About Wangchuck Wildlife SanctuaryThe sanctuary was officially announced and opened to the public in June 2008. Prior to this, the place was a Contennial Park. It is the largest wildlife park in the Kingdom of Bhutan and is one of the greatest resources of Bhutan’s economy. The park typically shows the characteristics of the Himalayan ranges, blue pine and alpine being the major vegetation of the landscapes.
It covers an area of 4919 sq km and borders 5 districts of Bhutan namely Bhumthang, Gasa, Dzongkhags, Trongsa and Wangduephodrang. Like all other national parks of the country, Wangchuck also inhabits few of the greatest endangered species of Flora and Fauna.
Highlights: Occasional encounters with Himalayan Black Bear, Royal Bengal tiger and snow leopard. Stunning views of the alpine and blue pine landscape making the park a perfect spot for trekking and mountaineering.
Best Seasons: March to September and January