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Eastern Bhutan

MONGAR (Altitude 5575 feet) After crossing the highest pass in Bhutan, Thrumshingla, the drive descends from high altitude pine forest to lush pastures, cascading waterfalls, steep cliffs and the roadside is adorned with wild flowers. The winding road leads to the riverside town Lingmithang before the climb towards the town of Mongar. The small town […]

Central Bhutan

PHOBJIKHA (altitude 9600 feet): About two hours drive from Wangdue Phodrang, a glacial valley located on the western slopes of the Black Mountain (Jowo Durshing) at an altitude of 9840 feet above sea level. It is the winter home of the endangered Black-necked Crane that migrate from the high plateaus of Tibet in late fall. […]

Western Bhutan

PHUENTSHOLING Phuentsholing was the gateway of Bhutan when air travel was not introduced to Bhutan. It is a historic trading post and many British missions came to Bhutan from British India in the late 1700s through this area. Located adjacent to the Indian plains it harbours a sub-tropical climate and vegetation. It is the frontier […]