Bhutan Rhododendron Festival

Bhutan has 46 species of Rhododendron found in Bhutan. Bhutan favors the growth of varieties of Rhododendron. Rhododendron grows above the altitude of 2890m. Varieties of Rhododendrons are displayed in Lamperi Park. The celebration is followed by a special dance and exhibition, local culture and cuisine, arts & crafts, traditional games, cultural programs, guided walks & activities. The festival displays different species that are in full bloom in their natural habitat.

The festival tour covers the most popular places of Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtye and Paro.

Festival Tour Highlight

  • Witness the beautiful flower exhibition at Lamperi Park.
  • Visit the 16th Century old Simtokha Dzong.
  • Enjoy the beauty of u shaped Gangtye Valley.
  • Immerse yourself in a traditional Hotstone bath.

Trip Details

Day 1-Arrival Paro

Arrival at Paro airport. Out team will greet you with Tashi Khadhar and escort you to Thimphu.

Day 2 Thimphu Tour

The guide will assist you to go around Thimphu city. Visit Folk heritage museam, 13th arts and crafts school. After lunch visits simply Bhutan museam to witness the live performance of traditional dance.

Day 3 Thimphu to Lamperi Rhododendron Festival

Witness the beautiful Rhododendron festival at Lamperi National Park.

Day 4 Punakha to Gangtye

Drive to Gangtye from old capital of Bhutan.

Day 5 Gangtye to Paro

Explore Paro. The drive from Gangtye valley takes about 4 hours.

Day 6 Paro Tiger Nest Hike

Hike the popular Tiger nest temple.

Day 7 Paro to Airport and see Off

Tour Cost for the Festival Itinerary

Tour Cost Inclusion

  • Accommodation in 3-star Hotel.
  • Licensed Tour Guide.
  • Comfortable vehicle.
  • All entrance Fees.
  • Airport Pick and drop.

Tour Cost Exclusion

  • International/ Domestic Airfare.
  • Insurance Premiums.
  •  Alcoholic Drinks.
  • Hotel Upgradation