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Bhutan festivals guide : Takin Bhutan festival

The Takin festival is unlike the other religious festivals of Bhutan. This festival is organized as a showcase of the country's rich natural heritage and promotesconservation, explore opportunities and discuss how to best run the park. The festival is also a forum for the few people who live in the park to gather and celebrate and discuss alternative income opportunities and conservation practices with one another and most importantly socialize and be merry. The festival is held at Thsajarithang, which is a small place situated in the JigmeDorji National Park. The regions is littered with natural salt lick which favored by the Takin. Takin is the national animal of Bhutan, this curious looking animal is has a body that resembles a yak and a head that resembles a goat. Legend has it that DrukpaKunley, created the Takin as a miracle to please his devotees. It is believe that the taking was made out of the left-overs of his meal, which consisted of goats skull and the body of a cow and proceeded to put the two together to create the Takin. The Takin is unique to the mountains of Bhutan and the eastern Himalayas. In addition to the Takin, the JigmeDorji National Park is home to the Royal Bengal Tiger, Snow Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Red Panda, Asiatic Wild Dog, Himalayan Black Bear, Deer and over 300 different species of Birds

Mail us if you want to travel Bhutan for this festival. You can also include this festival in other Travel Bhutan tours which is what majority of people do. Following are the various Bhutan tours which can accomodate this festival :-

Best of Bhutan

Glimpse of Bhutan

Western Bhutan tour

Central Bhutan tour

Eastern Bhutan tour

Bhutan meditation tour

Bhutan textile tour

Bhutan photography tour

Bhutan pilgrimage tour

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