Bhutan Festival Tour

Duration: 13 Days   |  

Bhutan festival tour is the best way to experience and feel Bhutan rich and happy expressions of its unique ancient Buddhist culture. The festival is held in all major districts of Bhutan in honour of Padmasambhava, who was born from a Lotus flower, known as Guru Rinpoche, the precious Teacher. This saint has given an enormous contribution to the diffusion of Tantric Buddhism in the Himalayan regions in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and India around 800 A.D.

Punakha festival is a religious festival in Bhutan, celebrate Punakha, Bhutan. Bhutanese people gathered in well traditional dress and different mask dances are performed by monks at this festival.

Bhutan festival tour in Punakha offers a complete vibrant religion & Culture taste of Bhutan. This is one of the most popular festivals in Bhutan.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrive at Paro, clear immigration and customs. We will meet as you exit the airport and take you to the hotel. Orientation. Visit the National Museum of Bhutan and Paro Dzong. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 02Walk/hike to Tiger's Nest, Taktshang Monastery. Lunch at Taktshang teahouse with its spectacular view of the famous monastery. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 03In the morning, hike to the Kila Goenpa nunnery for superb views in all directions - the Haa Valley, Taktshang Goenpa, the Paro valley. Lunch at hotel. Afternoon drive to Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
  • Day 04After breakfast, visit the National Library to see some unique and historic books. The books are not hardbound in the typical manner. Next the traditional Painting School and then the Traditional Paper Factory. After lunch, souvenir shopping or more touring, as you wish. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
  • Day 05Day excursion to the 13th century Phadoding Monastery/ Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 06After breakfast, drive to Punakha, the ancient capital of Bhutan Punakha via Dochu Pass (3100m). On clear days there are excellent views of the Himalayas. Afternoon sightseeing of the Punakha and Wangdi valleys. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 07PUNAKHA DROMCHOE FESTIVAL, Full day at the opening of the Punakha Dromchoe festival; enjoy festivities in the main courtyard of the spectacular Punakha Dzong. Overnight in hotel.
  • Day 08Drive to Trongsa with a stop for lunch at Chendebji Chorten. In the afternoon, make an excursion to Kuenga Rabten, an ancestral home of the Royal Family. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 09In the morning visit the Dzong. After lunch, free time to explore the town, to hike, or enjoy the views from the hotel.
  • Day 10after breakfast, we begin our return and the destination will be Wangdi. This is a slightly is a shorter drive.
  • Day 11PUNAKHA DROMCHOE FESTIVAL - closing day, In the morning we depart Wangdi to go back to the Phunakha Dzong for the last day of the festival. This day includes some very unusual events. You have to be there! Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 12Drive back to Paro from Punahkha. We will stop in Thimphu for lunch, before continuing to Paro. Farewell dinner and overnight at hotel in Paro.
  • Day 13Final departure, transfers to airport fly to Kathmandu or onward destination.
Detail Itinerary


  • 12/13 day's full board package in Tourist standard Hotel in Bhutan
  • Arrival Pick up and Departure drop from Paro Airport.
  • All land transportation by luxury vehicle, depending upon group size
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the tour.
  • Accommodation of Hotel during the tour
  • All kind of Permit, National Park entry fee, and movement charge
  • Guide and Private Vehicles will be available for sightseeing as per above Itinerary
  • Escorted English speaking tour guide during the tour period as per Itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees to museum and monuments.
  • Bottle of mineral water during long road drive.
  • Evening tea with snacks
  • All hotel taxes/ service charges
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • Alpine Eco Trek’s service charges
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes
  • International and domestic Flight Ticket
  • Alcoholic beverages, Bhutan visa fee & Personal nature expenses
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, Visa issuance is easy at the arrival
  • Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
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Before joining a tour, we recommend you to take a travel insurance which should cover cancellation, medical expenses and emergency repatriation.

Ram Kumar Adhikari
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