Lhuentse is the dzongkhag that has given Bhutan the hereditary monarchs. It is believed to be the place of noblemen in the past. It is also the birthplace of traditional weaving—well known for exotic Kishuthara productions.
The Dzongkhag covers an area of approximately 2853.55 sq. km with altitudes ranging from 600 to 5800 meters above sea level. It has warm summer and cold winter. The annual average temperature rises to 24 °C in summer and falls to 15 °C in winter. Annual rainfall ranges from 1000 to 1500 mm.
Today, this dzongkhag is popularly known as the ultimate destination for Buddhist pilgrims because of its important Neys like Singye Dzong, Rinchen Bumpa, Jangchubling Lhakhang, Takila Guru Lhakhang and many more.