7 Days Druk Wangyel Festival

13th Dec 2019 | Venue: Dochula, Thimphu

10 Days Dochula Bhutan Mask Dance Festival

The Druk Wangyel Tshechu is a unique festival performed by the Royal Bhutan Army rather than monks or lay people. It is a tribute to the wise leadership of His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan. It also celebrates the continuous efforts of the Royal Bhutan Army in protecting the sovereignty and the stability of the country. This one of a kind tshechu is performed against the backdrop of the magnificent Jigme Singye Wangchuck mountain range.

The 7 days Druk Wangyel Festival with Cultural tour is a unique festival performed by the Royal Bhutan Army rather than monks or lay people. It is a tribute to the wise leadership of his Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuk, the Fourth King of Bhutan. It also celebrates the continuous efforts of the Royal Bhutan Army in protecting the sovereignty and the stability of the country. This one of a kind Tshechu is performed against the backdrop of the magnificent Jigme Singye Wangchuk mountain range at Dochula pass(3100m).

Druk Wangyel Festival is performed primarily to retrace and retell the story of great deeds, sacrifice and bravery of heroes in three parts: the farewell of the heroes, the combat of the heroes and the return of the heroes with creative new costumes and choreography the dance of the heroes tells the tale of a hero’s journey and return.

Sketch Itinerary:

Day 01. Arrive Paro (Altitude 2280 m) – Thimphu.

Day 02. Thimphu Sightseeing: (Altitude 2320 m).

Day 03. Thimphu – Punakha: Witness the festival at Dochula (Altitude 1310 m) (76 Km, 3 hrs drive).

Day 04. Punakha Sightseeing.

Day 05. Punakha – Wangdiphodrang – Paro sightseeing: (Altitude 2280 m, Distance 58 km, Drive Time 1 hour).

Day 06. Paro (Altitude 2280 m).

Day 07. Departure: (Altitude 2280 m).

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