Be a part of only a few westerners who have enjoyed the fascinating Tsechu festivals of Bhutan. The Tsechus are Buddhist religious festivals where masked dances depicting the events from the life of Padmasambhava, the eighth centuryNyingmapa Buddhist teacher, are staged. The dances are performed by trained monks wearing ornate costumes and impressive masks. At the Paro Festival, a large and beautifully appliquéd ‘Thanka’ scroll known as a Tongdrol.
Day 01: Arrival Paro meet our guide at airport transfer to Thimpu. The drive from Paro to Thimphu is spectacularly scenic. Magnificent monasteries and stupas in the valleys and mountain tops are main attraction. Overnight Thimphu.
Day 02: Full day Thimphu Sightseeing Visit Artsandcraftsschool.Visit Traditional Medicine Institute where the ancient healing artsare still practiced. Visit Memorial Chorten,observe traditional paper making from Daphnia and Edgeworthia shrub,visit botanical garden (Zoo) where one can see Takin, the National wild animal of Bhutan. Drive up to view point Later afternoon, transfer to Paro for Overnight.
Day:03: Excursion to Taktsang monastery a popular name known as “Tiger’s nest,” Overnight Paro.
Day:04: Paro Festival, whole day enjoy Paro festival. This is the second last day of the Annual Paro Festival and you can see hundreds of local Bhutanese people dressed in their best for the occasion. On this day, there will be a display of the Lord of Death’s Mask Dances.
Day:05:Departure From Paro.