Festivals Dates

Most visitors plan their holidays around popular festivals which take place across the country. These festivals add colour and bring excitement to the Bhutanese, and are wonderful times during which you can see a whole community come to life.


November and December, 2023

11th Nov Black-necked Crane Festival, Phobjikha

11th – 13th Nov Bird Festival, Zhemgang

19th – 22nd Nov Mongar Tsechu, Mongar

1st – 3rd Dec Trashigang Tsechu, Trashigang

27th Nov Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham, Bumthang

27th – 29th Nov Nga Lhakhang Zhi, Bumthang

13th Dec Druk Wangyel Tsechu, Dochhu La

20th – 23rd Dec Trongsa Tsechu, Trongsa

19th – 23rd Dec Lhuentse Tsechu, Lhuentse