ITINERARY OVERVIEW

 

 Day 1: Arrival in Paro – Thimphu    Day 2: Thimphu Festival.  
 Day 3: Thimphu Festival.    Day 4: Thimphu to Punakha.  
 Day 5: Punakha to Paro.    Day 6: Paro sightseeing.  
 Day 7: Departure.      

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TOUR

The ‘Thimphu Tsechu’ festival tour attends one of Bhutan’s biggest festivals. Join locals in a colourful celebration of Bhutanese culture and faith. This Bhutan tour also explores all of the highlights of Bhutan’s western valleys, and is ideal for those with a limited time frame.

Witness sacred dances and rituals performed by monks and laymen in elaborate, colourful costumes.

  • Join in with locals in a special occasion of celebration, blessings and socialising.
  • Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
  • 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.