As a religious kingdom, Bhutan tourism features its unique religious festival tours, which attracts thousands of tourists annually. The Tshechu Festival is the most important festival in Bhutan. Bhutanese people celebrate this festival in memory of Guru Rinpoche, who introduced the Buddhism to Bhutan.
The time of Tshechu Festival varies in different areas of Bhutan. Local monks and villagers transform to dancers and singers during the festival, sometimes, they invite tourists to dance together.
Besides the Tshechu Festival, there are some other intriguing local festivals, such as the Haa Summer festival, Jambay Lhakhang Drup Festival, Black Necked Crane Festival, Druk Wangyel Festival, Punakha Talo Festival, Bumthang Domkhar Festival and Ura Yakchoe Festival. Feel free to let us know if you want to celebrate these festivals with local people.
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The Thimphu Tshechu, held in September or October, is the most magnificent Tshechu Festival in Bhutan. Both the King and Chief Abbot of Bhutan will attend this 3-day festival in Thimphu.