Thimphu, Bhutan

Colorful Thimphu Dromchoe Festival with sacred dances

Thimphu Dromchoe is a Buddhist festival which is annually held at the Tashichho Dzong, Thimphu in the autumn. Lead by the Central Monastic Body, it is regarded as one of the grand cultural events of Bhutan and the government will declare three-day holiday for Thimphu residents during the festive time. The festival plays an essential part in Bhutanese's ways of life as it's the time when people across the country come and pray together for a successful year. Showcasing the sacred dances that dedicate to the Female Protective Deity of Bhutan, Palden Lhamo; the Thimphu Dromchoe also provides an up close and personal view of Buddhist rituals in Bhutan as well as the country's rich traditions. Besides folks, the festival attracts a lot of foreign visitors who wish to marvel at the colorful and vibrant atmosphere of one of the most popular festival in Bhutan.

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Paro → Thimphu → Punakha → Phobjikha Valley → Bumthang → Paro
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Attend two of the major traditional festivals in Bhutan, Thimphu Dromchoe and Wangdue Phodrang Festival, spot the magical sacred dances, and dive into the colorful festive ambiance that two events offer

Marvel at the majesty of the Tashichho Dzong, one of Thimphu's biggest landmarks

Tour around Thimphu with our local guide and visit a lot of interesting places of the capital city

Take a short hike to the renowned Fertility Temple, Chimi Lhakhang and learn more about the local religions and traditions

Witness the gorgeous look of Punakha Dzong, one of the most beautiful dzongs in Bhutan

Contemplate unspoiled sceneries of the Phobjikha Valley and stop at Rinchengang, a pretty idyllic village amidst the peaceful valley

Take an excursion to Tang Valley, visit Ogyen Choling Palace Museum and encounter closer to the local life, history, and culture

Visit some of the beautiful ancient Temple in Bumthang such as Jambay Temple, Kurjey Monastery, and Tamshing Temple

Challenge yourself with an enthralling trek to the Paro Taktsang (the Tiger's Nest), the most famous religious hotspot in Bhutan

Freely get some epic landscape photos on the way discovering the hidden charms of Bhutan

Paro → Thimphu → Punakha → Phobjikha Valley → Bumthang → Paro
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Paro → Thimphu → Punakha → Phobjikha Valley
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Attend three most famous Bhutan's traditional festivals: Thimphu Dromchoe, Thimphu Tsechu, and Wangdue Phodrang Festival

Witness Bhutansese sacred rituals and mask dances, immerse in the ceremonial atmosphere and lively music and performances

Visit numerous historical and cultural hotspots in Thimphu where showcases the country's thriving history and culture

Embrace the traditional artworks of Bhutan through an instructive excursion to the National Zorig Chusum (The Painting School)

Take a short hike through peaceful Sopsokha Village to the revered Chimi Lhakhang, an ancient Temple representing the fertility

Admire the gorgeous sight of Punakha Dzong, one of the most beautiful dzongs in Bhutan

Head to the untouched Phobjikha Valley and visit the historic Gangtey Monastery located atop a hillock with a stunning view to scenery around

Enjoy the walk or easy hike and stop at several quaint little villages and beautiful little temples in Phobjikha and Wangdue Phodrang

Tour around the valley of Paro where houses a lot of sites and attractions worth visiting: National Museum, Paro Fortress, Kyichu Temple

Conquer the holy Paro Taktsang (the Tiger's Nest Monastery), the utmost renowned trek as well as the most iconic travel experience included in every Bhutan's itinerary

Paro → Thimphu → Punakha → Phobjikha Valley

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