Matsutake Festival

Go on Matsutake-harvesting excursions (Matsutake mushrooms are native to Ura valley in Bumthang and the best quality mushrooms are exported to Japan where they are in high demand) and enjoy the local atmosphere when the festival for Bhutan’s fabled mushroom is on. Learn to make delicious Matsutake dishes and also indulge in mineral baths. Enjoy the hospitality of the locals and traditional Bhutanese life in its purest form. This festival is scheduled for the 4th weekend of August.