Yidmonling, Lhuntso


Lhungtso Yidmonling: Tibetan settlement was established on 1970 and the total area of the settlement is 207 acre and the nearest city to the settlement is Thimbu the capital city of Bhutan. It is 18 km away from the settlement. During the initial set of the settlement the Bhtuan government has grant the 40 to 50 acres of land and the land were distributed among the Tibetan refugee families and legally register on the name of the head of the family.

Altitude: 8000 ft or 2400 meters above sea level.
Average rainfall: MG 750
Temperature: 28° celsius max and 8.13° celsius min.
No. of village: There is only one village.

Settlement Population

Initial population 308
Present Population 199

Settlers livelihood:

Agriculture is the main stay of the settlement people. Apart from the agriculture, few of the settlers earn there living by small business and taxi driving.

Facilities in the settlement

School Every students of the settlement get admitted in Tibetan boarding school in India with fee concession.
Health facilities Government of Bhutan provides free medical consultant and medicines to the settlers. The Health Department of Central Tibetan Administration reimburse the medical expenditure if any emergency treatments were made in India to the poor settlers.
Monastery One monastery.

Traveling Guide

Nearest Railway station NJP, Siliguri, W.B., India 398 Km from settlement
Nearest Air port Paro 73 km from settlement
Bus and taxi services 1 km from settlement