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.
In 2024, festival dates are from 20th to 24 March, 5 days
Trip Cost Includes
3 Star Hotel Accommodation for 7 Nights in Bhutan
An English speaking Bhutanese Guide
All meals in Bhutan
All ground transportation/airport pick up drop will be in comfortable private vehicles
Monument entry fee
Trip Cost Excludes
Tips, drinks and Personal expenses
Meals not mentioned in itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Paro and drive to Thimpu 2,320m/7,612ft
Day 2: Sightseeing in Thimpu 2,320m/7,612ft
Day 3: Thimphu to Punakha 1,250m/4,101ft
Day 4: Punakha to Gangtey 2,900m/9,515ft
Day 5: Gangtey: black necked crane festival 2,900m/9,515ft
Day 6: Gangtey to Paro 2,250m/7,382ft
Day 7: Hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery 3,180m/10,434ft 4-5 hrs
In Bhutan, 3 Star Hotels are provided. Hotels also can be upgraded to 5 star in an additional cost.
Food during Black Necked Crane Festival
In Bhutan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinners are provided. In Bhutan you will find different food varieties both in vegetarian and non vegetarian options. You can easily find Indian, Chinese, Bhutanese, Tibetan, Nepalese and continental food in any restaurants around the cities of Bhutan.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the Black Necked Crane Festival?
Black Necked Crane Festival falls in November every year. In 2023 and 2024, festival date is on 11th November.
Can I change the travel date after the trip is booked?
Do I get refund if I cancel the trip?
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