Tibet Festival Tour

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 2017 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
Lhasa

4 days Shoton Festival Tour

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.
Horse Racing Festival
Lhasa-Namtso-Nagchu-Lhasa

7 days Nagchu Horse Racing Festival Tour

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.
Horse Racing Festival
Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-Lhasa

7 days Gyantse Horse Racing Festival Tour

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.
Saga Dawa Festival
Lhasa – Gyantse – Shigatse - EBC – Saga – Darchen - Mt Kailash Kora – Lake Manasarovar - Saga – Shigatse – Lhasa

14 days Mt Kailash Kora during Saga Dawa Festival

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!
Tsurphu Festival
Lhasa

5 days Tsurphu Festival Tour

In order to drive off evil spirits and bless for peace, Tsurphu Cham Dance Festival which held in Tsurphu Monastery every year can date back to about one thousand years ago. The monks there will put on masks with faces of Tibetan Gods and dance with music. If you interested in myths and legends, how about join us to enjoy this visual feast in this ancient land?
Cham Festival
Lhasa-Tsetang-Lhasa

6 days Samye and Trandruk Cham Festival

As the origin of Tibetan Buddhism, Samye Monastery is a shrine founded by the great master Guru Rinpoche in the 8th century. In the journey, you could visit some of the most important monasteries in Tibet and experience the mysterious Buddhist ceremony there. Besides, Chongye Burial Mounds, the largest scale mausoleum in Tibet, is waiting for you to discover.
Ganden Thangka Festival
Lhasa-Gandan-Lhasa

5 days Ganden Thangka Festival Tour

Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, and Ganden Monastery are the top 3 monasteries in Tibet. The package which put them together is specially designed to Buddhists and those who want to feel close to Buddhist culture. As the ancestral monastery of the Gelug Sect, Ganden Monastery is a place where you can find wonderful treasures and valuable heritages of Buddhism.

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