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Dagana

The place gets its name from the historic Daga Trashiyangtse Dzong which was established in 1651 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, the first man to unify Bhutan under a single central authority. Dagana Dzongkhag (district) is located in the southern part of the country. It covers an area of about 1389 kilometres, with the elevation ranging from 600 meters to 3800 meters above sea level. It has a total population estimate of about 25,070.The district hares its border with Thimphu and Chhukha district to the west, Wangduephodrang district to the north, Tsirang district to the east and India to the south. The district falls within the Temperate zone in the north and the Sub-tropical zone in the south. Summers are hot and wet and winters dry and cold.


  • Wachey cave

    About an hour’s drive from Dagapela town and another one and half hours walk from the road point, ...

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  • Do Dung Chen

    Those are two spots, one shaped like a conch and another a rock from which a conch "hidden treasure"...

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  • Do Kepai Goenthoe (The Rock of Ancient Steps)

    About seven kilometers west to Do Namkhai Kaw, is the sister pillar. As the name suggest, its unique...

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  • Do Pata Chapsa (Sword on Rock)

    It is an imprint of a sword on a rock. Legend has it that Ngagey, a strong man of Tsega King's court...

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  • Do Namkhai Kaw (Sky Pillar Rock)
    Resize of DoNamkhai Kaw

    A two hours walk from the hydro power house at the base of Dagana hill and about 16 kilometers away ...

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  • Pokhari (Lake)

    The lake lies under Tsangkha gewog and it is about four hours walk from either Drujeygang or Sunkosh...

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  • Do Rangthan (Stone Mill)
    Do Rangthang(Resize)

    It is about half an hour’s walk from the road near Do Kepai Goenthoe. People believe that Guru Rim...

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  • Ma Deo Than cave

    Situated in Gopini village, it is about three hours walk from Dagapela. It is a calcium rich cave by...

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  • Tha Namkhai Dzong (The Frontier Sky Fortress)

    It is located in Lajab geog. It is supposed to contain a bell that people can sometimes hear. The ca...

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  • Dungchen Menchu

    Located below the Dzongkhag guest house, at a 15 minute walking distance the Dungchen Menchu is a me...

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  • Daga Dzong
    Dagana

    Daga Dzong was traditionally the stronghold of the Daga Penlop. Today, it houses the clergy and the...

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