(4300 Ft Above Sea Level)

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Wangdue is categorised as Bird Watching

Reasons to Visit
  • Wangdue is a town and capital of Wangdue Phodrang district and the last town on the central highway before Central Bhutan.
  • Wangdue Phodrang has extremely varied climatic conditions ranging from Sub-tropical forests in the south to it being snowy in the north.
  • Wangdue district is famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings.
  • The residents of this valley have made efforts to preserve the habitat of the rare and endangered Black Necked Crane.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Paro (147 kms)

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Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)1

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Short Break

  • Classic Bhutan with Excursion to Phobjikha Valley (5 Nights)


  • Ultimate Bhutan by Road (13 Nights)

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    Gangtey Goempa in the Phobjikha Valley is an important and one of the biggest Nyingmapa of Buddhism and the main seat of the Pema Lingpa tradition. The religious traditions of Pema Lingpa are still taught here.
    Buddhist Monastery
    Black Necked Crane Information Centre is situated on the edge of the forest and wetland along the Phobjikha Valley. The Centre has an observation room equipped with high-power telescope and powerful spotting scopes the cranes. The Centre even contains display information outlining the natural, cultural history of the area and a small gift shop which sells handicrafts made by the locals.
    View Point
    Valley Views
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    Chimi Lhakhang is a Buddhist monastery in Punakha built in 1499 by the 14th Drupka hierarch, after being blessed by “Divine Madman” saint Drupka Kunley.
    Buddhist Monastery
    Punakha Dzong is a prominent landmark of Punakha and offers views of the riverside. The Dzong houses the sacred relics of the southern Drukpa Kagyu school including the Rangjung Kasarpani, and the sacred remains of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal and Terton Padma Lingpa.
    Buddhist Monastery

Destinations within reach from Wangdue

  • Punakha ( 17 Km )

    Punakha Valley is a riverside town and rice bowl of Bhutan and is renowned for the countryside more

  • Gangtey ( 23 Km )

    Gangtey is a U shaped glacial valley named after the Gangteng Monastery in central Bhutan. Gangtey more

  • Haa ( 92 Km )

    Haa is a small beautiful and isolated region adorned with alpine forests and mountain peaks. Haa more

  • Thimphu ( 106 Km )

    Thimphu is capital city of Bhutan and one of the most visited destinations of Bhutan. Thimphu is a more

  • Paro ( 147 Km )

    The beautiful Paro valley provides a visitor with all the essential elements of Bhutan in general. more

  • Bumthang ( 179 Km )

    Bumthang is a remote area in Bhutan consists of the four mountain valleys of Ura, Chumey, Tang and more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Wangdue Phodrang, Bhutan

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Nearest Airport in Wangdue
  • Paro Airport ( PBH ) , Paro-147 Kms
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