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Attractions in Trashigang

Trashigang is the largest and farthest district of the eastern town of Bhutan with elevation ranging from 600 m to over 4500 m above sea level. The major towns in the district include Trashigang, Radhi, Rangjung, and Phongmey. Tashi or Trashiyangtse is another Dzongkha created in 1992 by separating them from the Trashigang dzongkhag The Trashigang town lying at an altitude of 3775 meters once served as a trade center with Tibet lies n the banks of the Gamri Chu River. With a population of around 5,000, Trashigang is the largest town in far eastern Bhutan.

Trashigang has been traditionally used as an important trade route connecting Assam with Tibet. Presently, it is also a primary route for Bhutanese trade with India. After crossing the Thrumshingla Pass and then going down, one arrives at a distinctly tropical region of Trashingang. Further north of Trashigang is Trashi Yangtse, east to Radhi, and south to Khaling and Kanglung. Trashi Yangtse has a great Nepalese Chorten copied from the Bodhnath Stupa in Kathmandu. There is also the Dzong, the Institute for Zorig Chusum School of Traditional Arts, and a hospital.

Is situated on a high projection overlooking the confluence of the Drangme Chhu and the Gamri Chhu, was built in 1668 by Chogyal Minjur Tempa

An hour and a half drive away from Trashigang through a feeder road will take you to the village of Bartsham. The Chador Lhakhang, or Sangdha 

Further east from Trashigang, driving north will take you to another commercial hub in Trashigang, the Rangjung town. This once sleepy town is today

The National Handloom Development Project (Khaling) trains rural weavers and supplies yarn on credit, then buys back the finished products

We locate Radhi some 30 km east of Trashigang Dzongkhag on a north-facing hill. It is partially a dry Chirpine region in its lower par

Until recently, in an effort to preserve there culture and environment, Merak and Sakteng were closed to tourism. The Royal Government

The Country’s only established Institute for the visually impaired in Khaling, Trashigang has come a long path since it’s founding in 1973