Tibetan Festival Tour
Most Tibetan festivals are deeply religious. In addition to annual large-scale worship rituals to Buddha and Buddhist masters, Tibetan people will also hold a series of festivities associated with religious life and agricultural production. Various festivals come one after another after Tibetan New Year. There are almost a hundred festivals in a year, some of which even last for ten days. During the festival, Tibetan people will hold a variety of folk and religious activities, where you can enjoy the carnival atmosphere. Therefore, it would be better off if travelers could visit Tibet during traditional festivals, and never miss those lively festivities and fascinating locals.
Joining local Tibetans for joyous cultural festivities is your best way to experience authentic Tibetan culture and history. Our expertly-crafted Tibetan festival tours cover all the most celebrated Tibetan festivals and bring you to the heart of thrilling festivities.
From the wild celebration of Saga Dawa festival at Mt.Kailash to the grand display of Thangka at Shoton festival and rarely-seen Tibetan drama performance during Tibetan New Year, etc. you will follow our local experts to dine on local delicacies, watch the time-honored horse-racing and simply immerse yourself in the fascinating festive mood Tibet has to offer.
Widely celebrated as one of the top 3 festivals in Tibet, Saga Dawa Festival marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of Sakyamuni. Our expertly-designed Saga Dawa festival tours take you to the center of cultural festivities in Lhasa, Mt.Kailash, etc. You will join the fervent kora around Tibetan monasteries and sacred mountains and lakes and witness the various intriguing celebrations you’ve never seen before.
Festival Date: Jun. 5, 2020; May 26, 2021
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6-Day Lhasa to Shigatse Tour in Saga Dawa Festival
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8-Day Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour in Saga Dawa Festival
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15 Days Kailash Tour in Saga Dawa Festival
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The annual celebration of the Shoton Festival, mostly known for its gigantic Thangka display and yogurt feast, is the biggest public event in mid-summer in Tibet. Our Shoton Festival tours combine the major festivities held in Lhasa with multiple travel routes to Lake Namtso, EBC, and Mt.Kailash, etc. Led by our expert local leaders, you will enjoy the best highlights, such as watching traditional Thangka unfolding ceremony, Tibetan opera, and tasting local delicacies, etc.
Festival Date: Aug. 19, 2020; Aug. 8, 2021
Recommended Shoton Festival Tours
5 Days Shoton/Yogurt Banquet Festival Tour
7 Days Lhasa to Namtso Tour in Shoton Festival
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8 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour in Shoton Festival
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9 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour in Shoton Festival
Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Shigatse - Lhasa
16 Days Lhasa to Kailash Tour in Shoton Festival
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Verdant grassland, welcoming Tibetan nomads, and incredible horsemanship competition, mouth-watering local delicacies, etc. The Tibetan horse racing festivals offer you the best opportunity to delve into the lives of innocent and versatile Tibetan nomads. We offer you the best horse racing tours covering some of the best horse racing places like Gyantse, Nagqu, Yushu, and Litang. You will be warmly received by local Tibetan nomads and enjoy their hand-made food and join the cheers for the most gallant and skillful nomads.
Festival Date: July to Aug. Each Year
Recommended Tibetan Horse Racing Festival Tours
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8 Days Nagchu Horse Racing Festival Tour
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8 Days Yushu Horse Racing Festival Tour
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10 Days Litang Horse Racing Festival Tour
Equally known for Buddha Thangka display, Tashilhunpo Thangka Festival put up a stunning “Thangka show” for 3 days each year in Shigatse. Our 8-day Thangka festival tour brings you to witness this great tradition after visiting the best-known Tibetan landmarks in Lhasa. You will closely observe Thangka unfolding ceremony in Tashilunpo and later travel back Tsedang to visit some of the earliest Tibetan monasteries and royal palaces.
Festival Date: July 4-6, 2020; June 23-25, 2021
Recommended Tashilhunpo Thangka Festival Tour
8 Days Tashilhunpo Festival Tour to Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, and Tsedang
Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Tsedang
Join the devoted massive Tibetan pilgrims for the kora around Jokhang Temple and light the butter lamps to commemorate the death of Tsongkapa, the great founder of Tibetan Buddhism. The Tsongkapa butter lamp festival is such an impressive festivity, both spiritually and visually. Our tour takes you to visit three of the most Gelugpa Monasteries founded by Tsongkapa and join the pilgrimage and the candle-lighting ceremony in the sleepless night of Lhasa.
Festival Date: Dec. 10, 2020; Dec. 29, 2021
Recommended Tsongkapa Butter Lamp Festival Tour
To explore the folk traditions of Tibet, no festival is better than Tibetan New Year, also known as Losar. Our Tibetan New Year tour takes you to visit Lhasa and Shigatse, two of the biggest cities of Tibet, and discover some of the long-standing traditions followed by generations of local Tibetans. With the help of our hotel booking, easy transfer, and expert local leaders, etc. you will see how locals spend the eve of the New Year, and taste New Year delicacies, and enjoy various festivities that can only be seen during Tibetan New Year.
Festival Date: Feb. 24, 2020; Feb. 12, 2021
Recommended Tibetan New Year Tour
7 Days Tibet New Year Festival Tour
Lhasa - Gyangtse - Shigatse - Lhasa
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