10 Days Dochula Bhutan Mask Dance Festival

10 Days Dochula Bhutan Mask Dance Festival

The 10 days Dochula Bhutan mask dance festival 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.

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Date: 13 December | 2018

Venue: Dochula, Thimphu

Sketch Itinerary:

Day 01. Arrive at Paro.

Day 02. Paro – Thimphu.

Day 03. Thimphu sightseeing.

Day 04. Thimphu – Punakha.

Day 05. Punakha – Gangtey.

Day 06. Gangtey – Trongsa – Bumthang.

Day 07. Bumthang.

Day 08. Bumthang – Thimphu.

Day 09. Dochula Festival.

Day 10. Depart.