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Punakha Festival Tour 2014
 
 
Key Information

Travel Style: Small / Big Group
Start Location: Paro
End Location: Paro
Duration: 10 nights /11 days
Accommodation: Hotels / Farm House
Festival Date: 11th – 13th March

Punakha is a Western Bhutan District, few degrees warmer than the other western districts of Thimphu and Paro.

Punakha was the ancient capital of Bhutan, and till now, it still serves as the Winter Residence of the Monk Body of Bhutan headed by the Chief Abbot, the “Je Khenpo”.

Festival Highlights

-Punakha Festival is held in the Punakha Dzong(Fortress) which was built in 1637 AD without a plan laid down anywhere. Punakha Dzong was conceived in a dream and built from the mind by the founder of Bhutan, Shabdrung Rimpoche.

-Punakha Dzong is very significant in Bhutan’s History as it was here in 1907, that Bhutan’s first king was enthroned and crowned and the Wangchuck Dynasty was born as the rulers of Bhutan hence forth.
Punakha Dromche/festival tour will take you through, Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha.

-You will witness the Punakha Festival in the Punakha Dzong, which is situated at a confluence of two rivers.

-Punakha Festival Tour Itinerary has been made as a 10 Nights Tour Itinerary; however Guests can programme and plan their tour accordingly to suit the number of days they will be traveling to Bhutan.

Description

This Standard Package includes:

• Standard hotels(2-3 stars)
• All meals
• Transport/transfers within Bhutan
• Entrance fees and permit
• Sightseeing and trekking as per itinerary with English speaking guide
• necessary arrangements
• 35% royalty to the government
• 24 hours service from Guide and tour operator

Not included in the cost

• Travel Insurance
• Airfares
• Beverages
• Airport taxes
• Expenses of personal nature
• Excess baggage
• Tips to guides and drivers

Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival Paro over night in Paro:
Day 2: Hike to the Kila Goenpa(Monastery) situated above the Paro Valley.
Day 3: Thimphu Sight seeing.
Day 4: Day hike to the Phajoding Monastery.
Day 5: Thimphu To Punakha.
Day 6: Punakha Festival.
Day 7: Punakha Festival with a Visit to the Devine Mad Man Temple “Chimi Lhakhang”
Day 8: Phobjikha Valley Day Trip.
Day 9: Punakha to Paro.
Day 10: Paro-The Tiger’s Nest Monastery Hike
Day 11: Early breakfast at the hotel and drive to the Paro Airport for departure.

(Note: These are sample itinerary planned to give you a general idea of trip to Bhutan. We can tailor, and make tour programs to meet individual needs and preferences.)

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