Cultural Tour

Gai Jatra Festival 2022

  • Duration: 05 Day
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Gai Jatra is a public holiday and a annual festival in Nepal. It comes in the month of Bhadra on the Nepali Calendar but falls sometime in August and September. Celebrated throughout the year in remembrance of the deceased, this festival is delightful and unique in Kathmandu Valley among the Newar and Tharu communities. Relatives of the deceased, disguised as cows, travel around the city in a unique way to commemorate the departed soul. The bereaved family gives the participants fruit, beaten rice, yogurt, and money. This festival helps people in their mourning, and to accept the fate of death.

This festival is believed to have started during the reign of King Pratap Malla, who has a bid to console his queen much grieved at the death of her son in a smallpox epidemic ordered his people to organize humor and satire programs in various comic postures, walk in the streets, fasting or some other things.

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Day 01: 10 August 2022, Arrive Kathmandu - International airport

Kathmandu international airport to Hotel, Overnight with BB,

Day 02: 11 August 2022, Sight seeing - Kathmandu valley

First visit Pashupatinath temple, and Boudhanath Stupa, lunch break, and Swayambhunath Temple, and Patan Durbar quare, and back to hotel, O/N with BB,

Day 03: 12 August 2022, Sight seeing - Bhaktapur Durbar square-Changunarayan temple

After breakfast drive to Bhaktapur city to visit, and lunch break there, and drive to changunarayan temple, and back to Kathmandu, O/n Hotel with BB,

Day 04: 13 August 2022, Explore festival - join in festival

after breakfast walk on street to basandapur durbar square to explore the festival, we can see design of cow face some young people walk on street and feasting,
back to hotel, O/N hotel with BB.

Day 05: 14 August 2022, Final depart - to Kathmandu International airport

drive to Kathmandu international airport by private vehicle, leave before 3 hours from hotel, according to your flight schedule,

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  • Total Duration:
    05 days
  • Best Time:
    13- August -2022, Saturday,
  • Group Size:
    1-20 Pax

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