Thimphu Tshechu

Duration: 7 Days
Season: September – October (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 at Paro InternationalAirport 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 – Thimphu
After breakfast drive the winding road northwest up the Pa Chu to Drugyel Dzong, the ruined Fort (destroyed by fire in 1950.) which once defended this valley from the Tibetan invasion. From here one can have the view of sacredMt.Chomolhari on clear days. On the way back make a visit to a typical Bhutanese farmhouse and stop for a view of Taktsang (tiger’s nest) Monastery which clings on the sheer drop of rock face where the saint Guru Padma-sambhava landed on the flying tiger and mediated there. After lunch drive to Ta Dzong former watchtower which now houses theNationalMuseum and drive toThimphu. Overnight in hotel.

Day 3: ThimphuTsechu
Thimphu festival starts to day. No Photography allowed. Festival programme will be handed to all the visitors. View the festival. Lunch at hotel. The group can have the choice of sightseeing of theThimphu valley.

Day 4: ThimphuTsechu
Whole day festival/sightseeing. Photography allowed.
Day 5: Thimphu Tsechu
Whole day festival/sightseeing. Photography allowed.

Day 6: Thimphu- Paro
Morning witness the festival and afternoon leave for Paro. Overnight in hotel.

Day 7: Paro airport for departure
Early breakfast then drive to the airport for departure by Druk-Air.