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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Nepal Festival Calendar

As we look through the rich tapestry of Nepal’s celebrations, we will uncover the captivating stories, traditions, and rituals behind each festival.

by Karuna Bhattarai

Celebrating Culture and Spirituality: Major Festivals in Tibet

Festivals in Tibet provide a rare opportunity for travelers to experience the region's spirituality and hospitality firsthand, allowing for a more immersive and authentic travel experience.

by Kiran Neupane

Mani Rimdu Festival

As a deeply spiritual event, Mani Rimdu plays a crucial role in reinforcing the Sherpa community's connection to Tibetan Buddhism.

by Kiran Neupane

Tiji Festival

Held in the walled city of Lo Manthang, the Tiji Festival brings together the people of Upper Mustang to celebrate their unique culture, traditions, and religious heritage.

by Kiran Neupane

Unique Arts of Nepal

Artistic expressions, whether through visual arts, music, dance, or literature, serve as a means of communication and bonding, connecting people with their past, present, and future.

by Kiran Neupane

Dashain Festival – Greatest Hindu Festival in Nepal

Dashain festival, also popular as Bijaya Dashami, is one of the greatest festivals of Nepal observed by Hindu followers.

by Kiran Neupane