Paro Tsechu Festival
Paro Tsechu is the most popular one with its unique unfurling of the world’s biggest Thangka or Thongdrel ceremony. The pageantry is a unique experience and like nothing, you may have ever seen before. The festival commemorates deeds of the Great Saint Guru Rinpoche which are performed in the form of masked dances.
Day 1: Arrival, Paro - Thimphu.
Arrival in Paro. Driven to the capital city, Thimphu. Visit Buddha Dordenma Statue and Takin Sanctuary. Then visit Thimphu Dzong (Trashichho Dzong).
Day 2: Thimphu - Punakha, Punakha Sightseeing & Trekking.
Drive from Thimphu to Punakha. If in good weather, take in the enchanting views of Mt. Himalaya. Proceed to Chimmi Lhakhang. Then visit Punakha Dzong, a very beautiful Bhutanese architecture armed by the Pho Chu and Mo Chu rivers, with rich Buddhist collections. Then visit Suspension Bridge nearby.
Day 3: Punakha - Paro Sightseeing
Drive back to Paro and start today's tour with Paro Dzong, perhaps the finest example of Bhutanese architecture as well as a local religious administrative center. Later visit Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower housing the National Museum, with abundant culture relics. Next go to Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan and ends at a local farm house, where you can chat with local people, see how they live and may taste some homemade wine.
Day 4: Paro Hiking
This morning, hike to visit Taktsang (Tiger's Nest), be amazed by the view of this sacred temple hanging on the rocky cliff, and take in the beauty of Paro valley. After that, move to the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, built to commemorate Bhutan’s victory over the Tibetan invaders. If in good weather, you'll see a great distant view of Mt. Chomolhari.
Day 5: Depart Paro
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