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Holidays with festivals

There's nothing better than celebrating with the locals and many of our holidays include time spent at a colourful festival. You can join a festival on selected departures of the following holidays.

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17 Holidays

Definitive Cultural Tour of Bhutan Festivals

13 day Tour
Definitive Cultural Tour of Bhutan
  • Visit the key cultural sights including the Tiger’s Nest Monastery and Punakha Dzong
  • Explore picturesque villages and get under the skin of authentic Bhutanese life and culture
  • Join the celebrations at a Bhutanese festival
  • Stay in a 5 star hotel in Kathmandu

Flight inclusive from £3695, Land only from £2895

Departures:

Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Lakes Festivals Great Treks of the world

21 day Strenuous Walking & Trekking
Everest Base Camp & Gokyo Lakes
  • Trek to both Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar
  • Cross the Cho La and ascend Gokyo Ri
  • Excellent acclimatisation and highly experienced Sherpa leaders
  • Four-star hotel and time to relax and take in the sights of Kathmandu

Flight inclusive from £3100, Land only from £2225

Departures:

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Kingdom of Mustang Trek Festivals

19 day Vigorous Walking & Trekking
Kingdom of Mustang Trek
  • Visit a small Buddhist kingdom that until relatively recently was closed to the outside world.
  • Attractive Tibetan-style villages with a strong, well preserved Tibetan culture and intriguing long-abandoned cliff dwellings and ancient cave monasteries.
  • A dramatic desert landscape with incredible ‘organ-pipe’ cliffs, set against a backdrop of the mighty snow-capped Himalaya.
  • While on trek stay in charming teahouses, small hotels and lodges
  • 4* hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara and a combination of tea houses and lodges on trek.

Land only from £2995

Departures:

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Definitive Cultural Tour of Ladakh Festivals

16 day Tour
Definitive Cultural Tour of Ladakh
  • Take a train journey across the plains of India and ride the toy train to Shimla
  • Explore Leh, the Indus valley and the famous temples at Alchi
  • Attend an authentic Tibetan Buddhist festival
  • Drive through the Greater Himalaya on a four day road trip

Flight inclusive from £2815, Land only from £2355

Departures:

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Gentle Walking Little Tibet & Indian Himalaya Festivals 'In style' holidays

14 day Gentle / Moderate Walking & Trekking
Gentle Walking Little Tibet & Indian Himalaya
  • Explore the sights of Leh - the fascinating capital of Ladakh
  • Enjoy pretty walks in lovely countryside
  • Visit some of the most stunning monasteries and palaces of Ladakh
  • Stay in comfortable hotels that reflect the character of the region

Flight inclusive from £2320, Land only from £1850

Departures:

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Markha Valley Trek Festivals Great Treks of the world

14 day Vigorous Walking & Trekking
Markha Valley Trek
  • A classic summer trek in the dramatic Indian Himalaya
  • A week long trek crossing a pass of 5,216m/17,113ft
  • Plenty of pre-trek acclimatisation time in and around Leh
  • Time at a traditional Ladakhi festival

Flight inclusive from £2125, Land only from £1650

Departures:

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Genghis Khan Trails & Nadaam Festival Festivals

11 day Gentle Walking & Trekking
Genghis Khan Trails & Nadaam Festival
  • Easy day walks across the steppe to important historical sights
  • Have a go at camel riding and horse riding
  • Join the celebrations at the Nadaam Festival
  • Stay in cosy ger camps and comfortable hotels
  • Enjoy the legendary Mongolian hospitality by visiting a nomadic ger camp

Land only from £1935

Departures:

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Gentle Walking Bhutan Festivals

16 day Gentle Walking & Trekking
Gentle Walking Bhutan
  • Explore the cultural highlights of Bhutan including iconic Taktsang Monastery and Punakha Dzong
  • First-rate accommodation in Bhutan using comfortable hotels and lodges
  • Relax at Dwarika’s hotel in Kathmandu – a unique heritage property
  • Excellent and varied programme of gentle walks
  • Join the flamboyant celebrations at a Bhutanese festival

Flight inclusive from £4095, Land only from £2935

Departures:

Druk Path Trek Festivals Great Treks of the world

14 day Moderate Walking & Trekking
Druk Path Trek
  • Trek one of Bhutan’s oldest trails with wonderfully varied scenery and superb mountain views
  • Walk to the fabled Tiger’s Nest Monastery and visit Punakha Dzong
  • Explore the key cultural sights of Thimphu and the Paro Valley
  • Attend one of Bhutan’s most significant festivals (on selected departures)
  • Enjoy first-rate camping and well-appointed hotels

Flight inclusive from £3545, Land only from £2695

Departures:

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
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  • May
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  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Chorten Path Trek Festivals

18 day Moderate / Vigorous Walking & Trekking
Chorten Path Trek
  • Trek the original trail linking the Paro, Thimphu and Punakha valleys
  • Camp in the wilderness, fully supported, amongst high mountains and forests
  • Discover traditional rural villages
  • Visit dzongs and the famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Flight inclusive from £4075, Land only from £3325

Departures:

  • Jan
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  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
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