Jigme Dorji National Park Adventure Tours

Adventurous travelers can spend weeks exploring Jigme Dorji National Park which is located in north-western part of the country, encompasses warm broad-leaved forests to permanent ice fields and glaciers on the border and stunning species of plants and animals. With an area of 4349 sq. km, it is the largest protected area in Bhutan. It is one of the most biologically rich areas in the Eastern Himalaya region.

Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Park boasts picture perfect landscapes and majestic mountains for a low key, affordable, and relaxing adventure tours. Adventure tours in Jigme Dorji National Park range from exploring the ancient ruins, to climbing tall mountains, white water rafting, hiking along the rainforest, bird watching, star gazing, and canopy tours/zip lining.

The National park is rich in biodiversity with a record of 36 mammals, 328 birds, 5 reptiles, 300 medicinal plants, and 39 butterflies. It was in this park where tigers were first sighted above 4000 meters sharing habitat with snow leopards. Besides the rich floral and faunal diversity, the sources four major rivers, Pachhu, Wangchhu, Phochhu and Mochhu lie in the park as well. The park spans across five districts namely Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangduephodrang and Gasa. This may be the only place in the world where the Royal Bengal tiger and snow leopard habitats overlap. Most of Bhutan’s most popular trekking routes can be found inside the Jigme Dorji National Park.