Bhutan Festival dates

Bhutan Festival dates

Plan your trip to Bhutan and experience its vibrant culture and rich traditions firsthand with Wind Horse Tours’ comprehensive guide to Bhutan’s festivals.

Bhutan’s festivals, known as Tshechus, are deeply rooted in Buddhist traditions and celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout the country. From the iconic Paro Tshechu to the lively Thimphu Tshechu, each festival offers a unique glimpse into Bhutanese culture, featuring masked dances, religious rituals, and vibrant performances.

Our Bhutan festival calendar provides you with the dates and locations of these significant events, allowing you to plan your trip accordingly. Whether you’re interested in witnessing the sacred dances at the Punakha Drubchen or experiencing the spiritual atmosphere of the Jambay Lhakhang Drup in Bumthang, our detailed calendar ensures you can tailor your itinerary to include these memorable experiences.

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and colors of Bhutan’s festivals and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

Please note that Bhutan Festival dates are based on the lunar calendar, and some events may be subject to change without notice. By clicking on the name of a particular festival, visitors can access more detailed information such as daily programs, photos, videos, and more.

Tshechus in Bhutan serve as both religious and social gatherings, fostering social bonding among people from remote villages. These events also host large markets, contributing to vibrant commerce. The Thimphu Tshechu, Paro Tshechu, and Jambay Lhakhang Drup are among the largest Tshechus in terms of participation and audience. Additionally, other significant national events such as the National Day on December 17th and the birthdays of the 4th King on November 11th and the 5th King on February 21st and 22nd are celebrated grandly throughout the country each year.

In addition to the Bhutan Festival dates below, please find the annual calendar with National holidays for 2024 published by Kuensel News – Download PDF

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