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Punakha

Located at an elevation of about 3900 ft above sea level Punakha is much warmer compared to other regions in Northern Bhutan. It is the ancient capital of Bhutan and it is the winter home of the Chief Abbot of Bhutan, the Je Khenpo. Punakha is linked to some of the most momentous events in Bhutanese history and deserves its reputation as one of the most beautiful and significant regions at the heart of Bhutanese culture.


  • Chimi Lhakhang
    Chimi Lhakhang

    This monastery was built in 1499 by the 14th Drukpa hierarch, Ngawang Choegyel, after the site was b...

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  • Khamsum Yuley Chorten
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    Built by the Queen Mother of the 5th King of Bhutan to bring universal peace in this world, the temp...

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  • Punakha Dzong
    Punakha-Dzong

    Built in 1637 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative seat of the ...

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Highlights


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Destinations

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Tour Packages

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