Punakha Tshechu – 9 Days

Date: 5 – 7 March 2020

Punakha Tshechu or Punakha Festival is an annual festival which is held at courtyard of the Punakha Dzong in Punakha district. It is 3 days long festival which begin on 10th day of 1st month of Buddhist lunar calendar. Tshechu means “tenth” and all the Tshechu will begin on 10th day of any month of Buddhist lunar calendar because on 10th day it is widely celebrate as Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche, who is popularly refers as “Second Buddha”.

Punakha Tshechu – 9 Days

Sketch Itinerary for Punakha Tshechu:

  1. Paro Airport – Thimphu.
  2. Thimphu local sightseeing.
  3. Thimphu – Phobjikha.
  4. Phobjikha – Punakha.
  5. Punakha.
  6. Punakha – Paro
  7. Excursion to Tiger nest Monastery.
  8. Excursion to Haa Valley.
  9. Depart Paro.

Detailed Itinerary for 9 Days Punakha Festival Tour:- sample itinerary

NOTE: Your arrival date plays a vital role in customizing your trip. You can contact us for further customization for any of festival tour in Bhutan.

Service Includes during Bhutan Festival Tour

  • Bhutan Visa (USD 40) arrangement service.
  • Government royalty (USD 65) and all the taxes.
  • Accommodations in 3 Star hotels.
  • Three meals a day breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Full time English speaking Bhutanese guide.
  • Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Museums and parks fees indicated in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water throughout the journey.

Excludes in the package during Bhutan Festival Tour

  • Flight fares.
  • Personal expenses.
  • FIT Surcharge for one (USD 40 per person/night) and two persons (USD 30 per person/night).
  • Tips to guide, driver, trekking staff, hotel service, etc.
  • Single room supplement charge USD 30 per room per night.
  • Luxury hotels/resorts available on supplement cost.
  • Specialized /language guides available on supplement cost.
  • Travel / Medical Insurance.

Bhutan Visa processing

  • Bhutan visa is pre-process by our company.  Scaned copy of your passport has to be send to us. Processing Bhutan visa will take upto 7 days at the max.
  • your passport must be valid for more than 6 months at the time of arrival in Bhutan

Note: There are regular flights from Kathmandu, Bangkok and Delhi to Bhutan.

Please check Drukair Flight Schedule 2019.

Punakha Tshechu (festival) was introduced in 2005 on the request from the Punakha District Administrative body and as well as from the local people of Punakha district. Reason why it was request to host a festival annually was to preserve the Buddhist Dharma, Buddhist teachings & to educated general public in the form of mask dances about the good deeds and bad deeds in this generation.