8 Days Punakha Festival Tour
(NOTE: We also arrange a private trip for this festival tour).
The 8 Days Punakha festival tour covers three districts namely Paro, Thimphu and Punakha. Punakha festival is one of the most popular festivals in the country. It is held right after the popular Punakha Drubchen which is also a major festival. Tshechu literally means the tenth day of a particular Bhutanese lunar month but that depends on each and every district of Bhutan.
Venue: Punakha Dzong, Punakha
Festival dates: 22nd – 24th Feb 2021.
Tour starting date: 20th Feb 2021.
Tour ending date: 27th Feb 2021.
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 1615 per person on Twin sharing basis.
Single room Supplement: USD 40 per room per night.
The Bhutanese hold the Punakha Festival to pay tribute to the Guru Padmasambhawa, the valuable yogi and holy person who introduced Buddhism to Bhutan in the 7th century.
Experience Bhutan’s living history, age old tradition and customs on this occasion.
20th Feb. Arrive Paro – Thimphu: (2320 m) (Distance: 54 km, 1 hr drive).
21st Feb. Thimphu Sightseeing.
22nd Feb. Thimphu – Punakha: (Altitude 1310 m) (76 Km, 3 hrs drive).
23rd Feb. Punakha Festival.
24th Feb. Punakha Festival: After breakfast, witness the festival (Full day).
25th Feb. Punakha –Wangdiphodrang – Paro: (Altitude 2280 m, Distance 132 km, Drive Time 4 hours).
26th Feb. Paro Sightseeing: (Altitude 2280 m).
27th Feb. Departure.
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