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Gasa Destination Guide

Explore Gasa in Bhutan.

Gasa in the region of Gasa with it's 548 inhabitants is located in Bhutan - some 31 mi (or 49 km) North of Thimphu, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Gasa

Time in Gasa is now 01:44 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Thimphu" with an UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sylhet, Rajshahi, Trongsa, Thimphu, Tamji or Gyangze. Since you are here already, consider visiting and Gasa. We saw some hobby film in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

15°C / 60 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 645.7 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 24th of July 2018
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 10°C (51 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Wednesday, 25th of July 2018
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 10°C (49 °F)
Night: 7°C (45 °F)
Thursday, 26th of July 2018
Heavy intensity rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 18°C (65 °F)


Tibet Monba Tribe

10:00 min ( August 11, 2007 by peterlaikc)
Views: 4,485 - Rating: 4.92857/5

Introduction clip of Tibetan Monba, a rarely explored ethnic group in China. Only 2 filming crews have visited there so far. The official release of this documentary film is not yet announced

Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Interesting facts about this location

Gasa Dzong

Gasa Dzong or Gasa Tashi Tongmön Dzong near Gasa is the administrative center of Gasa Dzongkhag (district) in the northwestern region of Bhutan. The Dzong was built in the 17th century by Tenzin Drukdra the second Druk Desi over the site of a meditation place established by Drubthob Terkungpa in the 13th century. The Dzong was constructed as a bulwark against attacks from the north and named Tashi Tongmön Dzong. Later it was expanded by the fourth Desi, Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.9, 89.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Dzongs of Bhutan, Populated places in Bhutan

Jigme Dorji National Park

The Jigme Dorji National Park, named after the late Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, is the second-largest National Park of Bhutan. It occupies almost the entire Gasa District, as well as the northern areas of Thimphu District, Paro District, Punakha, and Wangdue Phodrang Districts. It was established in 1974 and stretches over an area of 4316 km², thereby spanning all three climate zones of Bhutan, ranging in elevation from 1400 to over 7000 meters.

More reading: Jigme Dorji National Park homepage
Located at 27.9, 89.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:1974 in Bhutan, Gasa District, National parks of Bhutan, Paro District, Protected areas established in 1974, Punakha District, Thimphu District

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