Jakar Festival

The festival of Jakar is a newly introduced festival celebrated inside the courtyard of Jakar Dzong in the central valley of Bumthang. The festival constitutes of numerous masked dances performed and presented by the monk body of Jakar Dzong. The villagers also present folk songs and dances in an offering of sorts to the protecting deities of the valley.

This annual event on the calendar draws a large number of crowds from within the valley as well as from afar. The festival is a congregation of people to receive blessings for peace, long life and prosperity in the region. Attending sacred festivals as such is believed to cleanse one off all evils and bless one with good health.

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  • Accommodation at 3 star hotels
  • All meals included (B/L/ D) at 3 star hotels and restaurants
  • Transportation for the entire tour
  • Service of licensed English-speaking cultural and trek guide
  • Experienced driver
  • Visa for Bhutan
  • Government fee, Royalty and taxes & surcharge for group travelling as one or two person
  • Entrance fee museum, monument, permits etc.
  • Trek Equipment: Sleeping tent, Dinning tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, Chair and sleeping mat. You need to bring your own sleeping bag.
  • Pack ponies for carrying trek equipment.
  • Services of Trek cook, trek assistant and horsemen
  • Mineral water on cultural tour and boiled water on the trek

Not Included

  • Airfare for your desired flight sector fly into and depart from Bhutan
  • Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
Festival Calendar 2018