Holi Festival Tour Nepal – Trip Overview
The Holi Festival in Nepal includes visits to some of Nepal’s most popular attractions and visits to Chitwan and Pokhara during the Holi Festival. The trip to Nepal during the Holi Festival should be planned and the opportunity to enjoy the Holi Festival. In short, Holi is also known as “FaguPurnima” because it is celebrated on the full moon day of Falcon month in Nepal (usually from February to March according to the solar calendar). According to Indian mythology, this festival is to conquer good and evil and is the beginning of spring. Burning and destroying the demon Holika in the flame of his own killing Prince Prahrad, but burning himself. Therefore, a bonfire was created in this festival of Holi. Holi is a festival of colors. From Indian mythology, Lord Krishna likes to tease the girl (Cropis) by splashing water and color.
People usually celebrate redness by applying different colors of powder on their faces, splashing colored water, celebrating parties, dancing to traditional music, drinking traditional drinks and Bhaang (a paste made from hemp plants) mixed with lassi. Section during Holi different types of sweets were made, but the main sweets were “Gujhiya” made from dry powdered milk and crushed walnuts. During the Holi festival, they dance and enjoy different foods. It is recommended to wear old clothes in Holi, since you will eventually get water, paint and different colors on you and your clothes. In addition, it is recommended to apply hair oil or coconut oil to the hair before playing Holi to prevent the color from being absorbed into the skin and the color can be washed easily. The Holi Festival tour in Nepal will be a wonderful experience, but care must be taken because sometimes applying color and splashing water can be harmful.
In Nepal, Holi celebrates in different ways in different places. Nowadays, in the cities, they usually organize Huli programs, and people gather in a place to play Huli. Parties are also organized in their own homes or at banquets or party palaces. On Thamel Street, in Durbar Square in Basantapur, in Tundikhel, people gather to enjoy the Holi Festival. Similarly, in Pokhara, the main roads of the lake are also famous. In the Terai area, people usually return home, pick up and play the Holi Festival at home. During the Holi festival, everyone is immersed in great joy and laughter. Spray colored powder with water and dance, singing is very pleasant. If you do not want to play, you just want to see, a person will not be forced. Then, you can visit Nepal during this festival and discover Holi’s happiness. Step On Himalaya will organize all the facilities and organize the trips according to your needs.
Trip Overview Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu.
Day 2: Sightseeing of Kathmandu for the half day.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara on a Tourist bus
Day 4: Holi celebration in Lakeside of Pokhara
Day 5: Head to Chitwan 6 hour drive
Day 6: A full day Jungle Safari
Day 7: Jungle walks
Day 8: Final Departure
- Group Size1-15 pax
- TransportationPrivate Car
- Max Altitude1,400m (4,600ft)