The festival of Saga Dawa commemorates Sakyamuni's enlightenment and takes place on the full moon day of the fourth Tibetan month. The festival is anticipated to endure for a month, during which time numerous pilgrims will attend religious celebrations.
We at Yolo Hike are thrilled to spread this invitation to you as we embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Tibet to experience the Saga Dawa Festival and walk around Mount Kailash. This is an exceptional chance to witness the Tibetan people's rich culture and traditions, and the holy mountain's profound spirituality. This tour is the most alluring of which is the circling of Mount Kailash for worship.
We will start the Tour from Kathmandu and pass through Langtang National Park to reach the Nepal-Tibet border. We will Drive through Saga and Mansarovar Lake to reach Tarboche where the Saga Dawa Festival is held.
What is Saga Dawa Festival?
Saga Dawa Festival is one of the primary festivals for Tibetan residents and a fortunate holiday observed by visitors over the globe. This festival takes place during the Full moon day of the fourth Lunar month as in Tibetan Calendar. This occasionally falls in the month of May or June. This festival is celebrated in tribute to the birth, enlightenment, and death of Lord Buddha. Tibetan Buddhists across Tibet gather at the honored Mount Kailash to participate in the numerous rites and ceremonies that mark this festival.
Due to its profound importance, the Saga Dawa Festival is among the most significant celebrations in Tibetan culture. As per the Legend, during the period the spiritual cosmic energy is at its pinnacle, and prayers and kind deeds will have a profound effect on their future. Tibetan and visitors participate in religious practices and rituals to create positive Karma and grant prosperity.
The occasion of the Saga Dawa Festival is the most revered manner for them to express their ultimate respect for Buddhism. You can observe profound Buddhist practices including chanting, singing and dancing, playing musical instruments, worshiping, etc. at that time. Visitors may have the opportunity to observe the Kailash Kora (a procession around holy locations), join Tibetans in prayer, give alms to the needy, visit monasteries, and do other activities.
What to Expect during Saga Dawa Festival Tour
Visits to some of the most important religious and cultural sites in Tibet, such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Sera Monastery in Lhasa, are a part of our 13-day Saga Dawa Festival Tour with Mount Kailash. A three-day hike around Mount Kailash will then begin once we arrive in the city of Shigatse and visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery.
We will come across numerous Tibetan pilgrims who are circumnavigating the mountain as part of their spiritual pilgrimage as we climb through breathtaking mountain landscapes. We will make several stops at holy places en route and engage in customary
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At Yolo Hike, we are committed to giving Kailash Pilgrims the best possible service and knowledge. Our trip packages are created to provide a full genuine Tibetan experience, with knowledgeable, fluent Tibetan and English-speaking guides, with an emphasis on sustainability and cultural immersion.
Also, we take care of all the logistics so you can concentrate on enjoying your vacation, including arranging visas and permits, lodging reservations, and transportation. Don't pass up this fantastic chance to experience Tibet's breathtaking scenery, vibrant culture, and profound spirituality, as well as the Saga Dawa Festival.
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Date for Saga Dawa Festival
Departure from Kathmandu
12 May 2024
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