Punakha, Bhutan

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Punakha, Bhutan for 2026 ready to be integrated into your application.

Bhutan is a South Asian Budhist kingdom, known for its monasteries. The Kingdom of Bhutan, located along the ancient Silk Road, has never been colonized. The country lies in the east Himalayan mountains, whose highest peak is believed to be the highest unclimbed mountain in the world. Bhutan was officially founded on December 17, 1907.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Thursday New Year's Day
January 2nd Friday Winter Solstice Long weekend.
February 15th Sunday Nirvana Day
February 17th Tuesday Losar
February 21st Saturday Birth of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
February 22nd Sunday Second Day of the Birth of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
February 23rd Monday Third Day of the Birth of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Long weekend.
February 28th Saturday Traditional Day of Offering
March 20th Friday March Equinox Long weekend.
May 2nd Saturday Birth of King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
May 26th Tuesday Passing of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
June 2nd Tuesday Coronation of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
June 21st Sunday June Solstice
July 10th Friday Birth of Guru Rinpoche Long weekend.
August 3rd Monday First Sermon of Buddha Long weekend.
September 23rd Wednesday September Equinox
October 6th Tuesday Dashain
October 31st Saturday Lhabab Duchen
November 1st Sunday Coronation of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
November 11th Wednesday Birth of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
December 17th Thursday National Day
December 21st Monday December Solstice Long weekend.
December 31st Thursday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
$ curl -G -d country="BT-23" -d year="2026" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "BT-23",
  "year": "2026",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'BT-23',
  year: '2026',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'BT-23',
  'year' => '2026',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "BT-23"
$Body.year = "2026"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BT-23',
  'year': '2026',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'BT-23',
  'year': '2026',