Gangtey Gompa

Gangtey Gompa, an old monastery dating back to the 16th century is the only monastery, which follows the Pelling Nyingmapa sect of school. This valley of Phobjikha is also a home of the rare Black Necked Crane, an endangered species that migrate from the Tibetan plateau in winter. There are about 450-500 cranes residing in Bhutan out of which 250-300 lives in this beautiful valley.