Nabji Lakhang Drup

This is a festival performed in Nabji village of Trongsa. The festival is held in honour of Guru Rinpoche considered the second Buddha who reinforced Buddhism in Bhutan. The highlights of the festival are a fire ceremony and naked dance.

Location: NabjiVillage, Trongsa.
Date of festival: 12th to 14th Jan 2017.
Tour duration: 11 nights.

Outline itinerary

Day1: Arrive at Paro and drive to Thimphu for overnight. Alt: 2320m/76096ft.

Day2: Thimphu sightseeing. Overnight at hotel. Alt: 2320m/7609ft.

Day3: Thimphu to Punakha. Drive to Punakha for overnight (3hr / 75km). Alt: 1200m/ 3936ft.

Day4: Punakha to Trongsa. Drive to Trongsa for overnight (6hr / 145km). Alt: 2300m/ 7550ft.

Day5: Trongsa to Nabji. Drive to Reotala and from there another 2hr drive on farm road to Nabjivillage (4hr /90km). Overnight at eco camp. Alt:1300m/4264ft.

Day6: Full day attend festival, overnight at eco camp.

Day7: Nabji to Trongsa. Resume drive to Trongsa (4hr/ 90km). Overnight halt. Alt: 2300m/7550ft.

Day8: Trongsa to Phubjikha. Drive to valley of the black necked Crane (4hr /120km). Alt:2900m/9512ft.

Day9: Phubjikha to Paro. Alt: 2235m/7330ft.

Day10: Paro: Day excursion to Tiger’s nest “ Taksang”

Day11: Airport drop.