Samdrup Jongkhar Dzong of Bhutan is the eastern gateway to the country bordering Assam state in India and famous for bird watching.
Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag-‘Gem of South Eastern Bhutan’!!
Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag is a small but beautiful town under the district of Samdrup Jongkhar District in Bhutan. It is one of the 20 Dzongkhag in southeastern Bhutan, bordering the Indian state of Assam, located at 170m above sea level. This charming and bustling city is packed with shopkeepers and hawkers from across the border. It is being a boarding town; your trip to Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag will be memorable for a lifetime.
Confused about the route to Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag?
Don’t be! Here we will clear your confusion-
The best way to reach this town is to take a flight from your nearest town to Bagdogra Airport. At the airport, you will get several shared taxis or rental cars to reach Phuentsholing. Then you can opt for the most reliable taxi services in Bhutan like AV Tours taxi service to reach Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag. It is will take 10hrs to reach by car.
What does it’s history say?
According to Legend, British Political Officers took the route from Samdrup Jongkhar to enter into Bhutan. Initially, this region was administered by the Gyadrung at a place, known as Dewangiri. Today, the road from Trashigang to Samdrup Jongkhar connects the eastern and southern regions of the country.
Importance of this border town-
This town is to be the main trading center for the Bhutanese and also serves as a convenient exit town for tourists who have arranged to visit the neighboring Indian state of Assam.
More things to know about Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag-
Highlights: Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag has a mixed population of Lhotshampas and Bangtar.
Timings: Opens for 24 hours
Pricing: Entry is free
Nearby Petrol Pumps: Druk Petroleum Corporation Limited, HP Petrol Pump, Harisinga Petrol Pump etc.
Nearby Hotels: Tashi Gasel Lodge, Menjong Hotel, TLT HOTEL, and Hotel Yuden.
Nearby Restaurants: Kuenjung Pizza, Hotel Kuenjung, Tshering Restaurant, Pizza & Coffee Hut, and Kinjung Restaurant.
Nearby Attractions: Mithun Breeding Farm, Zangtho Pelri, Dewathang etc.
Travel to make more memories…
‘Fill your life with adventures and excitement, not with things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.’
Pack your bag and get ready for your next holiday trip to Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag. Make your vacation the most unique one.