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Hotel in jaigaonMongar (Altitude 4,430 feet)

The journey from Mongar to Bumthang is one of the most beautiful in the Himalayas crossing the 3,800m high Trumsingla pass. Mongar marks the beginning of eastern Bhutan. The second largest town in the sub tropical east, Mongar, like Trashigang further east, is situated on the side of a hill in contrast to other towns of western Bhutan which are built on the valley floor.

Trashigang (Altitude 3,775 feet)

Hotels in jaigaon This is the largest district in Bhutan and it lies in the far east on the banks of the river Gamri Chu. It was once the center of a busy trade with Tibet. Today it is the junction of the east west highway with road connecting to Samdrupjongkhar and then to the Indian state of Assam. The nomadic people from Merak and Sakten who are remarkable for their exceptional features and costumes use this town as their market place mostly during winter.

Trashigang Dzong

It was built in 1659 and now serves as the administrative seat for the district as weii as the home of the monk body. The Dzong commands a remarkable view of the surrounding countryside.

Gom Kora

It is said that the Guru meditated in this place to subdue a demon that dwelt in a big rock. A temple was then built

Trashiyangtse (Altitude 6000 feet)

Hotel in jaigaon Trashiyangtse is also home to the Black Necked Crane especially in Bumdeling. This is the eastern most part of Bhutan and borders Arunachal Pradesh in India.

Chorten Kora

It is similar to the stupa of Boudhanath in Nepal and was built in 1740 by Lama Ngawang Loday. During the second month of the lunar calendar an interesting celebration known as "Kora" takes place here when people from neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh also.


The road from Trashigang to Samdrupjongkhar was completed in the 1960s and it enables the eastern part of the country to access and benefit fromt rade with the south as well as across the Indian border. There is little for travelers to see in this area but it is used as more of a convenient exit town.

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