TRAVELING FOR FESTIVALS!
Spring Festival has just gone, but more festivals are coming. In 2017, we recommend the following festivals. Come celebrate with the locals!
Apr 09-12 Guizhou Sisters’ Meal Festival
The Sisters’ Meal Festival invites you to an ancient custom of courtship of the Miao people. The festival takes place every spring and is one of the most active festivals of the Miao. More info, please click here.
Jul 13-16 KYOTO GION MATSURI 4 DAYS
This festival – one of the most famous in Japan – is originated as part of a purification ritual (goryo-e) to appease the gods thought to cause fire, floods and earthquakes. More info, please click here.
Jul 10-14 NADAM FESTIVAL 5 DAYS
Nadam Festival is Mongolian major holiday and wonderful time to experience the culture and people of this land. More info, please click here.
Aug 19-23 LHASA SHOTON FESTIVAL 5 DAYS
The Shoton Festival is one of the most popular traditional festivals in Tibet. On the first day, a 500m2 Buddha painting (Thangka) will be unveiled, indicating the start of the Shoton Festival. Along with the Tibetan operas and yoghurt eating, a lot of other activities take place such as yak racing, horse racing and dancing. More info, please click here.
Sep 25-28 CONFUCIUS FESTIVAL & MT. TAI TOUR 4 DAYS
A grand ceremony to respect Confucius’s contribution to the Chinese culture. More info, please click here.
Sep 27-Oct 04 GOLDEN EAGLE FESTIVAL 8 DAYS
The highlight of this trip is the Golden Eagle Festival, where hunters display their traditional Kazakh costumes and their eagle’s equipment and ornaments. More info, please click here.