Bhutan - Central Bhutan (Chapter)
This is the Central Bhutan chapter from Lonely Planet’s Bhutan guidebook.
Central Bhutan's forested mountains and fertile valleys comprise the country's cultural heartland. The region boasts several of Bhutan's oldest and most significant temples and monasteries, great day hikes and short treks, and several spectacular festivals. And few tourists.
- explore sprawling Trongsa Dzong, a dramatic example of traditional Bhutanese architecture
- discover the heritage of Trongsa and the story behind the royal family at the Tower of Trongsa Museum
- circumambulate Tamshing Goemba, while wearing a cloak of chain mail made by Pema Lingpa
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Trongsa Dzongkhag, Wangdue Phodrang, Trongsa & around, Bumthang Dzongkhag, Jakar, Chokhor Valley, Tang Valley, Ura Valley, Southern Dzongkhags, Zhemgang Dzongkhag and Sarpang Dzongkhag.
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