Punakha Festival Tour

The Punakha Festival Tour offers a captivating journey into Bhutan’s cultural and religious heritage, centered around the vibrant Punakha Tshechu. Experience colorful masked dances, rituals, and iconic landmarks like Punakha Dzong and Chimi Lhakhang. Guided by knowledgeable locals, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Bhutanese culture, creating unforgettable memories in this enchanting Himalayan kingdom.

Day 1: Arrival in Paro – Transfer to Punakha

  • Arrive at Paro International Airport.
  • Meet your guide and drive to Punakha, the former capital of Bhutan.
  • En route, stop at the Dochula Pass to admire the panoramic views of the Himalayas.
  • Visit the 108 Druk Wangyal Chortens at Dochula Pass.
  • Continue the journey to Punakha.
  • Check into your hotel and rest for the evening.

Day 2: Punakha Sightseeing

  • Visit Punakha Dzong, one of Bhutan’s most beautiful and historically significant fortresses.
  • Explore Chimi Lhakhang, also known as the “Temple of Fertility,” dedicated to the Divine Madman.
  • Afternoon at leisure to relax or explore the surrounding area.
  • Optional: Hike to Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten for panoramic views of the Punakha Valley.
  • Overnight stay in Punakha.

Day 3-5: Punakha Tshechu

  • Attend the Punakha Tshechu, a vibrant religious festival held in the courtyard of Punakha Dzong.
  • Witness colorful masked dances, traditional music performances, and religious rituals.
  • Explore the festival grounds, where locals gather to celebrate and socialize.
  • Interact with monks and locals dressed in traditional attire.
  • Enjoy Bhutanese cuisine from food stalls.
  • Attend religious ceremonies and rituals.
  • Overnight stays in Punakha during the festival days.

Day 6: Punakha – Paro

  • After breakfast, drive back to Paro.
  • En route, visit the Simtokha Dzong, one of the oldest fortresses in Bhutan.
  • Check into your hotel in Paro.
  • Evening at leisure to relax or explore Paro town.
  • Overnight stay in Paro.

Day 7: Paro – Departure

  • Visit Paro International Airport for your onward journey or extend your stay for further exploration of Bhutan.

This itinerary provides a balance of cultural experiences, sightseeing, and festival celebrations, allowing you to immerse yourself in the unique traditions and beauty of Punakha. This itinerary can be customized based on your preferences and interests.


  • All Transportation including pickups and Drops – Non A/C
  • All Accommodation
  • Meals CPAI (Only Breakfast)
  • All Sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • All Immigration Formalities
  • Daily 1 Bottle Mineral water
  • 1 Tourist Sim-Card for a group
  • All Internal Taxes


  • Train/Airfares
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • 4 & 5 star accommodations and meals (On Request)
  • Other personal expenses like overseas calls, drinks, laundry, etc
  • Guide Charges
  • Museums & Monuments fee
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, Flight cancel, flight delay, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Anything which is not include in the itinerary.

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