Jakar Tourism

Jakar (Dzongkha: བྱ་ཀར་; Wylie: Bya-kar) is a town in the central-eastern region of Bhutan. It is the district capital (dzongkhag thromde) of Bumthang District and the location of Jakar Dzong, the regional dzong fortress. The name Jakar roughly translates as "white bird" in reference to its foundation myth, according to which a roosting white bird signaled the proper and auspicious location to found a monastery around 1549.


This warm abode of Jakar is a delightful place to visit in Bhutan. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Thimphu, Bhutan. Take a short trip from Jakar and set some time aside to explore the Thimphu. Dotted with places like Dochula Pass, Buddha Dordenma, Motithang Takin Preserve; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Jakar.

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