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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  • Go if on your way, worth the time to see this unique animal. Not so busy and worth a quick visit. There are some other animals also (deers).  more »
  • Takin an animal is unheard till the time you start planning for Bhutan. It is a strange animal to describe hence visit the preserve to see it first hand. It is small park with few eatery joints to sat...  more »
  • I had never even heard of a Takin. Preserve is small and they are working to expand it. Numerous Takins, and various species of deer.  more »
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