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Kathmandu Festival Tour

  • 5 Hours
  • Max People : 16
  • Wifi Available
  • 12th October, 24'
  • Min Age : N/A
  • Pickup: Tribhuvan International Airport

Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, hosts diverse festivals, highlighting cultural richness. Notable celebrations include Indra Jatra in September, featuring the Kumari Jatra. Dashain in October symbolizes Durga’s triumph, marked by family gatherings. Tihar in October or November worships animals and Laxmi. Holi in March signifies spring’s arrival with colorful festivities. Buddha Jayanti in April/May honors Gautama Buddha. Bisket Jatra in April marks the New Year. Gai Jatra in August honors the deceased. Yomari Punhi in December involves a special rice cake. Maghe Sankranti in January has cultural events. Shivaratri in February/March honors Lord Shiva at Pashupatinath Temple.

Departure & Return Location

Tribhuvan International Airport Nepal

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Hotels and Accommodation

3 Star Hotel


Professional English Speaking Guide

Price Includes

  • Airport pick and drop
  • 4 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Any domestic airfare
  • Tips and Gratuity
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Any Service Fees not mentioned in the program

Kathmandu Festival Highlight

  • Indra Jatra: Celebrated in September, Indra Jatra marks the end of the monsoon season. The Kumari Jatra, where the living goddess Kumari is paraded through the streets, is a highlight.
  • Dashain: The biggest Hindu festival in Nepal, Dashain, usually takes place in October. It symbolizes the victory of the goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura and involves family gatherings, feasting, and the exchange of blessings.
  • Holi: Also known as the Festival of Colors, Holi is celebrated in March. It involves throwing colored powders and water at each other, symbolizing the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring.
  • Buddha Jayanti: Celebrated in April or May, Buddha Jayanti marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha. Pilgrims visit Buddhist shrines, and colorful processions take place in Kathmandu.
What to Expect during Kathmandu Festival?

These festivals showcase the vibrant cultural tapestry of Kathmandu, attracting both locals and tourists who are keen to experience the unique traditions and celebrations of Nepal. The dates of these festivals may vary each year based on the lunar calendar.


  • Cultural Dance
  • Local Performers
  • Mask Dance
Kathmandu Dassain festival Tour

Day 1Arrival Kathmandu Airport

Arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Discover Kathmandu’s cultural gems in a short sightseeing escapade. Visit the ancient Swayambhunath Stupa, the bustling Durbar Square, and the sacred Pashupatinath Temple. Immerse yourself in Nepal’s vibrant heritage through these iconic landmarks, each echoing tales of history and spirituality.

Day 2Kathmandu Pokhara Kathmandu

After early breakfast drive to Pokhara. Sightseeing at Pokhara and return back to Kathmandu. Embark on a captivating sightseeing tour from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back.  In Pokhara, revel in the serene beauty of Phewa Lake and witness the breathtaking Annapurna mountain range. This short but enriching journey promises cultural marvels and scenic wonders, creating lasting memories in just a few days.


Day 3Witness Dassain Festival at Kathmandu

Witness the popular Dassain festival. Dassain, the major Hindu festival in Nepal, symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Celebrated with family reunions, feasts, and animal sacrifices, it spans 15 days. The goddess Durga is worshipped, and elders give blessings (‘tika’) to younger family members, fostering harmony and renewal. You can witness this festival.


Day 4Kathmandu City Tour

Kathmandu sightseeing. Experience the mystical allure of the ancient Swayambhunath Stupa, the vibrant energy of Kathmandu Durbar Square, and the sacred Pashupatinath Temple.


Day 5Departure from Kathmandu airport

Today our guide and driver will see you off from airport.


FAQ about Kathmandu Festival Tour

What festivals are typically included in a Kathmandu festival tour?

A Kathmandu festival tour may include a variety of festivals such as Indra Jatra, Dashain, Tihar, Holi, Buddha Jayanti, Bisket Jatra, Gai Jatra, and more, depending on the itinerary and the time of visit.

When is the best time to take a Kathmandu festival tour?

The best time for a Kathmandu festival tour depends on the specific festivals you wish to experience. Festivals occur throughout the year, so it’s advisable to plan according to your preferences.

How long do Kathmandu festival tours typically last?

The duration of Kathmandu festival tours can vary. Some may last a week, covering multiple festivals, while others may be shorter, focusing on specific celebrations. Dassain last about 7 days.

Can I actively participate in the festivals during the tour?

Yes, festival tours are designed to allow participants to actively engage in festivals, including witnessing rituals, joining processions, and experiencing cultural performances.

What cultural activities are included in the festival tour?

Festival tours often include visits to temples, participation in religious ceremonies, cultural performances, interactions with locals, and opportunities to explore traditional customs.

Is there a dress code for participating in festivals?

While there may not be a strict dress code, it’s advisable to dress modestly and respectfully when participating in religious and cultural events. Wearing traditional attire may be encouraged.

Can I take photographs during the festivals?

In most cases, photography is allowed during festivals, but it’s essential to be respectful of local customs. Some religious ceremonies may have restrictions on photography.

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