Thimphu Tshechu Festival 7 Days Tour is one of the most beautiful and popular festivals celebrated in Bhutan. People observe this festival in the capital, Thimpu. Tendrel Thang (festival ground which is located in front of the Tashichhoedzong) is the spot where this festival is celebrated with different lively performances. Various exciting and unique religious activities starting from mask dances (chham) and folk dances are carried during the observation.
Actually, Thimphu Tsechu is held for three days according to the lunar calendar. It begins on the 10th day of 8th month of the year and lasts for three more days. It means it begins on the 10th of October and continues to 12th of October. The different eight forms of dances performed during the observation represent eight manifestations of Guru Rimpoche. This festive mood of the people and astonishing performances will be stunning to experience in Bhutan. It is believed that witnessing the mask dances of the people help to cleanse the crimes that have been committed during the life and regain good health. The holy monks attire with magnificent silk robes and different masks. Also people across the country come to observe this celebration with their family members and the loved ones.
This 7 day Thimphu Tsechu festival tour not only provides an opportunity to observe Tsechu festival but also offers an opportunity to explore magnificent cultural and religious sites in Bhutan. Similarly, Tamchhog Lhakhang, Folk Heritage Museum, Changangkha Lhakhang Punakha Dzong, Paro Rinpung Dzong, Taktshang Goemba etc. are the prominent highlights of 7 day Thimphu Tsechu festival tour.
The weather condition during this festival in Bhutan is perfect. We can observe Thimphu Tsechu festival conveniently since October is the best time of the year to visit Bhutan.