Festival Dates

for the year 2016

Festival Dates 2016

SL#FESTIVALPLACEDATES
1PUNAKHA DRUBCHENPunakha Dzong, PUNAKHA13 th -16 th February
2PUNAKHA TSHECHUPunakha Dzong, PUNAKHA17 th -19 th February
3THARPALING THONGDROLTharpaling Lhakhang, Chummi, BUMTHANG22 nd February
4CHHORTEN KORAChorten Kora, TRASHIYANGTSHE22 nd February & 9 th March
5GOMPHUKORAGom Kora Lhakhang, TRASHIGANG16 th -18 th March
6TALO TSHECHUTalo Gonpa, PUNAKHA16 th -18 th March
7GASA TSHECHUGasa Dzong, GASA14 th -18 th March
8ZHEMGANG TSHECHUZhemgang Dzong, ZHEMGANG15 th -19 th March
9PARO TSHECHURinpung Dzong, PARO19 th March -23 rd March
10RHODODENDRON FESTIVALLamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, THIMPHU18 th – 20 th April
11DOMKHAR TSHECHUDomkhar, Chummi, BUMTHANG16 th -18 th April
12URA YAKCHOEUra Lhakhang, BUMTHANG18 th -20 th April
13NIMALUNG TSHECHUNimalung Dratshang, Chummi, BUMTHANG13 th -15 th June*
14KURJEY TSHECHUKurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG15 th June
15MASUTAKI MUSHROOM FESTIVALUra, BUMTHANG22 nd –23 rd August
16TOUR OF THE DRAGON (BICYCLE RACE)Bumthang to Thimphu3 rd September
17THIMPHU DRUBCHENTashi Chhodzong, THIMPHU6 th -10 th October
18WANGDUE TSHECHUTencholing Army Ground, WANGDUEPHODRANG9 th -11 th October
19GANGTEY TSHECHUGangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, WANGDUEPHODRANG9 th -11 th October
20TAMSHING PHALA CHHOEPATamshing Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG11 th -13 th October
21THIMPHU TSHECHUTashi Chhodzong, THIMPHU11 th -13 th October
22THANGBI MANITangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, BUMTHANG15 th -17 th October
23CHHUKHA TSHECHUChhukha Dzong, CHHUKHA7 th -9 th November
24JAKAR TSHECHUJakar Dzong, Choekhor, BUMTHANG7 th -9 th November
25PEMAGATSHEL TSHECHUPemagatshel Dzong, PEMAGATSHEL12 th -14 th November
26JAMBAY LHAKHANG DRUPJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG14 th – 17 th November
27PRAKHAR DUCHHOEDPrakar Lhakhang, Chummi, BUMTHANG15 th –17 th November
28BLACK NECKED CRANE FESTIVALGangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, WANGDUEPHODRANG11 th November
29MONGAR TSHECHUMongar Dzong, MONGAR5 th -9 th December
30TRASHIGANG TSHECHUTrashigang Dzong, TRASHIGANG8 th -10 th December
31JAMBAY LAKHANG SINGYE CHAMJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG13 th December
32NALAKHAR TSHECHUNgaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG13 th -15 th December
33DRUK WANGYEL TSHECHUDochula, THIMPHU13 th December
34TRONGSA TSHECHUTrongsa Dzong, TRONGSA7 th -9 th January 2017
35LHUENTSE TSHECHULhuentse Dzong, LHUENTSE7 th -9 th January 2017
36NABJI LHAKHANG DRUPNabji Lhakhang, Nabji, TRONGSA12 th -14 th January 2017