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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.

2022 Festival Dates for Nepal

Festival Name Place From Till
Krishna Janmasthami All over Nepal Aug 18, 2022
Teej Festival All over Nepal Aug 30, 2022
Indra Jatra Kathmandu and Gangtok, Sikkim Sep 09, 2022
Navratri Durga Puja All over India and Nepal Sep 26, 2022 Oct 04, 2022
Dashain All over Nepal and India Oct 02, 2022 Oct 06, 2022
Tihar(Bhai Tika) All over Nepal, Sikkim and Darjeeling Oct 25, 2022 Oct 27, 2022
Tamu Lhosar All over India and Nepal Dec 30, 2022