Community Based Tourism: DANGKHAR

Dangkhar is a15th century village located at an elevation of 1700m / 5,576ft, and it is surrounded by rich flora and fauna. The settlement in Dangkhar village is a clustered settlement of 17 households and temple. The peaceful people from Dangkhar depend mainly on agriculture and forest products for their livelihood. Dangkhar is habitat to some of the rare and endangered wildlife such as Golden langur, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Red Panda and Bengal Tigers. The village opened to community based tourism first and is now developed into Traditional Tourism village consisting of basic amenities, Luxury tent camp, Eco-lodge, Homestays, Traditional medicinal bath, storytelling, folk songs, local food and drinks.

Location: Zhemgang, central Bhutan.
Highlights: Local festival, flora and fauna, people culture, wine & food
Tour duration: 9 nights.
Best time: March 24th to 02 April, 2016.
Season: October to June.