Bhutan 2020 Festival Dates

***Important Note – Except for those festivals highlighted all other festival dates are subject to change at very short notice.

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FESTIVAL

PLACE

Date

1

Punakha Drubchen

Punakha Dzong, Punakha

2nd -4th March

2

Punakha Tshechu

Punakha Dzong, Punakha

5th – 7th March

3

Tharpaling Thongdrol

Tharpaling Lhakhang,

Chumi, Bumthang

9th March

4

Chhorten Kora

Chorten Kora,

Trashiyangtshe

9th March & 24th

March

5

Gomphukora

Gom Kora Lhakhang,

Trashigang

1st -3rd April

6

Talo Tshechu

Talo Gonpa, Punakha

1st -3rd April

7

Gasa Tshechu

Gasa Dzong, Gasa

1st -3rd April

8

Zhemgang Tshechu

Zhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang

1st -3rd April

9

Paro Tshechu

Rinpung Dzong, Paro

4th -8th April – (Thongdral on last day)

10

Rhododendron Festival

Lamperi Botanical Garden,

Dochula, Thimphu

17th – 19th April

11

Domkhar Tshechu

Domkhar, Chumni, Bumthang.

2nd -4th May

12

Ura Yakchoe

Ura Lhakhang, Bumthang

4th – 8th May

13

Nimalung Tshechu

Nimalung Dratshang,

Chumni, Bumthang

28th – 30th June

14

Kurjey Tshechu

Kurjey Lhakhang,

Choekhor, Bumthang

30th June

15

Haa Summer Festival

Haa

11th–12th July

16

Mushroom Festival

Genekha, Thimphu.

15th & 16th Aug

17

Tour of the Dragon (Bicycle

Race)

Bumthang to Thimphu

5th Sept

18

Thimphu Drubchen

Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu

22nd Sept

19

Wangdue Tshechu

Tencholing Army Ground, Wangduephodrang.

24th – 26th Sept

20

Tamshing Phala Chhoepa

Tamshing lhakhang,

Bumthang

26th – 28th Sept

21

Thimphu Tshechu

Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu

26th – 28th Sept

22

Gangtey Tshechu

Gangtey Gonpa,

Phobjikha,Wangduephodrang.

29th Sept– 1st Oct

(Thongdrel on last day)

23

Thangbi Mewang

Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekor,

Bumthang

30th Sept– 2nd Oct

24

Jhomolhari Mountain Festival

Dangochong, Thimphu

14th & 15th Oct

25

Royal Highland Festival

Laya, Gasa

23th – 24th Oct

26

Chhukha Tshechu

Chhukha Dzong, Chhukha

24th – 26th Oct

27

Jakar Tshechu

Jakar Dzong, Choekhor,

Bumthang.

23th -27th Oct

(thongdrel on 26th)

28

Jambay Lhakhang Drup

Jambay Lhakhang,

Choekhor, Bumthang

31st Oct -3rd Nov

29

Prakhar Duchhoed

Prakar Khakhang, Chumig,

Bumthang

1st – 3rd Nov

30

Dechenphu Tshechu

Dechenphu Lhakhang, Thimphu

26th Oct

31

Black Necked Crane Festival

Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha,

Wangduephodrang.

11th Nov

32

Bhutan Bird Festival

Tingtibi, Zhemgang

11th –13th Nov

33

Mongar Tshechu

Mongar Dzong, Mongar

22nd – 24th Nov

34

Trashigang Tshechu

Trashigang Dzong,

Trashigang.

22nd -24th Nov

35

Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham

Jambay Lhakhang,

Choekhor, Bumthang

30th Nov

36

Pemagatshel Tshechu

Pemagatshel Dzong,

Pemagatshel.

21st – 24th Nov

(Thongdrel on last day)

37

Nalakhar Tshechu

Ngaa Lhakhang, Choekhor,

Bumthang

30th Nov– 2nd Dec

38

Druk Wangyel Tshechu

Douchula,

Thimphu

13th Dec

39

Trongsa Tshechu

Trongsa Dzong,

Trongsa

23rd -25th Dec

(Thongdrel on last day)

40

Lhuentse Tshechu

Lhuentse Dzong, Lhuentse

23rd – 25th Dec (Thongdrel on last day)

41

Nabji Lhakhang Drup

Nabji Lhakhang, Nabji, Trongsa

29th –31st Dec

(Mewang on 1st January 2021)

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