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Road from Jakar to Wangdue & Punakha || Road from Jakar to Wangdue & Punakha

The road journey from Jakar (Bumthang) to Punakha in Bhutan is a captivating experience that takes you through diverse landscapes, historical sites, and charming towns. Leaving the serene Bumthang Valley, the journey to Trongsa offers beautiful views of lush forests and rolling hills. Trongsa is known for its impressive Trongsa Dzong, the largest dzong in Bhutan, which provides a stunning backdrop. Drive continues from Trongsa to Pele La Pass, with panoramic views of mountains and valleys. Pele La Pass, at an altitude of 3,420 meters, is often misty and offers a mystical atmosphere. The descent from Pele La Pass provides stunning vistas of the surrounding landscape. Wangdue Phodrang is a bustling town with the historical Wangdue Phodrang Dzong, currently reconstructed after a fire in 2012. After a short drive you will be in Punakha Valley.