Prakar Festival

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Prakar Festival.

9th – 11 Nov. 2022 | Venue: Prakar Khakhang, Bumthang.

The annual Prakar festival is held at the Prakar Lhakhang in Chummi gewog in Bumthang. Several kinds of mask dances are performed during the festival. The festival is celebrated to honor Lama Thukse Dawa, one of the sons of the 15th century Buddhist master, Terton Pema Lingpa, who was one of the greatest Buddhist master to be ever born in Bhutan.

Sketch Itinerary for Prakar Festival:

Day 01. Arrive Paro.

Day 02. Paro – Bumthang sightseeing (Flight to Bumthang).

Day 03. Bumthang sightseeing and Prakar Festival.

Day 04. Bumthang – Prakar Festival.

Day 05. Bumthang – Trongsa – Gangtey (130 kms – 5 hours).

Day 06. Gangtey – Punakha (75 kms. – 1 ½ hours).

Day 07. Punakha – Thimphu (76 kms – 3 hours).

Day 08. Thimphu Sightseeing.

Day 09. Thimphu – Paro (54 kms. 1 hour).

Day 10. Paro – Departure.