One of the interesting ways of understanding the beauty and richness of Nepali culture is through its festivals. Participating in the local festivities gives visitors an insight into the life of the Nepali people and makes their stay in Nepal more colorful. Everything festive in Nepal traditionally begins with something religious and moves with a spontaneous spirit into a pleasant family feast.
Most of the festivals celebrated in Nepal are religious. However, they can be generally divided into: religious, historical, agricultural, seasonal and legendary. Festivals in Nepal involve cultural dances, songs and performances, making them interesting and entertaining. Please click here for a list of our festivals and dates.