Tango University is the highest Buddhist learning center in Bhutan. Bhutanese monks pursue a nine year program followed by meditation for three years 3 months and 3 days in the nearby Cheri monastery retreat center. The secluded university is located 15 kilometers north from Thimphu city. From the university, tourists can hike up to the Tango monastery or the nearby Cheri monastery. The significance of the monastery is associated with the great unifier of Bhutan, Zhabdrung.