Western Bhutan covers the Districts (known as Dzongkhags in Bhutan) of Thimphu, Paro, Punakha, Wangdue Phodrang and Gasa.
Many travelers to Bhutan witness these festivals as they take place in Districts closer to the Paro International Airport so tourists with a shorter number of days tour in Bhutan can also witness these Festivals.
The various Festivals that takes place in Western Bhutan Region are:
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Punakha is the winter capital of the monastic body. The Fortress boasts of having enthroned all the Kings of Bhutan