Lhuntse - 3 Attractions You Must Visit


About Lhuntse

It is one of the 20 dzongkhag (districts) comprising Bhutan. It consists of 2506 households. Blessed with so many beautiful places and is one of the popular tourist attractions in Bhutan.

Types of Attractions in Lhuntse

Activities Around

List of Attractions in Lhuntse

Bomdeling Wildlife Sanctuary

Bomdeling Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife Sanctuaries

Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the North Eastern part of Bhutan. The revision of Protected Area System in 1993, merged Kulong Chhu Wildlife Sanctuary and the Bumdeling conservation area and gazetted in 1994 to be called as Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary. It has an area of 1520.61 km2 .

Lhuntse Dzong

Lhuntse Dzong

Buddhist Temples

Lhuentse Dzong is a dzong and Buddhist monastery in Lhuentse District in eastern Bhutan. It lies on the eastern side of the Kuri Chhu and is perched on a spur at the end of a narrow valley. The Dzong was initially known as Kurtoe in the then-isolated Lhuentse District. It is the ancestral home of the House of Wangchuck.

Thrumshing La

Thrumshing La

Mountain Peaks

Mountain Passes

Thrumshing La, also called Thrumshingla Pass and Donga Pass, is the second-highest mountain pass in Bhutan, connecting its central and eastern regions across the otherwise impregnable Donga range that has separated populations for centuries. The pass is often closed during winter due to heavy snowfall. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Bhutan.

Map of attractions in Lhuntse


For more information about Lhuntse, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lhuntse_District