Phobjikha Valley

Phobjikha is one of the most idyllic places in Bhutan. The valley is part of an important wildlife reserve; the valley is home to the endangered black necked cranes. These birds migrate south to the valley from Tibet every winter before flying back early spring. Aside from enjoying the tranquility, the valley also has multiple hiking trails leading through the small community in the valley.

Getting to Phobjikha Valley

Phobjikha Valley is 140 kilometers away from Thimphu city and it will take up to 6 hour drive.


The temperature in Phobjikha ranges from -4 degree Celsius in winter and 20 degree Celsius in summer.

Phobjikha Valley Elevation: 3000 meters

Popular Attractions in Phobjikha Valley

Located in the picturesque Gangtey valley, the monastery has the most beautiful architecture that overlooks the village below.
The Royal Society for Protection of Nature has set up an information center on Black Necked Cranes.
Taking a hot stone bath is the perfect way to unwind any traveler’s day.
Travelers can engage in day hikes. There are multiple trails with easy to moderate difficulty, leading through the pine forest.

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