Lhuntse Festival

Wild East Festival Tour

This Tsechu is the biggest and most spectacular of the Buddhist festivals faithfully celebrated in Bhutan, Himalayan Kingdom of the Dragon People. People flock to witness festivals dances and procession, dressed in traditional finery. They receive blessings and watch masked dances and colorful life dramas performed in the open courtyard of the huge Dzong (Fortresses). There is strong local beliefs that each festival attendee will gain and accumulate merits and presence at festivals will help wash away many of their past sins. Festivals are also an occasion for social gatherings.

  • Total Days: 16
  • Trip Dates: Open through out the year
  • Group Size: minimum 2 people / Maximum 16 people
  • Day 1 Arrive Paro, Check in Hotel
  • Day 2 Paro, Day excursion to Tiger’s nest<
  • Day 3 Paro to Thimphu
  • Day 4 Thimphu, City area excursion
  • Day 5 Thimphu to Punakha
  • Day 6 Punakha to Gangtey, Explore
  • Day 7 Gangtey to Trongsa
  • Day 8 Trongsa to Bumthang
  • Day 9 Bumthang, Sightseeing
  • Day 10 Bumthang to Mongar
  • Day 11 Mongar to Lhuntse, witness the Festival
  • Day 12 Lhuntse full days attend the Festival
  • Day 13 View the Thongdrels (last day of the festival)
  • Day 14 Lhuntse to Trashigang
  • Day 15 Trashigang to Samdrup Jongkhar
  • Day 16 Depart Bhutan

Service Includes

  • Accommodation at 3 to 4 *** hotel
  • Govt. licensed and experienced Guide service
  • 3 Meals per day in a govt. approved tourist restaurants and hotels.
  • Experienced driver and comfortable transport service

Service Excludes

  • Alcoholic beverages & telephone calls
  • Insurance
  • Air fares.
  • Purely personal nature expenses