10 Days Thimphu Festival
7th – 9th Oct 2019 | Venue: Tashichho dzong, Thimphu
One of the biggest festival in the country is the Thimphu Festival Tour. This Thimphu festival tour is held in the capital city for three days. The Tshechu is witnessed by thousands of people, both local and tourists. 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.
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.
Day 1. Arrive Paro (Altitude 2280 m) – Thimphu (2320 m) (Distance: 54 km, 1 hr drive).
Day 2. Thimphu Sightseeing.
Day 3. Thimphu – Punakha (Altitude 1310 m, 76 Km, 3 hrs drive).
Day 4. Punakha – Gangtey (Altitude 3120 m) (66 km, 3 hrs).
Day 5. Gangtey – Thimphu: (Altitude 2320 m) (143 km – 6 hrs.)
Day 6. Thimphu Festival.
Day 7. Thimphu Festival.
Day 8. Thimphu – Paro Sightseeing: (Altitude 2280 m).
Day 9. Paro sightseeing (Tiger’s Nest).
Day 10. Departure: (Altitude 2280 m).
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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 7th – 9th Oct 2019
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 any Tshechu is around 3 am in the morning. During this time large Thongrol (Painting) will be showcased.
Q. How long is Thimphu from Paro?
A. It takes around 90 minutes via road and road distance is 60km 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 70km from Thimphu.