Kelsangling Tibetan Settlement:

A brief story of Kelsangling, Bumthang, Jkardzong

Kalsangling Tibetan settlement is established on 1971 on 500 acres of land. 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: 2550 meter
Average rainfall:  
Temperature: Maximum 26 and Minimum 11 Celsius.
No. of village: The settlement consist of only one village.

Settlement Population

Initial population 400
Present Population 201

Settlers livelihood:

The agriculture is the main source of livelihood to the settlers.

Facilities in the settlement

School The settlement has primary school and the Department of Education supports the school with free learning and teaching materials to the students of the settlements.
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 of the poor settlers.

Traveling Guide

Nearest railway station NJP, Siliguri - India  
Nearest Air port Thimpu  
Bus and taxi services