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Why Famous Wangdi Bhutan

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The Wanngdue region is famous for bamboo and stone artifacts. Bhutan’s biggest Nyingmapa monastery, the Gangtey Gompa, lies on the way from Wangdi to Tongsa. A two hours’ drive from Wangdue Phodrang takes to glacial valley of Phobjikha at an altitude around 3,000 meters. Bhutan Government has declared the valley as a conserved region under the Black Mountain Conservation Area. The species found in the valley include barking deer, wild boar, sambar, Himalayan black bear, leopard, red fox, and the migratory birds from Tibet such as cranes which come to the valley in the winter.

 

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The Wanngdue region is famous for bamboo and stone artifacts. Bhutan’s biggest Nyingmapa monastery, the Gangtey Gompa, lies on the way from Wangdi to Tongsa. A two hours’ drive from Wangdue Phodrang takes to glacial valley of Phobjikha at an altitude around 3,000 meters. Bhutan Government has declared the valley as a conserved region under the Black Mountain Conservation Area. The species found in the valley include barking deer, wild boar, sambar, Himalayan black bear, leopard, red fox, and the migratory birds from Tibet such as cranes which come to the valley in the winter.

Places of Interest in Wangdiphodrang:
• The Wangdiphodrang Dzong
• Gangtey Goenpa, the largest Nyingma monastery in Bhutan
• Crane Observation and Education Centre established by the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN)
• Radak Naktshang a 17th century town temple

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