Trashigang – 5 Places here you can’t afford to miss
Posted On March 29, 2019
Act as a
major trade route between India & Bhutan; Trashigang overlooks the beauty
of wooden valley which is just like a fairy-land!
Most Valuable Jewel of the East!!
of Trashigang Dzongkhag district, Trashigang is the serene town as well as the
spectacular town of Bhutan. The name ‘Trashigang’ is derived from the word
‘Tshangla’ which means ‘easterner’ in the Bhutanese local language. Although it
is not very urbanized, Trashigang occupies a major portion in the population of
Did You Know?
• Trashigang itself boasts a strong cultural
heritage and traditions too.
• It is the place where many groups of
semi-nomadic people live.
• It lies on a varying altitude ranging from
500 km to 3000 km.
• Built by Chogyal Minjur Tempa, Trashigang
seems to be paradise on earth.
Places You Should Not Miss In
Here is the
list of top places in Trashigang that are a must visit for any tourist here-
‘Trashigang Dzong Fortress’, The Oldest Monument
the steep cliffs and surrounded by the rivers Gamri Chhu & Drangme Chhu,
Trashigang Dzong is bestowed with surreal beauty. Built in the 17th century, it
was previously served as a defense against the Tibetan invaders.
The main attraction is the three-day
annual festival- Trashigang Tshechu which is attended by a large number of
2. The Sacred ‘Chorten Kora’ With Divine Power
prominent place in the city, Chorten Kora is an eminent stupa which you should
explore while in here. It is known to be built in the late 18th century whose
structure took almost a dozen years. According to the beliefs, Stupa is
regarded as highly sacred among the local that guards them against demonic
3. The Tranquility & Serenity of ‘Merak Valley’
an elevation of 3000m, Merak Valley is one of the spectacular places to visit
in Trashigang. Also known as ‘land of broken people’, the basic lifestyle here
has remained constant for 100 years. Surrounded with beautifully enthralling
plains at a height, the Merak Valley is embedded with extremely beautiful
vegetation which will surely make you spellbound.
Feel the actual Spirituality at Trashiyangtse
are taking a step forward to Trashiyangtse, you’ll get the opportunity to
witness beautiful colorful flags fluttering on the top hilly area.
• The white color flags stand for respect of
• And the other colors flags symbolize luck
from Trashigang to Trashiyangtse is highly adventurous as well as windy too! Scary,
‘Khardung Anim Dratshang’, The Charismatic Monastery
Radhi village of Trashigang, it is the most iconic monastery which you should
explore atleast once in a lifetime. It has become a prominent tourist
attraction due to its picturesque location. The cultural heritage and unique
architectural design of the monastery make it worth to visit.
Trashigang is an offbeat destination of Bhutan which allures your mind surely. So are you excited to unbox the charm of this hidden beauty? If yes, then make your holiday trip to Bhutan as soon as possible.