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Motithang Takin Preserve

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Thimphu, Bhutan
+975 17 78 92 78
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Just like zoo, national animal of Bhutan can see

This is animal park , can see Bhutan National animal, It small one, If you are in Thimpu must see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mvidhate
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pune
An opportunity to see the Takin

Nice for a stroll around the caged zoo. Just 4 animals species in the zoo, the highlight being the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gladwyn V
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“national animal” (138 reviews)
“goat” (138 reviews)
“the reserve” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Thimphu, Bhutan
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+975 17 78 92 78
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"national animal"
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"goat"
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"the reserve"
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"barking deer"
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"mini zoo"
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"animal lovers"
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"endangered species"
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in 11 reviews
"visit this place"
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"fence"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is animal park , can see Bhutan National animal, It small one, If you are in Thimpu must see. this type animal is only in Bhutan.

Thank mvidhate
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice for a stroll around the caged zoo. Just 4 animals species in the zoo, the highlight being the Takin (about 8 of them).

Thank Gladwyn V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I appreciate that the place is created to allow for safe living conditions for the animals and there is plenty of space for them to wander around. Because of the open space, it can be difficult to see many takins up close, but still a...More

Thank Travis B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique for the National animal Takin which has the face of a goat and body of a cow. Could see sambhar deer’s and mountain goats too besides exotic birds. J Ganesh

Thank Ganesh J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with hopes to see nice preserve of National Animal Takin but were disappointed as they were only a few and far away from the visitors gallery. There was no proper facility to climb up nor any details about the animal and its preserve.

Thank Ranjit K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With high fences all around, we were very very disappointed that we could not view a Takin clearly. The Nu 200 entry fee was not worth it and we felt cheated. We could see them far off but they were not clear at all due...More

Thank Shernaz D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing really worth seeing. Every travel agent takes you there but can be skipped. Its a cow body with a goats head look animal. Only few of them survived and a rare animal. But not worth the climb to see it.

Thank Hsanghavi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can visit this place if you want to see Takin national animal of Bhutan but not maintained properly.Improvement is needed.

Thank Sowmya_Venkat123
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is more like a mini zoo! They have just a few animals here including national animal of Bhutan, the Takin. If you wish to see the Takin then must visit this zoo. We got to see a few Takins from distance. They also had...More

Thank Vinay M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very small place but must visit to see national animal of bhutan that is Takin. dont go expecting a large jungle preserve but views are good

Thank Mverma20142014
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manu k
9 January 2018|
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Response from tiger005 | Reviewed this property |
100 INR is every where except Dzong which is 300/ INR.
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RoshanGV
6 February 2016|
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Response from Joan S | Reviewed this property |
Agree with previous replies, rarely spotted in the wild and only in remote areas. Getting to Bumthang was a hairy enough journey, but travelling further north in the hope of an unlikely encounter will be even worse, and most... More
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Jamie550
5 December 2015|
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Response from Mavisimo | Reviewed this property |
About 2500mtrs just a little higher than Thimpu.
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