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Wangdue Phodrang Tshechu

Date : 6th Oct 2019 – 8th Oct 2019

The festival was begun shortly after the new Dzong was constructed and draws people from all over Thimphu and Punakha.This festival is famous for local songs and ornamental speeches named Lozeys. This is an annual festival celebrated since 17th century. The festival is now known for its Raksha Mangcham or ‘Dance of the Ox’. Like other Festivals, the Wangduephodrang Tshechu concludes with the unfurling of the gigantic religious scrolls(Guru Tshengye Thongdrol)

Top festival attractions of Wangdue Phodrang Tshechu

  • Enjoying traditional dance, music and other cultural celebrations
  • Explore the Phobjikha Valley
  • Try the local cuisine and religious rituals

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

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

Are you looking for more local destinations to cover during the festival? 

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