10 Days Thimphu Festival Tour
(NOTE: We can also organize a private trip for this festival tour).
Thimphu festival tour is a combination of Thimphu festival and cultural tour covering Paro, Thimphu and Punakha and its for 10 days. One of the biggest festival in the country is the Thimphu Festival and is held at the Tashichho Dzong for three days. The actual Tshechu is preceded by days and nights of prayer and rituals to invoke the gods. Mask dances like the Guru Tshengye (Eight Manifestations of Guru Rinpoche), Shaw Shachi (Dance of the Stags) and many more are performed.
Venue: Tashichho Dzong, Thimphu.
Festival dates: 26th – 28th September 2020.
Tour starting date: 21st September 2020.
Tour ending date: 30th September 2020.
Group size for this Tour: Minimum 3 pax & Maximum 14 pax.
Hotels used: All Hotels used in this itinerary will be 3 star category approved by the Tourism Council of Bhutan.
Flight Options: You have the option of entering (Paro) Bhutan from Bangkok, Singapore, Kolkotta (India), Delhi, Kathmandu, Dhaka and Bagdogra (India).
Flight fares for the various sectors are below and are Round trip fares:
Kathmandu – Paro – Kathmandu: USD 443 per person.
Bangkok – Paro – Bangkok: USD 985 per person.
Kolkotta – Paro – Kolkotta: USD 437 per person.
Delhi – Paro – Delhi: USD 632 per person.
Singapore – Paro – Singapore: USD 1007 per person.
Dhaka – Paro – Dhaka: USD 442 per person.
Price: USD 2015 per person on Twin sharing basis.
NOTE: International Flight fares not included in the price.
Single room Supplement: USD 40 per room per night.
The 10 days Thimphu Festival with Cultural Tour is the biggest festival held in the country. Its one of the single most festivals that has been a major favorite of tourists. The Tshechu is witnessed by thousands of people, both local and tourists.
21st September. Arrive Paro – Thimphu: (2320 m) (Distance: 56 km, 1 hr drive).
22nd September. Thimphu Sightseeing.
23rd September. Thimphu – Punakha: (Altitude 1310 m) (76 Km, 2 ½ hrs drive).
24th September. Punakha – Gangtey: (Altitude 3120 m) (75 km, 2 hrs).
25th September. Gangtey – Thimphu: (128 kms – 4 ½ hours).
26th September. Thimphu Festival.
27th September. Thimphu festival: After breakfast.
28th September. Thimphu – Paro (56 km – 1 hour).
29th September. Hike to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery (Altitude 2280 m).
30th September. Departure.
View Road travel map of 10 days Thimphu festival tour in Google Map.
A. You will get to see like Mask dances like the Guru Tshengye (Eight Manifestations of Guru Rinpoche), Shaw Shachi (Dance of the Stags) and many more are performed.
Q. On which Date Thimphu Festival falls in 2020?
A. Thimphu Festival Date is from 26 to 28 Sep 2020
Q. For how long do Thimphu Festival takes place?
A. Thimphu festival is held in the capital city for three days.
Q. When is the best time to witness Thimphu Tshechu?
A. The best time to witness Thimphu Tshechu is from 9 am - 5 Pm. During this time, a large Thongrol (Scroll) will be showcased.
Q. How far is Thimphu from Paro?
A. It takes around 1 hour via road and road distance is 56 kms from Paro to Thimphu.
Q. Can i visit Punakha during Thimphu Festival tour plan?
A. Yes, you can visit Punakha during your Thimphu festival tour plan. Punakha is only 76 kms from Thimphu. and the driving distance is just 2 hours.