Trashigang, "The Jewel of the East", is the country’s largest district, with an altitude ranging from 600 m to over 4000 m. Bhutan's largest river, Dangme Chhu, flows through this district. Trashigang is home to the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary. The Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, one of ten protected areas of Bhutan.
The tourists can witness the beauty of - Trashingang Dzong - The Fortess of The Auspicious Hills, Trashigang Tshechu - 3 days annual festival, Radhi Village - 'The Rice-Bowl of the East'.
Major attractions of Trashigang are:
Radhi Village - The Rice-Bowl of the EastRadhi village is famous for two things, its rice fields and the excellent skill of its weavers to produce most authentic high quality raw silk textiles. It is often known as the ‘Rice Bowl of the East’ because of its verdant rice fields that supply most of the grain to eastern parts of the country. This is also a must visiting place of Trashigang.
TrashigangTshechu3 days annual festival is held in Trashigang Dzong during the 7th to 11th days of the tenth month of the Bhutanese calendar (December). The Tshechu is attended by the Brokpas, a semi-nomadic people that reside in the valleys of Merak and Sakteng, can be your destination to experience ancient rituals of Bhutan.
Sakteng Wildlife SanctuaryThe Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, one of ten protected areas of Bhutan,was created in part to protect the migoi, a type of yeti, whose existence has been believed by most Bhutanese. The sanctuary covers the eastern third of the district and is connected via biological corridor to Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary. This Wildlife sanctuary is a suitable place for all the nature lovers.
Merak ValleyThe Merak Valley, also called the 'land of broken people' is a tranquil place and is one of the top places to visit in Trashigang. Situated in almost 3000m above sea level resided by nomadic people. Surrounded with beautifully enthralling plains at a height, the Merak Valley is full of beautiful vegetation.
Trashigang DzongTrashigang Dzong Or The Fortress of the Auspicious Hill was worked in 1659 to guard against Tibetan attacks. Quite possibly of the biggest old fortification in Bhutan with a single entry on south front. It keeps on lodging a flourishing devout local area, as well as the focal organization for Bhutan's Trashigang District.
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