National Holidays in Bhutan in 2023

Nestled in the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is known as the Thunder Dragon Kingdom. Public holidays are a combination of Buddhist festivals and honouring the royal family. Most holiday dates are determined on the Bhutanese calendar, which is lunar based.


When are the next National holidays in Bhutan?

Bhutan Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Bhutan in 2023

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Monday Winter Solstice National Holiday
Sunday Traditional Day of Offering National Holiday
Tuesday Losar National Holiday Tibetan New Year
Tuesday Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the King National Holiday
Wednesday Losar Holiday National Holiday Tibetan New Year
Wednesday Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the King Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Birth Anniversary Of His Majesty the King Holiday National Holiday
Sunday Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung National Holiday
Tuesday Birth Anniversary of the 3rd Druk Gyalpo National Holiday
Sunday Lord Buddha's Parinirvana National Holiday
Wednesday Birth Anniversary Of Guru Rinpoche National Holiday
Friday First Sermon Of Lord Buddha National Holiday
Wednesday Thimphu Drubchen Regional Holiday Thimphu
Saturday Blessed Rainy Day National Holiday
Sunday Thimphu Tshechu Regional Holiday Thimphu
Monday Thimphu Tshechu Holiday Regional Holiday Thimphu
Tuesday Thimphu Tshechu Holiday Regional Holiday Thimphu
Tuesday Dassain National Holiday
Wednesday Coronation day of His Majesty the King National Holiday
Saturday Descending Day of Lord Buddha National Holiday
Saturday Birth Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo National Holiday Constitution Day
Sunday National Day National Holiday
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