7 Day Thimphu Festival Tour

Thimphu Festival Tour 7 Days

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7 Days Thimphu Tshechu Festival Tour Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Arrive Paro – Thimphu.
  • Day 2: Thimphu Festival Tour & Sightseeing.
  • Day 3: Attend Thimphu Festival – Punakha.
  • Day 4: Punakha – Paro
  • Day 5: Excursion to Haa Valley
  • Day 6: Hike to Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
  • Day 7: Depart from Paro.

The Thimphu Tshechu, as all Tshechu festivals, honors Padma Sambhawa, also known as Guru Rimpoche.

The Thimphu Festival Tour is one of the grandest of Bhutan’s festivals and attracts the largest audience. Featuring dances performed by trained monks and laymen in amazing masks and costumes, Tsechus (festivals) are one of the best ways to experience the ancient living culture of Bhutan. A Tsechu is a Buddhist festival in honour of Guru Rimpoche, the saint who brought Buddhism to Bhutan.

The Thimphu Tsechu was established by the 4th Temporal Ruler, Tenzing Rabgye (1638-1696) in 1670. This festival also provides a great opportunity to witness locals gathered in their finest Gho’s and Kira’s in a celebration of their culture and faith. This tour also visits sacred sites in Paro, Thimphu and Punakha.

Thimphu Festival Tour Cost:

Peak Season: March, April, May, Sep, Oct & Nov.

  • 1 Pax: USD 1630 per person.
  • 2 Pax: USD 1570 per person.
  • 3 Pax and Above: USD 1390 per person
Q. What is the main festival of Bhutan?
A. The main festival of Bhutan are Thimphu Tshechu, Punakha and Paro Festival.

Q. What can you do during Thimphu Festival?
A. During Thimphu Festival you can witness cultural and different mask dances performed from 6th century. You can witness different attire of dresses and costumes.

Q. When is the Thimphu Festival?
A. Thimphu festival date is from 26th to 28th September 2020 and its held for 3 days inside Tashi Chhodzong courtyard.

Q. Can i drive from from Paro to Thimphu to witness Thimphu Tshechu?
A. Yes you can plan day excursion to Thimphu to witness Thimphu festival. Its one hour drive from Paro.