The power tiller is a prized possession of a Bhutanese farmer. The machine is a workhorse providing much needed power and labour saving blessings to the Bhutanese farmer. Sights like this in the Phobjikha valley are common around the rural farming communities of Bhutan where the power tiller also ferries residents on their errands.
Phobjikha is home and sanctuary to the endangered black- necked cranes making the glacial valley a crucial and successful wildlife preservation initiative in the country. At Phobjikha, visitors have the opportunities to learn more about Bhutan’s successful and much acclaimed conservation works. The crane center is a must visit if you want to find out more about this endangered species. Visitors also have the option of staying at a farmhouse to experience life in a Bhutanese rural household.
Phobjikha valley is located in Wangdue Phodrang district. Phobjikha is approximately 65 kilometers from the district headquarters of Wandue Phodrang.