Tibet is the land of various kinds of colorful festival based on Buddhist Religion. One of the greatest festivals after Lhosar is Saga Dawa Festival which falls on the full moon day of the fourth Tibetan month. Main day of Saga Dawa festival of 2020 is on June 5. The month long festival attracts large numbers of pilgrims and visitor every year from mid- May to mid-June.
This festival is celebrated to mark Birth, Enlightenment (Nirvana), and Death (Parinirvana ) of Gautam Buddha. Tibetan people regard this festival the holiest festival of the all and celebrate with cheerfully. Saga Dawa festival takes place at Taeboche valley of Kailash region around periphery of Mt. Kailash Kora route.
Every year Buddhist devotees gather here and offer puja and enjoy the festival in a jubilant way. The main ritual that draw sizeable pilgrims and visitor is of erecting 25m long flagpole and festooned with colorful praying flags. People take down flagpole and remove old praying flags and tie new one. The important to erect flagpole perfectly, otherwise Tibet may bear misfortune and will be in peril throughout the year. When flagpole is set, Buddhist monks start playing musical instruments and monks chants prayers and sutras. It is believed that making 13 circuits around flagpole is equal to 1 Kailash Kora. People, who don’t have enough time for Kailash Kora, spend few hours here and make circuit around flagpole.
Saga Dawa Festival and Kailash Tour is wide-ranging tour package which provide ample of chances to observe major cultural and historical places of Kathmandu Nepal, rustic life of mountain people and snow capped mountains. Journey to autonomous land of China, the sacred place, offers you mystical experience and make you indulged in natural and cultural miracles. 15 days Saga Dawa Festival and Kailash Tour begins from sightseeing tour of major religious heritage sites of Kathmandu and drive Nepali-China border Kerung and followed by a scenic drive via recently built Kerung-Tibet Hightway. Main attraction of this tour is the Sacred Saga Dawa festival, Manasarovar Lake, Mt. Kailash Parikrama, pristine Lakes and exploration of Tibetan villages and town.
Real Adventure Nepal Travels and Tour take responsibility of managing a holistic and comfortable trip making you tension free of immigration and logistic managements. Enjoy the overland Kailas Tour with joyful Saga Dawa festival for your lifetime experience.
- Duration:15 Days
- Region:Tibet Tour
- Trip:Tibet Tour
- Activity:Saga Dawa Festival and Kailash Tour
- Max.Altitude:6638 M ft.