The Gangtey Valley is one of the most beautiful spots in Bhutan. The Winter home to Black Necked Cranes that arrive every from the Tibetan Plateau.
- Gangtey Monastery is perched on a small hill that rises from the valley floor. The Monastery is surrounded by a large village inhabited mainly by the families of the 140 Gomchens who take care of the Monastery.
- Black Necked Crane Information Centre - siituated on the edge of the forest and wetland along the main road of Phobjikha valley, the black-necked crane information Centre has an observation room equipped with high power telescope and spotting scopes for catching the best view of the cranes.
Min 12°C/54°F Max 19°C/66°F
Min 4°C/39°F Max 19°C/66°F
- Best time to travelAutumn and Spring
- WildlifeGood birdlife with theblack necked cranes being seen in the winter.
- LanguagesThe National language is Dzongkha while English is spoken widely in all the urban and tourist areas.
- Flying to GangteyBhutan has One International Airport at Paro which is serviced by flights from Bangkok, Singapore, Kathmandu, New Delhi and Calcutta by the National Carrier Druk Air. Bhutan Airways , Bhutan's first private airline, has also started flying between Bangkok and Paro.
- CurrencyBhutanese ngultrum and Indian rupees are also accepted.
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