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Wangdue Phodrang is one of the largest districts or dzongkhags in Bhutan that is embedded with a lot of monasteries, temple, villages and also rich wildlife adding to the rich heritage of the place.

Wangdue Phodrang

This place has the Wangchuck Centennial Park in the North and Jigme Dorji National Park in the southeastern part that is rich in both fauna and flora species that include, orchids, Rhododendrons, Blue Poppy and rare animals like the Red Panda, snow leopard, Blue Sheep, and Black Bear. Another exotic place that you will find here will be the Phobjikha Valley that is one of the few glacial valleys in the country that exposes you to the abundant natural beauty.

Best Time to Visit Wangdue Phodrang

The most suitable time when you can pay a visit to Wangdue Phodrang is during the months from September to November that includes the autumn season. The winters are too cold and summers brutal due to which the pleasant mindset to explore the few endangered cranes, and especially the Black Necked Crane that can be spotted in Gangtey.

Some of the places that fall under the major attractions in Wangdue Phodrang are:

  1. Wangdue Phodrang Dzong
  2. Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park
  3. Phobjikha Valley
  4. Temple of Sha Radap or Rada Lhakhang
  5. Gasleo and Nahee Villages
  6. Rinchegang Village
  7. Adha and Rukha Villages

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Sightseeing Places in Wangdue