Events - October

Thimphu Drupchen

  7 October 2016   Tashichho Dzong, Thimphu

Thimphu Drupchen preceds the popular three-day Thimphu Tshechu festial. The Drubchen showcases the sacred dances dedicated to the protecting deity of Bhutane, Palden Lhamo.

Wangdue Phodrang Tshechu

  8 October 2016 – 11 October 2016   Tencholing, Wangdue Phodrang

The festival is held in Wangduephodrang and is observed for three days in the autumn season. The Tshechu is well known for the Raksha Mangcham or the dance of the Ox. Many differen…

Gangtey Tshechu

  9 October 2016 – 11 October 2016   Gangtey Goenpa, Phobjikha, Wangdue Phodrang

The festival is held at Gangtey Goenpa in Phobjikha valley – the winter roosting ground of the migratory and rare blacknecked cranes. Different kinds of mask dances are performed d…

Tamzhing Phala Choepa

  11 October 2016 - 13 October 2016   Tamzing Monastery, Bumthang

The Tamzhing Phala Choepa festival is held at the Tamzhing monastery in Bumthang. The Tamzhing monastery follows the Peling tradition established by Terton Pema Lingpa. The monaste…

Thimphu Tshechu

  11 October 2016 - 13 October 2016   Tashichho Dzong, Thimphu

Thimphu Tshechu is one of the biggest festivals in the country. This festival is held in the capital city for three days. The Tshechu is witnessed thousands of people, both locals …

Thangbi Mani

  14 October 2016 - 17 October 2016   Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, Bumthang

Jomolhari Mountain festival

  25 October 2016 – 26 October 2016   Dangojang, Gasa

The Jomolhari Mountain festival is an exquisitely themed two-day event celebrated at the base of Mt. Jomolhari,by communities located along one of the most scenic trekking routes i…