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Kathmandu

Monday, 29 May 2017

Kathmandu Valley the epicenter of the Himalayan Kingdom

Known as the city of Gods and Goddesses, Kathmandu is the capital of the largest Himalayan Kingdom in Asia. Standing at an elevation of approximately 1,400 meters, the bowl shaped valley of Kathmandu is historically termed as the “Nepal Proper” and has been the home of numerous cultures concentrated in the cosmopolitan. An ever-expanding urban…

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Ghode Jatra

Monday, 27 March 2017

The legend of Ghode Jatra

The celebration of Ghode Jatra is done in the wide open ground of Tundikhel every year in the heart of Kathmandu. Organized on the no-moon day of Chaitra, “Ghode Jatra” translates to “Horse Parade” in Nepali. Organized and performed by Nepal Army and Police together, Ghode Jatra has a historically rich lore that centers on…

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Saturday, 15 October 2016

Tiji Festivals

Tiji Festival celebrated in the Lo Manthang region by Tibetan Buddhist people is a colorful festival of the Upper Mustang. Celebrated once a year for three days in the beginning of the harvest season, the festival is believed to be celebrated to dispel the demons. According to the legend, a deity named Dorjo Jono battled…

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Mani Rimbu

Friday, 14 October 2016

Mani Rimbu Festival

Mani Rimbu, a renowned festival of locals of Tibetan and Sherpa communities falls on the tenth month of the Tibetan Lunar calendar and is celebrated from the first day to the nineteenth day of the month. It actually falls between mid- October to mid- November which rejoices the legendary events. During the festival, monks disguise…

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Festivals

Friday, 14 October 2016

Festivals in Nepal

Nepal, popular as ‘the land of Himalayas’ actually commemorate a lot of festivals since it embraces more than 35 ethnic groups following different traditions and culture. Fusing your favorite trip to Nepal with different festivals will be one of the unforgettable experiences ever. Below listed are some of the interesting festivals which can amaze you.…

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Festivals

Friday, 14 October 2016

Dashain Festival

Dashain Festival is one of the most important Hindu festival which is celebrated all over Nepal delightfully. This festival usually falls in the month of September or October and is actually celebrated for 15 days. It starts from bright lunar fortnight (Shukla Paksha) and ends on the day of full moon (Poornima) according to Nepalese…

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