Tibet's traditional festivals offer everything from horse racing to monk dances, plus the opportunity to mingle with a Tibetan crowd picnicking and partying in their finest garb. Tibetan festivals are held according to the Tibetan lunar calendar, which usually lags at least a month behind solar calendar. The exact dates are often only fixed by monasteries a few months in advance. While there are various versions of the exact dates of Tibetan festivals in 2018 of solar calendar, Great Tibet Tour offers you the most accurate of all which is double-checked and confirmed by Mentsekhang, aka. Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute, which in charges of researching for Tibetan medicine and calculating Tibetan calendar.
Shoton Festival Tour - 4Days
This itinerary will show you one of the grandest festivals in Tibetan - Shoton Festival. It starts on August 22 of Tibetan calendar. You will never miss a good chance to see giant "Thanka" of Buddha in Drepung Monastery and watch wonderful Tibetan operas in Norbulingka.
Nagchu Horse Race Festival -7Days
As one of the grandest festivals in north Tibet, the Nagchu Horse Racing Festival is a period when the roof of the world comes into a golden season for travel. The tour will take you into the vast and beautiful grassland and show you the vigorous life of Tibetans as well as the beauty of Lhasa and Lake Namtso.
Saga Dawa Mt.Kailash Kora -14Days
It could be a glory to go on a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash during Saga Dawa Festival. On the journey，you can visit most of the top monasteries and holy lakes in Tibet. Follow your heart and start a journey of blessing and purification!
Gyantse Damar Festival - 7Days
With a history of more than 600 years, the Gyantse Horse Racing Festival is a reflection of the distinctive cultures and religious tradition of Tibet. Not only that, you’ll also visit most of the famous scenic spots in Lhasa and Shigatse in the trip.
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