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Event DistrictDate
Punakha Festival Punakha11/03/2014
Paro FestivalParo11/04/2014
Ura FestivalBumthang10/05/2014
Thimphu FestivalThimphu 03/10/2014
Jambaylhakang FestivalBumthang06/11/2014

Bhutan Serkhor Adventure
Thimphu, Bhutan.

Phone: +975-17271972/+975-17161838

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It is believe that the Jambay Lhakhang was built on the same day as 108 other Lhakhang (Lhasa in Tibet and Kichu Lhakhang in Paro) by the Tibetan king Songsten Gampo to sub due an ogress.

The temple has had restorations and renovations carried out by Guru Rimpoche, Sindhu Raja as well as the first King of Bhutan. Inside the main chapel there are three stone steps, which represent the three stage ages. The first step signifies the age of the Buddha Sakyamuni or historical Buddha. This step has sunk into the ground, as the age is past. The second step represents the present age (Guru Rimpoche is revered as the second Buddha). The highest step represents the new age. It is believed that when a step sinks into the earth the age it represents also passes.

Day 1: Arrive Paro International Airport.
"Receive by representatives of Bhutan Serkhor Adventure. Check into your hotel. After tea, visit Kichu Lhakhang (temple) and Drugyel Dzong. Overnight at hotel in Paro.

Day 2: Paro
Hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery and hike back (3 hours round trip). Lunch at the Taktsang Cafeteria. Hike back to Paro valley. Visit the National Museum. In the evening, stroll through Paro town. Overnight at hotel in Paro.

Day 3: Paro - Punakha
(145 km. About 5 hours drive). After an early breakfast drive to Punakha. En route stop at Dochula Pass (10,000ft. for a cup of tea/coffee and enjoy a spectacular view of the Himalayan mountains. Overnight at hotel in Punakha.

Day 4: Punakha - Trongsa
Drive to Trongsa. Visit Chendebji Chorten on the way. Overnight at hotel in Trongsa.

Day 5:Trongsa-Bumthang
Morning vist Trongsa Dzong and Ta Dzong. Then drive to Bumthang through lush forests. Overnight at hotel in Bumthang.

Day 6: Jambay Lhakhang Festival
Attend Jambay Lhakhang Festival. Overnight at hotel in Bumthang.

Day 7: Jambay Lhakhang Festival
Attend Jambay Lhakhang Festival. Overnight at hotel in Bumthang.

Day 8: Excursion to Ura Valley
Morning drive to Ura valley. Explore Ura village and drive to Bumthang in the evening. Overnight at hotel in Bumthang.

Day 9: Bumthang - Wangdiphodrang
Drive to Wangdue with stop at Chendebji for lunch. Continue drive to Wangduephodrang. Overnight at hotel in Wangdue.

Day 10: Wangdiphodrang - Paro via Thimphu
Drive to Thimphu. After lunch visit the Textile Museum, Takin Reserve (national animal) and some handicraft shops. In the eveving, drive to Paro. Overnight at hotel in Paro.

Day 11: Depart Paro.
Drive to airport for departure

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