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Paro Tsechu Festival Tour 2018

Paro Tsechu Festival Tour 2018
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Duration: 9 Days

Trip Grade: two star

A Join-in Departure for Paro Tsechu festival 2018 gives individual visitors opportunity to see a unique celebration.  It takes place in the imposing Rimpung Dzong the Administrative and Religious Center of Paro.  On the last day of the Festival a giant "Throndrul" mural of the Buddha is unfolded to bless the pilgrims assembled.

 

Paro Tsechu is the most important and popular Festival of Bhutan; days of ceremonial dances, rituals of blessings, religious rites and the general festive air of Spring adds to an atmospheric occasion with people of all walks of life thronging the courtyard.

 

Tour visit the other scenic valleys; Punakha, Gangtey and Thimphu.  

 

Itinerary 26 March - 01 April 2018

 

26 Mar Day 1 Arrive Paro, tour Kyichu Lhagang and a walk through the town center, hotel. 

 

27 Mar Day 2 Drive to Thimphu; visit Phajoding monastery, Ani Gompa, Takin enclosure, Folk Art Heritage Museum and Jigme Dorji Memorial Chorten, enjoy a walk in the main street, hotel. 

 

28 Mar Day 3 Tours include Dordema Buddha statue, School of Painting, Goldsmith’s workshop and Tashichodzong, hotel.

 

29 Mar Day 4 Drive via Wangdi to Phobjika valley, en route tour this mid-way town, visit Gangtey monastery, manor farm guest house or home stays. 

 

08 Apr Day 5 Walk in this beautiful village, travel to Punakha, ancient capital of the country, tour Punakha Dzong, hotel. 

 

09 Apr Day 6 Drive to Paro, visit the Tsechu Festivities and enjoy the dances and other religious rituals, hotel. 

 

30 Mar Day 7 Visit the Tsechu Festivities and enjoying the ceremonies and celebrations, hotel.

 

31 Mar Day 8 View unfolding of the gigantic sacred "Throngdrul" Thangka painting and watch as people from all over the country come to seek its divine blessing. The ceremony begins before dawn and it is folded before sunrise.  

 

Excursion hike to Taktsang “Tiger’s Nest” monastery meditation cave of Guru Rimpoche, hotel. Farewell dinner.

 

01 Apr Day 9 Transfer to airport for onward departure.

 

Join-in from any one of these cities using Druk Air or Bhutan Air flights from Bangkok, Delhi, Kathmandu or Singapore.

 

Book ahead to view this most magnificent and enthralling Paro Tsechu festival in Bhutan - a once in a lifetime experience!

 

BOOK THIS DEPARTURE : 26 March - 01 April 2018

 

 

Cost US$2000 per person on twin share basis.

(extras – international airfares to & from Bhutan and visa fees)

 

Conditions apply - minimum guaranteed departure 3 persons. Supplement apply if less than 3 persons in the departure.  Please enquire to set your own private departure.

 

Bhutan Trip Leaders - all tours are lead by our experienced and knowledgeable local leaders giving one an insight from the local perspective and accompany the entire tour.


    

 

 

 

 

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