14,15,16,17,18 March to 25 March
Paro Tshechu is one of the most famous festivals in Bhutan. Throngs of people,travel from around the world and neighboring districts to participate in the festivity. On the last day of the celebration, a gigantic Thangkha (Thongdrel) of Guru Rinpoche will be displayed inside the Dzong. The Thongdrel will be displayed early in the morning and for a few hours only. It is believed that one can cleanse their own sins upon viewing the Thongdrel.
- Discover some of the most sacred Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Himalaya.
- View sacred dances and rituals performed by monks and laymen in elaborate costumes.
- Experience Bhutan’s unique culture up-close with farmhouse visits and village excursions
- Witness the unfurling ceremony of the sacred ‘thongdroel’ scroll at daybreak.
- Join in with locals in a special occasion of celebration, blessings and socializing.
- Visit many cultural attractions including medieval fortresses (Dzongs), markets and museums.
- Hike up to the famous Taktsang Monastery, perched on a cliff 900m above the valley floor.
- Marvel at the elaborate and ancient wall paintings and carvings in Dzongs and temples.
- Drive over high mountain passes affording sensational views of the Himalayan peaks.
- Traverse beautiful landscapes from lush valleys to dense forests.