Public Holidays for the year 2011




5th January

Traditional Day of Offering

3rd & 4th February

Female Iron Rabbit Year (Losar)

21st , 22nd & 23rd February

Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the King

2nd May

Birth Anniversary of the 3rd Druk Gyalpo

12 May

Zhabdrung Kuchoe

15th June

Lord Buddha´s Parinirvana

10th July

Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpochhe

3rd August

First Sermon of Lord Buddha

23rd September

Blessed Rainy Day

2nd October

Thimphu Drubchen ( Thimphu only )

6th October


6th, 7th & 8th  October

Thimphu Tshechu (Thimphu only )

1st November

Coronation Day of Druk Gyalpo

11th November

Birth Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo/Constitution Day       

17th November

Descending Day of Lord Buddha  

17th December

National Day