Bumthang Festival Tour | Festival Tour in Bhutan -Royal Mountain Travel - Nepal

Bumthang Festival Tour -14 days

Visit one of the Himalaya’s least known regions at a time when deities and demons, wrathful and benign, appear in a blaze of brilliant color as they dance in honor of Guru Rinpoche.

Each monastery or dzong holds an annual festival, Tsechu, which instructs onlookers in the Buddhist teachings, gains them merit and acts as an important social occasion. The valleys of Bumthang are in the heart of central Bhutan, their incredible beauty highlighted by numerous palaces, ancient temples and monasteries.

Highlights

  • Vibrant, colorful, chaotic city of Kathmandu
  • Bird’s eye view of the Himalayas on the flight from Kathmandu to Paro
  • Tiny capital of Thimphu
  • Priceless collection of Buddhist manuscripts
  • Punaka Dzong
  • Trongsa – the ‘new village’
  • 15th century Paro Dzong
  • Taktsang, the ‘Tiger’s Nest’, most famous of Bhutan’s monasteries
  • Stunning mountain landscapes
  • Medieval villages of Bumthang, the oldest inhabited region of Bhutan
  • Gangte gomba and Phobjikha Valley

Trip Details

  • Trek Grade : Easy
  •  Trek Code : RMT-BHU-BUM-14
  •  Duration: 14 days
  •  Trek Style: Moderate
  •  Best time to go: All Year Round

Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 02 Kathmandu
Day 03 Fly Paro (2260m), Drive Thimphu (2320m, 2 hrs)
Day 04 Thimphu
Day 05 Punaka            (1250m, 3 hrs)
Day 06 Trongsa (2200m, 4 hrs)
Day 07 Bumthang (2580m, 2½ hrs)
Day 08 Bumthang
Day 09 Bumthang
Day 10 Gangtey (2890m, 5 ½ hrs)
Day 11 Paro (2280m, 2 hrs)
Day 12 Paro
Day 13 Fly Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 14 Departure




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