Apr 14, 2017
Lamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, THIMPHU
The first ever Rhododendron festival in Bhutan was held at Lamperi Botanical Garden in May 2014. It is organized by Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division (NRED) of Department of Forests and Park services in collaboration with the Meto Pelri Tshogpa. The three-day festival highlighting some of the cultural richness of the park and its interrelation with the nature attracted more than 1000 local visitors and about 350 foreign tourists. The garden is located in the center of a 47 sq. mile botanaical park and has over 46 species of rhododendrons.