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Crane Festival

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The Black Neck Crane Festival

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Place: Gangtey Monastery

The Annual Crane Festival is celebrated in the courtyard of Gangtey Goemba, in Phobjikha valley. The festival is an occasion for the locals to rejoice and celebrate the arrival of this endangered and majestic bird that becomes an inseparable part of their daily lives during the winter months.

Crane Festival Insight into Festival Duration, Dates, & Features

Features

The Festival was established to commemorate the arrival of the revered birds from Tibet and to raise awareness of the need to protect the environment.

Crane Festival Dates for 2023
  • Starting Date: 1st November 2023
  • Ending Date: 1st November 2023
Insights

The Gangtey Monastery will host the annual Festival in Bhutan in 2023 on November 11.

Highlights

Festival Packages

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

The Black Neck Crane Festival

Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, WANGDUEPHODRANG

The Annual Black-necked Crane festival is celebrated in the courtyard of Gangteng Monastery, in Phobjikha valley.

The festival is an occasion for the locals to rejoice and celebrate the arrival of this endangered and majestic bird that becomes an inseparable part of their daily lives during the winter months.

The annual black-necked crane festival is organized to generate awareness and understanding of the importance of conserving the endangered Black-necked cranes; to strengthen the linkages between conservation, economic welfare, and sustainable livelihoods of the community; provide an avenue for the local community to renew their commitment to the conservation of the black-necked cranes, and to showcase their cultural heritage and skills.

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