Festival Dates 2022-2023

Bhutan’s calendar is packed with interesting events every year. You will never find it hard to see and get involved in something when you are in Bhutan. The hardest thing you will face will be deciding which to see and do during your trip. The events dates are tentative and may change. Please confirm with tour operator before booking.

Tentative Festival Dates 2022 for the year 2022 and 2023 announced by the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO).

Download the Original PDF version as shared by ABTO: Tentative Bhutanese Festival Calendar 2022-2023.pdf.

Festival NameFestival Location / PlaceStart and End Date
Punakha DrubchenPunakha Dzong, Punakha9th  -11th  March
Punakha TshechuPunakha Dzong, Punakha12th  -14th  March
Tharpaling ThongdrolTharpaling Lhakhang, Chumi, Bumthang18th  March
GomphukoraGom Kora Lhakhang,Trashigang9th  -11th  April
Talo TshechuTalo Gonpa, Punakha9th  -11th  April
Gasa TshechuGasa Dzong, Gasa9th  -11th  April
Zhemgang TshechuZhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang9th  -11th  April
Paro TshechuRinpung Dzong, Paro12th  -16th  April (Thongdral on last day)
Chhorten KoraChorten Kora, Trashiyangtshe30th April
Rhododendron FestivalLamperi Botanical Garden,Dochula, Thimphu15th  – 17st  April
Domkhar TshechuDomkhar, Chumni, Bumthang.11th  -13th  May
Ura YakchoeUra Lhakhang, Bumthang13th  – 17th  May
Nimalung TshechuNimalung Dratshang, Chumni, Bumthang7th -9th July
Kurjey TshechuKurjey Lhakhang,Choekhor, Bumthang9th July
Haa Summer FestivalHaa9th  -10th  July
Mushroom FestivalGenekha, Thimphu.15th  & 16th  Aug
Tour of the Dragon (Bicycle Race)Bumthang to Thimphu3rd Sept
Thimphu DrubchenTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu1st Oct
Wangdue TshechuTencholing Army Ground, Wangduephodrang.3rd – 5th Oct
Tamshing Phala ChhoepaTamshing lhakhang, Bumthang5th -7th Oct
Thimphu TshechuTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu5th -7th Oct
Gangtey TshechuGangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha,Wangduephodrang.7th -9th Oct (Thongdral on last day)
Thangbi ManiTangbi Lhakhang, Choekor,Bumthang8th  -10th  Oct
Jhomolhari Mountain FestivalDangochong, Thimphu14th  & 15th  Oct
Chhukha TshechuChhukha Dzong, Chhukha1st  -3rd  Nov
Jakar TshechuJakar Dzong, Choekhor, Bumthang.1st  -3rd  Nov
Jambay Lhakhang DrupJambay Lhakhang,Choekhor, Bumthang8th  -12th   Nov
Prakhar DuchhoedPrakar Khakhang, Chumni, Bumthang9th  -11th  Nov
Dechenphu TshechuDechenphu Lhakhang, Thimphu3rd Nov
Black Necked Crane FestivalGangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha,Wangduephodrang.11th  Nov
Mongar TshechuMongar Dzong, Mongar1st  -3rd  Dec
Trashigang TshechuTrashigang Dzong, Trashigang.1st  -3rd  Dec
Jambay Lhakhang Singye ChamJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang7th Dec
Pemagatshel TshechuPemagatshel Dzong, Pemagatshel.1st  -3rd  Dec (Thongdral on lastday)
Nalakhar TshechuNgaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang8th  -10th  Dec
Druk Wangyel TshechuDouchula , Thimphu13th   Dec
Trongsa TshechuTrongsa Dzong, Trongsa30th  Dec – 1st  Jan 2023(Thongdral on last day)
Lhuentse TshechuLhuentse Dzong, Lhuentse30th   Dec – 1st  Jan 2023(Thongdral on last day)
Nabji Lhakhang DrupNabji Lhakhang, Nabji,Trongsa6th-7th  Jan 2023
Samdrupjongkhar TshechuSamdrupjongkhar4th  -6th  January 2023

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