Situated on the bank of Gamri Chhu River, this enchanting town is truly bewitching. At the eastern part of Bhutan, Trashigang is one of the major tourist spots of the country. The entire district of Trashigang consist a number of beautifully constructed monasteries, which you must pay a visit to.

Visiting Trashigang is no less than visiting the home of nature. Covered with mountains all around, Trashigang is not only a treat to your eyes, but also a perfect escapade from the hustle and bustle of the crowded megacities. Visit this heavenly place once to forget all your worries and get refreshed.

If you are wondering where to stay in Trashigang, then it is to be disclosed first that you would not find five star hotels or lavish resorts there. But there are a number of comfortable and satisfying hotels for your stay. A few examples of hotels are Druk Zhongar Hotel, Hotel Druk Doethjung, Lengkhar Resort, etc.

For the shopaholics, Trashigang has a few options through which you can satisfy your shopping craves. The locally crafted accessories such as Bhutanese masks, woven baskets and stuffs, boots, belts, native style of embroidery, are very interesting to see and buy. Also, Bhutan is known for its woollen garments. Don’t forget to buy high quality sweaters and other woollen wears and they make a great gifting option too for your loved ones back home.

Nightlife in Trashigang is dull. There are no nightclubs or pubs where you could hang out after the sun goes off to sleep. 

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  1. Travel advice

    ·         Bhutan, being not a developed nation, is still a strict follower of age old customs and they are very particular about their culture. Do not disrespect them or their culture. Be a good guest and they will surely be a great host.

    ·         Bhutan is pretty low in crimes. But pickpockets might be common in a few busy areas. Keep your belongings and costly stuffs safe.

    ·         Dress modestly before visiting the monasteries.

    ·         Confirm with the authorities before doing photography inside the monasteries.

    ·         Carry a torch after sunset. Bhutan faces power cuts anytime.

    ·         Don’t plan outing at night. The hilly areas might get dangerous.

    ·         Carry your medicines with you from your home. You might not find pharmacies everywhere.

    ·         Pack your bags with heaviest woollens as Bhutan has a chilling weather. During the winters you will encounter heavy snowfalls.

    ·         If you like going for trekking, carry your special trekking boots.

  2. Drinking laws

    The minimum age of liquor consumption in Bhutan is 18 years. If you are younger, don’t risk yourself by consuming alcohol. 

  3. Our recommendations-things you can’t afford to miss?

    Gomphu Kora

    Gomphu Kora is a beautifully constructed Buddhist monastery in the lap of nature. The lush greenery all around will please you so much that it would be terribly tough for you to walk away from this place. This monastery is situated on the way to Yangtse. It is said that Guru Rinpoche meditated in this temple to defeat a demon. With captivating surroundings, it is situated on the bank of River Gamri Chhu. Inside, you will see beautiful paintings based on Buddhism. The entire place is enchanting and peaceful.

    Trashigang Dzong

    This is a beautiful fort constructed in around 1659. Strategically built to defeat the Tibetan invaders, this fort is now a great tourist spot in eastern Bhutan. Upon seeing from a far off distance, the fort seems to be floating in the air, as it is situated atop a hill, which scared the invaders and they fled away. You must visit this Dzong if you are in east Bhutan.

    Chorten Kora

    A few kilometres away from Trashigang, Chorten Kora is situated in Trashiyangtse, on the bank of Kulong Chu River. This beautiful white Buddhist temple was created to defeat a demon, believed to be residing in the place where the temple is standing now. Annual festivals are held in the temple compound and a lot of pilgrims pay a visit to this sacred place from not only Bhutan, but also India.

    Rangjung Woesel Chokling Monastery

    This is a beautiful newly built monastery in Rangjung. This monastery was established as a centre of studying Buddhism. As the poor Bhutanese parents cannot send their children for studying Buddhism in India or Nepal, they enrol them in this monastery. The interior of the monastery is colourful and a treat to watch.


    This is a beautiful village in Trashigang district. It is basically famous for Sakteng Wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary is a home to a large number of bird species such as the Black rumped magpie. The sanctuary was mainly created with an objective to reserve the migoi, a type of cryptid.


    If you love bird-watching, you must visit the tiny village of Khaling in Trashigang district. There are over 35 varieties of magnificent birds. Do not forget to carry your binoculars. Apart from bird-watching, the Khaling village is naturally picturesque with lofty hilly terrains. You can see the locals and their lifestyle there. To know more, have a chat with a local who will be able to tell you more about Bhutan and Trashigang.

    Sherubtse College

    This is the only college in the entire region under the Royal University of Bhutan. The college is small, yet really beautiful. Around 300 students are graduated every year, which are then absorbed by the Bhutan government mostly. 

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