Visit Trongsa, Bhutan
The stunning dzong at Trongsa commands an impressive position above the Mangde River and is visible for many miles around.
Within the walls a maze of courtyards and corridors reveal temples and towers adorned with colorful mandalas and Buddhist statues.
The great watchtower, overlooking the town, offers breathtaking views of the dramatic valley landscape.
In the 19th century this was one of the most important districts in Bhutan due to the power of its governors.
Suggested Trongsa itinerary
This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Trongsa, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Trongsa
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Photos of Trongsa
Accommodation choices for Trongsa
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Trongsa. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.
Located 2km outside Trongsa, the Yangkhil has 21 spacious rooms of modern design combined with traditional Bhutanese architecture. From the Yangkhil, there are spectacular views of the Trongsa Dzong and the Mande River.
Ideas for experiencing Trongsa
Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Trongsa, and which use the best local guides.
In Trongsa by far the most impressive place to visit is Trongsa Dzong. The Dzong is one of the largest in Bhutan and is a fine example of Bhutanese architecture.