Mountain Festivals

It is said that there are more festivals in Nepal than there are days in the year. Most Nepali festivals are celebrated in homes and there is often little to see or photograph. Festivals complicate treks, however, because government offices remain close and porters leave to their home to enjoy the fetes.

Festivals are scheduled in accordance with the Nepali calendar and the phase of the moon, so they can very over a period of almost a month with respect to the Gregorian (western) calendar. Nepali months overlap Western months.

Mani Rimdu Festival Via Tengboche

The Mani Rimdu festival lasts for three days and is well attended by the Sherpa ...

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    12 Days

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Shamanism in Nepal

This festival of water and colors that falls between February/March is also know...

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    9 Days

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Mani Rimdu Festival Via Chiwong

Join Snow Leopard Trek as we journey to the remote village of Solu to engage in ...

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Tiji Festival Trek

Indra, the King of Heaven and controller of the rains, has once again blessed th...

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    16 Days

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