Bhutan Kurjey Festival Tour

  • Trip duration 13 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
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The festival takes place at Kurjey Temple, located at Kurjey in the Chokhor valley in Bumthang district. It is a 15 minute drive from Chamkhar town to arrive at the temple grounds.

Nimalung Lhakhang is located in Chumey in Bumthang. It is approximately a 15 minute drive from the road that branches off from the village of Chumey. The Lhakhang was co-founded by Dasho Gonpo Dorji and Doring Trulku Jamyang Kunzang, the third mind-aspect reincarnation of Terton Jigme Lingpa in 1935.The main relic of the two-storied temple is a magnificent statue of Guru Rimpoche. The monastery is decorated with murals of the Nyingmapa and Drukpa traditions. There are also paintings of Guru Rimpoche and his disciples, the lineage of Terton Pema Lingpa, and several Buddhist masters affiliated with the monastery.

One of the most important festivals held at the Lhakhang is the Kaling Zhitro Drubchen. It was initiated by Doring Trulku and he was the first person to have started the rite in Bhutan. This trip will make you one of the unforgettable in your life.

 

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Take a flight from Kathmandu to Paro (2280 M), (Hotel + D),
  • Day 02: Hike to Tiger’s Nest & explore around, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Morning hike to Kila Goenpa & explore around, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Full day sightseeing around Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Visit to explore around 13th century Phajoding Monastery, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Drive from Thimphu to Punakha, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Drive from Punakha to Trongsa via exploring around Chendebji Chorten, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Sightseeing around beautiful Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Full day explore around the Kurjey Tshechu festival, enjoy festivities in and around the monastery, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Drive through Trongsa back to Wangdi, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 12: Drive from Wangdi to Paro via Dochu Pass & Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 13: Take a flight from Paro to Nepal or other destinations, (B).

Cost Includes:

  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer via private vehicle (Nepal & Bhutan),
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Paro and onwards flight from Paro,
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu & Bhutan including all meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary,
  • Expert bilingual tour guide for whole trip,
  • Private transportation while on the journey,
  • All entrance fees and permits,
  • All Govt. TAX/VAT.

Cost Excludes:

  • Insurance for Travel/Accident/Medical/Emergency evacuation,
  • International airfare from & to your hometown,
  • Tips for guide and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic & soft drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01 Take a flight from Kathmandu to Paro (2280 M), (Hotel + D),
  • Day 02Hike to Tiger’s Nest & explore around, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 03Morning hike to Kila Goenpa & explore around, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 04 Full day sightseeing around Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 05Visit to explore around 13th century Phajoding Monastery, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 06Drive from Thimphu to Punakha, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 07Drive from Punakha to Trongsa via exploring around Chendebji Chorten, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 08Drive from Trongsa to Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 09Sightseeing around beautiful Bumthang, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 10 Full day explore around the Kurjey Tshechu festival, enjoy festivities in and around the monastery, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 11Drive through Trongsa back to Wangdi, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 12Drive from Wangdi to Paro via Dochu Pass & Thimphu, (Hotel + B-L-D),
  • Day 13Take a flight from Paro to Nepal or other destinations, (B).

Departure Detail

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
20 December, 2017 01 January, 2018 US $0 Available Book Now
26 December, 2017 07 January, 2018 US $0 Available Book Now
31 December, 2017 12 January, 2018 US $0 Available Book Now

Trip Note

The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.

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