in Bumthang Dzongkhag, Bhutan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.617 and 90.700 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 37' 0" and E 90° 41' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ngultrum - BTN
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:05 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:49 am and 5:45 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Current travel safety evaluation for Bhutan in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Bhutan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bhutan. Last Update: 2023-09-29 08:01:35

Discover Kurjey

Kurjey in Bumthang Dzongkhag is a city in Bhutan about 66 mi (or 106 km) east of Thimphu, the country's capital city.

Local time in Kurjey is now 01:05 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kurjey. The closest airport in Bhutan is Paro Airport in a distance of 80 mi (or 128 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in India at a distance of 65 mi (or 104 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jakar, Trongsa, Shemgang, Lhuentse and Mongar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 1st of October 2023

24°C (75 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 2nd of October 2023

18°C (64 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 3rd of October 2023

16°C (60 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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GNH Travel & Service : Bhutan Domestic Flight ~ Landing to BUMTHANG BATPALATHANG AIRPORT

Published: January 24, 2012
Length: 48:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: gnhtravel

いよいよブムタンの空港に着陸です!外の景色にピントがあっていないはご愛嬌ということで(笑) 何度もブムタンを訪れていますが、さすがに...

Bhutan - Bhumtang - Jakar - Red Panda Weissbierbrauerei

Published: March 02, 2014
Length: 01:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: schnuffelbaer62

Bumthang / ブータン式ダーツで遊ぶ子ども

Published: March 06, 2011
Length: 47:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: gift ok


Kurjey Lhakang

Published: January 23, 2010
Length: 25:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Justin Kerr

A short clip from the Kurjey Lhakang complex north of Jakar in the district of Bumthang, Bhutan.

Festival in Bhutan

Published: August 25, 2011
Length: 57:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: bhutanlhayul

Festival in Bhutan Festival in Bhutan is religious events. The ground where they are held is purified and consecrated by lamas, so when you are watching a festival you are, in essence, on...

BEST LOCAL TRAVEL BLOG: Things to Do & Places to Visit in BUMTHANG

Published: July 12, 2018
Length: 01:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Denkars Getaway

Bhutan Festival Tour

Published: February 16, 2019
Length: 48:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: HAT Bhutan Tour

Bhutan Festival - Jamba Lhakhang Drup in Bumthnag.

Beautiful Bumthang after snowfall

Published: April 03, 2018
Length: 55:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Pem Tenzin

Bumthang Kurjey Lhakhang

Published: June 04, 2018
Length: 13:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rigzin Namdol

Nestled on the green meadow along the bank of meandering Chamkar river is the majestic Kurjey Lhakhang of Bumthang. Kurjey Lhakhang is located at a ...

Driving Practice with Jazi towards Chamkhar, Bumthang

Published: April 03, 2018
Length: 55:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Pem Tenzin

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