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Holidays with festivals

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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.

19 Holidays

Druk Path Trek Festivals Great Treks of the world

13 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 £3,325, Land only from £2,595


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Gentle Walking Bhutan Festivals

15 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 £3,445, Land only from £2,695


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

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
  • Attend the Mani Rimdu Festival on one of our autumn departures

Flight inclusive from £2,700, Land only from £2,050


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Definitive Cultural Tour of Bhutan Festivals

13 day Tour 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 Dwarika’s Hotel in Kathmandu - a unique 5* heritage property

Flight inclusive from £3,345, Land only from £2,695


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Cultural Highlights of Nepal, Bhutan & Tibet Festivals

18 day Tour Tour
Cultural Highlights of Nepal, Bhutan & Tibet
  • All the key cultural highlights including Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Potala Palace and Durbar Square
  • Join the celebrations at a Bhutanese festival
  • A well-paced itinerary with ample time for sightseeing, optional walks and good acclimatisation
  • Good quality hotel accommodation throughout

Flight inclusive from £4,300, Land only from £3,415


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Spice Trails of Kerala & Southern India

16 day Gentle Walking & Trekking
Spice Trails of Kerala & Southern India
  • Stay on a coffee plantation in beautiful Wayanad, high in the Western Ghats
  • Ride the Toy Train down from Ooty and explore historic Mysore
  • Visit Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary and search for tigers in Bandipur National Park
  • Relax beneath the palm trees at a lovely beach resort
  • Visit a Theyyam Festival, a hypnotic ritual dance-drama

Flight inclusive from £2,625, Land only from £2,095


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Cultural Cycling Tour of Bhutan Festivals

18 day Moderate Cycling Tours
Cultural Cycling Tour of Bhutan
  • Climb stunning passes and be rewarded by exhilarating descents
  • Ride from Paro to Bumthang on a tremendously varied route
  • Visit villages, dzongs and the famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery
  • Join the celebrations at a Bhutanese festival

Flight inclusive from £4,185, Land only from £3,335


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Thunder Dragon Trails in Style

11 day Gentle Walking & Trekking
Thunder Dragon Trails in Style
  • Tiger's Nest, Punakha Dzong and the King's Memorial Chorten - Bhutan's foremost sights
  • Easy-paced walks on gentle trails
  • Join the festivities at an flamboyant Bhutanese Festival
  • Stay in first class accommodation throughout including fabulous Dwarika's in Kathmandu

Flight inclusive from £3,670, Land only from £2,785


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Chorten Path Trek Festivals

17 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
  • Experience traditional rural villages and their people
  • Visit Dzongs and the famous Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Flight inclusive from £4,160, Land only from £3,185


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Markha Valley Trek Great Treks of the world Festivals

15 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


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