Bird watching in Bhutan (10 Nights and 11 Days)

If you want to search Himalayan Birds, Bhutan is home for over 600 species of birds. we can easily spot Blood Pheasant, Yellow-throated Fulvetta, Satyr Tragopan, Himalayan Monal, Fire-tailed Myzornis, Wedge-billed, Long-billed, Bar-winged Wren-Babblers, White-naped Yuhina, Ward’s Trogon, Yellow-vented Warbler and Blue-fronted Robin. In Bhutan, we have 5 different habitats for Birds such as Alpine, cool broadleaved forests, forests and scrub, wetlands, subtropical and warm broadleaved forests.

DAY 01: Arrival in Paro

Welcome to Paro International Airport, Bhutan. our guide welcome you on arrival. if time permits in afternoon we go for birding to River banks and search for Ibis bill, Black- tailed Crake, Common Sandpiper, olive-backed Pipit and Dark-throated Thrush.

DAY 02: Drive Paro - Chelila - Paro– Thimphu

Morning drive Chelila pass (3890m). which is the highest pass reached by car in Bhutan. we observe for three different species of Pheasants: the colorful Himalayan Monal, flocks of Blood Pheasants and Kalij Pheasant. there is high chances to see Rose-finches, Grosbeaks and Laughing thrushes later back to Paro and Thimpu.

DAY 03: Drive Thimphu to Punakha (3hrs)

After breakfast we drive to Dochula Pass (3150 meter), around this area there are different birds like Fire-tailed Myzornis, Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher, Rufous-breasted Bush Robin, Black-eared Shrike Babblers, and Yellow-billed Blue Magpie, Grey-winged Blackbird, Spotted Nutcracker, Gold-billed Magpie. we continue drive to Punakha for lunch then visit ' Punthang Dechen Phodrang' and Punakha Dzong.

DAY 04: Drive from Punakha – Tsirang forest (4hrs)

In the morning we drive quiet and peaceful forests. it is newly opened for tourists. whole day we explore birds - Rufous-necked Hornbill, Great Hornbill & more. we do overnight camp.

DAY 05: Tour from Tsirang – Galephu (5hrs)

In the morning we will do birding in jungle which is the habitat Nuthatch, Pied Falconet, Pin-tailed Green Pigeon, Sultan Tit, Black-backed Forktail, Red- headed Trogon, Black Eagle, Jungle Babbler, Grey-sided Laughingthrush and many more.

DAY 06: Whole day Birding Galephu)

We do full day birding in Gelephu and find Pied Falconet, Jungle Babbler, Large Hawk Cuckoo, Pin-tailed Green Pigeon, Wreathed and Great Hornbill, Puff-throated Babbler, Indian Roller and more.

DAY 07: Tour from Galeyphu to Zhemgang (6hrs)

In the morning look for Laughingthrushs, Tesias, couple of Wren Babbler and Parrot bills in lower alivation.

DAY 08: Tour from Tsirang – Galephu (5hrs)

Birding in Zhemgang

DAY 09: Tour from Zhemgang to Trongsa (6 hrs)

In today's trip we chance to see Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babblers, White-browed Scimitar Babblers, Steak-breasted Scimitar Babblers, Grey-bellied Tesia, Crested Buntings, Long-tailed Shrikes, Prinias, Rufous Woodpeckers, Common Green Magpie, Rufous-bellied Eagle, Mountain Hawk Eagle, Common Kestrel and minivets. Accommodation at hotel

DAY 10: Drive Trongsa – Paro (7hrs)

Today we drive 7hrs on the way you will see some more birds and you might have missed them on other days.

DAY 11: Drive Trongsa – Paro (7hrs)

In the morning we drive to Airport for farewell.

Transportation and Travel situation in Bhutan

Ground transportation is by private vehicles based on number of travelers. we provide clean Air conditioning and heat in vehicles . expect bad roads with uphill and narrow tracks too, travel time might delay due to weather too.
please consult your doctor before you come to travel. in Bhutan we have local doctors to assist incase if needed.

Hotels / Resorts / Tents

Ground transportation is by private vehicles based on number of travelers. we provide clean Air conditioning and heat in vehicles . expect bad roads withWe choose nice and best available hotels based on your budget. you will have private rooms with hot and cold showers.

Guide, Driver and helpers

local expert guides and drivers.


Package Inclusion

Accommodation in 1 room with one extra mattress.
Transportation: Wagnor & Creata.
All Tourist Permit we provide
3 Star hotel
CP meal plan
Pick up and Drop from Bagdogra Airport.

Package Exclusion

Travel insurance is not covered
Sightseeing entry fee.
Air Ticket
Air Ticket
Valid Indian Passport having validity of minimum 6 months or Voter Identity Card
Passport Size Color Photograph (3 Nos.)

Immigration regulation formalities (Applicable to Indians, Bangladeshi & Maldives Nationality).Above nationals intending to visit Bhutan are required to carry any of the following valid 'Travel Documents'