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Trongsa Festival Tour

Trongsa Festival Tour

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There are many festivals held in various parts of Trongsa, the grandest is the three day annual Tshechu or festival. These festivals bring together people from all walks of life and falls sometime in the end of the every year. In addition to traditional mask dances, visitors can witness the unfurling of the sacred Thongdrol and receive blessings from high ranking monks. People also receive blessings from the sacred Nangtens that is opened during the last day of the Tshechu.

9 Days
2+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Paro / Paro
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and light jacket.
  • Included
    Trongsa Festival Tour
    3 Star Hotel Accommodation
    One time visa fees US$40
    Basic Trekking Equipments
    All Ground Transportation
    All taxes and fees
    Entrance fees to all the monument and museum
    Royalty US$ 65/person/night(Child under 12 year is exempt from Royalty US$65)
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included
    Tips
    International Telephone Calls
    Laundry Bills
    Bar Bills
    Travel Insurance
    International Flights
    Mineral drinking water
    5 Star Accommodation
    All Meal While Trek
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Day 1: ARRIVE PARO
The flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular of all mountain flights. You will see major Himalayan peaks such as Everest, Kanchenjunga and Makalu, and then on the final approach to Paro Bhutan’s own snowy peaks, Chomolhari, Jichu Drake and Tserimgang will come into view. Bhutan’s first gift to you as you disembark from the aircraft will be cool, clean fresh mountain air. You will be met by your Bhutan Dragon Adventures representative, and after completion of arrival formalities will be taken to your hotel.
After lunch, drive up valley to Drukgyel Dzong or “the Fort of Drukpa Victory”. In former times, the Bhutanese repelled invasions by Tibetans from this fortress. Though largely destroyed by fire in 1951, the ruins still present an imposing sight. On a clear day, there is a splendid view of Bhutan’s sacred mountain, Chomolhari from the approach road to Drukgyel Dzong.
Also visit a traditional Bhutanese house in the village nestled below the Dzong. Then head back towards Paro town, en route visiting Kyichu Lhakhang, established in the 7th century, and one of the two oldest shrines in the kingdom (the other is in Bumthang), reflecting the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Paro.
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Day 2: PARO - THIMPHU
After breakfast hike to Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, this is Bhutan’s most famous monastery. Guru Rinpoche (great spiritual master) is said to have flown on the back of a tigress from Singye Dzong in Lhuntse, in eastern Bhutan, to meditate in a cave where Taktsang Monastery now stands. It is perched on the edge of a steep cliff, about 900 meters above Paro Valley. In the Evening we will drive to Thimphu Capital city of Bhutan one hour drive from Paro.
Overnight at Thimphu.
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Day 3: THIMPHU
In the morning, visit the following: the National Library, with its extensive collection of priceless Buddhist manuscripts; the Institute for Zorig Chusum (commonly known as the Painting School) where students undergo a 6-year training course in Bhutan’s 13 traditional arts and crafts; the National Institute of Traditional Medicine (outside only), where Bhutan’s famed traditional herbal medicines are compounded and dispensed.
Visit Simtokha Dzong, one of the oldest fortresses of the country, which now houses the Institute for Language and Culture Studies, visit the National Memorial Chorten, within which there are finely executed wall paintings and delicately fashioned statues which provide deep insight into Buddhist philosophy, also we will visit Folk Heritage museum and National Library of Bhutan. Afternoon visit Tashichhodzong, the seat of the government; and the Handicrafts Emporium, which displays a wide range of the traditional handicrafts for which Bhutan is renowned. You may also be able to catch a game of archery in progress at the Changlimithang sports ground, just below the town. Take an early evening stroll around the market area before dinner.
Overnight at the hotel in Thimphu.
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Day 4: WANGDUE AND PUNAKHA
After breakfast we will proceed to Punakha across Dochu-la pass (3,088m/10,130ft). The highest point on the road is marked by a large Bhutanese Chortens and prayer flags fluttering on the hill. On a clear day, there is a breathtaking view over the high peaks of the eastern Himalayas from this spot.
Check into the hotel on reaching Punakha. Until 1955, Punakha served as the capital town of Bhutan and it is still the winter seat of the Je Khenpo (Chief Abbot). Visit Punakha Dzong, built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal in the 17th century and situated at the junction of Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers.
We will visit Chime Lhakhang, the Temple of Fertility on the road to Wangdue from Punakha. In the evening stroll around Wangdue and Bajo valleys.
Overnight at hotel in Wangdue.
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Day 5: GANGTEY AND PHOBJIKA
In the morning we will drive to Gangtey and Phobjika. There are many beautiful small village all along the way. Gangtey and Phobjika are valleys which are still untouched by anything modern. They are popular for their beauty and biodiversity and are home to the famous Black Necked Cranes.
Overnight at hotel in Phobjika.
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Day 6: TRONGSA
Today we will drive to Trongsa via the Pelela Pass and Chendebji Chorten. We will visit the beautiful Trongsa Dzong which will also host the Trongsa Tsechu or Festival.
Overnight at hotel in Trongsa.
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Day 7: TRONGSA FESTIVAL
The Trongsa Festival celebrated in the courtyard of the Dzong. This is celebrated in honor of Guru Rinpoche the main patron saint of Bhutan. In the afternoon you can visit the Ta Dzong that has been converted into a National Museum and is located just above the Dzong. During the olden days, the Ta Dzong or the Watch Tower had been guarding the Dzong and the neighboring villages from probable invasions.
Overnight at hotel in Trongsa.
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Day 8: PARO
Today we will return back to Paro.
Overnight at Paro.
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Day 9: DEPARTURE
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for departure.

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