Motithang Takin Preserve, Thimphu

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Explore a wildlife reserve dedicated to protecting Bhutan's national animal at Motithang Takin Preserve. Initially a miniature zoo, the site now enjoys protection for environmental and spiritual reasons, letting docile takins roam free and expand in numbers in the surrounding forest. Go on a guided tour through the government-maintained area of 3.4 hectares (8.4 acres), which also contains a traditionally styled entrance, an information center, and lots of native greenery. Wear comfortable walking shoes in order to manage the many steep trails. Add Motithang Takin Preserve to your Thimphu travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Thimphu journey builder tool .
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  • You can see national animal of Bhutan here. That's it. No other animals are here only some deer and dogs can be seen. Toilet is not good here. 1 small cafe is here. 50rs per person they are charging t...  more »
  • A must visit place to see Taikin, the National animal of Bhutan and only to be seen in Bhutan. Nice trek through the hills.  more »
  • To make things clear, it's not a zoo. It has the national animal called Takin which is present in it's natural surroundings. There is a small hike to see the place around. Place can be visited if you ...  more »
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