Punakha Tshechu

GRADE

Classic / Easy

TRIP DURATION

2 Days

BEST SEASON

February

GROUP SIZE

From single person

TRIP Altitude

1200m meters

CUSTOMIZE TRIP

On Request

Trip Highlights

The Punakha Tshechu festivals not only play an important role in preserving Bhutan’s rich culture and traditions but also provide devout Buddhists with an opportunity for prayer and pilgrimage. They reflect the richness of the Bhutanese cultural heritage and are very special in the eyes and hearts of both Bhutanese and tourists who visit Bhutan.

Trip Overview

 The festival is reconize only in 2005, the  another festival in  Punakha. Tshechu was introduced by the 70th Je Khenpo Trulku Jigme Choedra and the then Home Minister His Excellency Lyonpo Jigme Yoedzer Thinley. The Tshechu was introduced in response to the requests made by Punakha District Administration and local peopleto host a Tshechu in order to better preserve Buddhist teachings and keep alive the noble deeds of Zhabdrung Rimpoche.

The Punakha Tshechu festivals not only play an important role in preserving Bhutan’s rich culture and traditions but also provide devout Buddhists with an opportunity for prayer and pilgrimage. They reflect the richness of the Bhutanese cultural heritage and are very special in the eyes and hearts of both Bhutanese and tourists who visit Bhutan.

  • Day 01: Thimphu – Punakha; 3 hours drive
Drive through Dochula pass at 3010m. and when the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a site that stretches almost 180 degrees. After a short stop continue to sub tropical Punakha. Afternoon we will hike to Chimi Lhakhang, temple of fertility which is associated with religious arts of phallus.Overnight at Punakha

  • Day 02: Punakha Festival
We will spend whole day in the festival which will accompany with various mask dances and folk dancers along with jokers actions in the crowd. Overnight at Punakha

  • Day 03: Punakha Festival
Whole day in the interesting Punakha festival or in the afternoon we can proceed for other sightseeing like visiting Khamsum Yulay Temple or Wangdue excursion visit Rinchingang. Overnight in Punakha

  • Day 04: Day 03: Trip to next destination ....
Includes
  • All Meals (as per mention in the itinerary)
  • Accommodation in twin Sharing
  • All private transportation (Japanese car/Jeep/Van/Mini bus) within the country including airport transfers
  • Royalty & Govt. Taxes
  • Tour Entrance fees 
  • Visa Fee
  • Airport tax
  • Tourism Development fund
  • English speaking Guide
  • Sightseeing
Excludes
  • Druk Air fares.
  • your insurance
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • Personal expense in items such as laundry, soft drinks, Camera Charges, Bottle water
  • Tips
  • Any other expenses that are not specified above

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