Overview Trexmount Ventures welcomes you to join in our remarkable and fascinating Bhutan Festivals Tour. You have a variation to experience a holiday with scenery and cultural exploration. The pure lush greenery hills and valley and snow-capped peaks are highlighted. The historical 17th-century Jakar Dzong (Fort) in Thimphu and Ta-Dzong in paro together with the famous Taksang monastery perched on the rocky cliff hilltop. This interesting journey then leads to central Bhutan around Bumthang valley. Bhutan, a small country known as the land of ‘thundering dragon’ enriched with culture, custom its old traditions which is similar to Tibetans, Bhutan one and only Buddhist kingdom around Himalaya and last bastions of Mahayana Buddhism, against the backdrop of great Himalaya range; Buddhist spirit permeate almost all aspect of Bhutanese culture. Prayer flags flutter on the hills, temples and Dzong (fort) villages dot the hilly landscapes, and religious festivals are celebrated all the year around. In Thimphu observe the colorful Tsechu festival, in honor of Guru Padmasambava “belief born from a Lotus flower”, popularly known as “Guru Rinpoche”, the precious Teacher. This saint contributed enormously to the diffusion of Tantirc Buddhism in Himalaya regions of Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan as well in Northern India, around 800 A.D. The Tsechu fesivial is religious attending it, it is believed one gains merits. It is also a yearly social gathering where the people gather to rejoice, dressed in finery. The Thimphu Tsechu was started by 4th Temporal Ruler, Tenzing Rabgye around 1638-1696 AD and in 1670 AD on the 8th months of Bhutanese calendar to commemorate the birth of Guru Rinpoche. Bhutan Festivals Tour offers a complete insight into the country’s vibrant religion & culture. The most popular events in the cultural areas are Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Wangdue, and Bumthang. Tsechus are weeklong festivals where teachings of Padmasambhava are imparted to the deity through mask dances, other attraction of this festival visiting rural Bhutanese in their sleepy and pristine environment hamlets and observing their way of life with an opportunity to interact with Bhutanese and enjoy the hospitality. From Thimphu a scenic drive to Tongsa and Bumthang around central Bhutan, where you can observe the true Bhutanese country and traditional village life, as the journey continues leading over a scenic Duchulu pass at 3,050 meters and then to another high pass at Pele-la 3,150 meters high and then downhill to a lovely looking farm village of Tongsa. Tour leads to inner central Bhutan at Bumthang, one of the most charming areas with green valley and picturesque villages, the drive is for about 4 hours with few stops in between for memorable pictures of this fascinating place and country side farm villages. This great tour concludes with a drive to Thimphu Bhutan’s capital city and then to Paro with a sweeping scenic flight of an hour back to Kathmandu, during the flight in Druk Air, super views an array of snow-capped peaks including Mt. Everest at a mere distance as the plane fly over and then touching down at Kathmandu international airport, where our Trexmount Ventures staff will transfer you back to respective hotels after an awesome Bhutan Festival & Cultural Tour.