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Thimphu Festival 2015 Package

Duration 6 Nights / 7 Days
Destination Covered Thimphu, Paro, Punakha
Price (Starting From) On Request

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  • Thimphu tshechu

Description: Thimphu Festival is organized in the courtyard of Tashichodzong. Thimphu Tshechue for year 2015 is for three days and schedule from 23.09.2015 to 25.09.2015.

Tariff: Bhutan has fixed tariff set by Government for Foreign tourist other than tourist from India, Bangladesh and Maldives. Bhutan Eden Holidays is the specialist in arranging all-inclusive tours and vacation trips in Bhutan for individuals, families, and groups. Bhutan Eden Holiday also arrange for client requested itineraries. Tariffs: For a group of 3 persons or more, the minimum daily tariff for the international tourist is fixed as follows:

High Season Tariff - US$ 250 per person per night halt (March, April, May, September, October & November)
Low Season Tariff - US$ 200 per person per night halt (January, February, June, July, August & December)

Surcharge: Surcharge for individual traveler is US$ 40 per night. Surcharge for groups of two persons is US$ 30 per person per night. The surcharge will not apply to representatives from Travel agents on business promotion visit approved by Tourism Council of Bhutan.

No charge for children unto 5 years of age. Children between 6-12 years accompanied by elders shall be given 50% discounts on daily rates.
Student below the age of 25 years will be eligible for 25% discount on daily rates.
One person shall be given 50% discount on daily rates in a group of 11 to 15 people.
One person shall be given 100% discount on daily rates in a group exceeding 16 people.
Tourists availing discount under {a} & {b} will not be eligible for discount.

Agency Commission is 10% on tour amount to principal agents’ abroad deductible at source. No agency commission on surcharges of 1 to 2 pax.Air Fare
Drinks: Liquor and beer
Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Paro (2280 meters)

Reception on arrival at Paro Airport by representative from Bhutan Eden Holidays and drive to hotel
After lunch, visit the Ta Dzong, an ancient watchtower converted to National Museum since 1967. Visit Rinpung Dzong (Paro Dzong) built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, which currently houses district administrative headquarter and monk body.
Overnight halt in Paro in a hotel.

Day 2: Excursion to Tiger’s Nest

Early morning, excursion to Taktsang monastery. The path is up-hill through the pine forest. Taktsang is most famous of Bhutan’s monastery which was built at the edge of the sheer rock cliff. In the afternoon visit Drugyal Dzong, which is in ruin state, built by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to commemorate victory over Tibetan invaders in1644.The dzong was damaged by accidental fire in 1951
In the evening visit Kichu Lhakhang the oldest and sacred monastery.
Drive to Thimphu and night halt at hotel in Thimphu

Day 3: Thimphu Tshechue

After breakfast visit Thimphu Festival in the court yard of Tashichodzong. Tashichodzong is the fortress of the glorious religion built by Shabdrung Nagawang Nyamgyal in 1641. This is the centre of the government ministries and religion. It houses the “Throne of the King” and Central Monastic Body.
Join the crowed to witness Tshechue. After lunch break again joined the crowed for Tshechue. In the evening visit Memorial Chorten, the monument built in memory of late His Majesty the third King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk. Then visit tallest Buddha statute of the world in Kuensel phordang. Visit Folk heritage museum and enjoy traditional dinner at Folk heritage restaurant.
Overnight halt at a hotel in Thimphu

Day 4: Thimphu Tshechue

After breakfast visit Tashi-chhoedzong and witness festival program. After lunch join Tshechue again. In the evening visit Mothithang Zoo to see National animal of Bhutan-Takin. Then visit Changangkha monastery built in the 12th century. This monastery is known as Children’s monastery as the children born in Thimphu are considered to be protected by the guardian deity of the monastery. Thereafter visit Handcrafts Emporium and Crafts Bazaar where rural arts and crafts items are displayed for sales. Overnight halt at a hotel in Thimphu.

Day 5: Thimphu Tshechue-

On the third day Tshechue program starts early. People start gathering early. The program of un-furling of Guru Throngdel will be in the early morning. Have early breakfast and join Tshechue.
In the afternoon drive to Punakha. Stop at Dochula pass to enjoy incredible views of snow capped mountain peaks, if the weather is clear. Drive down to Punakha.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Punakha.

Day 6: Punakha - Wangdi Sightseeing

In the morning visit Punakha Dzong, which is located in the confluence of the rivers-Po chhu and Mo chhu? The Dzong is the winter capital of the Central Monastic Body. It houses the district administrative authority currently.
In the afternoon drive to Wangdi-phodrang along the river side road. Visit Baju thang bazaar and view Wangduephodrang dzong destroyed by fire in 2012. The dzong is under re-construction now. In the evening drive to Paro.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Paro

Day 7: Paro departure

Drive to air port for departure.

Tour Detail

Inclusions :

  • Sightseeing
  • Transport

Exclusions :

  • Air Fare
  • Insurance
  • Drinks: Liquor and beer
  • Cost incurred due to mishaps, strikes, political unrest etc.


The price given in table below is for tourists from India, Bangladesh and Maldives.

Duration Package Type 2-3 pax 4-7pax 8 pax + Extra for child
6 nights/7 days A.P 54,000.00 46,900.00 39,800.00 8,500.00
6 nights/7 days M.A.P 24,800.00 21,600.00 18,200.00 4,000.00
6 nights/7 days C.P 17,300.00 14,700.00 12,600.00 2,200.00