Festival dates

These tsechus or festivals are celebrated every year in various temples monasteries and dzongs across the country. The tentative dates for tsechus are given below.

Sl. No

           Festival                        Place              Dates

1

 Gomphukora  Gom Kora Lhakhang, Trashigang 16th -18th March

2

 Talo Tshechu  Talo Gonpa, Punakha 16th -18th March

3

 Gasa Tshechu  Gasa Dzong, Gasa 14th -18th March

4

 Zhemgang Tshechu  Zhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang 15th -19th March

5

 Paro Tshechu  Rinpung Dzong, Paro 19th March -23rd March

6

 Rhododendron Festival  Lamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula,  Thimphu 18th – 20th April

7

 Domkhar Tshechu  Domkhar, Chummi, Bumthang 16th -18th April

8

 Ura Yakchoe  Ura Lhakhang, Bumthang 18th -20th April

9

 Nimalung Tshechu  Nimalung Dratshang, Chummi, Bumthang 13th -15th June*

10

 Kurjey Tshechu  Kurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 15th June

11

 Masutaki Mushroom Festival  Ura, Bumthang 22nd –23rd August

12

Tour of the Dragon (Bicycle race)  Bumthang to Thimphu 3rd September

13

Thimphu Drubchen  Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu 6th -10th October

14

 Wangdue Tshechu  Tencholing Army Ground, Wangduephodrang 9th -11th October

15

 Gangtey Tshechu  Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, Wangduephodrang 9th -11th October

16

 Tamshing Phala Chhoepa  Tamshing Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 11th -13th October

17

 Thimphu Tshechu  Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu 11th -13th October

18

 Thangbi Mani  Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, Bumthang 15th -17th October

19

 Chhukha Tshechu  Chhukha Dzong, Chhukha 7th -9th November

20

 Jakar Tshechu  Jakar Dzong, Choekhor, Bumthang 7th -9th November

21

 Pemagatshel Tshechu  Pemagatshel Dzong, Pemagatshel 12th -14th November

22

 Jambay Lhakhang Drup  Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 14th – 17th November

23

 Prakar Duchhoed  Prakar Lhakhang, Chummi, Bumthang 15th –17th November

24

 Black Necked Crane Festival  Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, Wangduephodrang 11th November

25

 Mongar Tshechu  Mongar Dzong, Mongar 5th -9th December

26

 Trashigang Tshechu  Trashigang Dzong, Trashigang 8th -10th December

27

Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham  Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 13th December

28

 Nalakhar Tshechu  Ngaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 13th -15th December

29

 Druk Wangyel Tshechu  Dochula, Thimphu 13th December

30

 Trongsa Tshechu  Trongsa Dzong, Trongsa 7th -9th January 2017

31

 Lhuentse Tshechu  Lhuentse Dzong, Lhuentse 7th -9th January 2017

32

 Nabji Lhakhang Drup  Nabji Lhakhang, Nabji, Trongsa 12th -14th January 2017