Wangdi Phodrang

(Altitude: 500 – 5,400m approx.)

This town is located south of Punakha and is the last town before central Bhutan. The district is famous for its fine bamboo work, slate and stone carving

Gangtey Goenpa (Phobjikha): The valley of Phobjikha is well known as the winter home of the Black-Necked Cranes (Grus Nigricollis), that migrate from the Tibetan plateau. The birds can be observed from early November to end of March. Overlooking the valley is the Gangtey Goenpa that dates back to 17th century.