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Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan

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Nature comes alive in Phobjikha Valley, a vast bowl-shaped glacial valley on the edge of the Black Mountain National Park. This conservation area is well-known for black-necked cranes, who roost in dwarf bamboo groves in this 3,000 m (9,842 ft) valley. You can observe them from an indoor deck with telescopes. Yak, muntjacs, sambar deer, Himalayan serow, and foxes are among the wildlife sheltered by blue pine, birch, and maple forests. Take a nature trail and visit the 17th century monastery perched on a hillock ridge above the valley. Add Phobjikha Valley and other attractions to your Wangdue Phodrang District trip itinerary using our Wangdue Phodrang District trip builder app .
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  • September 17, 2017
    We went on a day trip to Phobjika or Gangtey valley. It's a long road and road expansion work made the journey tough. Sep is end of monsoon season but we experienced occasional rains and that meant so...  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    What a sight for eyes accustomed to the grey concrete jungles of cities. Truly enchanting expanse of green carpets spread before your eyes. As far as you can see its lush green fields protected by sig...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    Can't say outright what beauty is. An hour and a half while I felt during the track's Valley beauty really is in pove was more than expected. By the way, between the village of FIR Pinus koraiensis forest or grasslands and wetlands through the tracking is really was the best. The grand spectacle of the beauty of the Valley, but not sure what quite glaciers made speaking difficult. It is highly recommended that you visit.
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  • June 22, 2017
    Wide and beautiful Gangtey Valley, one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan and the winter home of the endangered black necked crane.
  • June 7, 2017
    Habitat of black neck crane in winter. One of the most beautiful valley in Bhutan..!
  • January 3, 2017
    One of the largest winter habitats of Black-necked Cranes. If you visit Bhutan and miss this beautiful and breathtaking valley, your trip is incomplete. Visit from November to February to witness cranes in the valley.
  • November 15, 2016
    One of the best places in bhutan. The black necked cranes are so beautiful. This place is also called as the switzerland of bhutan
  • March 30, 2017
    Calm,and serene, out of the world experience.

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