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Zhemgang is located approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Thimphu, the national capital.
When you feel the need to venture beyond Zhemgang, you'll soon find that the surrounding area has a number of cities, attractions and landscapes just waiting to be experienced. Trongsa, is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast, while Bumthang is located 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south.
A great way to better understand a place is by discovering its earlier days. Don't miss the fortresses while you are in the area.
Why not take advantage of locals keen to share their passion and knowledge and sign on for a specialised tour? Guided nature walks are popular in this region.
Often, the most rewarding vacation moments are to be found in a region's cafés and restaurants. Chicken and also yak are often used in meals in this area. Are you ready to order paa (sliced pork and beef) or zow shungo (rice and vegetables)? Both meals are popular in this region. Finish off with sweet banana soup with tapioca, a popular dessert. Black tea is a common beverage here.
The closest major airport, Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, is located in Guwahati, 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the southeast of Zhemgang, which is handy to remember when planning your holiday.