Bumthang (Altitude: 1,800 – 5,400m approx.)

 The fascinating valley is the spiritual heartland of the nation and home to some of the oldest Buddhist temples and monasteries. The valley is famous for the production of honey, cheese, apples and the yatra (woollen materials). Bumthang valley is been benefited with the Domestic airport that had enabled the tourist and travellers to visit the beautiful district in a short span of time. It takes maximum 30 minutes to reach Bumthang from Paro International Airport.

Jambay Lhakhang:

 It is one of the 108 monasteries built by King Songtsen Goenpo in the 7th century to subdue evil spirits in the Himalayan region.

Kurje Lhakhang:

It is dedicated to Saint Guru Padmasambava who was supposed to have meditated here in the 8th century.

Tamshing Lhakhang:

It lies on the other side of the river opposite to the Kurje Lhakhang. It was built in 1501 by Terton Pema Lingpa, a re-incarnated disciple of Guru Padmasambava.

 Jakar Dzong:

It was initially built as a monastery in 1549 and like any other administrative Dzong, it is used for civil and monastic administration.

Mebar Tsho (Burning Lake):

It is a sacred lake for the Bhutanese who believe that Terton Pema Lingpa discovered religious treasures from this lake in the late 15th century. This lake is a hot spot for tourist and one of the most important spiritual site of the Buddhism.