The run was envisioned by His Majesty The King after multiple visits to the highlands.
The ultimate objective is to provide access to health care for all people.
For generations, women in this hamlet in Bhutan have been weaving bags as their main occupation.
Patra carvings can be found in the production of books, images, architectural designs, furniture and many other wooden artefacts.
This year, the race also saw the highest number of female participants compared to past years.
It takes sheer toil and stamina for the top riders to complete the 268 km race which finishes at the capital, Thimphu.
The CSI sector was identified as one the flagship programme in view of its greater socio-economic roles in Bhutan.
Himalayan Food currently produces potato chips, apple chips and banana chips.
The festival has become an important event where the highlanders get to showcase their unique culture and traditions.
We are hopeful that our homestay business in Sakteng will boom with the increase in the number of tourists."
The book delves into familiar subjects that are what continues to shape Bhutan’s image.
Directed by Pawo Choyning Dorji, this highly acclaimed movie has been accepted for more than 10 international film festivals.