Bhutan Black Crane Festival

  • Departure:

    6 November 2024

  • Duration:

  • Cost:

    $6350 twin share
  • Offer:

    Includes Bangkok/Paro return flights.
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The Bhutan Black Crane Festival runs each year to raise awareness among the locals and celebrate the arrival of the Black-necked crane. This is one of the most endangered species of crane. Over 500 – 600 cranes migrate to Bhutan in winter from the Tibetan plateau.

This 11-day trip will coincide with this fabulous festival, with crane dance and local folk dances. The perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in this unique culture. Along the way, you will visit the towns of Thimpu, Paro, Bhumtang, and Phobjika Valley (home to the Black Necked Crane). And travel through breathtaking forests, lush valleys, and alpine terrains.

Bhutan boasts a glorious mosaic of botanical treasures and with its pristine environment, these remain largely untouched. The country is also home to an enormous diversity of flora with over 50 species of rhododendrons alone and over 600 species of orchids. As you head further into the countryside, witness stunning rhododendrons and alpine flowers. You will visit monasteries and marvel at the outstanding art and architecture in remote regions.

Difficulty: This trip requires a moderate fitness level with gentle day treks and tourist walks. For more general information on what to expect, visit our Adventure Travel FAQ.

Did you know that anyone found guilty of killing a highly endangered and culturally sacred black-necked crane could be sentenced to life in prison?

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