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Bhutan Festival Tours Pacakges

  • Tshechu is a religious festival meaning "tenth day" held annually in various temples, monasteries and dzongs throughout the country.


    The Tshechu is a religious event celebrated on tenth day of a month of the lunar calendar corresponding to the birthday of Guru Rimpoche (Guru Padmasambhava). However the exact month of the Tshechu varies from place to place and temple to temple.


    Tshechus are grand events where entire communities come together to witness religious mask dances, receive blessings and socialize. . In addition to the mask dances tshechus also include colorful Bhutanese dances and other forms of entertainment.


    It is believed that everyone must attend a Tshechu and witness the mask dances at least once to in order to receive blessings and wash away their sins. Every mask dance performed during a Tshechu has a special meaning or a story behind it and many are based on stories and incidents from as long ago as the 8th century, during the life of Guru Padmasambhava. In monasteries the mask dances are performed by monks and in remote villages they are performed jointly by monks and village men.


    Two of the most popular Tshechus in the country are the Paro and Thimphu Tshechus in terms of participation and audience. Besides the locals many tourists from across the world are attracted to these unique, colorful and exciting displays of traditional culture.

  • Bumthang Ura Tsechu Tour DAY 1: Arrive Paro - transfer to hotel
    DAY 2: Sightseeing Tour around Paro
    DAY 3 - 4: Leave for trekking adventure
    DAY 5 - 7: Back to Paro for last overnight stay
    DAY 8 - 9: Departure from Paro
  • Carne Bhutan Tour DAY 1: Arrive Paro - transfer to hotel
    DAY 2: Sightseeing Tour around Paro
    DAY 3 - 4: Leave for trekking adventure
    DAY 5 - 7: Back to Paro for last overnight stay
    DAY 8 - 9: Departure from Paro
  • Jakar Festival Tour DAY 1: Arrive Paro - transfer to hotel
    DAY 2: Sightseeing Tour around Paro
    DAY 3 - 4: Leave for trekking adventure
    DAY 5 - 7: Back to Paro for last overnight stay
    DAY 8 - 9: Departure from Paro
  • Mongar Tshechu DAY 1: Arrive Paro - transfer to hotel
    DAY 2: Sightseeing Tour around Paro
    DAY 3 - 4: Leave for trekking adventure
    DAY 5 - 7: Back to Paro for last overnight stay
    DAY 8 - 9: Departure from Paro
  • Nalakhar Festival Tour DAY 1: Arrive Paro - transfer to hotel
    DAY 2: Sightseeing Tour around Paro
    DAY 3 - 4: Leave for trekking adventure
    DAY 5 - 7: Back to Paro for last overnight stay
    DAY 8 - 9: Departure from Paro
  • Nimalung Festival Tour DAY 1: Arrive Paro - transfer to hotel
    DAY 2: Sightseeing Tour around Paro
    DAY 3 - 4: Leave for trekking adventure
    DAY 5 - 7: Back to Paro for last overnight stay
    DAY 8 - 9: Departure from Paro
  • Paro Tsechu Tour DAY 1: Arrive Paro - transfer to hotel
    DAY 2: Sightseeing Tour around Paro
    DAY 3 - 4: Leave for trekking adventure
    DAY 5 - 7: Back to Paro for last overnight stay
    DAY 8 - 9: Departure from Paro
  • Punakha Festival Tour DAY 1: Arrive Paro - transfer to hotel
    DAY 2: Sightseeing Tour around Paro
    DAY 3 - 4: Leave for trekking adventure
    DAY 5 - 7: Back to Paro for last overnight stay
    DAY 8 - 9: Departure from Paro
  • Thimphu Tsechu Tour DAY 1: Arrive Paro - transfer to hotel
    DAY 2: Sightseeing Tour around Paro
    DAY 3 - 4: Leave for trekking adventure
    DAY 5 - 7: Back to Paro for last overnight stay
    DAY 8 - 9: Departure from Paro
FACTS ABOUT BHUTAN
  • 1. Bhutan is one of the last countries in the world to introduce television to its people. The government lifted a ban on TV—and on the Internet—only 11 years ago.
  • 2. Anyone found guilty of killing a highly endangered and culturally sacred black-necked crane could be sentenced to life in prison.
  • 3. Bhutanese manners dictate that you are to refuse food whenever it’s offered to you. The tradition is to say the words “meshu meshu” and cover your mouth with your hands. You can give in, though, after two or three offers.
  • 4. At 24,840 feet, Gangkhar Puensum is the highest point in Bhutan—and the highest unclimbed mountain in the world.
  • 5. Bhutan is the only nation in the world where the sale of tobacco is banned.
  • 6. Thimpu is one of just two capital cities in Asia that does not have a single traffic light. (The other is Pyongyang, North Korea.) There was such public outcry when local officials installed a single signal that it was quickly removed, and a traffic officer was re-assigned to the intersection.
  • 7. One-third of Bhutan’s population is under the age of 14; its median age is 22.3 years.
  • 8. Bhutan is the first country in the world with specific constitutional obligations on its people to protect the environment. Among its requirements: At least 60 percent of the nation must remain under forest cover at all times.
  • 9. The word “Bhutan” translates to “Land of the Thunder Dragon.” It earned the nickname because of the fierce storms that often roll in from the Himalayas.
  • 10.One of 43 landlocked countries in the world, Bhutan is about half the size of the state of Indiana.