Mongar town is the administrative head of Mongar district in Eastern Bhutan. Perched on a hill, the old bazaar area has been expanded extensively, making the town one of the region's largest settlements.
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The small town can easily be covered on foot.
- Mongar Dzong
- Mongar Tshechu (religious festival) 25-27 Nov 2010
- Locally produced lemon grass essential oil can be purchased from shops in the bazaar.
- Woven cloth in the distinct Mongar style is available at the gift shop in Druk Zhongar Hotel.
- Good quality meals at Druk Zhongar Hotel (see - 'sleep' section)
- Hotel Drukyul. An upgraded traditional facility near the center of town.
- Druk Zhongar Hotel, email@example.com. Tel: +975 4 641-121, 641-587. At Nu 1,000 per night for a double and Nu 750 a night for a single, the hotel offers internet facilities and a steam bath and sauna.
- Hotel Wangchuk. A 27-room hotel with a nightly room rate at Nu 2,000 to Nu 3,500. The restaurant serves Chinese and Indian cuisine. A sauna and fitness room are among the facilities.
The area code for Mongar is 04. From overseas, dial +975-4-XXXXXX