Festival Tour

The exotic visuals and otherwordly mysteries of Bhutanese culture are showcased during its deeply religious, vibrant and colorful dance festivals. Most Dzongs and many goembas host an annual festival, the largest of which is the tshechu, where strikingly consumed dancers mesmerise and delight dedicated audience of locals and travelers are alike.

Tshechu, meaning “day 10” are yearly religious Bhutanese festivals held in each district of Bhutan. Tschechus are held to honor Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava), who brought a Tantric form of Buddhism to Bhutan in 8th century. Those who witness a Tshechu are thought to earn merit, be bestowed great luck, and will have their wishes come true. The dates and duration of the Tshechus vary from district to another but usually takes place on an or around the 10th day of the Bhutanese calendar, which is dedicated to the Guru Rinpochoe.

The following shows the detailed itineraries about the date to withness the Bhutanese Festival:

 

Name Town Start Date End Date
Punakha Drubchen Punakha Feb 21, 2018 Feb 24, 2018
Punakha Tshechu Punakha Feb 25, 2018 Feb 28, 2018
Paro Tshechu Paro March 27, 2018 March 31, 2018
Chhorten Kora Trashi Yangtse March 31,  2018 April 16,  2018
Tsirang Tshechu Tsirang March 24, 2018  March 26, 2018
Ura Yakchoe Bumthang April 26, 2018 April 29, 2018
Tour of the Drangon Thimphu Sept 1, 2018
Thimphu Tshechu Thimphu Sept 19, 2018 Sept 21 2018
Black Necked Crane Festical Wangdue Phodrang Nov 11, 2018
Pemagatshel Tshechu Pemagatshel Nov 01, 2017 Nov 03, 2017
Black Necked Crane Festival Wangdue Phodrang Nov 11, 2018
Jambay Lakhang Singye Cham Bumthang Nov 23, 2018
Druk Wangyel Tshechu Thimphu Dec 13, 2018
Dagapela Tshechu Dagana Dec 29, 2018 Dec 31, 2018