Black Necked Crane Festival

Bhutan's Black Necked Crane Festival Tour for 8 days starts from  sightseeing Paro followed by Thimpu and Punakha. The main highlight of this tour is participating  in the Black Necked Crane Festival on the 5th day (11th November)  of the tour. This festival is organised at the courtyard of Gangtey Gompa to generate awareness about conservation of  black necked cranes, considered to be heavenly birds in Bhutan.


Trip Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation in Standard Hotels on Twin Sharing Basis
  • Local Guide from Bhutan
  • All Private Ground Transportation Including Airport Transfers
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Bhutan Visa
Day 1
(07 Nov): Paro to Thimphu  2,320m/7,612ft
Day 2
(08 Nov): Sightseeing in Thimphu  2,320m/7,612ft
Day 3
(09 Nov): Thimphu to Punakha  1,250m/4,101ft
Day 4
(10 Nov): Punakha to Gangtey  2,900m/9,515ft
Day 5
(11 Nov): Gangtey: black necked crane festival  2,900m/9,515ft
Day 6
(12 Nov): Gangtey to Paro  2,250m/7,382ft
Day 7
(13 Nov): Hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery  3,180m/10,434ft 4-5 hrs
Day 8
(14 Nov): Final departure

Please email us or call us at +977 9841414582 and we will happily organize your trip on the date appropriate for you.



Hotels in Bhutan are approved and classified by the government as grade A, B and C. These government approved hotels are equivalent to 3-4 star hotels. Based on availability at the time of the booking, A and B category hotels will be provided in this tour. 



All meals will be provided in this tour. Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine always plenty to choose from. Local Bhutanese food are spicy like the Indian food.



We use comfortable and reliable vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and pickups; whereas we use the best 4WD SUVs as our support vehicle. These vehicles are extremely sturdy, spacious and reliable assuring comfortable journey. For larger groups, we also use supported trucks to carry your luggage. You will have a vehicle, an English speaking Bhutanese guide and a licensed driver at your disposal at all times.


Best Season

The best season for this tour is any time of the year except for the rainy months of July and August.


Bhutan Visa
We handle the visa procedures for you. The Bhutanese government sanction visa only after the receipt of full payment in advance. The visa fee is included in our tour price. You need to email us the copy of your passport for visa procedures. Actual Bhutan VISA is stamped in your passport on arrival to Paro airport. Without visa clearance number, tourists cannot board the flight or enter the country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs forwards a copy of this visa clearance to the concerned Druk Air stations and other entry points; we also email a copy of the visa clearance document to our clients for their reference. While the actual visa is stamped on arrival, the initial visa clearance is also required at the time of issuing Druk Air Tickets. 2 copies of original passport-sized photographs are required on arrival in the country.


Insurance Coverage

A travel insurance policy that covers medical expenses, evacuation, theft and loss is recommended.


Departure Dates

The tour will be arranged for you according to your needs. So, please contact us for your required date.  Best Months: March to May & September to November. 


Contact Us

Information required for this trip is provided here. If you want to consult us regarding any aspect of the trip, please feel free to email us or give us a call at 977 9841414582