Punakha Tsechu 8 Days

Attend an ancient religious festival in Punakha valley, the old capital of Bhutan.

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All Meals

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Punakha Tsechu 8 Days Tour – Bhutan Travel Tours

Date – Feb 25 2018

Punakha Tsechu 8 Days tour – Attend an ancient religious festival in Punakha valley, the old capital of Bhutan. The festival┬áconsisting of sacred mask dances takes place in the courtyard of majestic Punakha Dzong that sits at the confluence of two rivers.

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  • Days
    8
  • Nights
    7
  • Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Transportation
    SUV & Bus
  • Cities Covered
    3
  • Licensed Guide
    Included
  • All Meals
    Included
Day 1
Arrive Paro - Transfer to Thimphu

On arrival, guests will be received at the airport by our representative who will be your tour guide and companion for the whole duration of your tour in Bhutan. Drive to your hotel in Thimphu. En-route visit Tachog Lhakhang.
After refreshing yourselves and having lunch, we will be visiting Kuensel Phodrang, Mothithang Takin Reserve and later in the evening to Tashichho Dzong.

Day 2
Thimphu Local Sightseeing

Morning we will hike to Tango Cheri Monastery, 90 minutes hike and then afternoon visiting Handmade Paper Factory, Folk Heritage Museum, Memorial Chorten and Changangkha Lhakhang.

Day 3
Thimphu - Punakha

En-route Dochula Pass (108 Chortens) and on arrival check into hotel. After lunch witness Punakha Festival.

Day 4
Witness Punakha Festival

Morning continue with Punakha Festival and after lunch, will continue with Nalanda Buddhist College and Bhutan`s largest suspension bridge.

Day 5
Punakha - Phobjikha

Morning we will drive to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten, 45 minutes hike and while return visit Chimi Lhakhang. After lunch drive back to Phobjikha, evening you can explore some handicraft shops.

Day 6
Phobjikha - Paro

Early morning after breakfast we will drive to Gangtey Monastery and after that you can either hike through the Gangtey Natural Trial or visit Black Necked Crane Information Center. After lunch drive back to Paro. If time permits, En-route visit Simtokha Dzong.

Day 7
Hike to Paro Taktshang

Today, we will hike to Paro Taktshang, later visiting Druk-yul Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang, Ta-dzong and Rimpong Dzong if time permits.

Day 8
Depart Paro

After breakfast, we drive you back at the airport accordingly to your flight departure.

CHECKLIST - What to Pack

  • Warm Clothes
  • Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/bobby pins.
  • Deodorant.
  • Shampoo and conditioner (if you're not likely to be staying in fancy hotels where this is provided)
  • Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF.
  • Wet Wipes/Make Up Remover Wipes/Face wash.Moisturizer/Lotion.
  • If under any medication, enough stock
  1. Susmita

    I visited the Punakha Tshechu (festival), a spectacle of colour both by the entertainers and the locals in their festive kira (female dress) & gho (male dress). The sense of celebration was evident by both sight & sound. It was so well organised and well attended.

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Included
  • All Meals
  • All transportation
  • All accommodation - 3 Star
  • Licensed guide
  • Govt Royalty Fee ($65) & Taxes
  • Entry & Museum Fees
  • Visa Fee ($40)
 
Not Included
  • Alcohol or Beverage
  • Camera and other non trek accessories
  • Druk Air fares.
  • Insurance
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