Travel during the festival time is great experience of Bhutanese culture and tradition. People of Bhutan’s are celebrating many fasts and festivals every year from centuries. Nepal Mother House is design special tour package focus on most famous festivals such as; Paro festival, Thimphu festival, Punakha festival, Ura and Bumthang Drup festival. Mostly the travelers target to visit Bhutan on main festivals, so there will overcrowd by people. Nepal Mother House advise that if you wish to visit one of the most famous festivals in Bhutan, you should try to book trip at list sixth month before from the date of festival. To avoid the crowd, it is wished to visit the less frequently visited festivals. This festivals are unique but due to lack of publicity, just few tourist visit on this occasion.
In Bhutan there are newer themed community festivals also, it aim to encourage the tourist to visit in different seasons and performance of Bhutanese tradition. Nomad festival – Bumthang – 23 February 2017, Rhododendron festival – Lamperi Botanical Park – 14 to 16 April 2017, Haa Summer festival – Haa valley – 5 July 2017, Genekha Mushroom festival – Genekha – 15 to 16 August 2016 / 2017, Matsutake Mushroom festival – Ura – 23 to 24 August 2017, Jomolhari Mountain festival – Jangothang – 25 to 26 October 2016 / 14 to 15 October 2017, Black Necked Crane festival – Gangtey – 11 November 2016 / 2017, Druk Wangyel festival – Dochu La – 13 December 2016 / 2017 are newer subject festivals of Bhutan.
Among many festivals of Bhutan, Thimphu Festival (Tsechu) is one of the most important festivals; this tour package is focus on activities of Thimphu Festival. Thimphu Festival is religious Buddhist festival, which is celebrating honor of Guru Rinpoche, who introduced the Buddhism to this country in 8th century. According to the history, the Thimphu Tsechu/festival has started to celebrate by the 4th temporal ruler, Tenzin Rabgye in 1670 on the 8th month of Bhutanese calendar to commemorate the birth of Guru Rinpoche. People wear traditional dress and gathering to the capital city at Thimphu to celebrate the festival, on this festival various dance performance belong to different history with religious significance. The mask dance is special for this festival. The traditional dance by the Royal Academy of Performing Arts is interspersed with religious or mask dance. It is believed one who witnesses this festival, will bestow with good luck, they gain merits and their wishes are realized. The Tsechu is also a yearly social gathering where people rejoice together.
Thimphu Festival Tour is not only religious significance; during this tour you will visit most of landmarks of Bhutan. You will visit the Paro valley and Tiger Nest Temple (Taktsang) and Punakha. We at Nepal Mother House is glad to organize Bhutan festival trip by expert local Guide according to your requirements and time schedules.