Bhutan festivals are rich and happy expressions of its ancient Buddhist culture. This festivals are held in all districts in honour of Padmasambava – “one who was born from a Lotus flower”, popularly known as “Guru Rinpoche”, the precious Teacher. This saint contributed enormously to the diffusion of Tantirc Buddhism in the Himalayan regions of Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, etc. around 800 A.D.
The Tsechu is a religious festival, and by attending it, it is believed one gains merits. It is also a yearly social gathering where the people gather to rejoice, dressed in finery.
Bhutan Festival Tours offer Tourists a complete insight into the nation’s vibrant religion & culture. The most popular events in the cultural itineraries coinciding Thimphu Festival, Paro Festival, Punakha Festival, and Jamba Lhakhang Drup Festival.
Tsechus are week-long festivals where the teachings of Padmasambhava are imparted to the deity through mask well choreograph dances. The other attraction of festival tours is to meet the rural Bhutanese in their quaint hamlets and see first hand their way of life. Here one gets the opportunity to intermingle with the average Bhutanese, and to enjoy their hospitality.
Bhutan Bokar has an extensive choice of activities especially designed to enjoy your Bhutan holiday. Information can be obtained from us as to which exact festival, tour or trek will be of interest to you.