in Trashigang Dzongkhag, Bhutan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.383 and 91.867 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 22' 59" and E 91° 52' 0"
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: 06:09 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Thimphu
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:24 am and 6:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Delve into Sakteng

Sakteng in Trashigang Dzongkhag is a town located in Bhutan about 137 mi (or 220 km) east of Thimphu, the country's capital town.

Time in Sakteng is now 06:09 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Thimphu with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Sakteng. The closest is airport we know is Tezpur Airport in India in a distance of 73 mi (or 118 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in India at a distance of 69 mi (or 111 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Trashigang, Trashi Yangtse, Xoixar, Pemagatshel and Mongar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 12%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1005.7 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 11% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Monday, 19th of August 2019

32°C (89 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

31°C (88 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

32°C (89 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Merak, Bhutan

Merak is a settlement in the far east of Bhutan. It is located in Trashigang District. Merak is located under Sakteng Dungkhag, which falls under Trashigang District. The community is predominated by unique race well known as Brokpas " Highlanders". The place is two days walk from the road point till 2012; however, with the support of the government the place is linked with farm road till Phungshingmang.

Located at 27.297, 91.835 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
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Populated places in Bhutan


Phongme is a settlement in the far east of Bhutan. It is located in Trashigang District.

Located at 27.399, 91.797 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
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Populated places in Bhutan


Sakteng is a town in Trashigang District in far eastern Bhutan. The nearby Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is named after it.

Located at 27.3833, 91.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in Bhutan

Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary

Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary located mostly in Trashigang District and just crossing the border into Samdrup Jongkhar District, Bhutan. It is one of the country's protected areas.

Located at 27.28, 91.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas established in 2003, Wildlife sanctuaries of Bhutan, Trashigang District, Samdrup Jongkhar District

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sakdon, Sakden, Sakteng