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Nalakhar Tshechu

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Nalakhar Tshechu

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Place: Bumthang

Bumthang is often called the cultural and religious Centre of Bhutan. Nalakhar Tsechu is the good opportunity to glimpse the unique Tsechu being held in the remote rural village of Bhutan (Nalakhar village). People from all over the villages come here to witness the festival dressing in their finest clothes. It is held once in every year.

Insight into Festival Duration, Dates, and Features

Nalakhar Tshechu Features

A modest celebration held by the Nalakhar community. The small village of Nalakhar is located in the Bumthang district.

The event is held to honor the local deities, express gratitude for a successful harvest, and ask for favors for future seasons that will bring forth even greater harvests.

Nalakhar Tshechu Dates for 2022
  • Starting Date: 8th December 2022
  • Ending Date: 10th December 2022
Nalakhar Tshechu Insights

This three-day celebration is conducted at Ngaa Lhakhang in Nalakhar Village.

The purpose of the event is to bring joy and prosperity to the village and the nation as a whole.

Nalakhar Tshechu Highlights

Festival Packages

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Nalakhar Tshechu

Ngaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG

Bumthang is often called the cultural and religious Centre of Bhutan.

Nalakhar Tsechu is the good opportunity to glimpse the unique Tsechu being held in the remote rural village of Bhutan (Nalakhar village).

People from all over the villages come here to witness the festival dressing in their finest clothes. It is held once in every year. The festival is being celebrated to bring happiness, better harvest and prosperity of the villages and country as a whole.

Early in the morning, we will drive our car through farm road until the road at Nalakhar. From the road end, we have to walk about 15 minutes to the festival ground-Nalakhar Temple.

After Tsechu, on our way back, we can hike until Tangbi Village through the pine forest. The hike will take about 2 hours.

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