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Trashigang

Trashigang Dzongkhag is the largest and the most populous Dzongkhag in the country. It shares its borders with Monggar Dzongkhag in the west, Samdrup Jongkhar and Pemagatshel in the South, Trashi Yangtse in the north and the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh in the east. It is situated at an elevation ranging from 600-4,500 meters above sea level. The climate is mainly temperate with an annual rainfall between 1000 mm and 2000 mm.It is home to a unique highland race of people called the Dakpas who live in the twin villages of Merak and Sakteng.Trashigang is also famous for textile woven of raw silk called Bura. The people of this region are famous for their skill in the production of natural dyes and dyeing.Trashigang Dzongkhag is also famous for a large variety of bird species including rufous-necked hornbill (Aceros nipalensis), Chestnut-breasted Partridge (Arborophila mandellii) Pallas’s Fish eagle (Haliaeetus leucoruphus) etc.


  • Rangjung Ösel Chöling Monastery

    This monastery is located in the growing small town of Rangjung. This Monastery is established by Du...

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  • Bartsam Chadhor Lhakhang

    It is about an hour and half drive from the Trashigang. It is known for fascinating tales about famo...

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  • Trashigang Dzong
    trashigang dzong

    The largest Dzong (fortress) in the Eastern region, the Trashigang Dzong was built in 1651 and house...

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  • Kanglung College
    Kanglung College

    Kanglung (Sherabtse) College is the first college of Bhutan. It is located about an hour drive from ...

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  • Trashigang Town
    Trashigang Town

    Trashigang town is comparatively small because of the restrictive landscape for further expansion. H...

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  • Gom Kora Temple
    Gom Kora

    Some times called Gomphu Kora (Gomphu meaning Mediation Place and Kora meaning Circumambulation) is ...

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  • Merak and Sakteng National Park

    Two nomadic communities of Merak and Sakteng are located in this park. A trek route covering this tw...

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  • Rangshikhar Lhakhang
    Rangshikhar Lhakhang

    It is the residence of Rangshikhar Rinpoche where most of the local people visit this Temple and rec...

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