Every Year in the month of April when the Rhododendron Flowers start blooming the local communities organize the Annual Rhododendron festival at the Royal Botanical Park, Lamperi with support from Department of Forests and Park Services and the Tourism Council of Bhutan. Lamperi Royal Botanical Park or Garden is about 35 Kms away from Thimphu,thus people can enjoy the festival even as a days event.
This natural garden and Park is spread over 47 square miles and Bhutan has 46 Rhododendron species.
This Rhododendron Festival is an absolute enjoyment for Nature and wild flower lovers. The Annual Event takes place for 3 continuous days so there is time to explore and thoroughly enjoy the peaceful environment filled with the colorful Rhododendron flowers.
The festival showcases several interesting programs on environment, cultural and food themes. The festival features the rhododendron garden walk and exhibition, local culture and cuisines, arts and crafts, traditional games, cultural program, guided walks and other interesting activities.
To witness the Bhutan Rhododendron Festival Book your Bhutan Trip as early as possible so that all arrangements can be made perfectly for your visit to this event.