Sacred Paro Tsechu

“Tsechu” means festival, held annually in glory of Buddhism in Bhutan. One of such festivals is held in Paro which is very sacred festival with the unfurling of the World’s oldest Guru Thongdrel on the last day of the festival. Thongdroel means, “Liberation on sight.” This Thanka is an appliqué embroidery of Guru Rinpoche, who spread Buddhism in Bhutan and is said to be created in the late 17th century.

This itinerary is only a sample and of course we work around your travel dates so that you get to enjoy the festival.

Overview

Overview

Day 1Paro
Day 2Taktsang Monastery Hike
Day 3 Thimphu
Day 4Early morning (2.30am) drive to Paro Dzong
Day 5Paro
Day 6Departure

All packages can be customized. We can easily add extra days to the end of any package that you find on this website. Removing days is usually very easy to do as long as the driving or the treking is still possible. Some of the teks have two days in a row of descent and sometimes, if you are fit enough, we are able to skip a camp or two.

Maps & Photos

Pricing

We like to provide online pricing for all of our packages. Unfortunately this package doesn't have any pricing information right now. Please send us an email and we will give you a price (and update this page).

Seasons

High season includes travel during the months of March, April, May, September, October and November. If a tour crosses between a low season and a high season (i.e. arrive at the end of February and depart in early March) we will need calculate the price specifically for you but it will be somewhere between the low and high season values.

Inclusions/Exclusions

All packages always include:

  • All Hotels in Bhutan
  • All Meals in Bhutan
  • Ground Transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral Water during the drives
  • Visa Fees
  • Government Royalty
  • All camping equipment except sleeping bag for treks
  • Porters to carry the camping equipment
  • Cooks during treks

Guests are reponsible for the usual personal expenses such as souvenirs, laundry, telephone calls. Guests are also responsible for paying for their own drinks. The prices will not include any airfare as these are constantly changing by the airlines.

PDF Version

We do not provide PDF versions of all our packages online but we can certainly provide you a copy of Sacred Paro Tsechu by e-mail.

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