Grand Dashain Festival Tour

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:6 Days
  • Trip Price:$599
  • Trip Code:nha501
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Best Time:October
  • Max Elevation:1150 Meter
  • Start Point:Kathmandu
  • End Point:Kathmandu
  • Group Size:unlimited
  • Accomodation:Homestay
  • Transportation:By Bus/Car/Jeep

Trip Highlights

Highlights of Grand Dashain Festival Tour

  • Explore and Experience the rural lifestyle of Nepal.
  • Chances to learn more about Nepalese culture, tradition, and festival in pure form. 
  • Splendour scenes of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna and Langtang ranges.
  • Visiting local people home to celebrate the grand festival of Dashain.
  • Beautiful terraces, farmlands, dense tropical and subtropical forests, dazzling freshwater rivers and streams, etc.

Tour Overview

Nepal is a richly diverse country in terms of culture, traditions, festivals, rituals, history, and arts. Every religion and ethnic groups have their own festivals and have their own way to celebrate it. In Nepal, every year people of diverse cultures, religions, ethnics celebrate more than 100 festivals. Among them, Dashain is a grand festival of Nepalese people, which is also known by Bijaya Dashami. The festival of Dashain signifies the victory of good over evil. People of every religion such as Hindu, Buddhist, Kirati celebrate Dashain in a grandiose way. Thus, providing high scope for Grand Dashain Festival Tour in Nepal. 

Travelers who want to experience and explore unique culture, tradition, rituals, and festivals of Nepalese communities then Grand Dashain Festival Tour is a perfect choice for you. The great festival of Dashain starts from Ghatasthapana also called sowing Jamara. On this auspicious day, the priest worships the Kalash filled with holy water. The festival is celebrating for 15 days where day 1, 7, 8, 9 and 10 have high importance. 

On Bijaya Dashami, tikka made from rice, red color (abir) and curd. And the elders of the family put tikka on the forehead of younger members of the family and offers them blessing and Dakshina ( money). 

Family members and relatives living far from home visit home to celebrate this grand festival. Therefore, it is a great opportunity for travelers to learn more about Nepalese Festivals. Throughout your Grand Dashain Festival Tour, you visit local villages of Nepal and can observe the traditional way of celebrating Dashain. While touring in Nepal during the Dashain festival, you get to taste mouth-watering Nepalese dishes while enjoying cultural dance performances. Finally, we offer a grand festivals tour in Nepal to know about more details about Nepalese culture and festivals importance and themes. 

Detail Itinerary

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal. One of our honorable members will be at the Airport to greet you. Then, he will drive you to the central tourist hub of Kathmandu, Thamel for staying. Taking some rest and refreshments, we meet at our company at Z-street, Thamel for the upcoming Dashain Tour in Nepal. You can have Kathmandu City Tour before starting cultural tour to Jyamrung village. Overnight at Thamel lodge. 

Drive to Dhading Beshi and then again drive to Gola Bhanjyang and walk to the final destination Jyamrung village. 

After having breakfast at Thamel, you then drive to Dhading Besi following the Prithivi Highway. The total distance is 90 Km and takes 2 hours 45 minutes to reach. Dhading Besi is the headquarters of the Dhading district of Nepal. From Dhading Besi, you take a turn to Gola Bhanjyang. Then, you start walking over the rough off-beaten paths that pass through tropical and subtropical forests, rivers, streams, small villages, terraces, and farmlands. Walking for 4 to 5 hours, you reach the village of Jyamrung. Overnight at Jyamrung village.

Your First day at Jyamrung starts with a local tea and bread. Today, you will explore the village areas. Enjoy the magnificent views and scenery of Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna ranges. Visit local people's houses, communicate with them and experience their rural lifestyle. Overnight at Jyamrung village.

Well, today we are going to celebrate Dashain with local people in a more traditional form. You will visit local people home; there you can see the elders of the family putting tika on the forehead of younger ones and blessing them with Dakshina. Even you can even get a chance to take part in this auspicious day and taste some of the most flavorful special local cuisines. The entire day you will be celebrating with local people of Jyamrung as they are very welcoming and kind-hearted. Overnight at Jyamrung village.

Saying a final goodbye to Jyamrung village, you walk down to Dhading Besi. Then, you drive back to Kathmandu on a private vehicle following the same highway. 

Thank you for visiting Nepal and celebrating our grand festival with us. Our honorable representative will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport. From here, you leave Nepal with great memories of Nepalese culture, people, natural beauty and festivals on your way home.

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Reviews

3 of us we had been Nepal for Trekking 5 years ago, I went on a 2 weeks trek around the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal... AMAZING! Bishnu was our fantastic guide and I look forward to organizing our next trek with him in the future. Thanks so much for an awesome trek!

Lou Camp,
Bristol, United Kingdom

" I would like to sincerely recommend Bishnu Lamsal and his agency to whoever is interested in trekking in Nepal and wants to experience both, trekking with an excellent guide and local culture. I met Bishnu 7 years ago when I did Annapurna Base Camp trek with a couple of friends. Bishnu’s professionalism, dedication and willingness to provide an exceptional experience of the mountains, local customs and help us get…

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Sydney, Austrelia

I went trekking with Ram around the Annapurna Mountains, and really the only way to find out how good it was is going there and doing it. You can be sure it will be a safe trip. Ram takes care of his clients, I felt safe even in the most unfammiliar environment. My worries became taking pictures, if any problem possibility came up Ram had already taken care of before…

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