Popular Sites to Visit in Wangdue Phodrang :
Sitting on the top of a hill the formidable Dzong is the town’s most visible features. In the 17th century Wangdue Phodrang played a critical role in unifying western, central and southern Bhutan. The town itself is little more than an enlarged village with well-provided shops and hotels.
Wangdue to Trongsa roads is one of the prettiest in Bhutan passing by and through streams, forests and villages before ascending the Pelela Pass on the Black Mountain Ranges into the Trongsa valley. South of the highway is the Gangtey Gompa ,an old monastery dating from the 17th century. About an hour drive one can get wonderful view of Phobjikha valley which is the home of the endangered Black Necked Cranes who migrate to Bhutan from Central Asia Tibet in the winter months.
Excursion / Hiking in Wangdue Phodrang