About Motithang Takin Preserve
For the animal lovers who want to see the diverse wildlife of Bhutan, Motithang Takin Preserve is one of the places to visit in Thimphu. The Motithang Takin Preserve was built as a small zoo but later it was converted to an animal preserve center. The national animal of Bhutan, Takin lives in the Motithang Takin Preserve. With many places to see in Thimphu, Motithang Takin Preserve distinguishes from other places.
With animals like the red pans and the rare Himalayan serow living in it, the reserve is one of a kind among all the places to see in Thimphu.
Location: Motithang, Thimphu
Highlights: A perfect way to capture endangered species as photographers are allowed to click pictures of the wilds from close proximity. This preserve is most suitable for wildlife enthusiasts.
Timings: Early mornings are perfect to spot and capture Takins as that is the hour they come out;
Price: 30 BTN for SAARC nationals & 50 BTN other foreign tourists