Nalakhar Festival

Nalakhar Festival.

8 – 10 Dec. 2022 | Venue: Ngaa Lhakhang, Bumthang.

The Nalakhar festival is held at the Ngaa Lhakhang in Nalakhar village in Bumthang. This three day festival is one of the popular festivals in the Choekhor valley. It attracts people from all over Bumthang, dressed in their finest clothes. This festival is celebrated to bring happiness and prosperity to the village and the country as a whole. It is also a symbolic prayer for good harvest and for the well being of everyone.

Sketch Itinerary for Nalakhar Festival:

Day 1. Arrive Paro.

Day 2. Paro – Bumthang sightseeing (Flight to Bumthang).

Day 3. Bumthang (Witness Nalakhar Festival).

Day 4. Bumthang – Nalakhar Festival.

Day 5. Bumthang – Trongsa – Gangtey (146 kms – 5 hours).

Day 6. Gangtey – Punakha (75 kms – 2 hours).

Day 7. Punakha – Thimphu (76 kms – 2 hours).

Day 8. Thimphu Sightseeing.

Day 9. Thimphu – Paro – Hike to the Tiger’s Nest (54 kms – 1 hour).

Day 10. Paro – Departure.