Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary

Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area located in the district of Trashiyangtse in eastern Bhutan. It covers an area of over 1,500 square kilometers and is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including several endangered species such as the black-necked crane, snow leopard, and Himalayan red panda. The sanctuary is situated at an altitude of 1,000 to 5,400 meters and features diverse ecosystems ranging from subtropical forests to alpine meadows. Visitors to the sanctuary can enjoy a range of activities such as trekking, birdwatching, and wildlife spotting. The best time to visit is from November to February when the black-necked cranes migrate to the area from Tibet. The sanctuary is also home to several cultural sites such as the Rigsum Gompa, a monastery built in the 18th century. Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in nature, wildlife, and Bhutanese culture.