Visit Trashigang District

The Trashigang District is located in Bhutan's eastern region and is the largest district in the country. It contains numerous beauty spots and historical sites, making it a popular tourist destination. Tourists can visit the 17th century Trashigang Dzong, a majestic fortress that stands high up on a hill overlooking the town of Trashigang. The dzong serves as an important administrative and religious center for the local people, and tourists can explore its ancient architecture and learn about its history.

The district also offers some stunning natural attractions such as Ura Valley, where visitors can take in breathtaking views of lush green meadows surrounded by craggy mountains. Or for those looking for adventure, there are numerous trekking trails to be found in this area with some offering spectacular views of Mt. Gankar Puensum - Bhutan's highest peak at 7541 meters.

Interesting historical fact: Trashigang was established as one of Bhutan's first districts back in 1616 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal when he unified Bhutan under his rule.

Cities in Trashigang District