‘A journey to a new place of a thousand miles begins with a single step.’
Getaway of Land of Thunder Dragons!!
Perched at an altitude of 300 meters, Phuentsholing is often regarded as the queens of the Himalayan Kingdom. Time proceeds at a slow rate here which complements the serenity of nature and the simplicity of the inhabitants. A day trip for Phuentsholing sightseeing offers you a glimpse of the diversity of Bhutanese, Nepalese and Indian cultures.
How to Go to Zangto Pelri Lhakhang?
The best way to reach Zangto Pelri Lhakhang is via road route and through Phuentsholing.
Distance from Phuentsholing to Zangto Pelri Lhakhang- 1.7 km
Nearest Airport- Bagdogra Airport
Nearest Railhead- New Jalpaiguri Railway Station
At the airport or the station, you will get several hired taxi to reach Zangto Pelri Lhakhang via Phuentsholing. At Phuentsholing, you can appoint the most reliable tour operator in Bhutan for exploring its overall beauty.
Zangto Pelri Lhakhang-Heaven on Earth!!
Situated in the heart of Phuentsholing town, Zangto Pelri Lhakhang is one of the tempting as well as tallest monasteries in Bhutan. Built-in 1990 under the commandment of Dasho Aku Tongmi, Zangto Pelri Lhakhang is a private chapel which represents the celestial abode of Guru Padmasambhava.
The Beauty Of Zangto Will Make You Stunned!!
The 3-storied building Zangto Pelri Lhakhang have awe-struck many visitors in the first glance with its-
- The interior which is more fascinating and vibrant.
- The walls of Lhakhang are adorned with the pictures and murals depicting the life of Buddha.
- On the ground floor, you will find statues of the 8 manifestations of Guru Rinpoche which depicts different points in his life.
- On the upper floor, you will find 8 Bodhisattvas of Avalokiteshvara and Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
- And the top floor of Zangto Pelri Lhakhang harbors the main statue of Amitabha.
Sounds Exciting? Hold For a Moment! You can also take a stroll around the well-manicured garden which is surrounded by miniature prayer wheels to boost your anxiety.
More about Zangto Pelri Lhakhang!!
There are a lot of more things about Zangto Pelri Lhakhang which you cannot afford to miss, such as-
Best time to Visit: November to April
Opening Hours: 9 am to 6 pm
Entrance Fee: Free
Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Nearest Hotels: Park Hotel, Hotel Druk, Lhaki Hotel, Tashi Namgay Grand, The Orchid Hotel etc.
Nearest Restaurants: Zen Restaurant, NEC Restaurant, Park Hotel Bhutan, etc.
Q. What are the other places to see in Phuentsholing?
A. The other splendid places to see in Phuentsholing are Bhutan Gate, Amo Chhu Crocodile Breeding Centre, Karbandi Monastery, Torsa River Side, etc.
Q. What is the visiting time of Karbandi Monastery?
A. The visiting hour of Karbandi Monastery is from 7 am to 6 pm.