The Mask Dances of Bhutan

In Bhutan, mask dances are numerous and have different names according to their types, the best known being the Tshechus. There are two types of mask dances in Bhutan:

the Boe‐chham – performed by laymen
the Gyalong‐chham performed by the monks,

The performance of mask dances is a deeply spiritual affair.

In few important dzongs, two festivals […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Atsara – The holy teacher!

During the Tshetchu Feastival, one figures stand above all. They can be seen in all corners of the Festival.  They are called “Atsara”.

The word Atsara is derived from Sanskrit word “Acharya” or the holy teacher. Its called dubthop in Dzongkha.

They are an indispensable part of the tshechu Festival. Their roles and significance transcends entertainment. They […]

By |January 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dochula Pass(Altitude: 3100 m)

Dochula pass is located at a height of 3,100 meters on the way to Wangdue from Thimphu. The pass is must visit for both local and tourist as it offer panoramic view of Himalayan mountain range. The view is especially scenic on clear, winter days with snowcapped mountains forming a majestic backdrop of Druk Wangyal […]

By |November 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Jigme Dorji National Park (JDNP) is the second largest national park in Bhutan with an area of 4316 sq. km. The park spans across 5 districts, namely Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangduephodrang and Gasa. Park headquarters based in Damji, Gasa and its 4 range offices addresses common challenges faced by protected areas elsewhere, like human-wildlife conflicts, […]

By |April 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Experience Peace & Happiness Tours

Recess Bhutan Tours is promoting our new tour package “ Experience Peace & Happiness Tour”. It is full of activities, where the guest will be able to get the glimpse of Bhutan’s Happiness.

This tour is conducted only in the month of October because of festival month and the harvest season.

Since it is a peak tourist […]

By |May 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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