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Festivals in Bhutan

Posted on Sat October 19, 2019 in Travel Tips to Bhutan.

Each village, community and district celebrate the Tshechu in their various style and fashion – however the main theme is same everywhere with slight variations depending upon the ethnic background, tradition and local myths. The festivals revolve around well choreographed masked dances based mostly on incidents from the life of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava, the saint who introduced Buddhism to Bhutan in the eight century. Witnessing the masked dances is very spiritual and most importantly one is cleansed of all sins and bestowed with blessings and good wishes.

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Travel to Bhutan, How, Why and When?

Posted on Mon October 7, 2019 in About Bhutan Swallowtail.

Bhutan is not a country for every traveler, or a favored travel destination. But, Bhutan is also not just another country to be struck off the bucket list once visited. While Bhutan continues to be one of the top travel destinations and once a lifetime must visit country for the right reasons, it should also be for the authentic experience that can never be replaced. Has traveling made you a better person, conscious of your health, environment, and mindful of your surroundings? Were there epiphanic moments in your travels that changed, among others, your perceptions of life, and perhaps made you more grounded and humble? Should these also be considered the benefits of traveling?

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Where to Stay in Royal Manas Park

Posted by Sonam on Wed April 17, 2019 in Destination - Royal Manas National Park.

Since the opening of Royal Manas National Park in 2010, numerous lodges, eco-camps and tourist standard hotels had sprung with different themes and views so that the visiting tourist could experience the natural beauty of the park.
With the aim to enhance and build sustainable tourism opportunities in the park, the NGO like WWF UK had also funded in building the basic infrastructure and lodges in strategic location in the park.

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Details of The Daily Program of Thimphu Festival

Posted on Mon April 15, 2019 in Travel Tips to Bhutan.

One of the most celebrated Festivals of Bhutan is the Thimphu Tshechu or the Thimphu Festival. The Thimphu Tshechu is performed at the Tendrel Thang, the performing courtyard adjacent to the spectacular and magnificent Tashi Chho Dzong or the Fortress of Glorious Religion.

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Tshering Nidup

Posted on Thu August 23, 2018 in Bhutan Swallowtail Tour Directors.

Bhutan is a country full of myths and legends and I also have funny stories to share as well which makes me to enjoy traveling around with my guests sharing my knowledge, experiences and stories of Bhutan. I am an active full fledged and certified Cultural Tour guide and have been working with Bhutan Swallowtail for the last 5 years.

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