The Punakha Tshechu is one of the most popular Tshechu in the country. It is held right after the popular Punakha Drupchen. The Unfurling of the Thongdrel of Guru Rinpoche on the last day is the main attraction of the festival. It is believed that the mere sight of Thongdrel liberates the onlookers and cleanses of his sins.
This tour also covers the major places of attraction in Bhutan: Thimphu,Paro,Punakha & Gangtey. Starting from Paro, known for the various religious sites including the famous Tiger Nest,the tour proceeds to ‘U’ shaped- Gangtey valley via Thimphu, where you can soak yourself in its scenic grandeur.
Duration: 7 Nights/ 8 Days
Location:Thimphu- Phobjikha- Punakha- Paro
- (Punakha Drubchen: 24th- 28th February) (Punakha Tshechu: 1st – 3rd March, 2023)
Witness Punakha Tshechhu, a harmonious blend of vivid art and dance.
Explore the valleys of Thimphu, Paro Punakha and Gangtey
Visit Dochula Pass situated at an elevation of 3,100 metres, that presents breathtaking views of the snow-covered peaks of the eastern Himalayas on a clear day. Hoist Prayer Flags for auspiciousness
Take Popular Hikes like Tiger’s Nest, Buddha Dordema- Changangkha Lhakhang & Tango Cheri Hike
Visit Spectacular Architectural sites : Punakha Dzong ,Paro Dzong Dumtseg Lhakhang Lhakhang
Visit Prominent Cultural Sights: Buddha Statue/ School of Arts and Crafts/Textile Museum/Chimmi Lhakhang
Visit the thriving Craft Bazaar
Witness the lowering of the flag at Tashichoedzong
Sustainable Development Fee to the Government of Bhutan which goes towards the development of schools. hospitals. etc.,
Accommodations in 3- star properties. (Can be upgraded to 4 & 5-star with additional Premium)
All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Certified English Speaking Bhutanese Guide.
All ground transportation
All internal taxes and charges including Entry Fees
Mineral Water while traveling
Complimentary from company:
Traditional Hot Stone Bath
Airfare (can be arranged with us)
Any Expenses of Personal Nature
Tips for the guide and driver