Paro Tshechu Festival Tour 2017 via Kathmandu
Tshechu is religious event that is celebrated on the 10th day of the lunar calendar ,that is the auspicious day when Guru Rimpoche the famous Himalayan guru, who is pioneer to promote Buddhism from Indian Plain to Himalayan regions;Bhutan & Tibet. This ParoTshechu is one of the most colorful event in Paro Dzong. This is attended by Bhutanese throughout the country. Tourists are allowed to see the Tshechuat the courtyard. The three day festival is a sequence of the mask dances. It is a festive time and people socialise and make merry.The first day of festival starts with ShinjeYabYum, the dance of god of Death & his female escort. The dancers put buffalo mask & long brocade on. The second day has Chipdrel a monastic reception; all the audience would be welcome with special ceremony. On third & final day Early in the morning the monks display a gigantic thangkha (embroidered painting) , the Guru Throngdel, inside the dzong. Thongdrols are especially impressive examples of Buddhist art and ever amaze viewers. Seeing Throngdel it is believed the the sin of the viewers are cleansed. Paro Tshechu Festival Tour 2017 via Kathmandu is 11 days package.
After having visited the most colorful lifetime festival you will also visit other destinations like Paro: visit Paro Museum housed at the graceful Ta Dzong, once a watch tower situated strategically overlooking the Paro valley,Thimpu , & Punakha. You will also hike the Tiger Nest, symbolized as image of the Bhutan. This tour combines the very best the Kingdom of Bhutan has to offer in the west & central regions. In this tour visit SemtokhaDzong. This is the oldest fortress in Bhutan, built in 1629 A.D. by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal.
In Kathmandu you will be fascinated to see the architecture of 17th century, the lifestyle of medieval times & the old bazaars of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath, durbar squares, the old palace complex. Experience art and architecture, diverse culture, wonderful landscapes & stunning views of snowy mountains in Nepal. Visit Places of interest in Nepal, visit Kathmandu Valley with its legendary Palaces, Buddhist Stupas, Hindu Temples & Buddhist Monasteries, You would be amazed to see the wooden sculptures of Bhaktapur city, Metal casting of Patan City & Hippi Temples & living Goddesss, Kumari of Kathmandu Durbar.
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu,Nepal
Day 02 : Fly Paro-Drive Thimpu
Day 03 : Thimpu Sightseeing
Day 04 :Thimphu-Punakha-Wangdue-Phodrang
Day 05 : Paro Festival
Day 06 : Paro Festival
Day 07 : Paro(Excursion to Taktsang Monastery)
Day 08 : Paro Kathmandu
Day 09 :Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 10 :Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 11 :Departure from Kathmandu