Posted on: Sep 13, 2019

Availability: From: 1919-11-01 | To: 1919-12-31

Posted By: HAT Bhutan Tour

In the mid of October, flock of cranes circumambulate Gangtey Monastery on a hilltop and finally land in the valley, coming all the way from Tibetan Plateau. Black Necked Cranes are more associated with the folks of the valley, where they live in harmony. The first arrival of the cranes is celebrated as the Crane Festival in the Phobjikha Valley, a winter roosting place them.

Black Necked Cranes is one endangered species in the world and Bhutan being one of the protective countries for them. Hence the valley is part of Ramsar Area specially meant for the cranes.