Dashain Festival Package

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Celebration Date: Between September - October

Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Nepalese traditions and celebrations with our exclusive 7-day Dashain Festival package. Dashain, the most significant festival in Nepal, holds a special place in the hearts of Nepalese people as it symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Dashain, celebrated with unparalleled zeal and enthusiasm, is a time when families come together, communities bond, and the air is filled with a sense of renewal and positivity.

At Nepal Holiday Organizer, we have meticulously designed this package to offer you a deep dive into the essence of Nepalese culture. Our aim is to provide you with an authentic and enriching encounter. Surprisingly, it goes beyond the surface, allowing you to forge lasting connections with the local way of life.What's more, our package offers you the unique opportunity to partake in the four major days of Dashain: Fulpati, Astami, Nawami, and Vijaya Dashami.
Similarly, as part of this exclusive package, you'll have the privilege of participating in age-old rituals. Witness captivating performances, and indulging in traditional feasts that showcase the rich heritage of Nepal.Moreover, our seasoned guides will accompany you every step of the way, providing insights, context, and ensuring that you are fully immersed in the experience.
Suited for individuals of all backgrounds who share a curiosity for cultural exploration, this tour promises to be a memorable voyage of discovery. So, join us as we celebrate Dashain and create memories that will linger in your heart for years to come.Here, we have prepared the full guide on the topic “Dashain Festival”.Tour Highlights:
  1. Immerse in Nepal's culture through rituals, performances, and local experiences.
  2. Explore ancient temples and historic sites intertwined with Dashain traditions.
  3. Expert guides provide insights into Dashain's significance.
  4. Indulge in traditional Nepalese cuisine amidst the festive ambiance.
  5. Form meaningful connections with locals, fostering cross-cultural bonds.
  6. Experience the thrill of playing traditional swings in the village, a cherished Dashain tradition that adds a sense of joy and nostalgia to the festivities.

Why and what to expect on the Dashain Festival Package?

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, the bustling capital city, you'll find yourself on the cusp of an extraordinary adventure. The tour kicks off with the vibrant celebration of Fulpati. It is an exhilarating spectacle that takes place right in the heart of Kathmandu. Similarly, the next day marks a journey into the heart of traditional village life, where the true spirit of Dashain comes to life in its purest form.
Here, you'll be captivated by the fervor of festivities that envelope the village, where laughter, music, and the aroma of mouthwatering delicacies permeate the air. Also, witness how locals partake in the indulgence of meats and alcohol, accompanied by spirited dancing and singing that echo through the day.
The pinnacle of this awe-inspiring journey arrives on the 10th day, known as Vijaya Dashami. This day carries profound significance as families come together to perform the age-old ritual. Ritual includes applying tika—a mixture of yogurt, rice, and vermillion—on foreheads, symbolizing blessings, protection, and goodwill.As a cherished guest, you'll not only witness this sacred ceremony but also participate in it firsthand, forging connections and memories that bridge cultures.
But it's not just about observing; it's about wholeheartedly participating. You'll be welcomed into the homes of local families, sharing meals and moments that transcend language barriers and borders. Thus, in the heartwarming embrace of the community, you'll grasp the true essence of Dashain—a time of unity, gratitude, and celebration that transcends time.
Dashain Festival Pacakge Outline Itinerary:
  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Celebrate Fulpati, the seventh day of the festival
  • Day 3: Drive to Dhading Besi and travel to Kamalabari Village
  • Day 4: Celebrate Nawami, the ninth day of the festival
  • Day 5: Main day, celebrate Dashain with the local people
  • Day 6: Drive to Kathmandu from Dhading
  • Day 7: Final Departure

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7 Days
Local Festivals
Group Size

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by our representative. They will assist you with the transfer to your hotel where you can settle in and relax after your journey. Take some time to acclimate to the vibrant atmosphere of Nepal's capital city.

Day 2: Celebrate Fulpati in Kathmandu

Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel before immersing yourself in the Fulpati celebrations. Join the locals as they gather and offer a mixture of flowers, leaves, and fruits as a symbol of victory and abundance. Experience the fervor of this day as you witness traditional rituals and enjoy the festive ambiance that envelops Kathmandu.

Day 3: Drive to Dhading Besi and Travel to Kamalabari Village

After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Dhading Besi, a journey that will take you through picturesque landscapes. From there, continue to Kamalabari Village, a traditional Nepalese village nestled amidst nature's beauty. Immerse yourself in the local way of life as you interact with villagers and experience the serene charm of rural Nepal.

Day 4: Celebrate Nawami

As the Nawami festivities commence, you'll have the unique opportunity to be part of the ninth day of Dashain. Engage in the vibrant celebrations that include prayers, traditional music, and gatherings with local families. This is a chance to further connect with the local culture and rituals.

Day 5: Main Day - Celebrate Dashain

Today is the highlight of your journey – the main day of Dashain, Vijaya Dashami. Experience the heartwarming ritual of receiving tika and jamara blessings from elders. Participate in this sacred tradition that symbolizes blessings for strength and prosperity. Share in the festive meals with the local families, joining in their joyous celebrations.

Here is the cost inclusion & exclusion of Dashain festival package:

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  • Airport Pickup and drops (Both International & Domestic Airport)
  • All necessary documents and paperwork
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast on the basis of twin sharing
  • Accommodation Service (Home Stay / Lodge Service in Kamalabari Village)
  • Ground transportation Fee (Private Vehicle Arranged)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Government Registered Licensed Guide (Wages, Insurance & Salary)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Country visa fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping and donations

The Dashain Festival Tour is a cultural experience in Nepal which is the longest and most auspicious festival in the Nepalese calendar. Here we present the 7 Days festival tour where main 5 days of Dashian festival will be covered.

Nepalese Cuisine is vastly different from Continental cuisine which makes it a great opportunity for interested travelers to learn. During the cooking class, you will learn the basic of Nepalese cooking, and you will prepare the dish like Daal Bhat, curries, pickles etc.

Actually, the Dashain festival is a 15 days long festival. However, in this package, we only cover the 5 Days to celebrate, where you can still experience the Dashain; Fulpati, Astami, Nawami, and Vijaya Dashami.

You can explore the village and learn the local lifestyles, fly kites, do the house works in village to experience village life and many more.

the popular foods prepared during Dashain include: Sel Roti, Khasi Ko Masu (Mutton Curry), Achar (pickles), Rice and Lentils, Yomari, Alu Tama etc.

Dashain festival is celebrated between September & November and do not have fixed date. Thus, it is recommended to let us know for the exact date for Dashain festival.

Here are some essential information about tours in Nepal:

Tour Itinerary:

The itinerary can be customized as per your preferences.

Additional cost will be applied when adding extra days, destination and services in the itinerary.

Meeting Point and Time:

Usually, meeting point will be provided before the tour and we request all tourist to be ready on time.

Guide or any representative of NHO will be there to pick you up on time.

Contact Information:

There are many options to contact us for any help during tour. You can directly talk with head of NHO through What’s App, email, or phone number too.

Packing and Dress Code:

We request participants to pack clothing based on the weather of Nepal and activities planned.

Please wear comfortable & sweat absorbing clothes. Also, we request you to wear less revealing clothes during tour.

Entrance Fees and Tickets:

Usually, entrance fees & tickets costs will be in cost inclusion. If you do not see them in cost inclusion then do message us as some tour package do not cover entrance fees & tickets.

Participants can pay for the entrance fees & tickets in the destination directly if the fees & ticket cost is not mention in cost inclusion.

Meals and Snacks:

Please notify us if you have any food allergy.

Foods & Snacks are usually not included in cost. You can get meals & snacks in near restaurants which offer all types of cuisines.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Check our cancellation and refund policy for more details.