Paro, Bhutan

Bhutan - Festivals and Peaks

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FESTIVLAS (or Tshechus as locally known) are large social gatherings where people from various villages come together to witness the religious mask dances which are based on incidents from as long as the 8th century. The event also consists of colorful Bhutanese dances and other entertainments. It is said that everyone must attend a Tshechu and witness the mask dances at least once to receive the blessings and wash away the sins.

PEAKS: Get up close with one of Bhutan's most pristine and spectacular peaks Mt. Jomolhari and visit the 17th Century Monastery perched high up on a cliff, called Taktsang, also known as the Tiger’s Nest - as one visitor explained “Trip to Bhutan is never complete without climbing to Taktsang”, says one tourist. Indeed it’s true as the journey turns into a pilgrimage and fills you up in spiritual bliss.

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Dhamey is the youngest son of the legendary Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. After over 15 years in the Corporate sector, Dhamey returned to the Himalayas to pursue his passion in adventure travel. Growing up in the foothills of the Himalayas, Dhamey has led and been part of many treks throughout the Himalayas. "...Friends are as important as achievement. Teamwork is the one key to success and that selfishness only makes a man small. Be great, make others great..." Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, Tiger of the Snows. Full profile Leave a Review