Life in Himalaya Tours & Treks

FLORA & FAUNA



The array of flora and fauna available in Bhutan is unparalleled due to conservation and its wide altitudinal and climatic range. Physically, the country can be divided into three zones:

1. Alpine Zone (4000m and above) with no forest cover;

2. Temperate Zone (2000 to 4000m) with conifer or broadleaf forests;

3. Subtropical Zone (150m to 2000m) with Tropical or Subtropical vegetation.

Visitors can experience the magnificent flora and fauna of Bhutan through sightseeing or by embarking on treks and hikes through majestic forest, prestine mountains and across sparkling crystal clear rivers. The Kingdom is also home of different animals. At higher altitude you will come across snow leopard, blue sheep, red panda, takin, marmot, mask deer etc. Whereas goral, leapord, black bear, red panda, sambar, wild pig, grey langur, wild pigs and barking deer can be found in temperate zone. The tropical zone in the south are homes of elephants, leopard, Rhyno, water buffallo, goldern langur, swamp deer, horn bill, hog deer, guar and many other species. Bhutan is home of highest altitude inhabiting Tiger in the world and they are commenly found throughout the country.


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