About Bhutan

Punakha Festival Tour

Punakha is the earlier capital city of the country. The city is known for its mysterious lake. The city stands on an Island between the Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers and the dzong here is the most photogenic of all Bhutan’s ancient fortresses. The dzong serves as the winter home of the monastic body.

Talking about the festival, Punakha Tsechu is one of the famous festival of the country and is celebrated after Punakha Drubchen . The Punakha Tsechu is the annual event that held in Dzong and is conducted or ends on the 10th day of the Bhutanese calendar. The festival is all about the birth celebration of Guru Rimpoche. The Tsechu is organized in 20th districts in Bhutan at different times. The Tsechu is celebrated with dances which is performed by Buddhist Monks as well as songs and dance from the local villagers. During the festival all school pvt or govt and offices all remains closed.

Like every other festival this festival is also celebrate with great excitement. There is another festival called Punakha Drubchen which is also celebrated in a great joy. It has been a unique festival as it hosts the dramatic recreation of the scene from the 17th century battle with the Tibetan army.

The festival has been the oldest festival and historically important for the country also celebrated as of a Bhutanese roots.