Eastern

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Eastern Bhutan is the least visited geographical region of the country. Mangar is the closest district of Eastern Bhutan from Bumthang. It is the most fascinating journey from Bumthang to Mongar while one comes across the 3,800 m Trumshingla pass. Mongar is the second largest town in the Eastern Bhutan, it is located on a side of a hill. Whereas the towns of Western Bhutan are situated on the valley floor, average elevation being 1,620 m and weather is subtropical.

Trashigang is the other district of Eastern Bhutan, which is the largest district of the country. It is a 3.5 hour drive from Mongar and 547 km from Thimpu, there is a historical fortress, Trashigang Dzong. It is built on top of a vertical hill above the Sherichu River. In ancient times, it played the most strategic role in preventing enemies to invade into Eastern Bhutan.

Trongsa is comfortable place to stay for the night in case one is travelling to the east or south of Bhutan. The famous Trongsa Tsechu (festival) generally falls between late November and mid-December. There is another central Bhutanese town, Bumthang, which is at the elevation between 2,600 and 4000m. it is often described as the spiritual heartland of Bhutan because there are numerous monasteries and spiritual sites. Bumthang is in a picturesque valley of beautiful houses and fields of buckwheat, barley and apples.

All our Bhutan travel packages are professionally designed. However, we can also design your Bhutan travel plan as per your needs and preferences, to suite your pocket and your taste. Simply write or chat live rThere are some famous temples including Kurjey Lhakhang(associated with Guru Rinpoche), Jampey Lhakhang (built in 8th century) and the historic Jakar Dzong(fortress). It is always a privilege to see a small Bumthang's festival because it portrays an insight of culture spirit of Bhutan.

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