Culture and Festivals
Don't Miss Any Cultural Celebrations During Your Holiday

Whether you are in Nepal, Tibet, or Bhutan, festivals are the best ways to indulge yourself in the culture of that country and place. From simple, peaceful ceremonies to extravagant Jatras and celebrations, each festival has an essence and aura like no other. You can dress as a part of that culture, or simply be an out looker and enjoy your time there to the fullest. There are several opportunities for you to do so and we are here to help with that matter.

As you look towards participating in a festival of a different culture, in a different country, you need to be certain of the timing, location, and etiquette. In some cases, you might also need to know what to bring to the festival and be respectful of every culture. We, the Altitude Himalaya team, will help you figure out all the major cultural information around Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet. That aside, we will also do our best to cover all renowned as well as lesser-known festivals around these Himalayan nations. So hold tight and join us as we explore the cultures and festivals in Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet.

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10 Popular Himalayan festivals in Nepal

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Shey Festival commemorates the victory of good over evil.

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Gai Jatra festival in Kathmandu valley

Gai Jatra is one of the most popular and traditional festivals in Nepal. Often, taken as the festival of sarcasm, this festival is popular in Kathmandu valley.

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10 Amazing Festivals in Bhutan

Every Bhutanese is said to think that in order to receive the blessings of their heavenly gods, they must at least once attend a Tshechus and watch a mask dance.

by Swostika Sapkota

Kumari - The Living Goddess Amidst the Mortals

There are many Kumaris in Nepal, the most renowned are from Kathmandu called the Royal Kumari, and the other two are from Patan and Bhaktapur.

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Nepal Festival

Festivals are incredible ways to bring people together.

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