Winter (December, January, February)

The climate is very harsh with heavy snowfalls in winter. It is more or less cloudless and you can get good views of snow on the mountain passes


Lhuentse Tsechu
This Tsechu is held in the remote northeastern district of Lhuentse. It can also fall in January.

Trongsa Tsechu
One of the oldest and least visited festivals, the three-day Tsechu ends with the unfurling of a giant Thongdrel.

Nomad’s festival
Initiated in 2009, highlanders from as far as Laya and Sakten gather with products for sale in the Bumthang valley.