Jakar Festival

Date : 5th – 9th Nov 2019

~ Itinerary Outline ~ 

Tue 28th Oct Arrive Paro. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing in Paro valley. Visit Paro Ta Dzong Museum and Rinpung Dzong.

Wed 29th Oct Drive to Punakha (2½hrs). Full day sightseeing in Punakha valley. Visit Dochula pass, Chimi Lhakhang and drive toward the Punakha Dzong.

Thu 30th Oct Drive to Phobjikha (3½ hrs). Visit Gangtey Monastery and options for short hikes.

Fri 31st 0ct Sightseeing in Phobjikha valley. Drive to Bumthang (5 hrs) with enroute stop at Trongsa.

Sat 1st Nov Attend Jakar festival for most of the day and also visit the Wangdi-choling ruined palace. The festivities consist mainly of masked dances performed in gorgeous silk costumes, chanting, blessing & reading religious texts. Thronging with locals, these occasions are a visual delight.

Sun 2nd Nov Sightseeing in Bumthang. Visit Jambay Lhakhang, Kurjey Lhakhang, Tamshing monastery.

Mon 3rd Nov Return drive to Wangdi (5 hrs).

Tue 4th Nov Drive to Thimphu (3hrs). Afternoon sightseeing in Thimphu. Visit the Chang-gangkha temple, takin reserve, Dechenphodrang Monastic Institute Finally, take a stroll to the Memorial Chorten.

Wed 5th Nov Full programme of sightseeing in and around Thimphu. Institute for the 13 Traditional Arts (Zorig Chusum), Institute of Traditional Medicine, Visit the Folk Heritage Museum, Textile Museum and the impressive Thimphu Dzong (Trashichodzong).

Thu 6th Nov Thimphu and Paro sightseeing. Overnight Paro. Visit Drugyel Dzong and Kichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.

Fri 7th Nov Morning hike to Taktsang temple. Afternoon at leisure in Paro.

Sat 8th Nov Departure of flight from airport. Tashi delek!


Tailor made Festival with Trek Tour can be designed on request.

The above cultural & festival group tour can carry on with a single person too and applies same with the trekking group tours.

For more details please contact us  :
Bhutan Daina Journey
P.O. Box # 1707
Thimphu : Bhutan
TeleFax : +975 – 2 – 348 552
Email : info@bhutandainatravels.com / visa@bhutandainatravels.com