Invitation to the Jomolhari Mountain Festival 2014 (8-9, October 2014)

The Department of Forests and park Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests takes the pleasure of inviting everyone to the Jomolhari Mountain Festival on 8th– 9th  October, 2014 at Dangojang (near Jomolhari base camp) under Soe Park Range of Jigme Dorji National Park (JDNP).

The objectives of the festival are to:

  1. Showcase Bhutan’s rich natural heritage

  2. Promote ecotourism opportunities in the Jomolhari region

  3. Showcase local culture and tradition

  4. Encourage yak herding and promoting dairy produces

  5. Create awareness on high land biodiversity conservation and waste management and

  6. Promote wildlife conservation through community support

Basic accommodation can be arranged by the management of JDNP, Soe Yutoe and Yaksa communities. However, meals on the way and at the festival venue will be available on the payment system from the communities. You are requested to bring personal sleeping bag, sleeping mat, and necessary trekking gears. We also recommend you to bring extra warm clothes.

 

For the park management to arrange the logistics properly, you are advised to confirm your participation latest by the 29September 2014. Please contact Mr. Kezang Dorji, Park Range Officer, Soe Park Range, JDNP at his mobile phone no. 17619872 or Mrs. Phub Gyem, Range Officer, H.Q,  JDNP at 17472409 for trip confirmation and further information. 

Click here to download the tentative program of the festival

– DoFPS

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