Bhutanese festivals are rich spiritual expressions of the ancient Buddhist culture. Each district holds several festivals annually. The most popular festival in Bhutan is the Tshechu festival held in honour of Guru Rinpoche, the Buddhist saint who brought Buddhism to Bhutan in the 8th century. A tshechu typically comprises folk songs, traditional dances and sacred masked dances performed by monks who prepared weeks in advance for the big day. Be prepared to trigger all your senses as Bhutanese festivals are highly vibrant with a celebratory atmosphere.
Find out about the best time to visit Bhutan throughout the year with festival highlights and helpful notes for your Bhutan travel planning.
This article describes the best way to get to Bhutan for most travellers. From September 2012, travellers will have another option to fly with Drukair via Drukair twice weekly flight from Singapore to Paro.
Tips when Planning your Trip to Bhutan. Watch out for peak season, know the seasons, read the festival calendars, consider a homestay; end it with Luxury
Is November too cold for travel to Bhutan? We answer the commonly asked questions here. November is surprisingly a very good time.
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Summer in Bhutan falls between the months of June till mid-September. During these months, Bhutan experiences the most amount of rainfall, which helps its agriculture sustain roughly 70% of its population.
Shopping in Bhutan is a different experience. While Bhutan does not have any mega malls or shopping centres that you often get in many of the developed countries, it has some authentic local products that you definitely want to bring home as souvenirs.
Bhutan’s tourism sector is regarded as one of the most exclusive travel destinations in the world. Bhutan enjoys a reputation for its authenticity, remoteness and a well-protected cultural heritage and natural environment. With its culture and pristine scenery, there’s no question that Bhutan has everything it needs to be a world-famous tourist hotspot.