Motithang Takin Preserve, Thimphu

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Explore a wildlife reserve dedicated to protecting Bhutan's national animal at Motithang Takin Preserve. Initially a miniature zoo, the site now enjoys protection for environmental and spiritual reasons, letting docile takins roam free and expand in numbers in the surrounding forest. Go on a guided tour through the government-maintained area of 3.4 hectares (8.4 acres), which also contains a traditionally styled entrance, an information center, and lots of native greenery. Wear comfortable walking shoes in order to manage the many steep trails. Add Motithang Takin Preserve to your Thimphu travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Thimphu journey builder tool .
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  • You will find here the national animal of Bhutam- Takin. Big park and involves bit of walking too, Not advisable for those who are having problem with walking. Spotting Takin here is matter of chance....  more »
  • The Taki reserve is not particularly large but hats I for us a visit worth it, because we were there by chance at feeding time and thus the Ōgoe were very visible. For us, the visit was worth.
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  • Its called a national park/reserve but except Takin, barking deer and Sambhal deers you wont find much. I would recommend visiting this place only if you want to see Takin that too from a distance. As...  more »
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