Paro Tsechu Festival Dzong :- Bhutan is a popular country for preserving its natural and cultural environment. Being the Buddhist kingdom is popular for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) that carries their history. Similarly, dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys is also reasons behind the Thousands of tourist flow in Bhutan. Trekking to Jomolhari is popular trekking destinations of this Himalayan country. Also, Paro Taktsang monastery that clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley attracts you.
Talking about Paro Tshechu festival, this widely celebrated festival falls on every spring according to the Lunar calendar. It is celebrated with colors and significant events in Paro Dzongkhag. This festival grants golden chance to know how are Bhutanese rich in culture and history. There is a belief that if one attains this festival, they get one merit in life.
Day 1: Arrive Paro – Bhutan
Welcome to Bhutan, on arrival you will be greeted with respect by our guide and transfer you to Hotel. After having your breakfast and lunch,visit the Rinpung Dzong, which is the administrative center of the valley. Then we will head toward Dzong through road head crossing a traditional wooden bridge. In the evening, you can stroll in Paro town. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Paro Tshechu
Today is the main day we will experience the color, excitement and spectacle of the Paro Tshechu Festival. It is the most divine and deeply symbolic of all the Buddhist festivals celebrated in Bhutan. Dressed in traditional finery, devotees flock to the Paro Dzong to proclaim their faith and receive blessings. Monks and lay people, dressed in elaborate silk brocade costumes perform festive dances of good triumphing over evil to the haunting sounds of trumpets, cymbals and flutes. Overnight at Hotel
Day 3: A day hike to Taktsang Goempa in Paro
After breakfast, we will hike up to Taktsang Monastery, also known as ‘Tiger’s Nest’. from there you will enjoy a spectacular view of the monastery. By pass we will Stop at the cafeteria for refreshment. Then walk further up to the monastery which will take about 1 hour. Overnight at Hotel
Day 4: Paro-Thimphu
Morning, we will drive to Thimphu and visit some important landmarks which include King’s Memorial Chorten, Changangkha Monastery, traditional paper factory, Buddha Statues and the Tashi Chhoedzong, known as the “Fortress of Glorious Religion”. Overnight at Hotel
Day 5: Thimpu to Paro drive and departure
After breakfast, you will drive to the Paro Airport for your flight to your onward destinations.