Previous ◁ | ▷ Next

9Nights / 10Days  Gasa Festival Tour

 

Day 01| Arrival in Paro to Thimphu (1 Hr)

On arrival in Paro, Bhutan Nature View Tours & Treks representative will receive you and transfer to Thimphu by car/bus. One can wander on your own to stroll Thimphu streets or relax in your hotel.
Overnight at Thimphu | Altitude: 2300m

Day 02| Thimphu Sightseeing

Morning visit the weekend market (Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday), Handmade paper Mill, School of Arts and crafts where students learn 13 different arts used predominantly in Bhutan, Lunch in town. Drive pass by Memorial Chorten (temple) built in memory of the late 3rd King. Visit Changangkha Lhakhang, the oldest temple in the valley, Enclosure where national animal, Takin are kept and Zilukha Nunnery.
Overnight at Thimphu

Day 03| Thimphu – Punakha (2 ½ Hrs) 

Drive through Dochula pass, the second highest road pass in your trip at 3010m. When the weather permits one can enjoy a spectacular view of the highest mountains of Bhutan at a sight that stretches almost 180 degrees. After a short tea break continue to sub tropical Punakha. In the afternoon visit the Souvenir Making Center and Punakha Dzong (fortress) which houses the most elaborated temple in the country.
Overnight at Punakha | Altitude: 1350m

Day 04| Gasa Tshechu

Morning drive to Gasa for the festival. We will spend whole day in the festival which will accompany with various mask dances and folk dancers along with jokers actions in the crowd.
Overnight at Punakha

Day 05| Gasa Tshechu

Morning drive back to Gasa for the festival. Whole day in the takin festival or in the afternoon we can proceed for other sightseeing like visiting Khamsum Yulay Temple or Wangdue excursion visit Rinchingang.
Overnight at Punakha

Day 06| Punakha – Phobjikha (3 Hrs) 

Check out of the hotel and visit Chimi Lhakhang on foot, the temple of fertility associated with religious art of phallus. En route visit Wangdi town and continue to Phobjikha over the second highest road pass on your trip at 3140m.Visit Gangtey Gompa, the largest and the only monastery of the Nyingmapa sect in western Bhutan. Evening relax in your hotel or take a stroll.
Overnight at Phobjikha | Altitude: 2900m

Day 07| Phobjikha halt 

Morning go for walk and meet the School children close to your hotel, who all walk for hours to reach their nearest school. Phobjikha is a paradise for nature lovers and hikers. There are lots of great places for hikes around the valley. Visit Gangtey monastery, the richly renovated monastery offering rich architecture and paintings. Walk down to the valley through the village for your hotel.
Overnight at Phobjikha

Day 08| Phobjikha – Paro (6 Hrs) 

Start early retracing the drive to Paro. In Paro visit the National Museum, the first of its kind which has a collection from natural history to religious paintings. Visit 17 century Paro Dzong (Fortress) on foot and continue walking through the oldest wooden bridge still in use.
Evening stroll old Paro town and peep into some local handicrafts stores. One can also venture to try local restaurant for dinner.
Overnight at Paro | Altitude 2200m

Day 09| Paro Sightseeing 

Visit Kichu Lhakhang, one from the 2 oldest temple in the country, historic Drukgyal Dzong (Fortress) and hike to Tiger’s Nest, the most revered temple in the country that literally hangs on a granite cliff overlooking the Paro Valley. Evening at leisure.
Overnight at Paro

Day 10| Departure 

Morning transfer to the airport (15 mins) for your departure flight. Our tour staff will bid you farewell at the airport.

                        Tashi Delek!

English Catalan Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Traditional) Danish Dutch French German Hindi Japanese Korean Portuguese Spanish Thai Turkish Ukrainian Vietnamese

Upcoming Festival Tours

Thimphu Tsechu Festival on 11-13 Sept,2016

Read More...


Jomolhari Mountain Festival 7-8 October,2016

Read More ...


Chha Festival 15-19 August,2016

Read More ...


Jakar Tshechu Festival 6-10 Nov,2016

Read More ...


Tour of the Dragon(Bicycle Race)5 Sept,2016

Read More...


Thimphu Tsechu Festival on 11-13 Sept,2016

Read More...


Jomolhari Mountain Festival 7-8 October,2016

Read More ...


Chha Festival 15-19 August,2016

Read More ...


Jakar Tshechu Festival 6-10 Nov,2016

Read More ...


Tour of the Dragon(Bicycle Race)5 Sept,2016

Read More...


Thimphu Tsechu Festival on 11-13 Sept,2016

Read More...


Jomolhari Mountain Festival 7-8 October,2016

Read More ...


Chha Festival 15-19 August,2016

Read More ...


Jakar Tshechu Festival 6-10 Nov,2016

Read More ...


Tour of the Dragon(Bicycle Race)5 Sept,2016

Read More...


Thimphu Tsechu Festival on 11-13 Sept,2016

Read More...


Jomolhari Mountain Festival 7-8 October,2016

Read More ...


Chha Festival 15-19 August,2016

Read More ...


Jakar Tshechu Festival 6-10 Nov,2016

Read More ...


Tour of the Dragon(Bicycle Race)5 Sept,2016

Read More...


Thimphu Tsechu Festival on 11-13 Sept,2016

Read More...


Jomolhari Mountain Festival 7-8 October,2016

Read More ...


Chha Festival 15-19 August,2016

Read More ...


Jakar Tshechu Festival 6-10 Nov,2016

Read More ...


Tour of the Dragon(Bicycle Race)5 Sept,2016

Read More...


Thimphu Tsechu Festival on 11-13 Sept,2016

Read More...


Jomolhari Mountain Festival 7-8 October,2016

Read More ...


Chha Festival 15-19 August,2016

Read More ...


Jakar Tshechu Festival 6-10 Nov,2016

Read More ...


Tour of the Dragon(Bicycle Race)5 Sept,2016

Read More...


Thimphu Tsechu Festival on 11-13 Sept,2016

Read More...


Jomolhari Mountain Festival 7-8 October,2016

Read More ...


Chha Festival 15-19 August,2016

Read More ...


Jakar Tshechu Festival 6-10 Nov,2016

Read More ...


Tour of the Dragon(Bicycle Race)5 Sept,2016

Read More...


Thimphu Tsechu Festival on 11-13 Sept,2016

Read More...


Jomolhari Mountain Festival 7-8 October,2016

Read More ...


Chha Festival 15-19 August,2016

Read More ...


Jakar Tshechu Festival 6-10 Nov,2016

Read More ...


Tour of the Dragon(Bicycle Race)5 Sept,2016

Read More...


Our Address

 Bhutan Nature View Tours & Treks

 Paro, Bhutan

 Post Box : 1259

 Phone: 975-8-272454

 Email :   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Mobile: +975-17113587 

HCR Car Rental Maui
" Dear Sonam, Thanks again for the fantastic tour; we had a great time in Bhutan. we had a wonderful time in Bhutan particularly the Tiger's Nest, were the most amazing we have seen anywhere in the world. The Buddhist culture and general happiness and serenity in everyone is evident everywher...

Korean Group
Jul 29, 2015