Bhutan festival dates for 2016

Here are the dates for the major festivals in Bhutan, and any of these can be incorporated into a customized itinerary. Please see our itinerary which can be adapted so that you can see any of these festivals:

13-16 Feb 2016

Punakha Drubchen

Punakha Dzong, Punakha
17-19 Feb 2016

Punakha Tshechu

Punakha Dzong, Punakha
22 Feb 2016

Tharpaling Thongdrol

Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chummi, Bumthang
22 Feb & 09 Mar 2016

Chorten Kora

Chorten Kora, Trashiyangtse
14-18 Mar 2016

Gasa Tshechu

Gasa Dzong, Gasa
15-19 Mar 2016

Zhemgang Tshechu

Zhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang
16-18 Mar 2016


Gom Kora Lhakhang, Trashigang
16-18 Mar 2016

Talo Tshechu

Talo Gonpa, Punakha
19-23 Mar 2016

Paro Tshechu

Rinpung Dzong, Paro
16-18 Apr 2016

Domkhar Tshechu

Domkhar, Chummi, Bumthang
18-20 Apr 2016

Rhododendron Festival

Lamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, Thimphu
18-20 Apr 2016

Ura Yakchoe

Domkhar, Chummi, Bumthang
13-15 Jun 2016

Nimalung Tshechu

Nimalung Dratshang, Chummi, Bumthang
15 Jun 2016

Kurjey Tshechu

Kurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang
22-23 Aug 2016

Masutaki Mushroom Festival

Ura, Bumthang
03 Sep 2016

Tour of the Dragon bicycle race

Bumthang to Thimphu
06-10 Oct 2016

Thimpu Drubchen

Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu
09-11 Oct 2016

Wangdue Tshechu

Tencholing Army Ground, Wangduephodrang
09-11 Oct 2016

Gangtey Tshechu

Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, Wangduephodrang
11-13 Oct 2016

Tamshing Phala Chhoepa

Tamshing Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang
11-13 Oct 2016

Thimphu Tshechu

Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu
15-17 Oct 2016

Thangbi Mani

Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, Bumthang
07-09 Nov 2016

Chhukha Tshechu

Chhukha Dzong, Chhukha
07-09 Nov 2016

Jakar Tshechu

Jakar Dzong, Choekhor, Bumthang
11 Nov 2016

Black Necked Crane Festival

Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, Wangduephodrang
12-14 Nov 2016

Pemagatshel Tshechu

Pemagatshel Dzong, Pemagatshel
14-17 Nov 2016

Jambay Lhakhang Drup

Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang
15-17 Nov 2016

Prakar Duchhoed

Prakar Lhakhang, Chummi, Bumthang
05-09 Dec 2016

Mongar Tshechu

Mongar Dzong, Mongar
08-10 Dec 2016

Trashigang Tshechu

Trashigang Dzong, Trashigang
13 Dec 2016

Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham

Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang
13 Dec 2016

Druk Wangyel Tshechu

Dochula, Thimphu
13-15 Dec 2016

Nalakhar Tshechu

Ngaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang

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