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Druk Wangyel Tshechu

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Dochula Druk Wangyel Tshechu

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Place: Dochula Pass

The Dochula Druk Wangyel Festival was established in 2011 in commemoration of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and the Armed Forces’ victory over Indian insurgent forces residing in southern Bhutan in 2003.

Insight into Festival Duration, Dates, and Features

Druk Wangyel Tshechu Features

The Druk Wangyel Tshechu is a one-of-a-kind celebration that is carried out by the Royal Bhutan Army rather than monks or lay people.

Druk Wangyel Tshechu Dates for 2022
  • Starting Date: 13th December 2022
  • Ending Date: 13th December 2022
Druk Wangyel Tshechu Insight

The Druk Wangyel Tshechu Festival 2022 in Bhutan is a one-of-a-kind event that will be performed by the Royal Bhutan Army. This ceremony honors His Majesty the King Jigme Singye Wangchuck’s skillful leadership.

It also commemorates the Royal Bhutan Army’s efforts to safeguard the country’s sovereignty and security. This event is held in the magnificent Dochula pass, which features 108 well-arranged stupas.

Druk Wangyel Tshechu Highlights

Festival Packages

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Dochula Druk Wangyel Festival

TSHECHU Dochula, THIMPHU

The Dochula Druk Wangyel Festival was established in 2011 in commemoration of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and the Armed Forces’ victory over Indian insurgent forces residing in southern Bhutan in 2003.

The Tshechu is takes place every December 13 at the Druk Wangyel Lhakhang Festival Ground located at Dochula Pass around 22 km from the capital city Thimphu.

Dochula Pass is one of the most scenic locations in the entire kingdom, offering a stunning panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain range.

Set amidst this breathtaking backdrop, the Dochula Druk Wangyel Tshechu is an experience unlike any other and true exemplifies Bhutanese cultural traditions.

You may also take in the breathtaking view of the Himalayan Mountains to the north.

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