Places to Visit Nearby

Sightseeing, Activities, Tour and many more things to do

Trongsa forms the heart of the nation and is a historical place which triggered the attempts on unifying the country had launched. This beautiful place also holds great royal history having been the place that his Majesty King Ugyen Wangchuk who was elected the country's first hereditary monarch and his successor, King Jigme Wangchuck, ruled the country from Trongsa ancient seat. Besides such convincing history behind it, you will also find many spectacular locations around here to explore.

Ta Dzong

A stone structure which looks like a cylindrical stone structure with five storeys, it is a architectural marvel built in 1952. it’s a perfect combination of the old traditions and the new. This classy living museum has more than 200 items on display including bronze statue of Pema Lingpa, ritual costumes, prayer books, paintings and scrolls - all of them ages old.

Royal Manas National Park

Considered as one of the most well preserved natural reserve, it is connected to the Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam. It is quite close to the stay and can be accessed in a day tour to it. The national park is quite big and is home to a lot of animals and rare species of plants. Certain animals that are not present anywhere else can be seen here.

Trongsa Dzong

If you haven’t seen a traditional architectural excellence known as Dzongs, Trongsa is the best place to see one. This impregnable fortress of Bhutan is filled architecturally beautiful temples, corridors, live paintings representing Bhutanese tradition in every sense. Built on many levels, it was built in the year 1648.

Kuenga Rabten

One of the important Royal and Historical structure which exhilarates excellent wood work, colourful wall paintings and statues of Shakyamuni, Shabdrung and Guru Rimpoche making their presence felt in the surroundings of the Palace. It also served as the Winter Palace to the 2nd King of Bhutan.

Chendbji Chorten

It is of great importance in the religious culture and tradition of Bhutan. Many locals and tourists arrive to see this beautiful structure which resembles a lot to the Swayambhunath temple of Katmandu, Nepal. Built in 18th century, the main idea of building this Chorten was to cover the remains of evil spirit which was incidentally subdued at this place.

Semji Village

About 7km from Trongsa is this ideal and scenic hamlet which gives you a splendid experience of the local village culture in Bhutan. It is one of the best places for bird watching. During great weather, hiking through the dense forest provide ample opportunity to see various species of birds. At Semji, one can visit the village and subsequently continue hiking downhill till the high way, where your transportation can shuttle you back to Trongsa town.