ALTITUDE: 400 - 4,000M APPROX.
Mongar marks the beginning of eastern Bhutan. Endowed with stark cliff and gorges and dense conifer forest, the region is notably famous for its weavers and special textle and fabrics. While large section are Buddhist, Bon practice is also features prominently in the region. Woodworking is an important skill in Mongar and the Geog of Khenkhar is well know for production of Wooden item such as Ara container, wooden bowls, musical instrument etc.
Today , Mongar district is acquiring an increasing fame as the "Birding Capital" of the world with largest density sighted around Sengor-Yonkola-Lingmithang area.