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Matsutake Mushroom Festival

Aug 23, 2017

Ura, BUMTHANG – 23 Aug to 24 Aug

Celebrate the beginning of another mushroom season with the folks of Ura. The season brings with it the chance to sample lip-smacking recipes and to cultivate a deeper insight into Bhutanese village life. Ura is known for being one of the most picturesque valleys within the entire kingdom. Its inhabitants, the Uraps are a cheerful, hospitable people. Ura provides one of the most authentic experiences of ancient rural Bhutanese life.

Learn to spot and harvest the legendary wild Matsutake mushrooms of Bhutan. Hike the valley’s beautiful trails and enjoy discovering your own personal patch of this rare mushroom. You will also visit the region’s exquisite temples and monasteries, interact with songs and dances alongside the locals, and even relax in ancient outdoor mineral baths.

Take a step back in time when you visit the mystical Ura valley.