Festivals, Events & Activities in Bhutan

Bhutan is known for its unique culture and tradition. No matter which time of the year you visit Bhutan, there's always something to see and experience.

From traditional festivals (Tsechu and Dromche) to adventure activities, we have listed them all for you.

Dec 10 - Dec 13 Trongsa
Trongsa choekor Rabtse Dzong observes an annual three-day Tshechu in the courtyard of the Dzong. Assortments of masked dances are performed by the monks and traditional f...
Dec 21 - Dec 24 Lhuntse
Lhuentse Tshechu or religious festival comprises of various masked dances and traditional cultural dances. The Tshechu is conducted for 5 days annually at the courtyard o...
Jan 4 - Jan 6 Gelephu
Dekiling Lhakang observes a one day festival. Assortments of spiritual masked dances are showcased during the festival followed by entertaining cultural items. Locals fr...
Jan 21 - Jan 23 Gelephu
Gelephu Dratshang Tshechu is held at Gelephu Dratshang in Sarpang district. Thousands of devotees attend the three-day festival to witness the various masked dance that a...
Feb 19 - Feb 21 Punakha
Punakha Dzong houses Bhutan’s most sacred relic Rangjung Kharsapani “a self-created image of the Bodhisattva of compassion. As per the historical accounts, Tibetan forces...
Mar 5 Zhemgang
Lichibi festival also spelled as Litchibi is a one day religious festival. This festival is observed in Goshing valley in Zhemgang.
Mar 6 Punakha
An annual international marathon event organized by Bhutan Olympic Committee.
Mar 21 - Mar 24 Paro
Paro Tshechu starts on the 10th day of the second lunar month. The flawlessly executed sacred event is the culmination of the dedication and years of hard work the monks...
Mar 21 - Mar 23 Zhemgang
Der-Choed festival is a three day festival that is observed in the Trong village.
Mar 28 - Apr 11 Trashiyangtse
Chorten Kora or circumambulation around Chorten Kora temple is festival held in Trashiyangtse every year during the first auspicious month of the Bhutanese calendar for f...
Apr 16 - Apr 18 Punakha
Rhododendron festival is an exhilarating event that marks the spring season with full bloom flowers and lush green forest in Bhutan. Much alike to the Cherry blossom fest...