Nepal Festivals

Nepal Festivals

Nepal is a diverse country with a varied landscape, rich biodiversity, and culture. People live in the Himalayas, Hills, and the Terai regions from east to west. Each community has its own unique culture and traditions. Each of them has its own set of beliefs and festivals to celebrate. They celebrate many different festivals. Although most of these festivals are religious, some have historical significance, while others are seasonal and legendary celebrations. Nepalese religion has been influenced and has always been the core of Nepali culture.

Festivals such as Dashain and Tihar are of national significance, and Bisket Jatra or Rato Machchhendranath Jatra belong to the traditions of the old valley towns. And still others, such as Chat, Losar is observed only by a particular ethnic community. The vivid cultural diversity of Nepal is seen in the different festival celebrations.

Below is a list of some of the festivals celebrated by the people in Nepal.

2024 Festival Dates for Nepal

Festival NamePlaceFromTill
Gai JatraKathmandu, Bhaktapur and PatanAug 20, 2024
Krishna JanmasthamiAll over NepalAug 26, 2024
Teej FestivalNepalSep 06, 2024
Indra JatraKathmanduSep 17, 2024
Navratri Durga PujaAll over India and NepalOct 03, 2024Oct 11, 2024
DashainAll over Nepal, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Assam and BhutanOct 12, 2024
DiwaliAll over India and NepalNov 01, 2024
Tihar(Bhai Tika)NepalNov 03, 2024
Mani RimduTengboche, Chiwong and Thame MonasteryNov 09, 2024Nov 11, 2024
Tamu LhosarNepalDec 30, 2024
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