Bhutan Folk Festival Tour



Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days

Destination Covered : Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Trongsa

Price (Starting From) : On Request


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  • Bhutan Folk Festival Tour

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Paro

Upon arrival at Paro Airport, meet our tour representative at the airport and get transferred to Thimpu. On arrival, check in at the hotel in Thimpu. Stay overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.

Day 2: Thimpu - Punkaha

Post breakfast in the morning, set out for a sightseeing tour of Thimphu. The places you will visit in Thimpu include the National Library, Painting School, Traditional Medicine Institute, Trashichhodzong, Handicrafts Emporium, Memorial Chorten and Textile & Folk Heritage Museum. Later, head straight to Punakha- the former capital of Bhutan. On the way, visit the Dochula Pass. Stay overnight at the hotel in Punakha.

Day 3: Attend Folk Festival Tshechu

For three consecutive days, attend the folk festival Tshechu. It is a festival where people dressed in local attires and indulge in celebrations. Various competitions such as mask dances, archery, cuisine and dart are organized and the winners are given prizes. It is a great opportunity to witness the local lifestyle.

Day 4: Attend Folk Festival Tshechu

For three consecutive days, attend the folk festival Tshechu. It is a festival where people dressed in local attires and indulge in celebrations. Various competitions such as mask dances, archery, cuisine and dart are organized and the winners are given prizes. It is a great opportunity to witness the local lifestyle.

Day 5: Punakha - Trongsa

Post breakfast in the morning, hit the road to Dochula Pass. En-route, treat your eyes with the spectacular views of the majestic Himalayan peaks such as Tsendagang, Terigang, Kangphugang, Zongphugang, Masagang, Jejegangphugang and Gangkar Puensum- the highest peak in Bhutan.

Later, head straight towards Wangduephodrang town. On arrival, have your lunch and proceed towards the Trongsa across Pelela pass (3,300 m ), the traditional boundary between east and west. On the way, make a stopover at Chendbji Chorten, an 18th century structure by a Lama known as Shida. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6: Trongsa - Phubjikha

Post breakfast in the morning, hit the road to Dochula Pass. En-route, treat your eyes with the spectacular views of the majestic Himalayan peaks such as Tsendagang, Terigang, Kangphugang, Zongphugang, Masagang, Jejegangphugang and Gangkar Puensum- the highest peak in Bhutan.

Later, head straight towards Wangduephodrang town. On arrival, have your lunch and proceed towards the Trongsa across Pelela pass (3,300 m ), the traditional boundary between east and west. On the way, make a stopover at Chendbji Chorten, an 18th century structure by a Lama known as Shida. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 7: Trongsa - Phubjikha

Post breakfast in the morning, head straight to Phobjikha by crossing semi-tropical dwarf bamboo and the rhododendron trees. Arrive in the broad glacier valley of Phobijika. In the evening, enjoy a leisurely stroll around Gangtey village and explore Gangtey Gompa. Stay overnight at the Camp in Phobjikha.

Day 8: Phobjikha - Thimphu

Today, drive back to Thimphu via Dochula Pass. On the way, halt for a hot tea or coffee at Cafeteria.

Day 9: Thimphu - Paro

Start your day with a visit to the National memorial chorten- a monument built to commemorate the third king of Bhutan. Later, visit the Traditional Painting School and Textile Emporium. Thereafter, halt at National Library where ancient rolls are preserved. Later, leave by road for Paro. Stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 10: Paro

Post breakfast, start your day with a short trip to Paro’s upper valley. Enjoy the scenic views of the Goddess Mt. Chomolhari. Later, return back to Taksang Monastery. During the 8th century, Guru Rimpoche is believed to have flown to the site on the back of a flying tiger and therefore it was named Taksang. Stay overnight at Paro hotel.

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Inclusions

  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing

Payments Terms

  • * Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

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