Festivals & Events in Bhutan

Nomad Festival

Date is disputed and should be reconfirmed.
Event type: 
Other, Major event

The annual nomad festival is held in Bumthang in central Bhutan. Bumthang is about an eight-hour drive from the capital city of Thimphu. This annual gathering brings together the nomads of the northeastern and northwestern Himalayan frontiers in an unforgettable celebration of their unique cultures and traditions. The festival is an ideal platform to witness and experience the unique traditions and way of life of different highlander communities in the country.

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Witness event on following tours

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Domkhar Tshechu Major event
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Ura Yakchoe
  • 1620 Apr 2019
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Nimalung Tshechu
  • 911 Jul 2019
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Kurjey Tshechu Major event
  • 11 Jul 2019
  • 30 Jun 2020
Matsutake Mushroom Festival
  • 2324 Aug 2019