02 Jan

Winter Solstice (Nyilo)

25 Jan

Traditional Day of Offering

25 Jan

Losar New Year (2 days)

21 Feb

Anniversary of His Majesty the King (3 days)

14 Apr

Shabdrung Kuchoe

02 May

Anniversary of the 3rd Druk Gyalpo

17 Jun

Lord Buddha’s Parinirvana

11 Jul

Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche

04 Aug

The First Sermon of Lord Buddha

23 Sep

Blessed Rainy Day

04 Oct

Thimphu Drupchen Drubchoe

07 Oct

Dashain Festival

08 Oct

Thimphu Tshechu (3 days)

01 Nov

Druk Gyalpo Coronation Anniversary

11 Nov

Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo

19 Nov

Descending Day of Lord Buddha

17 Dec

National Day

The public holiday dates listed above refer to non-working public holidays, whose dates may, in some countries, and some years, differ from the historical / commemorative dates.
In most cases, when a holiday falls on a weekend, the following weekday will be a holiday observance.
Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is correct at time of printing. However, some dates are subject to change and advice should be sought from the embassy concerned.