Samlha Tours & Travels

Thimphu Tshechu

Destinations: Thimphu, Punakha, Paro

Max Altitude: 3,120 m / 10,240 ft

Best Season: March to May and September to November

Meal: Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Accommodation: Government approved 3 stars hotels and above

Transportation: 4 wheel drive – suvs, tour vans & mini buses

Tour Overview

The courtyard of Tashichho dzong in the city of Thimphu is where the Thimphu Tsechu is held. For a fully comprehensive cultural experience, join the locals. Watch the neighborhood monks perform a dramatization of a Buddhist myth.
Monks act out Buddhist legends while donning vibrant silk costumes and meticulously carved masks of gods, demons, and animals. The congregation is said to be blessed by the gods through the sacred dances.

Tour Highlights

1.Thimphu Tshechu
2.Trail a way to Paro Taktsang
3. On a mountaintop, the tallest sitting Buddha.
4. Fort Taischodzong from the 17th century
5.Punakha Dzong
6. Home stay encounter
7. Museum in Paro

Detailed Itineraray

Day 1: Arrive in Paro
At the airport, your driver and guide will be waiting for you.
Driving from Thimphu to Paro. You’ll have lunch at your accommodation and then spend the rest of the day touring Thimphu.
Locations and Attractions: National Institute for Zorig Chusum, Buddha Dordenma Tashichhodzong, and Thimphu Authentic Craft Bazaar
Overnight stay in Thimphu


Day 2: Thimphu Tshechu
You will be led to the main event’s location, Tashichhodzong. Prepare your senses and your camera for this colour extravaganza. Monks perform dances while donning vibrant silk robes and meticulously carved masks of gods, demons, and animals.You can try on a traditional clothing at this time as well.The dance’s highlights include the dance of the cremation ground’s ruler, the narrative of the last day of judgement according to Buddhist legend, and the unfolding of Thongdrel (a big appliqué).

Locations and Attractions: Tashichhodzong in Thimphu
Overnight stay in Punakha

Day 3: Thimphu – Punakha
From Thimphu, drive to Dochula
31 kilometers; driving time: 1 hour
In Bhutan, there are numerous motorable mountain crossings, including Dochula (3100 metres). Enjoy the breathtaking vista of the snow-covered mountain range.
108 identical stupas serve as a memorial at the site to remember the fallen and celebrate the defeat of the rebellion. You will be fed lunch while you travel to Punakha.
Overnight stay in Punakha

Day 4: Punakha – Paro
Punakha to Paro by car
126 kilometers. 3 hours and 25 minutes to get there
Drive back to Paro first thing in the morning. Explore Paro town and the surrounding areas after lunch.
areas and points of interest: Paro National Museum of Rinpung Dzong in Paro Kyichu Lhakhang Drukgyel Dzong in Paro
Overnight stay in Paro

Day 5: Paro
You are now prepared for the ultimate experience in Bhutan after a few days to adjust to the country. This will be a really gratifying experience for an avid hiker. As you ascend the trail leading into and out of the woods, take in the aroma of pine. As you hike, let your imagination soar as your guide tells you about the Buddhist legend that surrounds this location. When you reach the top, allow the brisk mountain air, the waterfall tumbling over the rock, and the aura of a remote monastery to uplift your spirit.
Overnight stay in Paro

Day 6: Depart Paro
You will be taken to Paro International Airport following breakfast, depending on the time of your flight.

Cost Details

Package costs will be in addition to the SDF of USD 200 per person per night to include hotel accommodations, meals, admission fees, a guide, and a private tour vehicle. Email us a booking enquiry, and we’ll create a package just for you based on your preferences and price range.

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