Tamshing Phala Festival in Bumthang
Tamshing Phala Festival Mask Dance

Tamshing Phala Choepa Festival

Tamshing Phala Choepa Festival:  The Tamshing Phala Choepa Festival is a vibrant celebration of Bhutanese culture and spirituality. Held at Tamshing Lhakhang, a sacred monastery, this festival brings together locals and visitors in a captivating display of tradition and devotion.

Tamshing Phala Festival Trip Facts

  • Festival Date: 13th to 15th Sept 2024
  • Trip Duration: 6Nights and 7 Days
  • Festival Guide: Professional English speaking Guide
  • Flights From: Bangkok/Delhi/Kathmandu/Singapore

Tamshing Phala Festival Cost

  • Solo Traveller Cost US$ 1780.00 Per Person
  • 2 Pax Group Cost US$ 1540.00 Per Person
  • 3 Pax and above cost US$ 1360.00 Per Person

Tamshing Phala Festival Highlight

Dazzling Dances and Rituals: Experience the allure of masked dances performed by monks, each telling a story from Bhutan’s rich folklore. Intricately designed costumes and colorful masks add to the spectacle. Spiritual rituals, prayers, and blessings infuse the festival with a profound sense of reverence.

Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the heart of Bhutanese culture. Engage with the warm-hearted locals, partake in workshops showcasing traditional crafts, and savor local delicacies at food stalls. The festival provides a unique opportunity to learn about Bhutan’s heritage and way of life.

Spiritual Significance: Tamshing Phala Choepa holds deep spiritual meaning for both monks and attendees. It’s a time of reflection, renewal, and seeking blessings for well-being and prosperity. The festival serves as a bridge between the sacred and the worldly, fostering a sense of unity and devotion.

Serene Setting: Set against the backdrop of the Tamshing Lhakhang, surrounded by rolling hills and serene landscapes, the festival offers a tranquil ambiance for both spiritual contemplation and joyful celebrations.

Preserving Tradition: As a testament to Bhutan’s commitment to preserving its cultural heritage, the Tamshing Phala Choepa Festival continues to thrive, passing on ancient traditions to new generations while welcoming the world to share in its beauty.

Join in the Celebration: Whether you’re drawn by the spiritual significance, the captivating dances, or the opportunity to immerse yourself in Bhutanese culture, the Tamshing Phala Choepa Festival promises an unforgettable experience that connects you to the heart and soul of this enchanting country.

Tamshing Phala Choepa Festival Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Paro International Airport

  • Arrive at Paro and transfer to your accommodation.
  • Get acquainted with the surroundings and relax.
  • Evening orientation and briefing about the festival.

Day 2: Take flights to Bumthang from Paro International Airport-Festival Commences

  • Attend the opening ceremony of Tamshing Phala Choepa Festival.
  • Immerse in traditional masked dances, vibrant costumes, and spiritual rituals.
  • Explore local crafts and food stalls during breaks.

Day 3: Cultural Exploration

  • Morning visit to Tamshing Lhakhang, the festival’s venue.
  • Witness a variety of intricate dance performances, each with its own significance.
  • Interact with locals and experience the Bhutanese way of life.

Day 4: Rituals and Revelry

  • Engage in morning rituals and prayers with monks.
  • Continue enjoying the festival’s unique dances and ceremonies.
  • Participate in cultural activities and capture memorable moments.

Day 5: Experience the local  at Bumthang 

  • Explore the charming village of Tamshing.
  • Join in workshops to learn traditional arts and crafts.
  • Evening bonfire and cultural exchange with locals.

Day 6: Festival Culmination

  • Attend the grand finale of Tamshing Phala Choepa.
  • Witness special masked dances and blessings.
  • Reflect on the spiritual and cultural significance of the festival.

Day 7: Bumthang to Paro via domestic flights.

  • Say farewell to the festival and its enchanting atmosphere.
  • Check-out from your accommodation and depart for your next destination.

Note: This itinerary is a general outline and might vary based on festival dates and specific arrangements.


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