Enquire Now


The Jewel of the East

Trashigang DzongTrashigang DzongDrametse GoembaTrashigang Dzong
  • General Information

    , State: Trashigang, Bhutan
    Area: 0
    Languages Spoken: Bhutanese and English
    Long Distance Code: -
    Importance: -
    Best Time to Visit: March to September and -
    International Access: -
  • Description

    Situated 547kms east of Thimphu, the journey to this eastern region is dramatic as it is beautiful, A trading center for hill tribes and the gateway to Eastern India, A central point to explore the outlying villages and cultural treks. Trashigang is the center and district capital of Trashigang Dzongkhag, the largest district in the country. It is at about 1070m above the sea level. Trashigang is the eastern terminus of the Lateral Road, Bhutan''s main highway leading to Phuntsholing in the southwest. It’s sinking easterly foundation and crumbling upper walls
  • Location

    Situated 547kms east of Thimphu. Tashigang is a small town located deep in eastern Bhutan
  • Climate

    In the autumn clear warm days prevail affording the best weather for tours to Bhutan. In the spring mixed weather pattern prevail with clear spells followed by occasional thunder showers and light rain. Spring is best for flowering rhododendrons (which Bhutan is famous for) along with magnolias and other flowering plants.
Drametse GoembaDrametse Goemba founded in 1511 by the great granddaughter of Pema Lingpa, Ani Chhoeten Zangmo and her husband Yeshe Gyalpo. ''Drametse'' meaning the peak where there is no enemy has about 60 gomchen (lay or married monks) of Nyingmapa and is one of the most important monasteries in eastern Bhutan. This monastery is home to the ''Nga Cham drum dance'' that features in many Tsechu festivals around the country.
Trashigang DzongThis Dzong was built in 1659 and commands a remarkable view over the surrounding countryside. Once, the entire eastern region was ruled from this Dzong from the late 17th century until the beginning of the 20th century. Now, it is the administrative centre of the district and also houses the region''s monastic body.

Round Trip to Bhutan

Round Trip to Bhutan
(15 Days / 14 Nights)

On Request
Round Trip to Bhutan / BUT-11 (15 Days / 14 Nights)

A grand Bhutan tour that offers invaluable insight into the rich culture and traditions of Bhutan, accompanied by breathtaking panoramic views of snow covered Himalayan peaks

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 : Paro
Day 2 : Paro
Day 3 : Paro-Thimphu
Day 4 : Thimphu-Punakha
Day 5 : Punakha-Wangduephodrang-Gangtey
Day 6 : Gangtey-Trongsa
Day 7 : Trongsa-Bumthang
Day 8 : Bumthang
Day 9 : Bumthang-Mongar
Day 10 : Mongar-Trashigang
Day 11 : Trashigang
Day 12 : Trashigang-Bumthang
Day 13 : Bumthang-Punakha
Day 14 : Punakha-Paro
Day 15 : Paro

Trashigang, Bhutan Tours