Ethnographic Bhutan, 15 days

Ploughing field with yaks in Laya
See the last yak herders

Tour highlights

  • Specialized group for ethnography entusiasts
  • Covers two semi-nomadic yak herder ethnicities
  • Most famous tourist spots of Bhutan included
  • Crossing whole Bhutan from west to east
  • Visit Layap tribe akin to Tibet but totally distinct
  • See life of Brokpas akin to groups of Indian Tawang
US$ 2360 / person ?

Listed events can be experienced within this particular tour itinerary. See also our complete festival calendar.

Please mind that timely planning is essential, otherwise there can be a problems with flights. Also remember, that meaningful festival experience might require program extension by one or more days.

Events in 2021
Event name and palce Tentative dates
Pangkhar Choepa, Pangkhar Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang 25 Pro 2021
 Druk Wangyel Tshechu, Dochula, Thimphu, Thimphu 13 Pro 2021
Samdrup Jongkhar Tshechu, Samdrup Jongkhar Dzong, Samdrup Jongkhar 18 Pro 2021
Shinger Meto Choepda, Shingner Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang 1923 Pro 2021
Events in 2022
Event name and palce Tentative dates
 Punakha Drubchen, Punakha dzong, Punakha 911 Bře 2022
 Punakha Tshechu, Punakha Dzong, Punakha 12 Bře 2022
Tharpaling Thongdrol, Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chummey, Bumthang 18 Bře 2022
 Gasa Tshechu, Gasa Dzong, Gasa 911 Dub 2022
 Gomphu Kora (Gomkora), Gom Kora Lhakhang, Trashigang 911 Dub 2022
 Talo Tshechu, Talo Gompa, Punakha 911 Dub 2022
 Paro Tshechu, Rinpung Dzong, Paro 1216 Dub 2022
 Rhododendron Festival, Lamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, Thimphu 1517 Dub 2022
 Domkhar Tshechu, Domkhar, Chumey, Bumthang 1113 Kvě 2022
Ura Yakchoe, Ura Lhakhang, Bumthang 1317 Kvě 2022
Nimalung Tshechu (Tendra), Nimalung Dratshang, Chummey, Bumthang 79 Črv 2022
 Kurjey Tshechu, Kurjey Lhakhang, Bumthang 9 Črv 2022
Annual Mushroom Festival, Genekha, Thimphu 1516 Srp 2022
 Tour Of The Dragon (Bicycle Race), Thimphu, Wangdue, Trongsa, Bumthang 3 Zář 2022
 Thimphu Dromche (Drubchen), Tashichoe Dzong, Thimphu 1 Říj 2022
 Wangdue Tshechu, Tencholing Army Ground, Wangdue 35 Říj 2022
 Tamshing Phala Chhoepa, Tamshing Lhakhang, Bumthang 57 Říj 2022
 Thimphu Tshechu, Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu 57 Říj 2022
 Thangbi Mani (Mewang), Thangbi Lhakhang, Bumthang 810 Říj 2022
 Jakar Tshechu, Jakar Dzong, Bumthang 13 Lis 2022
 Dechenphu Tshechu, Dechenphu Lhakhang, Thimphu 3 Lis 2022
 Jambay Lhakhang Drup, Jambay Lhakhang, Bumthang 812 Lis 2022
Prakhar Duchhoed, Prakhar Lhakhang, Bumthang 911 Lis 2022
 Trashigang Tshechu, Trashigang Dzong, Trashigang 13 Pro 2022 ?
 Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham, Jambay Lhakhang, Bumthang 7 Pro 2022
Nalakhar Tshechu (Nga Lhakhang Zhi), Ngaa Lhakhang, Bumthang 810 Pro 2022
 Druk Wangyel Tshechu, Dochula, Thimphu, Thimphu 13 Pro 2022
Events in 2023
Event name and palce Tentative dates
Samdrup Jongkhar Tshechu, Samdrup Jongkhar Dzong, Samdrup Jongkhar 46 Led 2023