Flora & Fauna

Flora & Fauna
Flora and Fauna of Bhutan

Bhutan is considered as the Eastern Himalayan hotspot as it is among those very few countries that have the rich and diverse forest. There are many people in the world who are not much aware of the beautiful forests of Bhutan due to non-availability of information. You will get to see as many as sixteen species of animals that are endangered for the world. Not only this, but Bhutan is also very astounding in terms of the environment and visuals. For the mammals such as takin, red panda and clouded leopards, “Bhutan is a dwelling”. In short one can say that Bhutan is a country that is full of natural wonders where one can feel the live their life in harmony.

It is one such country where 72% of the land is covered with forests and biodiversity, and 26% is protected as the national park. It is the best place to visit if you are a bird lover, you can give yourself a pleasure to witness several birds that are almost extinct or endangered for the world.

One can come across several species of animals and birds frequenting in the jungles of Bhutan now and then. In the high altitudinal areas you will get to see some species such as snow leopards, moderate altitudinal species like Bengal tiger, red panda, Himalayan black bear, barking bear can be found at the altitude ranging 3000 to 4000 meters, in the southern part of the Bhutan forests one can come across the one-horned rhinoceros, golden langur, water buffalo, clouded leopards and the swamp deer.

Among the top 10 global hot-spots, Bhutan is the one before mentioned place where environmental organisations are present to protect and preserve its rich environment. In terms of exact numbers, on your trip to Bhutan you will get to see close to 5400 varieties of plants including 46 variety of rhododendrons and 300 varieties of medical plant.

In addition to this, there are as many as 770 species of birds and 90 species of mammals in Bhutan including the maximum number of endangered species of both birds and animals.

Feeling excited, right? Then why wait? Visit Bhutan if you want to explore more and watch more all those endangered species.

Testimonials Sometimes a packaged holiday comes so much with a predefined set of takeaways, but The Destination Bhutan offered so much freedom of choice that it did not feel like a packaged holiday at all.

KH Zaman
Buffalo, New York

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