Trashigang, or “Auspicious Mountain”, is the Kingdom’s largest and most easterly district with an altitude ranging from 600m to over 4,000m. Known as “The Jewel of the East”, Trashigang town is a marketplace for the semi-nomadic people of Merak and Sakteng. Here is where visitors can get the opportunity to sample the local araa (rice wine).
Set against a beautiful wooded valley, Trashigang makes for a picturesque town that is used mainly as a base for treks and excursions in east Bhutan.
Key Activities: Cultural Sights, Trekking, Hiking, Camping, Fishing