Wangduephodrang is one of the largest Dzongkhags (districts) in Bhutan with a population of only 28,000. With an area of 4,308 sq km and altitude ranging 500-5400, it has extremely varied climatic conditions ranging from Subtropical forests in the south to cool and snowy regions in the north. It is one of the least visited tourist destinations and the higher parts of this region are full of green pasture ideal for cattle to graze on. The Phobjikha valley is known for the endangered black-necked cranes that visit the valley in winter. The Athang village in Wangdue District is famous for textiles such as the Adang Khamar, Adang Rachu, and Adang Mathra.
This Bajo 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.
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Here are some of the best places to visit while you are in Wangduephodrang.