Thimphu Tshechu Tour

Bhutan Cultural Tour
The Tshechu is a festival honouring Guru Padmasambhava, "one who was born from a lotus flower." This Indian saint contributed enormously to the diffusion of Tantric Buddhism in the Himalayan regions of Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan etc. around 800 AD. He is the founder of the Nyingmapa, the "old school" of Lamaism which still has numerous followers. The biography of Guru is highlighted by 12 episodes of the model of the Buddha Shakyamuni�s life. Each episode is commemorated around the year on the 10th day of the month by "the Tschechu". The dates and the duration of the festivals vary from one district to another but they always take place on or around the 10th day of the month according to the Bhutanese calendar. During Tshechus, the dances are performed by monks as well as by laymen. The Tshechu is a religious festival and by attending it, it is believed one gains merits. It is also a yearly social gathering where the people, dressed in all their finery, come together to rejoice. The Thimphu Tshechu for 1999 scheduled TBA.

Itinerary: Thimphu Tshechu Tour - 08 Days
Day 1 Arrive Paro International Airport
Day 2 Thimphu - Sightseeing
Day 3 Thimphu Tshechu: the Tshechu which is held in the courtyard of Tashichho Dzong.
Day 4 Attend Tshechu
Day 5 Attend Thimphu Tshechu,Take a day excursion to Phajoding which lies on the west of Thimphu at an Alt.
Day 6 Thimphu Tshechu: Attend Thimphu Tshechu, Visit the Tibetan settlement in Hontsho or the Indigenous Medicine Hospital in Thimphu.
Day 7 Thimphu - Punakha/Wangdiphodrang
Day 8 Thimphu - Paro In Paro, visit the following places of interest: Day 9 Paro - International Airport
Included:
Bhutanese Royalty, all internal taxes and charges
English speaking Bhutanese Tour Guide, licensed by Department of Tourism
Accommodation in 3-4 star hotels, approved by Tourism Council of Bhutan and Hotel Association of Bhutan
Food during tour (3 meals a day) and beverages
Entrance fees monasteries according to program
All transportation within Bhutan

Not included:
Transportation to and from Bhutan
Bhutan visa ($ 20 per person)
Bhutan tourist tax ($ 10 per person)
Tips, personal expenses and insurances
Bar bills, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks

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  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

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Testimonials

  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak
  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak
  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak

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