Visit the Trongsa Dzong, the largest dzong in Bhutan. The temple was first established in 1543 and has since been repaired on several occasions. The dzong provides a strategic location in the middle of Bhutan and for centuries served as the seat of the Wangchuck dynasty of governors who ruled over most of eastern and central Bhutan.The dzong currently houses around 200 monks and contains a printing house responsible for many religious texts in the country.
Yathra Weaving Center
Explore the Yathra Weaving Center in Zugney and spend the afternoon meeting local weavers. The center is named after yathra, the colorful, handwoven cloths, often with geometric designs, that are produced in this region. These wool of these cloths originates from the sheep reared in nearby Bumthang and is then made into clothing and/or bags.
Mangdu-Chu River Valley
Go hiking on trails along the Mangdu-Chu River, which offer vistas of including a beautiful stretch of rice terraces and a large waterfall.
Kuenga Rabten Palace
Visit Kuenga Rabten Palace, built in 1928 as the winter palace of the second King Jigme Wangchuk. The palace consists of three floors; the first floor was used for storage, the second was used by the royal attendance and the army and the third floor was home home the Royal family and the King’s chapel.
Enjoy a classic tour of Bhutan’s beautiful countryside on this 14-day journey from Paro to Thimpu. You’ll visit such time-honored spots as Drukgyel Dzong, Tiger’s Nest Monastery, and Gangtey Monastery, step into the lush Tang Valley, all while staying in luxurious Amankora hotels dotted across the country.
Take in Bhutan’s lush landscape on this 16-day luxury bicycle adventure, pedalling past ancient Buddhist temples like the Taktsang Monastery, climbing Bhutan’s highest road pass, Thrumsing La, and gaining insight into local religion at a Buddhist festival in Jakar, while staying in luxe hotels like Uma by COMO.
Take a ride on the open road through Bhutan’s stunning countryside, as you’re chauffeured from Paro to Thimpu in your luxury vehicle. You’ll marvel at religious sites like Rimpung Dzong and Drukgyel Dzong, interact with local families at their farms, and enjoy luxury stays at luxurious Amankora hotels.
Experience the natural beauty of Bhutan on this exciting 12-day trek through some of the country’s most picturesque scenery. You’ll step into the past at the ancient Kyichu Lhakhang Temple, explore the Kuri Chhu river on foot, and make a pilgrimage to Singye Dzong, while staying at luxury hotels like the Amankora.
Take an unforgettable trek through Bhutan’s charming rural communities on this 14-day journey. You’ll visit the incredible Tiger’s Nest monastery, along with Bumthang’s plentiful religious sites and temples, and trek to the Tang Chu river’s sacred Burning Lake, while staying at luxurious Amankora hotels along the way.
The three-star boutique Yangkhil Resort is the best in Trongsa and has just 21 rooms, all equipped with full bathroom, central heating and large windows and/or private balconies overlooking Trongsa Dzong, rice fields and small farmhouses. The resort is comprised of a cluster of buildings painted with traditional Bhutanese motifs and built on a hillside. There are three wings of guest rooms and the main building houses the reception area and the restaurant, which serves Indian, Continental and Bhutanese food. Other amenities include a business center with Internet access, a bar and laundry service.