Paro Tshechu

Duration: 8 days
Season: March – April (See Festival Tentative here)

Day 1: Arrival by Druk-Air – Paro
During this journey, one will experience breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Kanchen Junga and other Himalayan Peaks including sacred Chomolhari and Mount Jichu Drake in Bhutan. On arrival atParoInternationalAirport the representative of Lotus Adventures Bhutan will receive you and help you with the visa and other formalities and transfer you to a hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Day 2: Paro Tsechu
The Paro festival starts today inside the Dzong. Visitors will not be allowed to take photos in the Dzong. Cameras are not allowed inside the Dzong. The festival programme will be handed to all the visitors. Lunch at hotel. Tsechu programme continues after lunch. Overnight in hotel.

Day 3: Paro Tsechu
Festival continues for the whole day at the Deyankha, courtyard/sightseeing after the festival. Lunch at hotel. (Photography is permitted). Overnight in hotel.

Day 4: Paro Tsechu
Festival continues for the whole day at the Deyankha, courtyard/sightseeing after the festival. Lunch at hotel. (Photography is permitted). Overnight in hotel.

Day 5: Paro Tsechu
Festival continues for the whole day at the Deyankha, courtyard/sightseeing after the festival. Lunch at hotel. (Photography is permitted). Overnight in hotel.

Day 6: Paro – Thimphu
The morning will be occupied with the festival where you will have the opportunity of seeing the Great Thanka and other dances. After lunch drive toThimphu, the capital city, which will take about 2 hours. Check in a hotel. After that time is at leisure.

Day 7: Thimphu – Sightseeing
After breakfast drive for sightseeing of theThimphu valley. Visit the Memorial Chorten built in memory of the Late King, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, the Father of Modern Bhutan. Then visit the National Library, Zelukha Nunnery and Tashichho Dzong, the main secretariat building which houses the King’s Throne Room, offices for the Ministers and the residence of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot) and the Central Monk Body. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 8: Thimphu – Paro Airport
After early breakfast drive to Paro to catch the Druk-Air flight for departure.