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Jakar Travel Guide

Browse travel reviews, 3 travel blogs and 86 travel photos from real travelers to Jakar.

Jakar Overview

Jakar is a relatively small town in the central/eastern part of Bhutan and is the capital of the Bumthang District, popular for its many trekking locations, dzongs and natural beauty. Located in the beautiful Choekor Valley (considered to be one of the most beautiful in all Bhutan), it is commonly referred to as "Little Switzerland"

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Trongsa lies six to eight hours out of Thimpu on the way to Bumthang and Jakara and is one of Bhutan's most historic little towns. The dzong here (temple), constructed in 1644 is particularl…
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