Bhutan Festival Tour

The festivals in Bhutan never let you off the high of colors, merry and vibrancy.

Festivals tours in Bhutan have always been an occasion of joy, family bonding and spiritual gains. Festivals in Bhutan comprise mainly of mask dance. Tshechus are the mask dance festivals in Bhutan. Uniquely, Bhutan Festival tours take you to  Festival Tourswitness such culture and tradition where by couple with dresses, food are served in traditional bamboo plates called bangchungs.

Big festivals in Bhutan like Tshechus are conducted in the dzongs. Dzongs are fortresses built four centuries ago which now houses religious as well as administrative heads.  Tshechus are celebrated on the 10th day of a particular month.

The festival of mask dances is a major tourist attraction in Bhutan. For instance, in 2019, more than 5,000 tourists visited the country solely to witness and partake in the festival of mask dances in the nation’s capital, Thimphu.

Upcoming Bhutan Festival Tours 2020

Paro Festival Tour 2020

Paro Tshechu – 7 Days
Date: April 4th – 8th 2020

One of the second biggest festivals and will highlight a number of the cultural richness of the region and interrelate with nature.

Punakha Tshechu – 7 Days
Date: March 5th – 7th 2020

Attend an ancient religious festival in Punakha valley, the old capital of Bhutan. Discover & witness sacred mask dances.

Thimphu Tshechu – 7 Days
Date: Sep 26th – 28th 2020

Thimphu Festival tour is the most popular autumn festival held in Trashichhodzong, Thimphu. Started by Desi Tenzin Rabgay.

Festivals in Bhutan

Festival of Bhutan takes you to the length and width of vibrant colors and textiles. As a matter of fact, different regions have different dates for such Bhutan festivals. Bhutan Festival tours take you inside festivals in Bhutan and Tshechus. These provide you with a colorful ensemble of art and joy as well as spiritual well being. The festival trips take you around the most prominent Tshechus namely at Thimphu, Paro and Punakha. Bhutan festivals are entwined of spirituality with joyousness.

festivals in bhutan

This is the reason you see in these festival tours how dance mixes between the mask dances. These dances in middle of Tshechus are usually presented in different forms by local villagers and are meant to entertain the audience present for Bhutan festivals.

Recommended Festival Trips and Bhutan Festival Tours

Bhutan is known for its rich cultural heritage which is evident by its religious integration with normal life. Festival trips and festival tours take you to different places and shows how religion has integrated peacefully with life. Tshechus are three days of festivals in Bhutan where there is complete devotion, color and cheer to equally make for a fine Bhutan Festival tour.  Watch out for Atsaras (masked Clowns) at the Tshechus. These clowns are mischievous and funny. We hope to bring both colors coupled with spiritual well being to your life with our festival tours.

Q. What do you get to see during Bhutan festival tour?
A. Well, during festival, different mask dances are performed. Each mask dances represents whats happens after death and what we have do. Its said that we have to attain festival and witness mask dances atleast once in a life time so after death we know what to do.

Q. What is Dance of the Judgement of the Dead (Raksha Mangcham)?
A. Shinje Chhogyel, Lord of Death, estimates the value of the white and black deeds during the judgement. Also present are the White god and the Black Demon who live with every being from birth, and all the shinje’s helpers who emanate under numerous forms.

Q. Which are the three biggest festival tours in Bhutan?
A. The three biggest festivals in Bhutan are Thimphu, Paro and Punakha festiavl (Tshechu).

Q. Can i customize my itinerary when booking Bhutan festival tour package?
A. Yes,you can customize your tour with some adventure and cultural sightseeing.