Tourists can see diverse species of Wildlife in Bhutan. Located in the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is a popular destination fir the tourists. The Wildlife in Bhutan mainly comprises Asia’s most exotic animal and bird species. The climate of Bhutan is erratic from region to region. While it is tropical in the southern plains, in the central valleys the tourist experiences cool winters and hot summers. On the other hand, in the Himalayas severe winters and cool summers are predominant.
Flora and Fauna in Bhutan
Bhutan is a botanists’ paradise. The flora seen in Bhutan include Rhododendrons, junipers, magnolias, carnivorous plants, rare orchids, blue poppy, edelweiss, gentian, medicinal plants, daphne, giant rhubarb, pine, oak and other high-altitude plants and tropical trees.
The exotic faunas which are also a part of diverse Bhutan Wildlife include the golden langur, red pandas, black-necked crane, snow leopard, takin, musk deer, Himalayan brown bear, Himalayan marten, tiger, hornbills, pheasants, mountain goats and blue sheep.
Tourists coming for Bhutan tours, can go for several wildlife tours and vacations. They can visit the National Parks in Bhutan. There are 9 protected areas in the country covering 17 dzongkhags and comprising 4 national parks, 4 wildlife sanctuaries and 1 nature reserve. Out of these 9 protected areas, at present only 6 are operational and they include:
Jigme Dorji National Park
Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park
Royal Manas National Park
Thrimshingla National Park
Bomdeling Wildlife Sanctuary
Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary
Come to Bhutan and see the Wildlife Species in Bhutan!