Bumthang | Place to Visit in Bhutan 2024

The simple name Bumthang combines of 4 most beautiful valley. Green and less dense valley of Tang, Chumey, Ura and Choekher make the BUMTHANG DISTRICT. Today it is a district with its administrative headquarters situated Jakar. Choekhor and Chumey are agricultural valleys, Tang and Ura are given more to Yak and sheep breeding.

Bumthang - For Peaceful Stay

The deeply spiritual region of Bumthang is shrouded in religious legend, and along with the Dzong at Jakar smaller temples can be found throughout the hills. Tales of Padma Sambhav dominate these holy shrines. The valley is home to the scared jampa and Kurje monasteries where bodily marks of Guru Rimpoche are impressed upon a rock. Bumthang was converted to Buddhism by Guru Rimpoche in the eighth century and was the home of the famous saints of the Nyingmapa School such as Longchen Rabjampa, Dorje Lingpa, and above all Pema Lingpa, who was born in Bumthang.

The town of Jakar is the largest between Thimpu in the west and Tashigang in the east. Jakar is famous for its honey production, cheese, apple and apricots. If you are Nature Lover Bhumthang is another Best Place to Visit in Bhutan Tour.