Thimphu Festival Tour

Most popular autumn festival held in Trashichhodzong

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Moderate

Accommodation

Hotel

Transportation

SUV & Bus

$2,040 $1,615

Thimphu Festival Tour – Sep 19 2018

Thimphu Festival tour is the most popular autumn festival held in Trashichhodzong, Thimphu. Started by Desi Tenzin Rabgay, the 4th temporal ruler of Bhutan more than three centuries ago, the festival honours Guru Padmasambhava, who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in the 8th century.

All of our Bhutan tours are private, tailor-made journeys for independent travel on dates of your choosing. We can easily customize your Bhutan tour to spend more in the places doing the activities that you are interested in.

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 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, will continue with Nalanda Buddhist College, Punakha Dzong and Bhutan`s largest suspension bridge.

Day 4
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 5
Phobjikha - Thimphu

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 6
Attend Thimphu Festival - Paro

Attend the festival and after lunch drive to Paro.

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


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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