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Jambay Lhakhang Dup (Festival Tours)


Duration 12 Nights 13 Days
The Tshechu is a festival in honour of Padmasambhava-"one who was born from a lotus flower ", popularly known under the name of " Guru Rimpoche " the Precious Teacher. This Indian saint contributed enormously to the diffusion of Tantric Buddhism in the Himalayan region of Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan, etc around 800 A.D. The biography of Guru Rimpoche is highlighted by 12 episodes on the model of the Buddha Shakyamuni's life. Each episode is commemorated around the year on the 10th day of the month by "the Tshechu "which has become the name of a very popular festival. The dates and the duration of the festival vary from one district to another but they always take a place on or around the 10th day of the month according to the Bhutanese calendar.

Main Highlights of Thimphu Festival Tour:
Thimphu festival is one of the most popular festivals in the country. During the mask dances known as cham and are performed to bless onlookers, to teach them the Buddhist dharma, to protect them from misfortune and to exorcise all evil. It is believed that merit is gained by attending the tsechus. The dances invoke the deities to wipe out misfortunes, increase luck and grant personal wishes. A group of ladies perform traditional Bhutanese dances during the intervals between masked dances. Apart from its religious implications, the Tshechu is also an annual social gathering where people dress in their finest clothing and jewelleries.Bring you a closer contact with the people and give you an insight into the Bhutanese lives, beliefs and more. Peak Season :October and November

Tour Cost Includes :
Hotel accommodation, full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner),
Daily sightseeing tour with private car / coach, experience English speaking guide and entry fees.

Not Included:
Tour cost mentioned do not include Air fare Personal Expenses Like Telephone calls, Alcohol Passport Cost Travel Insurance

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