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Kathmandu Festivals and Events Guide - TravelPuppy.com
The festivals in Kathmandu Valley are rich and spectacular. For a list of special events and festivals in Nepal, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to the Nepalese Embassy in your home country (see Contact section).

Some annual events include:
Feb Losar (Tibetan New Year), Swayambhunath
and Jawlakhel
Mar Maha Shivaratri, Pashupatinath; Holi
Apr Bisket Festival; Chaitra Daisan
May Buddha Jayanti, Kathmandu
Aug Gai Jantra (Cow Festival), Kathmandu
Aug-Sep Krishna Jayanti, Patan
Sep Teej (Women’s Festival); Indra Jatra (people pay
respect to King of Heaven and controller rain)
Oct Daisan Festival (includes the years largest animal
sacrifice)
Nov Maini Rimdu, Solu Khumbu; Tihar (Festival
of Lights); Haribodhini Ekadashi (Hindu Feast),
Pashupatinath
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