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Private Day Tour in Xining
"At 9:00am your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. Then you will be driven to Kumbum Monastery which is 16 miles (25 kilometers) from Xining. Kumbum is one of the six biggest Tibetan Monasteries. The founder of Yellow Hat Sect Tsongkhapa was born and grew up here before he went to Lhasa. You will view the Stupas Teaching Hall...etc. The amazing Butter sculpture exhibition in the monastery will definitely impress you. Afterwards you will be transferred to a local restaurant for lunch. Then you will be transferred to Dongguan Mosque in Xining that is the biggest mosque in Xining with traditional Chinese architecture and very different from Arabic style. You guide will take you for a visit at a local market near the mosque where you can see
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Private Tour: Kathmandu Temples from Thamel
"See the sights of the Kathmandu Valley over the course of 6-hours. The Kathmandu Valley has often been described as an open-air art gallery with thousands of sacred shrines in brick stone metal and wood scattered throughout it. Start your day with a pick up from your Thamel accommodations by your English-speaking guide. Bhaktapur Durbar Square an old Newar town in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley will be the first stop on your journey. Close by is the Golden Gate which leads into Mulchok Court
From $52.00
 
Private Kathmandu Temples and Palace Day Tour
"In the morning you will be picked up by your driver and private guide in the language of your choice.This tour's first stop is Patan Durbar Square home to the former Patan Royal Family. After exploring this complex including the Krishna Temple and Rudra Varna Mahavihar the Buddhist monastery housing local treasures you will drive to the Swayambhu Stupa. 365 steps lead to the temple. On a clear day you will get a panoramic view of Kathmandu and on a clear day far beyond. During the day you will enjoy the included lunch at one of the major tourist sites.Our next stop is Baudhannath Stupa
From $115.00

More Local Customs in Darjeeling

symbol of marriage

Nepali lady,mostly poor people from nepal migrate to Darjeeling to earn their living ,mostly they work as poters.They are usually dressed traditionally which we people have lost touch to western...
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Nov 09, 2007

festivals continued 2-dasai or dashara

october the month of the main festival of nepalese people.In October Hindus specially Nepali Hindus, have their greatest festival. It's a continuous celebration for fifteen days. This festival starts...
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Sep 16, 2007

Dasai in detail 3

The eighth day is called the Maha Asthami: The fervour of worship and sacrifice to Durga and Kali increases. On this day many orthodox Hindus will be fasting. Sacrifices are held in almost every house...
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Sep 16, 2007

Dasai in detail 2-Phulpati

Of the nine days of Navaratra, the first day of Ghatasthapana, the seventh day of Phulpati, the eight day Maha Astami and the ninth day Maha Nawami are of special significance in the 10 day Nepali...
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Sep 16, 2007

Dasai in detail 1

Dashain is celebrated with great rejoice, and goddess Durga is worshiped throughout.In preparation for Dashain every home is cleansed and beautifully decorated, painted as an invitation to the mother...
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Sep 16, 2007

Dasai in detail

October Hindus specially Nepali Hindus celebrate the most important festival of dasai or dashara or Durga puja.Goddess durgs is the presiding diety. Dashain is the longest and the most auspicious...
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Sep 16, 2007
 
 
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Dasai in detail.

In October Hindus specially Nepali Hindus celebrate the most important festival of dasai or dashara or Durga puja.Goddess durgs is the presiding diety. Dashain is the longest and the most auspicious...
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Sep 16, 2007

wedding of my clan-limboos

Limbus, in general, marry within their own community. Boys are at liberty to choose a girl and girls are equally free to decide whether to spend life with the boy in question or not . Cross-cousin...
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Sep 15, 2007

Nepali dances-Chyabrung dance

It is Limboo's traditional musical instrument. The dancers hang the 'Chyap-brungs' around their necks and beat the drum with an open palm on one side and with a stick on the other side. This maneuvers...
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Sep 15, 2007

nepali dance-Tamang selo

Tamang SeloTamangs are a Nepali community and the "Tamang Selo" dance is performed to the rhythmic sound of the "Damphoo" musical instrument which the dancers carry in their hands. This dance is...
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Sep 15, 2007

Nepali dances-Maruni dance

It is one of the oldest and most popular dances of the Nepales. Although this dance is associated with the festival of Tihar(Tyohar) or Diwali meaning "Festival of Light", because of its popularity it...
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Sep 15, 2007

festivals continued 3-tihar or diwali

november-Tihar or diwali is the festival of lights celebrated by hindus all aver however the nepali diwali is a bit different it is a customery to adorn our doors and windows with marigold...
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Sep 15, 2007

festivals continued 1

june -Ashar ko Pandra (15th day of Nepali month Asar) is a special day for Nepalis to eat curd and chewra (beaten rice). They say that goddess Parbati had given Lord Shiva curd and chewra on this day,...
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Sep 15, 2007

festivals celebrated in darjeeling.

AS there are a mix of people living in darjeeling,lots of festivities all year thru...losar is one of the important festivals for the tibetan people.Tibetan celebrate Losar (Tibetan New Year), this is...
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Sep 15, 2007

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