At a distance of about 77 km from Mongar is the location of Lhuentse. A three hour drive from Mongar takes you to this is one of the remotest corners of Bhutan. Dense virgin forests, high mountains, native people and their culture makes this place unique. The place is also famous for distinctive weaving activities, embroidery, basket-making and Kushutara (brocade dress). Suitable accommodation here is scares and a day visit is preferable.
What to see in Lhuentse :
Lhuentse Dzong : The approach to this Dzong (fort) is through a flag-stone-paved path over the vertical drops. The Dzong houses a body of 100 monks of the country. In the 16th century Pema Lingapa's son Kunga Wangpo set up this Dzong in the form of a small Gompa. In 1654 it was renovated by the Trongsa penlop Mingyur Tenpa.