Mysterious mountain fortress! Comprising four smaller valleys, Bumthang has an individuality that charms its visitors and separates it from other regions. This deeply spiritual region is shrouded in religious myths and legends and houses some of the oldest Buddhist temples.

Highlights

  • Mountain Fortress
  • Beautiful Valleys
  • Buddhist Temples
  • Monastery

 Places to stay

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Amankora Bumthang

Hotel Style: Resort

Adjacent to the 1st & 2nd Kingメs palace (Wangdichholing) in the Choekhor valley, this 16 suite Lodge in 4 separate dwellings overlooks orchards of apple & pear, surrounded by fields of buckwheat & millet--truly amid aromas & senses that mesmerize! The lodge offers a library, a regal dining room with an 18ft ceiling; ceiling-to-floor windows offering panoramic vistas; suites feature wood-panelling, a traditional bukhari, king-size beds, terrazzo-clad bath, shower, twin vanities & daybeds overlooking the courtyard; a cosy Spa with 3 treatment rooms, steam room & changing areas.  See Hotel

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The Village Lodge, Bumthang

Hotel Style: Heritage

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 Things to do

City Highlights of Bumthang

Bumthang, the general name for four valleys – Chumey, Chokhor, Tang and Ura – is home to several prominent Buddhist temples and monasteries. Visit Budhhist temples and monasteries like Tamshing Lhakhang temple, boasting some of the oldest historical Budhhist wall paintings. ‘Jambey Lhaqhang’ is a 7th century temple, whilst ‘Kurje Lhakhang’ is one of the holiest places in Bhutan. Visit the fortress of Jakar Dzong’, the region’s administrative nerve center; and Lhodrakh Kharchhu Monastery, a part of an extensive effort to preserve and revitalize Tibetan culture that houses almost four hundred monks. You can explore the local market too!

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