5 National Parks in Bhutan For a Perfect Wildlife Escape!

Bhutan National Parks

Witness the wild beauty of Bhutan national parks as you travel to the Himalayan country with Thrillophilia. Our packages are designed to cater to all your preferences and can even be customised to include your preferred experiences. Be it a family vacation or a trip with friends, Thrillophilia’s Bhutan packages suit every kind of travel itinerary. National parks in Bhutan are home to a vast variety of Himalayan flora and fauna that is rarely found anywhere else. These protected areas are a gateway into a unique mix of ecosystems that range from dense forests to permanent glaciers.

You can spot hundreds of species of animals and birds, including endangered and rare varieties like red pandas, takins, and Tibetan wolves. Trekking and hiking are the most popular ways to explore the parks, although you can also get jungle safaris at a few of them. Learn fascinating details about Bhutanese flora and fauna from friendly local guides as you explore the vast national parks with your loved ones. 

Book your Bhutan trip with Thrillophilia and enjoy a hassle-free vacation without any last-minute worries. Choose our all-inclusive  packages that cover meals, accommodations, transfers, and activities, for a memorable holiday with your loved ones.

Here are some of the best national parks in Bhutan :

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Jigme Dorji National Park

Jigme Dorji National Park is a crown jewel of the country and is one of the largest Bhutan national parks. Spot more than 30 species of animals such as snow leopards, takins, black bears, blue sheep, red pandas, tigers, and more here. You can also see over 300 bird species like bearded vultures and wood snipes, along with beautiful flora such as orchids, blue poppies, and rhododendrons. The national park also has two major monasteries, the Gasa Dzong and Lingshi Dzong, along with attractions like Mount Jomolhari and Mount Jitchu Drake.

Location – Punakha, Bhutan
Timings – 9 AM to 5 PM on Mondays to Fridays
Entry Fee – BTN 150 (INR 151 approx.)


Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park

Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park is among the popular Bhutan national parks and is the largest protected area in the country. The park is home to rare Himalayan animal species like snow leopards, black bears, takins, blue sheep, and red pandas. Best known for the migratory bird species that come here from all over the world, the park is a unique mix of green forests and permanent glaciers. You can also spot more than 250 species of birds, 139 species of butterflies and 16 species of fish as you trek here.

Location - Wangdue Phodrang, Bhutan
Timings – Open 24 hours on all days
Entry Fee – No entry fee


Royal Manas National Park

Easily known as one of the most visited Bhutan national parks, the Royal Manas National Park is the oldest wildlife hub in the country. As the largest collection of Bhutan’s tropical and subtropical ecosystems, Manas is the ‘conservation showpiece of the kingdom’ with its unique flora and fauna. The park is home to Asiatic water buffaloes, golden langurs, clouded leopards, Asian elephants, Royal Bengal Tigers, pygmy hogs, and Asiatic gaurs. You can see more than 500 floral species, around 480 species of birds, 60 fish species and over 180 species of butterflies here.

Location – Gonphu, Bhutan
Timings – 5:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Entry Fee – No entry fee


Phrumshingla National Park

Phrumsengla National Park is among the top national parks in Bhutan and is famous for panoramic views of Bhutan’s second-highest mountain pass. The vast mountainous park is home to over 340 species of birds, which include migratory as well as rare Himalayan bird species. You can witness numerous species of mammals here, including Himalayan black bears, capped langurs, and red pandas. Spot unique bird species like chestnut breasted partridge, satyr tragopan, nuthatch, rufous throat wren babbler, and wards trogon.

Location – Mongar, Bhutan
Timings – 9 AM to 6 PM
Entry Fee – No entry fee


Wangchuck Centennial Park

Wangchuck Centennial Park is one of the largest national parks in Bhutan and is the only park jointly managed by WWF and the government. The park is an example of a mix of major Himalayan ecosystems like alpine meadows, pine forests, and snowy mountains. You can spot more than 130 species of birds, 23 species of large animals and over 240 plant species in the forests here. See popular inhabitants like snow leopards, Himalayan black bears, takins, leopards, and the rare Tibetan wolves at this park.

Location – Bumthang, Bhutan
Timings – 9 AM to 5 PM on Mondays to Fridays
Entry Fee – BTN 150 (INR 151 approx.)

People Also Ask About Bhutan

  1. Why Bhutan is so famous?

    Bhutan lies in the lap of the Himalayas and is one of the best places to explore if you want to see a mix of natural and cultural beauty. It is the happiest country in Asia and has a very friendly local population. From adventures like trekking in forests to visiting ancient monasteries and temples, Bhutan has something for all kinds of tourists.
  2. What is the best time to visit Bhutan?

    Although Bhutan is a year-round destination, the peak time to visit the country is in October and November. These months mark the autumn season in Bhutan when the Himalayan valley is in bloom. Temperatures hover around 20 degrees Celsius, with sunny days, low rainfall and little snowfall in the upper areas. Such weather allows you to explore the outdoors at leisure.
  3. How to reach Bhutan?

    To reach Bhutan, take a flight to Paro International Airport, the country’s main international airport. Paro has regular connectivity to major Indian airports through direct and connecting flights. Alternatively, you can reach Bhutan by road by taking a bus or cab from Siliguri to Phuentsholing, one of the three Bhutanese border points. The distance between the two towns is around 157 kilometres and can be covered in five hours. You can easily get cabs and buses to travel across Bhutan from Phuentsholing.
  4. Why Royal Manas National Park is famous?

    The Royal Manas National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most visited Bhutan national parks. It is also the oldest wildlife hub of Bhutan. What adds to its popularity is it has the largest collection of Bhutan’s tropical and subtropical ecosystems. Manas is known as the ‘conservation showpiece of the kingdom’ with its unique flora and fauna.
  5. When does Phrumshingla National Park open?

    Phrumshingla National Ph is one of the most popular national parks in Bhutan and is available on all days of the week. The times to visit here are from 9 AM to 6 PM every day.
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18 November 2015
Dagala Thousand Lakes Trek was a great experience. It passes by picturesque lakes, Alpine meadows and villages set to a backdrop of magnificent mountainous landscapes. The experience was amazing and brilliant. We had a really great trek. It was sheer brilliance.
16 August 2015
The trekking experience was great. I had a really nice trek here. It was an inexpensive and a really nice trek. I had a great time.
10 October 2015
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