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Bhutan Takshang

Taktshang - Bhutan's Tiger's Nest
Taktshang in Bhutan hangs on a cliff at 3,120 meters (10,200 feet). Legend has it that Guru Padmasambhava ("one who was born from a lotus flower") flew there on the back of a tiger and meditated there in a cave. Hence, the name "Taktshang" meaning the tiger’s nest. Taktshang is located in Paro, Bhutan (elevation: 2,280m). The Paro valley is the entry point for all visitors flying into Bhutan on Druk Air the national carrier. We can easily fit in a trip to Taktshang with any Bhutan tour package as well as a stay at the wonderful new hotel in Paro, Nak-Sel Hotel & Spa. See our Bhutan package itineraries or contact us today for custom Bhutan tour itineraries.

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Bhutan Treks

Bhutan Gangkar Puensum

Bhutan's Gangkar Puensum
Gangkar Puensum, Bhutan is at an elevation of 7,570 meters at an elevation of 7,570 meters (24,836 feet) and prominence of over 2,990 meters (9,820 feet) is the highest mountain in Bhutan and also the highest yet to be climbed mountain in the world. The Snowman Trek in Bhutan is labeled one of the world’s toughest treks as it goes over 12 mountain passes, all of them over 4,500m including Gangkar Puensum. See our sample Bhutan trek itineraries below or contact us today for to customize your very own special trek in Bhutan.

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Bhutan Festivals

Bhutan Festivals

Bhutan's Annual Festivals
Bhutan's Tsechu is a religious festival honoring Guru Padmasambhava ("one who was born from a lotus flower"). The dances during the Tshechu are performed by monks as well as Bhutanese laymen. Each district in Bhutan celebrates a Tshechu. However, the dates and duration of the Tshechu varies from district to district. Bhutan Tsechus are held on auspicious days and months of the Bhutanese lunar calendar and last up to four days in which a series of masked dance rituals are performed.

Bhutan's festivals are not only a religious occasion they are also a Bhutanese social occasion where families and friends get together in their finest clothes and jewelry. People pack picnic lunches in Bhutanese bangchungs (traditional bamboo baskets) and spend the whole day at the festivals which are usually performed in the courtyards of the Bhutan's dzongs (fortresses) or monasteries. See below for a list of festivals in Bhutan.

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Team Sakten
Sakten Tours and Treks is one of the oldest tour operators in Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan. Sakten has grown from a very small tour operator to one of the largest and most reputable tour operators in the kingdom. We pride ourselves on the level of commitment we give to ensure that our clients have a memorable and unique experience in the Himalayas. We believe in giving our clients an experience, an experience they will cherish forever, and work diligently in making sure that happens. Dedication to quality service and customer satisfaction are watchwords of the company. We also offer all the health club and Salon facilities at our own Spa at subsidized rates to our valued clients. Ours is a company that guarantees you quality service!


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