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Zhemgang in Bhutan was previously known as Shemgang. It is one of the 20 dzongkhags (districts) of Bhutan. This place is located to the south of Trongsa in the south central region of Bhutan. This area is traditionally known as Kheng and the native and local people speak Khengpa language. This place or the district includes following 8 village blocks. These 8 blocks have the area included of 2125 sq. km.

About Zhemgang In Bhutan

 large forest cover

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Zhemgang Dzongkhag about 85% of the total area is under forest cover. This large forest cover make it a very rich place in biodiversity.This place along with the Manas national Park is the home of about 22 endangered animal species. Some of the other areas which are protected are Jigme Singye Wangchuck and Thrumshingla National Park. The main sources of livelihood are animal husbandry and agriculture.

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Best Time To Visit Zhemgang In Bhutan

 weather of Zhemgang is favorable

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The best and suitable time to visit this beautiful place should be the one when the experience of flora and fauna can be taken at its best. The weather of Zhemgang is favorable and supports along with the many and best activities in Zhemgang. A memorable trip of this place be during the months of January-March. Another option is to visit in the April-December.

How To Reach Zhemgang In Bhutan

Time immemorial

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With its 4 airports, Bhutan has been serving as the main entry point for international travellers since time immemorial. Below are the means to get to Zhemgang in Bhutan:

By Air: This route is quite common with the visitors entering into Bhutan. This route links Bhutan to 5 other countries: India, Singapore, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Thailand.
By Train: With the comfortable and easy to board options, Bhutan has two train lines.These are namely, Hasimara and Phuentsholing.These are comfortable and you can select any one.
By Road: Travel time from Zhemgang to Tingtibi is approx 0.24 hours. The average driving speed can be kept as if your travel speed is 50 KM per Hour.

Where To Stay In Zhemgang In Bhutan

Where To Stay In Zhemgang In Bhutan

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You can enjoy a luxury and comfortable stay near Zhemgang, at the Musa Jungle Retreat, the Wangchuk Hotel and V Resorts Sikri Manas. Budget accommodation can be availed at nominal rates, at the River Lodge, Kaila Guest house and the Mountain Lodge.

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Places To See At Zhemgang In Bhutan

There are a myriad of places to see at Zhemgang in Bhutan. From Dochula Pass to Punakha Dzong, here’s a list of places to see:

1. Dochula Pass

Great scenic views and the amazing ambience

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The best restaurant the great taste of their will make your day, as you are on your trip of this pass! The memories can be forgotten because the great scenic views and the amazing ambience gives you so much more to explore and cherish, for lifetime. Dochula Pass in Bhutan is a must-visit for adventure enthusiasts and solo travellers.

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2. Punakha Dzong

 Great visit for the nature lovers

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This place has loads for everyone! This seems to have it all with lots of space for everyone. This place is surely a great visit for the nature lovers. The few beautiful things from the many are imposing paintings, Trees which add excellent view in the pictures and the beautiful courtyards.This would not be wrong, if we say, that the royal and beautiful weddings take place in this beautiful place.

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3. Taktsang Palphug Monastery

Sacred vibes

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On this special piece of land with the unique combination of bush, river, and the sacred vibes, you will get an amazing experience of an unforgettable trip. Along the route you can create special and amazing memories while keeping your camera handy! This takes about more than hours to complete, passing through beautiful views.

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