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Bhutan Festivals Diary 2017

If you are thinking about travelling to Bhutan next year, consider planning it around one of the unique cultural festivals.

Bhutan Festivals Diary 2017

Festival dates are based on the moon and the stars, so be sure to confirm the dates before you book!

Thimphu Festival

Festival Location Dates
Punakha Drubchen Punakha 2 – 6 March 2017
Punakha Tshechu Punakha 7 – 9 March 2017
Bhutan International Marathon Punakha 4 March 2017
Chorten Kora Festival Trashi Yangtse 11 – 26 April 2017
Gomphukora Festival Trashigang 4 – 6 April 2017
Paro Tshechu Paro 7 – 11 April 2017
Rhododendron Festival Thimphu 18 – 20 April 2017
Ura Yakchoe Bumthang 7 – 10 May 2017
Nimalung Tshechu Bumthang 1 – 3 July 2017
Kurjey Tshechu Bumthang 3 July 2017
Tour of the Dragon (Bicycle Race) Bumthang 2 September 2017
Thimphu Drubchen Thimphu 25 – 29 September 2017
Wangdue Tshechu Wangdue Phodrang 28 – 30 September 2017
Thimphu Tshechu Thimphu 30 September – 2 October 2017
Gangtey Tshechu Gangtey 26 – 28 September 26 2017
Jakar Tshechu Bumthang 21 – 23 October 2017
Black-Necked Crane Festival Wangdue Phodrang 11 November 2017
Jambay Lhakhang Drup Bumthang 3 – 6 November 2017
Mongar Tshechu Mongar 18 – 21 November 2017
Trashigang Tshechu Trashigang 19 – 22 November 2017
Nalakhar Tshechu Bumthang 25 – 27 November 2017
Druk Wangyel Tshechu Thimphu 13 December 2017
Trongsa Tshechu Trongsa 20 – 22 December 2017