Festivals in Nepal

Nepal is known as the Unique Himalayan country in the world. Nepalese People celebrate many festivals around the year. National holidays have fixed dates but religious festivals are celebrated according to the Nepali Calendar as Bikram Sambat (B.S.).

The major festivals are below. Festivals in Nepal influenced has always the core of Nepali traditional culture. Festivals are manifestations of the cultural sensibility of any particular society at its beat. Festivals, through acts and performance of rites and rituals and rituals. it also helps in strengthening familial and societal ties by way of gathering, merry-making, and socializing.

Most Celebrate festivals in Nepal

Lhosar

Sherpas and Tibetans welcome their New Year with feasts, family visits and dancing. Families put on their finest clothes and jewelry and exchange gifts. Buddhist monks in thanks offer prayers for good health and prosperity, and perform dances at the monasteries. Colorful prayer flags decorate streets and rooftops, and the colors seem especially brilliant at the Bouddha and Swayambhu stupas.

Holi (Fagu Poornima)

Holi is known as Color festivals. This festivals celebrate in Nepal and India. The Holi celebrates the death of the demonizes Holika. This wicked woman, who was supposed to be invulnerable to fire, tried many times to kill her nephew, an ardent devotee of lord Vishnu. In the end she put the boy on her lap and set fire beneath them, thinking he would be burned up and she would escape. But instead the boy remained unharmed and Holika, to her surprise, immolated herself. The rites of this festival celebrate her end.

Chaite Dashain

Hindus celebrate Dashain twice a year in Nepal. Chaite Dashain is one of these. The most public of the ceremonies are the ritual animal sacrifices performed by the army in the courtyard of the police station at Hanuman Dhoka. This commences from 8:00 a.m. and is performed before the banners and insignia of various military units. Goats and buffaloes are the victims, beheaded by a single stroke of the sword. In previous years anyone in the audience could volunteer to dispatch one of the animals, but this custom has lapsed. Western visitors are slowed to view from a balcony overlooking the courtyard, with a splendid view of all the gore. The rites last about two hours and are concluded after the military commander smears each of the banners with the sacrificial blood.

Dashain

The great festival of Nepal, The dashain is a time of family reunion,the exchange of gifts and blessings, ritual bathing and animal sacrifices. The Dashai honors the goddess Durga, was created out of the shakti energy of all the gods, armed with weapons from each of them. Goddess Durga, symbolizing valor and prowess, is worshiped and offered animal sacrifices for the devotees’ progress prosperity.

Specifically we celebrate ten days as Ghatasthapan, phool pati, mahaastami, nawami and vijaya dasami are series of the events under dashain. On Dasmi, men and women in their refineries visit their elders to tika (a dab of red vermilion mixed with yogurt and rice). Sword processions are also held in various part of the Kathmandu valley.the last day known as kojagrat purnima, is the full moon. Onwards Hindu woman being a month – long fast, many in residence at pasupatnath. New clothes visits, grand feasts, kite flying and village swings are the highlight of dashain.

Diwali (Tihar)

This festival is known as Light festivals in Nepal. The calibrations being with the adoration of cows and dogs. Leaf dishes of rice, incense and light are set out for the dark messenger, while dogs are worshiped and offered goodies. In the period of Tihar laxmi, the goddess of wealth is worshiped. Rows of lamps are placed on windows and doors, with the strong hop that laxmi, the goddess of wealth is worshiped. Rows of lamp are placed on windows and door with strong hop the laxmi pleased to reside in light. The following day belong to the cow, representative of laxmi. Laxmi pooja, Govardhan puja and Bhai tika are the series of event under tihar. In the day of Bhai tika sister and brothers get together and accept tika from each other. This day is called brothers day. Brother and sister honor each other on this day and sister pray to yama, the god of death, for their brother’s progress, prosperity and longevity.

Nar Phu valley Trekking in Nepal

Warm greeting From Himalayan Country in the world. Ace vision Nepal offer many outdoor activities in Nepal, Among them this is really remote and very less tourist in this trekking area. Nar Phu valley Trek lies in the most remote region of the Manang District and access is granted only with the purchase of a special Area. This area consists of two main villages – Nar with 300 permanent residents called Nar-ten and Phu with 200 permanent residents called Phu-ten. These remote villages are situated above tree line and completely cut off during the snowy winter months. Residents of these valleys make their livelihood mainly from herding yak and trading meat, wool and hides with the villages located in the lower regions of Manang.

Nar and Phu Valley Trek, Settled around the 10th Century by Tibetan herders and traders migrating south from Tibet, the inhabitants of Phu once placed high value on their remote and strategic location. Tall stone lookout towers, now standing in ruins, where used to spot possible invaders coming from all directions and thick wooden doors where bolted shut at night locking the residents securely inside. We can have the entire day to explore this fascinating area. We can have the great pleasure of sightseeing inside the Tashi Lakhang Monastery, which sites high above the village. Tashi Lakhang – ‘the blessed house of gods’ is one of the oldest monasteries (or Gompas) in Manang.As well as it is an Annapurna Circuit Trekking in Nepal. The Gompa is one of 108 constructed by Lama Urgen Lhundup Gyatso and, along with the monastery in Braga, makes up the heart of spiritual life in the Manang District. It takes two days to reach Naar from Phu Village, the principal and seemingly more prosperous village in these remote valleys. Naar, situated at 13,730 feet, is also called Chuprong meaning ‘the place of Blue Sheep.

The original inhabitants of this valley are believed to be from Tibet’s ancient Shang Sung Kingdom arriving sometime in the 8th Century and converted from Bon to Buddhism after the birth of Buddha in Lumbini. Nar Village sits above a large flat plain which make up the extensive agriculture fields being plowed by teams of humans and their yak. It seemed as though the entire village population are in the fields turning the soil and planting seeds in anticipation for the summer rains. As in Phu, wandering around the village and observing local life untainted by the outside world is fascinating.
Highlights of the Trip:

  • Exploring the lost valley of Naar and Phu Village,
  • Visit to the ancient Buddhist Monasteries including
  •  Tashi Lakhang Monastery is listed out of the 108 world’s great Buddhist Monasteries;
  •  it is believed to be the last monastery constructed by Karmapa Rinpoche,
  •  Ruined forts of the Khampa settlement (the place which Khampa refugees from Tibet  once captured and lived illegally),
  •   Nepal’s classic trek with a wide range of spectacular mountain scenery to cross Kang-la Pass,
  •  crossing over high suspension bridges,
  •  smooth gradual walking up through subtropical the dense Rhododendron and Pine forest to a Tibetan-influenced valley,
  •  meeting local people and their cultural mix takes in Gurung,
  •  Manangis communities, passing several Buddhist monuments and their traditional stone-walled villages,
  •   worthwhile side trip to Milarepa’s Cave from Braga,
  •   popular excursion trip to Praken Gompa and Chongar View Point from Manang,

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When and what to do in Nepal-Ace Vision Treks and Tours

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With an estimated population of 26.4 million, it is the 48th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area.47579097_294387544520796_423878186527358976_n

The name “Nepal” is first recorded in texts from the Vedic period of the Indian subcontinent, the era in ancient India when Hinduism was founded, the predominant religion of the country. In the middle of the first millennium BCE, Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born in Lumbini in southern Nepal. Parts of northern Nepal were intertwined with the culture of Tibet. The centrally located Kathmandu Valley was the seat of the prosperous Newar confederacy known as Nepal Mandala. The Himalayan branch of the ancient Silk Road was dominated by the valley’s traders. The cosmopolitan region developed distinct traditional art and architecture. By the 18th century, the Gorkha Kingdom achieved the unification of Nepal. The Shah dynasty established the Kingdom of Nepal and later formed an alliance with the British Empire, under its Rajput Rana dynasty of premiers. The country was never colonized but served as a buffer state between Imperial China and British India. Parliamentary democracy was introduced in 1951, but was twice suspended by Nepalese monarchs, in 1960 and 2005. The Nepalese Civil War in the 1990s and early 2000s resulted in the proclamation of a secular republic in 2008, ending the world’s last Hindu monarchy.

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Everest Region Trek,

– Everest Base Camp Trekking: 13 to 16 Days.

– Everest Panorama Trekking: 8 to 10 Days.

– Gokyo Valley Trek / Gokyo Lake Trek: 11 to 16 Days.

– Everest Three Passes Trekking / Everest High Passes Trekking: 17 to 25 Days.

– EBC Cho-la Pass and Gokyo Lake Trek: 14 to 19 Days.

– Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trekking: 17 to 23 Days.

Annapurna Region Trekking,

– Annapurna Base Camp Trek / Annapurna Century Trek: 9 to 13 Days.

– Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking:  5 to 7 Days.

– Annapurna Round Trek / Throngla Pass Trek: 15 to 21 Days.

– Annapurna Semi Circuit Trekking: 13 to 16 Days.

– Annapurna Panorama Trekking: 10  to 12 Days.

– Dhampus Sarangkot Trek : 4 to 6 Days.

Langtang Region Trekking,

– Langtang Valley Trekking: 7 to 10 Days.

– Tamang Heritage Trek: 7 to 12 Days.

– Gosainkunda Lake Trek: 5 to 10 Days.

– Gosaikunda Pass Trekking: 10 to 15 Days.

– Helambu Trek: 7 to 10 Days.

Manaslu Region Trek,

– Manaslu Circuit Trekking: 12 to 18 Days.

– Manaslu and Tsum Valley Trek: 16 to 22 Days

44112886_567406493695553_8036752553850961920_n – Lower Manaslu Trek: 10 Days.

Nepal is one of the best activities to do during adventure vacations. Trekking in the country of Mount Everest can be done all seasons over the year. The best time to trek in Nepal are in spring (February-May) and (September- November). In monsoon time Upper Mustang Trek, Dolpo Trekking, the rain shadow regions are ticks. one of the best trekking companies in Nepal offers many trekking options for travelers and adventure lovers who want to travel to Nepal and trek to Nepal with friends, family, or individually as a solo traveler. Every trekking route of Nepal has something different to offers for trekkers trekking in Himalayas. Some of the popular trekking destination or trekking regions in Nepal are; Everest Trekking Region, Manaslu Circuit Trek, Annapurna Trekking Region, Langtang Trekking Region are the most famous tourist destination in Nepal. Nepal is a landlocked country situated between India and China; it is rich in culture and nature. Technically you can hike in Nepal year-round, but most trekkers choose between the two peak hiking seasons of fall and spring. If it’s your first time trekking in Nepal, we recommend visiting one of these peak seasons.

The trails will be more crowded, but the benefits tend to be worth it in our opinion. One who is making a trip to Nepal for travel or trek not only offered by hiking and walking in trails, the traveler in Nepal can observe the flora and faunas of Nepal and also explore the culture and living style of Nepal and Nepali peoples. Nepal a synonyms for Mountains has 8 of 10 highest mountains in the world including Mount Everest (8,848m.), the highest mountain in the world. Ace Vision Treks & Tours  Company also provides the peak climbing and expedition in Nepal.

Some of the popular peak climbing in Nepal including Trekker’s peak are: Mera Peak(6,476m.), Island Peak (6,189m.), Yala Peak (5,520m.), Pisang Peak (6,091m.)  and Mount Everest ( 8,848m.) itself.

We also operate trekking and tour in Tibet, India and Bhutan. Jungle Safari in Nepal is another most do activities during holidays in Nepal. Jungle Safari Trip is one of the most fascinating trips in Nepal who is traveling in Nepal with family. It is the best family holiday package in Nepal. Elephant  Safari inside the dense forest of Chitwan National Park & so on offers to encounter with wild animals and various species of birds of Nepal. Chitwan National Park; is an animal heritage. Bardia National Park is another best option for Jungle safari trips in Nepal.Mt.Everest flight is as well.

Technically you can hike in Nepal year-round, but most trekkers choose between the two peak hiking seasons of fall and spring. If it’s your first time trekking in Nepal, we recommend visiting one of these peak seasons. The trails will be more crowded, but the benefits tend to be worth it in our opinion.

Autumn/great  (October – November): This is the most popular trekking season in Nepal. During this time you’ll have the best chance for clear mountain views, sunny skies, mild temperatures, and little precipitation. The downside is that you’ll be sharing the trail with throngs of other tourists and tea houses will be bumping, especially along the most popular routes.

Spring (March – April): Spring is the second most popular time of year to trek in Nepal. As the snowpack melts on high mountain passes, giant rhododendron trees bloom across the hillsides of Nepal. Temperatures are generally mild this time of year and it’s a good time for viewing wildlife too. The two main downsides to spring hiking are busy trails and the possibility of hazy skies, which can obscure mountain views. That said, hazy skies tend to be less of an issue as you climb in elevation. Off-Peak Season: Trekking outside the peak seasons in Nepal can be rewarding as well. Solitude is easier to find,  and befriending locals is easier too.map-of-nepal

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Nepal is one of best activity to do during adventure or Luxury  vacations.Ace Vision Treks & Tours Based in Thamel, Kathmandu Nepal,As we was Himalayan Team Leader,This is Team Leader opened New Travel company, we Know Mountain very well, We make perfect and unforgettable your Holiday.Make Sure we Have 15 years experience for trekking in Nepal. As know as Guide Company, we are Belongs to or certified Nepal Government. we are telling truth is  Best time to trek in Nepal are in spring (February-May) and (September- November). In monsoon time Upper Mustang Trek, Dolpo Trekking, the rain shadow regions are ticks. One of the best trekking company in Nepal offers many trekking options for travelers and adventure lovers who wants to travel to Nepal and trek to Nepal with friends, family or individually as a solo traveler. Every trekking routes of Nepal has something different to offers for trekkers…

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