Great Tibet Tour Promoting Tours of Tibet For Special Occasions

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Unique festivals and traditional events occurring around Tibet this summer

Tibet is one of the most distinctive parts of the world for people to visit. Great Tibet Tour is offering special trips out to many places around Tibet. These include great tours that head out to a number of appealing events. These events are held throughout 2017 and include some of the more interesting activities for people to explore.

The Saga Dawa Festival on June 9 is the first to look forward to. This is a festival that celebrates the life of Buddha and is the most significant religious festival of the year. The event is heralded as a celebration of the words and lessons of Buddha and the importance of the circle of life. The event highlights the day the Buddha attained enlightenment and features the replacing of the Tarboche Flagpole, a pole that symbolizes Buddha’s faith in the people. People from all around can be seen attaching their own small prayer flags onto the pole. It is critical that the pole is upright so good luck will come to Tibet.

The Gyantse Horse Race Festival on July 10 has numerous horse racing and archery competitions. It also has a full market with many vendors in the area selling unique Tibetan goods. The yak races are especially intriguing. This all takes place in a spot that is about 13,000 feet above sea level. Stone raising, long jumping and Tibetan opera performances can be seen here.

The Nagchu Horse Racing Festival on August 8 includes many events and competitions between horse farms in the area. This includes song and dance performances as horses help to raise tents while their owners aim to create the best arrangements possible. This is a unique tradition that entails an elaborate display of artistic flair. This is held around the southern end of Nagqu.

The Tibet Shoton Festival is the fourth event to experience. Also known as the Yogurt Festival, this is held on August 21 and is a season where monks end their meditation seasons. Many yogurt-related events are held as well as numerous Tibetan dramatic operas. This is a time for reflective as well as a time for a true renewal of the land. This is a prominent event for family reunions and often includes various bonfires and parties during the evening hours.

The events listed here are for the 2017 season. This comes as the events are varied based on the particular Tibetan calendar in terms of when they are held.

Great Tibet Tour has many tour activities all around the country. People can sign up for information on tours around the area. The process for enrolling in many tours is especially easy to handle. People are encouraged to check out the tour packages offered including specials where people can enjoy traveling to different parts of the region. Tours last eight days and up with some of these tours available for less than $1,000 at their lowest costs.

Interested participants are encouraged to visit

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