Bhutan na­ture en­thu­si­asts’ de­light

Bhutan Times - - Editorial -

Who wouldn’t crave for a lit­tle pri­vacy from the chaotic ways of life? Well, this hol­i­day make sure to wit­ness the ex­tremely rich, var­ied, and un­usual nat­u­ral her­itage of Bhutan. With nearly 26% of the to­tal acreage in wildlife sanc­tu­ar­ies, na­ture re­serves, na­tional parks, and con­ser­va­tion lo­ca­tions, Bhutan is the na­ture en­thu­si­asts’ de­light. The coun­try ren­ders finest op­tions to choose wildlife sa­faris over the frus­trat­ing cities and beaches. Bhutan travel bun­dles ren­der com­plete wildlife sa­faris that can be com­bined with fas­ci­nat­ing Bud­dhist cul­ture and jaw-drop­ping Hi­malayan land­scapes.

Jigme Dorji Na­tional Park

Cov­er­ing the lo­ca­tion of 4329sqkm, Jigme Dorji Na­tional Park is the big­gest saved area in the king­dom. Prac­ti­cally cov­er­ing the en­tire re­gion of Gasa dis­trict, it con­quers the parts of western ar­eas of Paro, Pu­nakha, and Thim­phu dis­tricts. The park pos­sesses be­ing the res­i­dence to en­dan­gered types like Snow leop­ard, tiger, blue sheep, musk deer, Hi­malayan black bear, red panda, etc.

Jigme Singye Wangchuk Na­tional Park

Bhutan plan trip brings you Jigme Singye Wangchuk Na­tional Park, which is the 2nd big­gest se­cured lo­ca­tion of Bhutan and spreads over an area of 1723sqkm. Pre­vi­ously recog­nised as the Black Moun­tain Na­tional Park, it is presently re­la­belled af­ter the 4th king of Bhutan. The park is the dwelling place of di­verse habi­tats, and huge forests.

Trumsh­ingLa Na­tional Park

Bhutan trip pack­ages pro­vide you to the most re­cent Na­tional Park of Bhutan. Found in the cen­tral Bhutan, this stretch­ing vicin­ity with 768sqkm pro­vided the pho­to­graphic proof of the pres­ence of tigers on a high el­e­va­tion of 3,000 me­tres. Be­sides, it is pop­u­lar for its fas­ci­nat­ing beau­ti­ful ap­peal, thick woods, and rich alpine mead­ows.

Royal Manas Na­tional Park

Cov­er­ing an area of 1023sqkm, Royal Manas Na­tional is the old­est se­cured lo­ca­tion in Bhutan. It was de­vel­oped as early as 1966 and de­clared as Na­tional Park in 1993. It takes pride in hav­ing more than 362 species of birds. It is the res­i­dence to the tiger, rhi­nos, buf­fa­los, bears, ele­phants, hispid hare, golden lan­gur, and a lot more.

Bumdel­ing Wildlife Sanc­tu­ary

Lo­cated in the north­east­ern part of Bhutan, Bumdel­ing Wildlife Sanc­tu­ary cov­ers a lo­ca­tion of 1,538 sqkm. It safe­guards the dwelling place of snow leop­ard, blue sheep, tiger, red panda, musk deer, Hi­malayan black bear, fox, and so on. The sanc­tu­ary houses 293 species of birds. It is also the win­ter home of black-necked cranes that are search­ing for get aways from the ex­treme cold plateaus of Ti­bet.

Sak­teng Wildlife Sanc­tu­ary

Lo­cated in the eastern area of Bhutan, Sak­teng Wildlife Sanc­tu­ary with an area of 650sqkm is one of the un­usual sanc­tu­ar­ies as it was cre­ated to pro­tect ‘Yeti’, the de­spite­ful Snow­man called as ‘Migoi’ by the lo­cals. There are many folk­lores and ur­ban myths about this crea­ture, but there are no clin­i­cal ev­i­dence val­i­dat­ing the ex­is­tence of this leg­endary crea­ture.

Torsa Strict Na­ture Re­serve

Spread­ing over a lo­ca­tion of 644sq km, Torsa Strict Na­ture Re­serve dwells in the sig­nif­i­cant dis­tance at the western re­gion in the king­dom. The pre­served area spreads over to con­quer 2 Dzongkhags of Haa and Samtse. Bhutan plan trip ex­tends a trip to Torsa Strict Na­ture re­serve, which is the only na­ture re­serve in the king­dom that is un­in­hab­ited by hu­man be­ings.

Khal­ing Wildlife Sanc­tu­ary

Spread over an area of 273sqkm, Khal­ing Wildlife Sanc­tu­ary is lo­cated in the south-eastern re­gion of Bhutan. The sanc­tu­ary sprawls over cov­er­ing the Dzongkhag of Sam­drup Jongkhar. With an el­e­va­tion vary­ing from 400-2,200 me­tres, it is the small­est of Bhutan’s pre­served ar­eas. The sanc­tu­ary is a home to gaur, ele­phant, and other trop­i­cal wildlife that in­cludes un­com­mon hispid hare and pygmy hog. If you fancy the nat­u­ral view, Bhutan tourism plans en­com­pass you to wildlife sa­fari that will get you up close with an en­tire host of in­cred­i­ble an­i­mals.

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