Festival Dates for year 2022

SL.No Festival Place Dates
1 Palden Lhamoe Drupchen/ Festival of Mahakali Trongsa Dzong, Trongsa Dzongkhag 7th March – 9th March
2 Punakha Drubchen Punakha Dzong,Punakha Dzongkhag 9th March – 11th March
3 Punakha Tshechu Punakha Dzong, Punakha 12th March – 15th March.Thongdrol on the last day
4 Nganglam Tsechu Nganglam temple, , Zobel, Pemagatshel Dzongkhag 16th March – 18th March
5 Tharpaling Thongdro Tharpaling Lhakhang, Bumthang 18th March
6 Tangsibi Mani Tangsibi Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang 18th – 20th March
7 Chenga Kora, Chorten Kora Chorten Kora, Trashiyantse Dzongkhag 18h March. This festival is more of big crowd going around the main stupa making prayers.
8 Zhuri Duechod (Annual offering) Zhuri Lhakhang, Chumey valley, Bumthang 27th March and 28th March
9 Buli Tsechu, Buli temple Chume valley, Jakar, Bumthang 18th – 20th March. Thongdrol on the last day
10 Gayden Choedpa (offerings) Gayden Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang 30th March – 1st April
11 Namgang Kora, Chorten Kora Chorten Kora, Trashiyantse 1st April
12 Gomphukora Tsechu Gom Kora temple, Trashiyantse (more accessible from Trashigang) 9th April – 11th April. Thongdrol on the last day
13 Talo Tshechu, Talo Dzopng Talo Dzong ( 8kms above Zangtopelri temple) Punakha Dzongkhag 9th April – 11th April. Thongdrol on the last day
14 Nizergang Dromchoe Rubesa village, Wangduephordang 9th April – 11th April.
15 Gasa Tshechu Gasa Dzong, Gasa 9th April – 11th April
16 Zhemgang Tshechu Zhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang Dzongkhag 9th April – 11th April. Thongdrol on the last day
17 Tsirang Tsechu Rabgey Dratshang, Tsirang Dzongkhag 9th April – 11th April
18 Buli/Tali Prewchoed Buli / Tali and Nangkhor, Zhemgang Dzongkhag 11th April
19 Teldra Tsechu, Dagana Dzong Dagana Dzongkhag 11th April
20 Dzongdrakha Tshechu Dzongdrakha temple, Paro Dzongkhag 11th and 17th April
21 Pantang Tsechu Pantang, Zhemgang Dzongkhag 14th April
22 Paro Tshechu Rinpung Dzong, Paro Dzongkhag 12th – 16th April. Thongdrol on the last day
23 Rhododrendron Festival Lamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, Thimphu – Punakha highway 19th – 21st April
24 Rawabi Tshechu Rawabi Gonpa, Lhuentse Dzongkhag 3rd May – 11th May
25 Shabdrung Kuchoe Whole of Bhutan to mark the death anniversary of 01st Shabdrung of 17th century AD 11th May
26 Doley Drubchen / Neyphu Tsechu Neyphu Goenpa, Shaba valley , Paro Dzongkhag 11th May
27 Domkhar Tshechu Domkhar, Chumi valley, Bumthang 11th May – 13th May
28 Ura Yakchoe Ura Lhakhang, Bumthang 13th May – 16th May
29 Nimalung Tshechu Nimalung Dratshang, Chumni Bumthang 9th July – 10th July.Thongdrel on the last day
30 Teldra Tsechu (ritual offerings) Whole of Bhutan to offer rituals for the birth of Guru Rimpoche 9th July
31 Tendra Tshechu Geokar Lhakhang, Trashiyangtse Dzongkhag 9th July
32 Kurjey Tshechu Kurjey Lhakhang, Choekor Bumthang 9th July. Thongdrol
33 Haa Summer Festival Haa 13th – 14th July
34 Mushroom Festival Genekha, Thimphu 15th – 16th August
35 Masutaki Mushroom Festival Ura, Bumthang 23rd – 24th August
36 Lhamoe Doey Phang (Grand ritual for Mahakali and no dances) In the congregation halls of Rimpung Dzong, Paro Dzongkhag 26th August
37 Takila Chham In front of Grand Guru statue, Takila, Lhuntse Dzongkhag 8th September – 10th September
38 Tour of the Dragon ( Bicycle Race ) Bumthang to Thimphu 7th September
39 Thimphu Drubchen ( In honor of Mahakali) Tashichhodzong Main courtyard, Thimphu Dzongkhag 1st October
40 Paro Dromchoe ( Mahakala) Rimpung Dzong, Paro Dzongkhag 2nd October
41 Bum Tashi Festival Gasa Dzong, Gasa Dzongkhag 2nd October
42 Wangdue Tsechu Tenchholing army ground, Wangduephordang 3rd October – 5th October.Thongdrol on the last day
43 Kotakpa Tsechu Kotakpa,Shumar, Pemagatshel Dzongkhag 3rd October – 5th October.
44 Haa Tsechu Lhakang Karpo, Haa Dzongkhag 3rd October – 5th October
45 Tamshing Phala Choepa Tamshing Lhakhang, Bumthang 4th October – 6th October
46 Thimphu Tshechu Tashichodzong, Thimphu ( ceremonial festivities actually begins on 4th October) 5th October –7th October
47 Dorji Tse Kuchoed (Ritual) Dorji Gonpa, Tang valley, Bumthang 4th October and 5th October
48 Gangtey Tshechu Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha 7th October – 9th October( Will reconfirm since 12th dayin the lunar calendar has been skipped for this month )
49 Dangkala Mani (Mantra) Tsechu Above Drakarpo, Shaba valley, Paro Dzongkhag 9th October
50 Thangbi Mani ( Highlight on first day with fire ceremony Thangbi Lhakhang, Choekor Bumthang 9th October – 12th October
51 Jomolhari Mountain Festival Dangochang, Thimphu 14th – 15th October
52 Laya Aulay Laya, Gasa Depends on when the people of Laya are available to do this festival but usually falls in October – November
53 Royal Highland Festival Laya, Gasa Dzongkhag 23rd – 24th October
54 Bho- Yak ( Ap Chundu Soekha) Janka Kha ( Ap Chundu ground) upper Haa valley, Haa Dzongkhag 31st October
55 Shingkhar Rabney Shingkhar Lhakhang, Ura Bumthang 1st November – 3rd November
56 Chukha Tshechu Chukha Dzong, Chukha 1st November – 3rd November
57 Lanyiri Tsechu Lanyiri Lhakhang, Dungmin, Pemagatshel Dzongkhag 1st November – 3rd November
58 Ugenchholing Khangsol Ugyencholing Manor, Tang, Bumthang 1st November – 3rd November
59 Jakar Tshechu Jakar Dzong, Choekhor Bumthang 1st November – 5th November
60 Dechenphu Genyen Tshechu (Main protector for people of Thimphu valley) Dechenphu Lhakhang, Thimphu Dzongkhag 3rd November
61 Black Necked Crane Festival Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha 11th November
62 Dungmed Tsechu Dungmed Lhakhang, Dungmin, Pemagatshel Dzongkhag. This falls on the way from Nanglam to Pemagatshel. 6th November – 8th November
63 Pemagatshel Tshechu Pemagatshel Dzong, Pemagatshel 6th November – 8th November. Thongdrel on last day
64 Jambay Lhakhang Drup Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 8th November – 11th November
65 Prakar Duchoed Prakar Lhakhang, Chumi Bumthang th November – 11th November
66 Panbang Tshechu Panbang, Zhemgang 13th November – 15th November
67 Sumthrang Khangsel Sumthrang village Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang Dzongkhag 18th November – 23rd November
68 Mongar Tshechu Mongar Dzong, Mongar 1st December – 3rd December. Thongdrol on the last day
69 Trashigang Tshechu Trashigang Dzong, Trashigang 1stDecember – 3rd December. Thongdrol on the last day
70 Dramitsi Tshechu Dramitsi Lhakhang, Mongar Dzongkhag (more accessible from Trashigang) 5th December – 7th December
71 Shingkhar Tsechu Shingkhar village, Ura, Bumthang Dzongkhag 5th December – 7th December
72 Gongphu Tshechu Gongphu Zhemgang 5th December – 7th December
73 Buli Tsechu Buli village, Zhemgang 5th December – 7th December
74 Chojam Rabney Chojam Lhakhang, Tang valley, Bumtrhang 7th December – 11th December
75 Khaini Lhakhang Tshechu Khaini Lhakhang, Gorsam, Lhuentse Dzongkhag. Include with Rodungla Trek 8th December. Dances of 4 direction gods
76 Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor Bumthang 8th December
77 Ngan lakhang Tshechu Ngan Lhakang, Choekhor, Bumthang Dzongkhag 8th December – 10th December
78 Druk Wangyel Tshechu Dochula, Thimphu 13th December
79 Pangkhar Choedpa Pangkhar Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang 18th December – 23rd December
80 Trongsa Tshechu Trongsa Dzong 30th December – 1st Jan (According to ABTO )
81 Lhuentse Tshechu 10th January – 13th January 30th December – 1st January (according to ABTO )
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