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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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  • Fresh Air, Innocent people, the dance of blacked naked,open sky. . . . . Can it get better?? A very good place to escape into from day to day concern of the mundane world. And I recommend people visit...  more »
  • In 30 years of travel this is one of the most amazing festivals I've seen. The setting in the monastery is excellent, there is a mix of masked and religious, and cultural dancing but also some local c...  more »
  • The Phobjikha Valley is spectacular and we lived in the Gantey Lodge which arguably had the best view of the valley. It took us a good 4 hours to get there from Punakha on a bumpy road which was a cha...  more »
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  • Wide and beautiful Gangtey Valley, one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan and the winter home of the endangered black necked crane.
  • Habitat of black neck crane in winter. One of the most beautiful valley in Bhutan..!
  • 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.
  • One of the best places in bhutan. The black necked cranes are so beautiful. This place is also called as the switzerland of bhutan
  • Calm,and serene, out of the world experience.

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