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Phobjikha Valley

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just 1.5 hours walking around the valley, fresh air, cows, horses and lots of dogs. Also dropping by monastery school. It’s a pleasant break to city life Though it’s no crane season yet, visiting the crane center make me understand how much Bhutanese community has...More

Thank friday0206
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best valley in Bhutan. One can see Black Necked Cranes in winter. There is one information center about Black Necked Cranes. You can enjoy audio visusl documentary of 15 minutes on purchase of ticket Rs.100 each. There are few home...More

Thank Joglekar
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We were there during the off season in June. The cranes were gone, but yaks were grazing in the wetland and it was a pleasant walk from the hotel area to the monastery on the hill. It took about 2.5 hours to walk from the...More

Thank Kciff
Reviewed 31 July 2018

If you are planning to visit Bhutan, do plan to spent some time at Phobjikha valley. For me the best place in Bhutan. Green, peaceful. You can do a 360 degree walk of the valley, trust me you will fall in love.

Thank Spurkait
Reviewed 14 July 2018

good for hiking of it. no luck as not a season to watch black neck cranes while i do a short hiking from hill to the field but good enough for seeing such beautiful place with relaxing pace of it. however, i do meet them...More

Thank iamface
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is an amazing environment in the middle of nowhere. A peaceful and spiritual place with a beautiful night and an incredible sunrise.

Thank Saulo D
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This was my best. The nature trail from the Gangtey Monastery for 4km is amazing. The walk is pleasant embracing you in nature. You will get a glimpse of the pine forest, the village, the valley, the mountains in a meditative state, the clouds slowly...More

Thank Kirti S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Phobjikha is about one and half hours drive passin g through lawala pass which is about 3300 meters above sea level and then descending down to a green plain. On the hill top is the majestic monastery( Gangtey) The serenity of the place transport you...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

We reached the visitors centre a couple of hours after the last of the cranes left for the summer. Despite this, my walk from Gangte monastery was still one of the highlights of my trip. The views were amazing, the environment was peaceful. It was...More

Thank jo l
Reviewed 19 April 2018

A very beautiful place to visit for eco tourists and nature lovers. One of the only places to spot Black necked crane. The early morning walk through the wetland nature trail gives a breathtaking view of the valley, surrounded by the mountain ranges.

Thank VivekVaidyanathanPGT
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Response from AntonyS186 | Reviewed this property |
1.From Phobjika I stayed gakling guest house and its a budget resort ....budget is affordable for middle class family .But the think is phobjika is a remote area there is nothing available for entertainment inside the rooms... More
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16 December 2017|
Response from SanjayBijlani | Reviewed this property |
Dear fellow traveller, we had not stayed at Phobjikha valley and preferred to do a day trip from Punakha. However while considering hotel options we had shortlisted Dewachen Hotel & Dragons Nest Hotel which we felt were... More