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TENTATIVE FESTIVAL DATES FOR 2010

Sl. No

FESTIVAL

PLACE

DATES

1

PUNAKHA DROMCHE

Punakha Dzong; PUNAKHA

20th- 23rd FEB

2

PUNAKHA TSHECHU

Punakha Dzong; PUNAKHA

24th - 26th  FEB

3

CHORTEN KORA

Chorten Kora; TRASHIYANGTSE

28th FEB & 15th MAR

4

THARPALING THONGDROL

Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chummi, BUMTHANG

28th FEB

5

TANGSIBI MANI (URA)

Tangsibi Lhakhang, Ura, BUMTHANG

27th FEB – 3rd MAR

6

BULLI MANI (CHUMMI)

Buli Lhakhang, Chummi, BUMTHANG

1st – 3rd MAR

7

GADEN CHODPA (URA)

Gaden Lhakhang, Ura, BUMTHANG

13th – 15th MAR

8

GOMKORA

Gom Kora Lhakhang; TRASHIGANG

23rd  - 25th MAR

9

PARO TSHECHU

Rinpung Dzong; PARO

26th - 30th MAR

10

CHUKHA TSHECHU

CHUKHA

28th – 30th MAR

11

DOMKHAR TSHECHU

Domkhar, Chummi, BUMTHANG

23rd – 25th APR

12

URA YAKCHOE

Ura Lhakhang; BUMTHANG

24th – 28th APR

13

PADSEL-LING KUCHOD

Padsel-ling Gonpa, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

2nd – 3rd JUN

14

NIMALUNG TSHECHU

Nimalung Dratshang, Chummi, BUMTHANG

19th – 21st JUN

15

KURJEY TSHECHU

Kurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

21st JUN

16

THIMPHU DRUBCHEN

Tashi Chhodzong, THIMPHU

12th – 16th SEPT

17

WANGDI TSHECHU

Wangdi Dzong, WANGDUE PHODRANG

15th – 17th SEPT

18

TAMSHINGPHALA CHOEPA

Tamshing Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

16th – 18th SEPT

19

THIMPHU TSHECHU

TaashiChhodzong, THIMPHU

17th -19th SEPT

20

TANGBI MANI

Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

22nd – 24th SEPT

21

SHINGKHAR RABNEY (URA)

Shingkhar Lhakhang, Ura, BUMTHANG

13th – 17th OCT

22

JAKAR TSECHU

Jakar Dzong, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

15th – 18th OCT

23

JAMBAY LHAKHANG DRUP

Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

22nd – 26th OCT

24

PRAKHAR DUCHHOED

Prakar Lhakhang, Chummi, BUMTHANG

23rd – 25th OCT

25

SUMDRANG KANGSOL(URA)

Sumdrang Lhakhang, Ura, BUMTHANG

2nd – 6th NOV

26

CRANE FESTIVAL

PHOBJI KHA; WANGDUE PHODRANG

12th  NOV

27

MONGAR TSHECHU

Mongar Dzong, MONGAR

13th – 16th NOV

28

PEMAGATSHEL TSHECHU

Pemagatshel Dzong, PEMAGATSHEL

13th – 16th NOV

29

TRASHIGANG TSHECHU

Trashigang Dzong, TRASHIGANG

14th – 17th NOV

30

TANG NAMKHA RABNEY (TANG)

Tang Namkha Lhakhang, BUMTHANG

15th – 16th NOV

31

JAMBAY LAHKHANG SINGYE CHAM

Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

21st NOV

32

NALAKHAR TSHECHU (Zhey)

Ngaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

 

21st – 23rd NOV

33

CHOJAM RABNEY (TANG)

Chojamrab Lhakhang, Tang, BUMTHANG

20th – 24th NOV

34

TRONGSA TSHECHU

 

Trongsa Dzong, TRONGSA

15th – 17th DEC

35

LHUNTSE TSHECHU

Lhuntse Dzong, LHUNTSE

 

15th – 17th DEC

36

SHINGKHAR METOCHODPA (URA)

Shingkhar Lhakhang, Ura, BUMTHANG

21st DEC

37

NABJI LHAKHANG DRUP

Nabji Lhakhang, Nabji, TRONGSA

21st – 25th DEC

 

Day 1st : Morning drive to Kakarvitta from Kathmandu.After immigration to Nepal & India drive to Siliguri stay overnight in Siliguri.
Day 2nd : Siliguri to Phutsoling , Morning drive to Phutsoling. Dinner and stay overnight .
Day 3rd : Phutsoling to Thimpu , After breakfast drive to Thimphu, Enroute visit Simtokha Dzong,which now houses the School for Buddhist studies ,Afternoon Thimphu sightseeing, visit Tashichhodzong beautiful medieval fortress / monastery. Dinner and stay overnight .
Day 4th : Thimphu , Full day sightseeing includes visit to Memorial Chorten , Handicrafts Emporium, National Library, Painting School, Traditional Medicine Institute and Changlimethang Lhakhang. Dinner and Stay overnight overnight .
Day 5th : Thimphu to Tongsa , After breakfast drive to Tongsa Upon arrival at Tongsa. Afternoon Tongsa sightseeing visit Tongsa Dzong, the ancestral home of Bhutan's Royal family and also visit Ta Dzong (Watch Tower). Dinner and Stay overnight.
Day 6th : Tongsa to Wangdiphodrang to Punakha , After breakfast drive to Punakha via Wangdiphodrang. Visit Wangdi Dzong and local market which is famous for its bamboo products, slate and stone carvings. Enroute also visit Chendbji Chorten. Dinner and stay overnight .
Day 7th : Punakha to Paro , Morning visit to Punakha Dzong and local market. Until 1955 Punakha served as the capital of Bhutan and still it is winter seat of Chief Abbot. Afternoon drive to Paro across Dochula pass (3,050m) that heralds the most enchanting views of Bhutan. Dinner and stay overnight .
Day 8th : Paro , After breakfast take excursion to Kila Goemba or to Taktsang Monastery as per your choice. ( Taktsang Monastey was damaged due to fire in 1998 but still the excursion to this place is allowed) Afternoon visit the ruins of Drukgyel Dzong, Kyichu Lhakhang and a traditional Bhutanese farm house. Dinner and Stay overnight.
Day 9th : Paro to Kathmandu or Delhi or Calcutta , Morning visit to Ta Dzong (National Museum) and then walk down the trail to visit Rinpung Dzong . Rest of the day at leisure for own activities Transfer to the airport to connect flight to Paro to kathmandu or Delhi or calcutta.