About Bhutan

Nomad Festival in Bumthang

Adding little color to the country Nomadic people of the country gathers from different places with their own culture, tradition and create a festival of their own community which is known as Nomad Festival. The nomadic people are basically from northern side of the country. People from highlanders like Bumthang, Thimphu, Wangduephodrang, Trashigang, Trashiyangtse, Paro, Gasa and Haa participate in the festival each year and create a joyful environment with their own creation of dance and performances. Even the tourist find the festival full of fun, energetic and exciting as it includes local or traditional games, dance and food. Beside these Yak shows, Yak and horse riding, quiz competition on livestock are also the highlights of the festival.

The festival is a two day festival initiated by the ministry of agriculture and forest.