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Tour: Paro Festival 2017: Spring Special

Package Duration
9 Days / 8 Nights
Destination Covered
Paro - Thimphu

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Paro-Thimphu

    Description :

    Reception on arrival at Paro Airport (2280 meters) by representative from Bhutan Eden Holidays and drive to Thimphu
    Overnight halt in hotel in Thimphu

    Day 2 : Thimphu Sightseeing

    Description :

    After breakfast, start sightseeing with Memorial Chorten, monument built in memory of the Late His Majesty the third King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. Visit tallest Buddha statute of the world in Kuensel phordang. Next visit National Library which has the collection of ancient Buddhist manuscripts. Continue visit of art school which is famous for painting and curving.
    After lunch visit Changangkha monastery built in the 12th century. This monastery is known as Children’s monastery as the children born in Thimphu are considered to be protected by the guardian deity of the monastery. Continue visit of Motithing Zoo where you can see National animal of Bhutan-Takin.
    In evening visit Tashichodzong –the fortress of the glorious religion built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in 1641. This is the centre of the government ministries and religion. It houses the “Throne of the King” and Central Monastic Body.
    Overnight halt at a hotel in Thimphu

    Day 3 : Paro Festival-Day 1

    Description :

    Drive to Paro and watch excitement and colour of Paro Festival.
    Overnight halt in a hotel in Paro

    Day 4 : Paro Festival-Day 2

    Description :

    After breakfast drive to Rinpung-dzong and watch Paro Tshechu. In the evening, drive to Drugyal Dzong. If the weather is clear, enjoy an amazing view of mountain peaks from Drugyal.
    Overnight halt in a hotel in Paro

    Day 5 : Paro Festival-Day 3

    Description :

    In the morning go to Rinpung-dzong and for Paro Festival program. In the evening visit Kichu Lhakhang, the sacred monastery.
    Overnight halt in a hotel in Paro

    Day 6 : Paro Festival-Day 4

    Description :

    In the morning go to Rinpung-dzong for Festival. After lunch drive to Chelala pass the highest pass between Paro and Haa valley. Enjoy the beautiful views of the mountain and valleys.
    Overnight halt in a hotel in Paro

    Day 7 : Paro Festival– Day 5

    Description :

    On the fifth day Tshechu program starts early. People start gathering early. The program of un-furling of Thongdrel will be in the early morning. Join Tshechue early to watch Thongdrel.
    Overnight halt in a hotel in Paro

    Day 8 : Paro: hike to Taktsang Monastery

    Description :

    Start excursion after a short drive to Satsam Chorten. The path is through beautiful pine forest. Stop for light refreshment at Taktsang Cafeteria. A climb up hill further and comes the Taktsang Monastery-the Tiger Nest. The Taktsang Monastery is the most sacred for the Buddhist. The main lhakhang was built by Paro Penlop, Gyaltse Tenzin Rabgay in 1684. This amazing monastery clings on the edge of the rocky cliff. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in 747AD flew in on the back of a flying tigrees. 
    Overnight halt in a hotel at Paro

    Day 9 : Paro departure

    Description :

    Drive to airport and departure

  • Other Benefits (On Arrival)
    Description :
    Paro Festival from 7th-11th April 2017. It is very popular and attracts huge crowd from Paro and other part of the country. The monks and laymen performed dances in amazing masks and costumes. Paro Festival is one of the best examples to experience the ancient living culture of Bhutan.
    Package Excludes :
    • Air Fare
    • Insurance
    • Drinks: Liquor and beer
    • Telephone call charges, laundry charges, tips and all personal items.
    • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes etc.

Contact Detail

Bhutan Eden Holidays

Contact Person :-

Mr. Bhim Thapa, Ms Dhani M. Gurung

Address :- Bldg No. 6A, Below NPPF Office, Dungkhor Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan - 1080
Contact Number :- 1789XXXXXX View Contact

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