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Bhutan festivalThe Bhutanese are deeply religious people followers of Mahayana Buddhism. Their belief is woven intricately seven into their daily lives - in the way they live, work, workship and celebrate. But the Bhutan tsechu festivals is perhaps the most elaborate and colourful expression of their deep-seated faith in the ideals of dharma. The festival is also an opportunity for those visiting Bhutan to get a rare glimpse into the mystical and rich traditions of the Bhutanese people.

Name of the Festival Town Duration Month
Bhutan Trongsa Tsechu Trongsa Dzong 3 Days January
Lhuntshe Tsechu Lhuntshe Dzong 3 Days January
Punakha Dromche Punakha Dzong 5 Days February
Chorten Kora Trashi Yangtse 1 Day February and March
Paro Tsechu Paro Dzong 5 Days March
Nimalung Tsechu Bumthang Dzong 3 Days June
Kurjey Tsechu Bumthang, Kurjey Monastery 1 Day June
Thimphu Drubchen Thimphu Dzong 4 Days September
Thimphu Tsechu Thimphu Dzong 3 Days September
Wangdi Tsechu Wangdue Dzong 3 Days September
Tangbi Mani Bumthang, Tangbi Monastery 3 Days September
Jambay Lakhang Drup Bumthang, Jambay Monastery 4 Days October
Prakhar Duchoe Bumthang 3 Days October
Mongar Tsechu Mongar Dzong 3 Days December
Trashigang Tsechu Trashigang Dzong 3 Days December