Visit Bumthang District

The Bumthang District of Bhutan is a beautiful mountainous region located in the north-central part of the country. It is known for its wide array of natural beauty, including lush valleys and dense forests, as well as its many Buddhist temples and monasteries.

The area is home to some unique sites that are worth visiting, such as the Jakar Dzong fortress and temple complex, which dates back to 1667. The Tang Valley is another popular spot for tourists; here you can find an abundance of traditional Bhutanese villages with colorful homes and friendly locals.

For those interested in history, there are many historical sites located in Bumthang that tell the story of Bhutan's past. This includes Jambay Lhakhang Temple which was built by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in 659 AD and Kurjey Lhakhang Temple which was built by Guru Rinpoche in 1652 AD.

To experience a truly unique culture and nature-filled journey through time, the Bumthang District of Bhutan should not be missed.

Cities in Bumthang District