new choreography for some traditional and regional songs is sometimes developed.
The troupe also performs mask dances that have historical and spiritual significance.
Horse Riding to Tiger’s Nest
Tiger’s Nest is most visited spot in Bhutan and it is much awaited by every tourist who visits Bhutan to climb to Tiger’s Nest.
It takes about 2 hrs 30mins up steep climb through the forest of pine, oak and Rhododendron. However you can ride the horse and climb till the Taktshang cafeteria.