Lhuentse - An ancient region of Bhutan

Wherever we travel, it’s the experiences we remember best. In our Lhuentse Tours, we won’t just drop you in the ancient region of Lhuentse and call it a day. You will get a great chance to visit some of the sightseeing highlights (e.g., Lhuntse Dzong, Singye Dzong and the Phunying Pass) of this ancient region to learn more about the culture and history of Lhuentse. Additionally, learning how to weave handicraft in Khoma village with locals will be also one of the unforgettable experience when you travelling here.

Lhuentse travel guide information

Lhuentse Quick Facts

Situated in the northeastern of the kingdom, the ancient region of Lhuentse (also known as Kurtoe, Lhuntse) is home to the ancestral home of Bhutan’s kings.

It takes around 3 hours drive from Mongar to Lhuentse (77km). This is also one of the most isolated districts in this country.

Lhuentse is famous for its distinctive textiles and weavers, especially in Khoma village. You can find it easy to see the weaving handicraft looms at almost every household.

This region plays an important role in protecting the environment since it contains three main national parks which are Wangchuck Centennial Park, Thrumshingla National Park and Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary.

Best time to visit Lhuentse, bhutan

Lhuentse experiences warm weather throughout the year. The best time to visit Lhuentse is during the fall season (September to November) and the spring season (February to April) when you have pleasant weather with clear blue skies and limited till mediocre rainfall. The average temperatures run from 25 to 34 degrees Celsius.

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The Best Lhuentse Private Tours For You

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15Days

Romantic Honeymoon Trip in the Land of Happiness - Bhutan

Paro→Thimphu→Punakha→Phobjikha Valley→Bumthang→Mongar→Lhuentse→Trashigang→Paro
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Learn about Bhutanese traditional architecture through visits collection of outstanding dzongs across the country: Tashichho, Punakha, Trashigang, etc

Discover numerous cultural and historical highlights while touring around Thimphu City

Take a short hike to the Chimi Lhakhang and encounter the unique Buddhist tradition of fertility in Bhutan on offer here

Experience multi-hour drivings from places to places yet be well-treated by splendid eye feasts of the boundless natural grandeur on the way

Pass through some of the greatest passes in Bhutan and halt at selective locations for breaks and photography

Relish yourselves with the tranquility and rural ambiance of ancient temples and beautiful quaint little villages during your hikes in Phobjikha

Visit several attractive temples, villages, and sacred site in Bumthang Valley

Get up close and personal with the Bhutansese ways of life by an overnight journey exploring the gorgeous Ogyen Choling Palace Museum and other villages around

Arrive Mongar District where marks the beginning of the eastern Bhutan and spend time relaxing and wandering around the town

Get eye-opening lessons about the traditional weaving culture in Lhuntse and make excursions to some villages plus the district's landmarks

Explore Trashigang town where hosts some of must-see places worth a visit and interesting local delights

Save the best for last with a remarkable trek to the Tiger's Nest Monastery (Paro Taktsang), an iconic religious hotspot included in every Bhutan tour routes

Paro→Thimphu→Punakha→Phobjikha Valley→Bumthang→Mongar→Lhuentse→Trashigang→Paro
19Days

Bhutan In-Depth Tour

Paro→Thimphu→Punakha→Bumthang→Mongar→Trashigang→Trashiyangtse→Lhuentse→Ura→Phobjikha Valley→Paro
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Kick off your trip by an in-depth tour visiting the capital city Thimphu's varied highlights from famous landmarks to historical and cultural sights

Explore the beautiful Punakha Valley where houses a lot of attractive places for sightseeing and short adventures such as Chimi Lhakhang, Punakha Dzong, local villages, etc

Opt to join white rafting - an exciting experience on the Mochu River and contemplate the scenic beauty of Punakha along the river banks

Marvel at the magificence of Trongsa Dzong - Bhutan's biggest dzong

Make an insightful cultural visit around numerous ancient temples and monasteries in Bumthang District

Start to discover Eastern Bhutan with a leisure walk to see Mongar Dzong.and other sites and attractions on the way to the hillside district

Explore Trangsigang Dzong, one of the largest fortresses as well as a strategic structure playing an important role in the history of Bhutan

Visit several places of interest in Trashiyangtse where is famous for its beautiful wooden crafts

Admire the stunning landscapes in Bomdeling Wildlife Sanctuary and get the chances to spot many endangered species here

Learn about the traditional weaving culture while visiting famous attractions in Lhuntse, one of the most isolated districts in Bhutan

Embrace the exotic and non-touristy atmosphere of Ura's countryside and experience an overnight camp in the valley

Make an excursion to the lush Haa Valley and immerse in the serenity of landscape and local life that it has to offer

Tour around and stop at several highlights in the valley of Paro including National Museum, Paro Fortress, Kyichu Lhakhang, etc

Conquer the full-day trek to the utmost fabled monastery as well as the symbol of Bhutan's cultural heritage, Paro Taktsang (the Tiger's Nest)

Make the most of your rest leisure time for freely wander around Paro town and enjoy the medley of old and new here

Paro→Thimphu→Punakha→Bumthang→Mongar→Trashigang→Trashiyangtse→Lhuentse→Ura→Phobjikha Valley→Paro

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