Butterfly Tours

Bhutan is a wildlife paradise and butterflies are no exception. Bhutan is ranked in the top 10 countries in terms of its species richness per unit area. And Bhutan is a country with strict conservation laws and plans to keep it that way with a constitution mandating that 60% of the country’s land area has to be under forest cover for all times.

While a detailed population census of butterfly has not been done, Bhutan is said to have more than 120 species including species like ‘Bhutan Glory’ and ‘Kaiser-I-Hind’, which are internationally protected by the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species. Around 28 species of butterfly found in Bhutan are endemic to the eastern Himalayas

Some species found in Bhutan are:

  • Common Blue Apollo
  • Sixbar Swordtail
  • Glassy Bluebottle
  • Tailed Jay
  • Veined Jay
  • Common Mormon
  • Common Peacock
  • Paris Peacock
  • Blue Peacock
  • Spangle
  • Red breast
  • Red Helen
  • Indian Cabbage White
  • Large Cabbage White
  • Common Gull
  • Lesser Gull
  • Hill Jezebel
  • Red-base Jezebel
  • Yellow Coaster
  • Striped Tiger
  • Dark Blue tiger
  • Green Sapphire,
  • Blue Pansy
  • Red Lacewing
  • Blue Admiral
  • Painted lady

The Butterfly Tours are designed to give you a life fulfilling experience in Bhutan. We also have butterfly expert guides to accompany you throughout the trip.

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