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Trashigang is an administrative town of 4500 people in Eastern Bhutan. The traditional architecture and narrow streets give the town a quaint and snug feel, not unlike an Italian or Cornish fishing village.
Trashigang serves as the largest town in the eastern region, and a base for tourists venturing into the surrounding villages and mountains. It was once the centre of an important trade route with Tibet.
Yongphulla Airport was officially opened to domestic flights in December 2011. Flights are operated by Drukair  and Tashi Air  to Paro. Although due to regulatory requirements of the runway, and poor financial results, most flights have been suspended. Check the individual airlines for current information.
By road transportation
From Thimphu there are two routes, both requiring two days:
As the town is nothing more than a few streets, everything can be visited on foot.