Galdan Namchot

This festival marks Tibetan New Year. It is celebrated in Ladakh, both as New Year and the birthday of Tsongkhapa, Tibetan saint. You can find many activities and attractions in the monasteries during this festival. If you find anyone handing out free scarves during this festival, do not say ‘no’. It is the local tradition to gift scarfs to express their happiness

Place of Celebration: Ladakh (best enjoyed in monasteries)

Date: 21st Dec. 2019

Unique attractions and activities to enjoy during the festival:

  1. Unique rituals
  2. Exhibitions by monasteries
  3. Dances and other performances by monks and locals
  4. Feasts and fairs, which are conducted in different places

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