Day 1: Arrival in Paro.     Day 2: Paro Festival.   
 Day 3: Paro Festival.    Day 4: Paro to Thimphu.  
 Day 5: Thimphu to Paro.    Day 6: Departure.  

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TOUR

The ‘Paro Tsechu’ festival tour includes one of Bhutan’s most popular festivals. Join locals in a colourful celebration of Bhutanese culture and faith. This Bhutan tour also explores the cultural western and historical central valleys of Bhutan.

  • View sacred dances and rituals performed by monks and laymen in elaborate costumes.
  • Join in with locals in a special occasion of celebration, blessings and socialising.
  • Witness the unfurling ceremony of the sacred ‘thongdroel’ scroll at daybreak.
  • Explore Bhutan’s central valleys, rich with ancient historical and sacred Buddhist sites.
  • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
  • Hike through the beautiful countryside and Rhododendron forests in the Phobjikha Valley.
  • Experience Bhutan’s unique culture up-close with farmhouse visits and village excursions.
  • Drive over high mountain passes affording sensational views of the Himalayan peaks.
  • Attend the Lamperi Rhododendron Festival.
  • Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
  • Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
  • Marvel at the elaborate and ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
  • Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.
  • Incorporate a Value-Added Option such as a cooking lesson or meditation session with a monk.