Warmly invited by Her Majesty Ashi Kelsang Choedon Wangchuk, the Royal Grand Mother of Bhutan, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang visited Bhutan for ten days from 21st of September 2014. His Holiness and entourage were received by the most honourable Lyenpo Paljor Dorji, Dr. Kinzang and protocol officers of Bhutan at Paro airport, and accompanied towards Thimphu, the capital.
At Thimphu His Holiness was well received by Dasho Tobgyal Dorji, Dasho Kalden Dorji, Ashi Khandom, Chuki Om and all the family members.
On , His Holiness was joined by honourable Lyenpo Paljor Dorji for breakfast, and thereafter H.H. made a private visit to see his aunt Ani Tess La at Langchuphakha, and spent light agreeable moments with her. At H.H. had lunch with Her majesty Ashi Kelsang Choedon Wangchuk at the palace, and had a pleasant time with Her Majesty. Most honourable Lyenpo Paljor Dorji, Ani Tess La, most Ven. Rigyal Rinpoche and Chuki Om Dorji were also present.
On , His Holiness and entourage left for Phobjikha. On the way they visited the temple at Dorchula and had tea there. His Holiness was joined by most Ven. Rigyal Rinpoche, most Ven. Choze Kuchen Rinpoche, most Ven. Dzong Trul Rinpoche, protocol officers and some others. His Holiness and entourage had lunch at Chuzom Sa at Sha, and then headed towards Phobjikha where they stayed the night.
Next morning on , His Holiness visited Nailung Daichaling Lhakhang which Queen Mother has gifted to His Eminence Khentse Yangse Rinpoche. Thereafter as a guest of His Eminence Gangtey Trulku Rinpoche, H.H. and entourage visited Gangtey Gompa, where H.E. Gantey Trulku and the monks received H.H. With a traditional procession at the Monastery, and tea was offered there.
H.H. also visited and blessed all the temples of the Gompa. H.E. Gangtey Trulku requested His Holiness to visit again and asked him to bestow the important Peling Empowerment which has been lost in the Peling tradition, but still exists as a treasure of the Drikung Damngak Dzod. His Holiness promised to visit again and also to give the empowerment. He then left for Trongsa.
H.H. and entourage arrived at Trongsa Dzong around , where H.H. was received by Lama Karma, the Dasho Dzongdak (DM), Dasho Drangpon (the Judge) and all the officials of Trongsa district. H.H. visited the Demchok Lhakhang inside the Dzong and the palace of His Majesty Jigme Wangchuk, the Second King of Bhutan. There H.H. and his entourage were served with butter tea and fried rice by the officials.