Festival Tours

 

Experience the unique Chinese cultures by joining these Chinese festival tours. China is a country with 56 ethnic groups and each has their own festivals. Exploring local festivals is the most direct way to learn about their cultures and customs. These tours include the spectacular Gyantse Horse Race festival in July, Shoton and Nagchu Horse Race Festivals in August along with the Tsongkhapa Festival in December.

  • Tibet Lotus Lantern Festival
    Lhasa
    Celebrate Buddha's birthday with the Lotus Lantern Festival. Take part in the tradition of making and hanging lanterns as a symbolic offering of light. Explore Tibets rich culture with visitis at spiritual temples in Lhasa and around.
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  • Tibetan Gyantse Horse Racing Festival
    Lhasa
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    Gyantse
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    Shigatse
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    Lhasa
    Gyantse Horse Racing Festival is one of the largest feastival in Tibet. A great way to see Tibetan world famous horse racing, archery, dancing and more. With a tibet guide experience the local life, culture and sightseeing beyond Lhasa.
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  • Tibet Shoton Festival
    Lhasa
    Shoton Festival is huge! A major Tibetan traditional festival. Activities involve the biggest display of Thangkas, while pilgrims swarm to monasteries to offer home made Yoghurt, dancing in front of Potala Palace, bonfires and Barley beer.
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  • Tibetan Nagchu Horse Racing Festival
    Lhasa
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    Nagqu
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    Lhasa
    Join in the two most famous Tibetan summer festivals - Shonton Festival and Nagchu Horse Racing Festival. See with your own eyes the local brave Tibetan herdsmen's skilled riding techniques while experiencing authentic Tibetan culture.
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  • Sichuan Litang Sightseeing
    Chengdu
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    Kangding
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    Litang
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    Xinduqiao
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    Danba
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    Chengdu
    Enjoy the once a year Litang Horse Racing Festival and see long distance riding, trekking, horse riding tricks and shooting from horseback, all first hand. Traveling from Chengdu to Litang is half the fun filled with fantastic natural scenery.
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  • Tibet Saga Dawa Festival
    Lhasa
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    Shigatse
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    Saga
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    Manasarovar Lake
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    Mount Kailash Kora
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    Saga
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    Shigatse
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    Lhasa
    Saga Dawa festival is celebrated in honor of Sakyamuni the first teach who teachings lead to the birth of Buddhism. Watch and listen to Tibetan Monks as they chant and pray to express their highest respect to the first Buddha.
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  • Tibet New Year Tour to Samye Monastery
    Lhasa
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    Tsedang
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    Chimpu
    Travel to Tibet to celebrate the Tibetan New Year - Losar with the locals. Experience Losar with a local family and experience the rich local culture. Explore beyond Lhasa to many near by villages and pilgrim filled monasteries.
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  • Tibet Festival Celebration
    Lhasa
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    Gyantse
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    Shigatse
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    Lhasa
    Experience the Tibet New Year atmosphere with a local family, daning, singles, yak dumplings and more. All ways Tibetans celebrate the New Year arrival. Enjoy a happy time and explore beyond Lhasa into the best highland scenery in the world.
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