Punakha Festival

Date : 15th – 17th Feb 2019

Mon 10th Mar Arrive Paro. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon sightseeing in Paro valley. Visit Paro Ta Dzong Museum and Rinpung Dzong.

Tue 11th Mar Drive to Punakha (2½hrs). Full day sightseeing in Punakha valley. Visit Dochula pass, Chimi Lhakhang and drive toward the Punakha Dzong and options to attend the 2nd day of the Punakha Festival.

Wed 12th Mar Attend the 3rd day Punakha Tshechu. The festivities consist mainly of masked dances, chanting, blessing & reading religious texts and historical drama taking place in and around the Dzong, as well as religious masked dances.

Thu 13th Mar Drive to Phobjikha. (3½hrs) Visit Gangtey Monastery and options for short hikes.

Fri 14th Mar Morning in Phobjikha. Set out along the Nature Trail, skirting the forest and passing through the edge of the forest and some small villages. Afternoon drive to Thimphu. Evening, take a stroll to the Memorial Chorten.

Sat 15th Mar Full programme of sightseeing in and around Thimphu. Institute for the 13 Traditional Arts (Zorig Chusum) and Textile Museum , Visit the Folk Heritage Museum and the Thimphu Dzong (Tashichodzong)

Sun 16th Mar Morning in Thimphu. Drive to Paro. Visit Drugyel Dzong and Kichu Lakhang, one of the oldest temples in Bhutan.

Mon 17th Mar Morning hike to Taktsang temple. Afternoon sightseeing in Paro.

Tue 18th Mar Flight departure from Paro.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