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Phrumsengla National Park (PNP)

PNP has a combination of all different vegetation zones found in other parts of the country.

  • Location: Park covers four districts
  • Total area: 905 km2
  • One of the recent parks to be placed under management
Phrumsengla National Park (PNP) Map - Bhutan For Life

Phrumsengla National Park (PNP)

Faunal and Floral Diversity

0 species of plants
0 species of birds
0 species of mammals

Phrumsengla National Park (PNP)

Inhabitants & Livelihood

0 people living inside and within the fringes of the park
Residents are mostly farmers dependent on agriculture and livestock farming
Non-wood forest products such as mushrooms and herbal plants support the park residents in income-generation

Phrumsengla National Park (PNP)

Camping & Trekking

Things to do at PNP

  • Briddungla (110 lakes) Chungphel-Buli Trek (6 days trek) where trekkers can experience Fir forests and the habitat of the tiger
  • Rodhungla Tang-Ungar-Gorgan Trek (5 days trek) where trekkers can experience ruins of stone houses reminiscent of ancient Bhutan and habitats of the Tiger and terrestrial birds

Phrumsengla National Park (PNP)

Risk & Threats

Infrastructure development

  • With many development activities, such as construction of roads communication infrastructures, and power lines, being carried out, the park has lost substantial amount of extensive pristine land areas over the past decades and furthermore have contributed to the ecological disturbances

Climate change

  • The park has experienced numerous flash floods.
  • Park residents also report observing a reduction in the frequency and volume of snow fall in recent years

PNP's Future with BFL

Degraded lands within PNP mapped and restored with climate-smart mechanisms
PNP equipped with adequate and competent staff as well as essential equipment and infrastructure
Conservation status of other high-profile, lesser known, endangered and endemic flora and fauna species determined
Increased tiger population
High-biodiversity habitats, degraded forests, and climate refugia designated
Forest quality and extent is maintained
New nature-based local enterprises implemented