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Punakha Drubchen (Festival)

Date : 15th Feb 2019 – 17th Feb 2019

The Punakha Drubchen is a fascinating Tshechu re-enactment of 17th century battle of Bhutan against Tibet. The local militiamen of Bhutan dress up as either parties of the war and re-enact the war. This festival is celebrated to remember the bravery of small Bhutan villages.who came forward to drive away the Tibetan army. Punakha Tshechu festival is celebrated immediately after this celebration. Tourists are not generally allowed to be a part of this enactment. The Tshechu is also held within one of the most beautiful Dzongs in the country – Punakha Dzong

Top festival attractions of Punakha Drubchen

  • Explore Punakha Dzong complex
  • Take part in Buddhist sermons conducted by the monks
  • Enjoy traditional dances and rituals
  • Explore around Punakha valley.

Suggested Tour for the celebration of Punakha festival season: 8 Days Bhutan Tour.

– 8 days highlights of Bhutan -covering Punakha festival,Paro, Thimphu,Gangtey and Phobjikha valley.

– 12 days Bhutan itinerary- The Journey to the Land of Gross National Happiness country – covering Paro, Thimphu,Punakha, Gangtey,Phobjikha valley,Trongsa and Bumthang valley.