How to Reach Mongar

Mongar is best reached through road. One can either take a bus from Thimphu or Samdrup Jongkhar, which both have daily bus services to Mongar.

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How to reach Mongar by flight

Nearest Airport is Paro International Airport which is more than 400 kilometres away.

How to reach Mongar by road

If you are driving from Thimphu or Samdrup Jongkhar, then you can take Bumthang - Ura Highway. The drive takes around 13 hours from Thimphu and 21 hours from Samdrup. From Trashigang, it takes around two to three hours if you are going via Mongar - Trashigang - Trashiyangtse Road.

How to reach Mongar by bus

From Thimphu, it takes around 10.5 hours to reach Mongar, leaving at 7:00 AM. From Samdrup Jongkhar, buses run from Monday to Saturday, taking about 11 hours to arrive here. From Trashigang, the buses reach Mongar in about 5 hours only and from Lhuentse, it takes about 4 hours.

Local transport in Mongar

The town is hardly a few streets and can be very easily covered on foot.

Mongar Photos

Beautiful View of Mongar Dzongkhag
Yagang Lhakhang - Built in 16th Century
Drametse Lhakhang - 3-Storied Temple in Mongar

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