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Wangduephodrang Valley (Altitude: 500 - 5,400m )

Wangduephodrang is one of the largest Dzongkhags (districts) in the country. As the district covers 4,308 sq km and ranges from 800-5800 m in altitude it has extremely varied climatic conditions ranging from Subtropical forests in the south to cool and snowy regions in the north.

This town is located south of Punakha and is the last town before central Bhutan. The district is famous for its fine bamboo work, slate, and stone carving. The scenic Gangtey valley is also a part of Wangduephodrang.

 

Top 9 Interesting Facts about Wangduephodrang:

  1. The town is called as "matchbox town"
  2. Wangduephodrang is an important gateway to the far-flung corner of Bhutan.
  3. The district also presents rich ethnic and linguistic Mosaic
  4. More than 40 Species of mammals,391 species of birds are found in the valley of Wangduephodrang
  5. The rare and protected birds like the black-necked crane, the white-bellied heron, and spotted Eagle
  6. The place is ideal for bird-watching
  7. You can visit the country's largest national park (area wise)
  8. Wangduephodrang is famous for stone carvings
  9. It's the only place that celebrates Black Necked Crane Festival

Here, check-out the most famous places to visit while you are here Wangduephodrang