Thimphu Tsechu

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Thimphu Tsechu

About Thimphu Tsechu : 10 Days Tour

The largest crowd gathers at Thimphu tsechu which is rated as one of the most spectacular religious festivals and is another major tourist attraction. This tour shall take you a ride for an experience of the western Bhutan and the rich heritages and sacred Buddhist sites.

Trip Highlights:
  • Witness one of Bhutan's most popular festivals the Thimphu Tsechu.
  • Experience the unique living culture of Bhutan, our rich heritage, history, and sacred Buddhist sites.
  • Visit many sacred temples, medieval fortresses (Dzongs), museums etc.
  • Visit most of the popular attractions in the Western and Central Bhutan.
  • Get more acquainted with the people of different region from western to central Bhutan.
  • Experience the diverse culture and traditions of Bhutan.
  • Have a memorable trip to famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900 m above the valley floor.
  • Explore western valleys of Paro,Thimphu and Punakha.
Trip Overview:

Day 1: PARO

Arrive at Paro Airport. Visit visit the National Museum and Rinpung Dzong in the afternoon . Liesure time in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel in Paro

Day 2: PARO

Hike up to the famous Tiger's Nest in the morning and after lunch visit other popular tourist attractions. Overnight stay at hotel in Paro

Day3: PARO - THIMPHU ( 55 Km, 2 Hrs)

Drive to Thimphu early in the morning. Whole day sightseeing in Thimphu visiting popular tourist attractions. Overnigt stay at hotel in Thimphu.

Day4: THIMPHU TSECHU (1st Day)

Whole day witnessing the Thimphu Tsechu . Have first-hand experience of the festival. Mingle and get acquainted with the Bhutanese crowd to watch the following dances:

  • The Dance of the Four Stag (Shacham)
  • Dance of the Three Kinds of Ging (Pelage Gingsum)
  • Dance of the Heroes (Pacham)
  • Dance of the Stag and the Hounds (Shawo Shachi)
  • Dance with Guitar (Dranyeo Cham)

Day 5: THIMPHU TSECHU (2nd Day)

Whole day witnessing the Thimphu Tsechu . Have first-hand experience of the festival. Mingle and get acquainted with the Bhutanese crowd to watch the following dances:

  • Black Hat Dance (Shana)
  • Dance of the 21 Black Hats with Drums (Shaa Nga Cham)
  • Kyecham
  • Dance of the Noblemen and the Ladies (Pholeg Moleg)
  • Dance of the Drums from Dramitse (Dramitse Nga Cham)
  • Dance of the Stag and the Hounds (Shawo Shachi)

Day 6: THIMPHU TSECHU (3rd Day)

Whole day witnessing the Thimphu Tsechu . Have first-hand experience of the festival. Mingle and get acquainted with the Bhutanese crowd to watch the following dances:

  • Dance of the Lords of the Cremation Grounds (Durdag)
  • Dance of the Terrifying Deities (Tungam)
  • Dance of the Rakshas and the Judgement of the Dead (Raksha Mangcham)

Day 7: THIMPHU TSECHU (4th Day)

Whole day witnessing the Thimphu Tsechu . Have first-hand experience of the festival. Mingle and get acquainted with the Bhutanese crowd to watch the following dances:

  • Dance of the Tamshing in Bumthang (Bumthang Ter Cham)
  • Dance of the Lords of Cremation Grounds (Durdag)
  • Dance of Ging and Tsholing (Ging dang Tsholing)
  • Dance of the Eight Manifestation of Guru Rimpoche (Gere Tshen Gyed)
  • Religious Song (Chhoeshey)

Day 8: THIMPHU-PUNAKHA (70 Km, 3 Hours)

A hike to Tango Monastery should give you a good start in the morning. After lunch in a restaurant in Thimphu drive to Punakha via Dochula ,one of the highest passes where in a clear weather you will see the eastern Himalayan ranges. Explore the town in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel in Punakha.

Day 9: PUNAKHA-PARO (143 Km, 5 Hrs)

Visit the most beautiful Dzong (fortress) of Bhutan, the Punakha Dzong and the temple of the Divine Madman, Chhimi Lhakhang.After lunch in a restaurant drive to Paro. Overnight stay at hotel in Paro.

Day 10: PARO DEPART

After breakfast, you will drive to Paro airport for departure.