Jambay Lhakhang Drup and Prakhar Festival
11 Nights/12 Days

The festival is held at the Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang, which was built in the 7th century and is one of the oldesttemples in the country. Masked dances and bonfires commemorate the establishment of this 7th century Lhakhang. The highlight of the festival is the fire ritual that is held by midnight where crowds gather to witness the ritual. A naked dance is also performed where the dancers only have their masks on.The Prakar festival is held in Chummi gewog in Bumthang. Several kinds of mask dances are performed during the festival. The festival is celebrated to honor Lama Thukse Dawa, one of the sonsof the 15th century Buddhist master, Terton Pema Lingpa, who was one of the greatest Buddhist masters to be ever born in Bhutan.

Festival Date: 14th-17th Nov, 2016

Place – Bumthang

High Season

  • 1 Pax: Starting from – USD $3230
  • 2 Pax: Starting from – USD $3120
  • 3 pax & Above: Starting from – USD $2790

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Your tour includes
  • Professional Guides
  • All Noted Tours within the Country
  • Accommodations on twin sharing in Tourism approved hotels.
  • Meals Noted in Itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Entrance Fees and Permits
  • Private Ground transportation
  • Airport transport in Paro
  • Bhutan Airport Tax
  • Bhutan Visa Fees
  • A sustainable tourism Royalty of $65 per person/ per day.
Price does not include
  • International Flights and Druk Air
  • Alcoholic and Bottled /Canned Beverages
  • Meals or Accommodations at Bhutan’s New 5 Star Hotels and Resorts (Available for an extra fee)
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses (Telephone, Email, Laundry etc..)

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 01: (Nov11) Paro – Thimphu
Day 02: (Nov12) Thimphu– Punakha
Day 03: (Nov13) Punakha – Punakha. Kumsum Yuelley temple hike
Day 04: (Nov14) Punakha – Trongsa
Day 05: (Nov15) Trongsa – Bumthang. Visit tower of Trongsa
Day 06: (Nov16) Bumthang – Festival, Jambay Lhakhang Drup
Day 07: (Nov17) Bumthang – Bumthang. En-route witness Prakar Festival
Day 08: (Nov18) Bumthang – Phobjikha
Day 09: (Nov19) Phobjikha – Thimphu
Day 10: (Nov20) Thimphu – Paro
Day 11: (Nov21) Paro Taktsang Hike
Day 12: (Nov22) Departure

Your tour highlights

  • Famous Jambay Lhakhang festival and the vibrant mask dance at Prakar festival
  • Sacred temple – Jambay & Kichu founded in 612 AD
  • Dochula pass ( 3050 m) and Druk-Wangyel monastery
  • Spectacular Eastern Himalayas
  • Chimi Lhakhang (Fertility temple)
  • Trongsa Dzong. Ancestral home for Royal family
  • Local cuisines
  • Yathra (Woolen) weaving center
  • Kurjey monastery- Birth place of Buddhism in Bhutan
  • Black necked Cranes – Phobjikha valley seasonal
  • Eco-nature trek
  • National Memorial Chorten and National Animal Takin enclosure
  • Taktsang monastery 8th Century
  • Tang Ugyencholing meseum & tower of Trongsa
  • Farm house visit
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