Druk Wangyel Tshechu


Day 01 : Paro / Thimphu

As you fly in Bhutan, you will be treated visually with high snow-clad mountain peaks, untouched dense forest and lush green paddy field.
When you walk out of the airport terminal, our guide will be greeting you in traditional Bhutanese ways—offering a silk scarf—and usher you to the car. Then, you will be travelling towards Thimphu.
In Thimphu (2300m), if time permits, we will take an orientation walk in town, do shopping and get settled in.

Accommodations: Hotel

Day 02 : Thimphu / Druk Wangyel Tshechu

Druk Wangyel Tshechu is a one day annual event that happen Dochula Pass which stands high at 3150m.
The importance of this festival is that the dances are performed to celebrate the life His Majesty The Fourth King. It is also dedicated for the peace and prosperity of the people in Kingdom. It was at the command of Her Majesty Gyalyum Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck that the first tshechu was held. Scine then, it became an annual event.
Druk Wangyel Tshechu means ‘Victory of Bhutan Festival’. In 2003, Bhutanese forced led by the Great Fourth King flushed out the Indian Militants who took refuge in our land. It was to mark this victory that this festival is observed.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Evening
Accommodations: Hotel 

Day 03 : Thimphu / Paro

Right after breakfast, we will begin our journey towards Paro.
We will visit TaChog Lhakhang built by the famous 15th century Buddhist Master known as the Iron Bridge Builder.
After lunch at Paro, we will visit the fortress believed to be built on a heap of jewels. The fortress is called Paro Rinpung Dzong. Then we will visit the National Museum to see some of the sacred artifacts, paintings and ancient weaponries. After that, we will head towards Kyichu Lhakhang-one of the oldest temples built in 7th century.
In the evening, have a stroll along the peaceful town of Paro.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel

Day 04 : Taktshang Hike

Today, we will be hiking to the world famous Taktsang Monastery which is also known the Tiger’s Nest Monastery. This is one of the holiest sites in the country. Legends have it that the most famous Buddhist master, Guru Padmasambhava, flew riding on the back of a tigress and subdued a dreaded demon at the place where the monastery is nestled.
After coming back from Tiger’s Nest, we will visit a home-stay, have a hot-stone bath and witness a cultural show performed by a group of local people.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel

Day 05 : Departure

Depart from Paro International Airport

What’s Included

  • Bhutan Royalties, tourists fees, Visa fees and taxes.
  • Accommodations in listed or similar hotels (pleasant hotels 3 star) during the tour.
  • All meals, including evening tea/coffee etc through-out the trip.
  • All land transfers, sightseeing with entrance fees
  • Bottled water in the vehicle and other camp services.

What’s not Included

  • Luxury hotel upgrades available at additional cost.
  • Travel insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Drinks like beer, whisky, coke, fanta and Mineral water
  • Telephone and internet