Takin Festival

Held in Gasa Dzongkhag within Jigme Dorji National Park, the second largest national preserve in the country, the festival offers you ample opportunity to take an up-and- close look at the national animal, the Takin (Budorcas taxicolor). You will also get to experience hot spring baths and taste delicious local cuisine while exploring indigenous handicrafts. Also observe skilled nomadic herders at work while weaving tents, blankets, rugs and bags from raw materials culled by shearing yaks.