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FESTIVALS DATES

Bhutan Festivals Dates 2024 (Tentative)

Si No..

Festival Name

Place

Start Date

End Date

1

Punakha Drubchen

Punakha

Feb 16, 2024

Feb 18, 2024

2

Punakha Tshechu

Punakha

Feb 19, 2024

Feb 21, 2024

3

Tharpaling Thongdrol

Bumthang

Feb 24, 2024

4

Zhemgang Tshechu

Zhemgang

Mar 16, 2024

Mar 19, 2024

5

Gasa Tshechu

Gasa

Mar 16, 2024

Mar 19, 2024

6

Talo Tshechu

Punakha

Mar 17, 2024

Mar 19, 2024

7

Gomphukora

Trashigang

Mar 17, 2024

Mar 19, 2024

8

Paro Tshechu

Paro

Mar 21, 2024

Mar 25, 2024

9

Chhorten Kora

Trashigang

Mar 25, 2024

Apr 08, 2024

10

Domkhar Tshechu

Bumthang

Apr 16, 2024

Apr 18, 2024

11

Ura Yakchoe

Bumthang

Apr 20, 2024

Apr 24, 2024

12

Nimalung Tshechu

Bumthang

Jun 14, 2024

Jun 16, 2024

13

Kurjey Tshechu

Bumthang

Jun 16, 2024

14

Tour of the Dragon (Mountain Bike Race)

Bumthang

Sep 02, 2024

15

Thimphu Drubchen

Thimphu

Sep 08, 2024

Sep 10, 2024

16

Wangdue Tshechu

Wangdue Phodrang

Sep 11, 2024

Sep 13, 2024

17

Tamshing Phala Chhoepa

Bumthang

Sep 13, 2024

Sep 15, 2024

18

Thimphu Tshechu

Thimphu

Sep 13, 2024

Sep 15, 2024

19

Jhomolhari Mountain Festival

Thimphu

Sep 14, 2024

Sep 15, 2024

20

Gangtey Tshechu

Wangdue Phodrang

Sep 16, 2024

Sep 18, 2024

21

Thangbi Mani

Bumthang

Sep 17, 2024

Sep 19, 2024

22

Jambay Lhakhang Drup

Bumthang

Sep 18, 2024

Sep 21, 2024

23

Jakar Tshechu

Bumthang

Oct 10, 2024

Oct 13, 2024

24

Dechenphu Tshechu

Thimphu

Oct 12, 2024

25

Pemagatshel Tshechu

Pemagatshel

Oct 15, 2024

Oct 17, 2024

26

Prakhar Duchhoed

Bumthang

Oct 17, 2024

Oct 21, 2024

28

Chhukha Tshechu

Chukha

Nov 09, 2024

Nov 11, 2024

29

Trashigang Tshechu

Trashigang

Nov 10, 2024

Nov 14, 2024

30

Black Necked Crane Festival

Wangdue Phodrang

Nov 11, 2024

31

Nalakhar Tshechu


Bumthang

Nov 15, 2024

Nov 17, 2024

32

Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham


Bumthang

Nov 15, 2024

33

Mongar Tshechu

Mongar

Nov 19, 2024

Nov 22, 2024

34

Trongsa Tshechu

Trongsa

Dec 08, 2024

Dec 10, 2024

35

Lhuentse Tshechu

Lhuentse

Dec 08, 2024

Dec 12, 2024

36

Druk Wangyel Tshechu


Thimphu

Dec 13, 2024

37

Nabji Lhakhang Drup


Trongsa

Dec 15, 2024

Dec 16, 2024

38

Samdrupjongkhar Tshechu

Samdrup Jongkhar

Dec 24, 2024

Dec 26, 2024

Bhutan Festivals Dates 2025

SL No.FESTIVALPLACEDATE
1Punakha DrubchenPunakha Dzong, Punakha6th – 8th March
2Punakha TshechuPunakha Dzong, Punakha9th – 11th March
3Tharpaling ThongdrolTharpaling Lhakhang, Chumi, Bumthang14th March 2025
4Tangsibi ManiTangsibi Lhakhang, UraBumthang 15th – 17th March
5Chhorten KoraChorten Kora, Trashiyangtshe14th March & 29th March
6GomphukoraGom Kora Lhakhang, Trashigang5th – 7th April
7Talo TshechuTalo Gonpa, Punakha5th – 7th April
8Gasa TshechuGasa Dzong, Gasa5th – 7th April
9Zhemgang TshechuZhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang5th – 7th April
10Paro TshechuRinpung Dzong, Paro8th – 12th April (Thongdral on last day)
11Rhododendron FestivalLamperiBotanical Park, Thimphu22nd-24th April
12Domkhar TshechuDomkhar, Chumi, Bumthang.7th – 9th May
13Ura YakchoeUra Lhakhang, Bumthang9th – 13th May
14Nimalung TshechuNimalung Dratshang, Chumi, Bumthang3rd – 5th July
15Kurjey TshechuKurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang5th July
16i)Tour of the Dragon ii) Dragons Fury (Mountain Bike Race)i)Bumthang to Thimphu ii) Lobesa to Thimphu6th September *
17Thimphu DrubchenTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu28th September
18Wangdue TshechuWangduephodrang30th September1st - 2nd October
19Tamshing Phala ChhoepaTamshing lhakhang, Bumthang2nd – 4th October
20Thimphu TshechuTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu2nd – 4th October
21Gangtey TshechuGangtey Gonpa, Wangduephodrang5th – 7th October (Thongdral on last day)
22Thangbi MewangThangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, Bumthang7th-8th October
23Pemagatshel TshechuPemagatshel Dzong, Pemagatshel.29th – 31st October1st November (Thongdral on last day)
24Jhomolhari Mountain FestivalDangochong, Thimphu14th-15thOctober
25Chhukha TshechuChhukha Dzong, Chhukha29th – 31st October
26Dechenphu TshechuDechenphu Lhakhang, Thimphu31st October
27Jakar TshechuJakar Dzong, Choekhor, Bumthang.29th-31st October 1st November
28Jambay Lhakhang DrupJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang5th – 8th November
29Prakhar DuchhoedPrakar Lhakhang, Chumni, Bumthang6th – 8th November
30Black Necked Crane FestivalGangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, Wangduephodrang.11th November
31Mongar TshechuMongar Dzong, Mongar28th – 30th November
32Trashigang TshechuTrashigang Dzong, Trashigang.29th-30th November1st December
33Phuntsholing TshechuPhuntsholing, Chhukha28th-30th November
34Jambay Lhakhang Singye ChamJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang4th December
35Nalakhar TshechuNgaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang4th – 6th December
36Druk Wangyel TshechuDochula, Thimphu13th December
37Trongsa TshechuTrongsa Dzong, Trongsa27th – 31st December (Thongdral on last day)
38Lhuentse TshechuLhuentse Dzong, Lhuentse27th – 31st December (Thongdral on last day)
39Samdrupjongkhar TshechuSamdrupjongkhar1st – 3rd January 2026
40Nabji Lhakhang DrupNabji Lhakhang, Nabji, Trongsa3rd-5th January 2026

Note – Bhutan Olympic Committee confirmed Tour of the Dragon will be held once every two years.