Eastern Bhutan


Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan is the largest and most populated city in Bhutan. It is located at an alleviation of 2320 meters and is the center of the Royal Government of Bhutan. It is the only capital after Pyongyang in North Korea without a traffic light. Places of interest: Tashichho Dzong or the Fortress of Glorious Religion which…

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Paro lies at an altitude of 2280 m and is the only entry point via air to Bhutan. The scenic valley of Paro is one of the most fertile area in Bhutan and is sometime referred to as the rice bowl of Bhutan. The district is home to many sacred monasteries and has numerous tourist attractions. Owing to these attributes,…

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Punakha lies at an altitude of 1300 m and enjoys a temperate climate with relatively warm summers. The lush valleys and the weather makes it an ideal camping site and the two rivers, Pho(male) Chhu and Mo(female) chhu make Punakha an ideal kayaking and river rafting destination. It served the headquarters of the central monk body and the national government…

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Wangdue Phodrang is one of the larger districts in Bhutan and the windiest of them all. Wangdue housed one of the most historically and architecturally significant Dzongs in the country until it was burnt down in 2013. Today, Wangdue Phodrang is one of the busier districts due to the construction works at the Mega hydro-power project. Therefore, places near the…

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Gasa is one of the remotest of districts in Bhutan and the last one to be connected by road. Lack of developmental activities surprisingly has helped Gasa retain its natural richness and this in turn has made Gasa a birdwatching, photography and trekking hotspot. Places of interest: Gasa Tashi Tongmon Dzong,was built in the 17th century by Desi Tenzin Drukdra…

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Trongsa is significant place from where the unification of Bhutan was initiated. It was one of the power strongholds from where the first King of Bhutan rose to power. At present, the crown prince has to hold the post of Trongsa Penlop (governor) before he can sit on the iron throne. One can get a glimpse of the black mountain…

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Bumthang is blessed with several sacred monasteries spread across the region and is aptly referred to as the spiritual heartland of Bhutan. Located in central Bhutan between an altitude of 2600 to 4000m, it is rather cold in Bumthang. Bumthang is famous for the production of Honey, Yathra (woollen products), beer and cheese. The district, which is a famous tourist…

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Mongar referred to as Zhongar in olden times is the entry point to Eastern Bhutan which may seem like another world – more rural, less traveled. Mongar town is a calm town despite being one of the busier towns in eastern Bhutan. People from neighboring districts frequents Mongar as one of the largest national referral hospitals is located here and…

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Tashigang is located at an altitude of 1151m and is the largest district in Bhutan. It was once a commercial hub and an important administrative point for the entire eastern region. From 17th until the 20th century, entire eastern region was governed from the district. Today, Tashigang is famous for its handicraft or hand loom products. Places of interest: Trashigang…

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Tashi Yangtsi

Tashi Yangtsi is one of the newer districts in Bhutan and is located at the eastern most part of Bhutan. The dzongkhag at an alleviation of 1830 m borders Arunchal pradesh to the East and China to the North. It is famous for Daapas – wooden bowls and containers, and as the winter roosting ground of the Black-necked Cranes. The…

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