Happy Tibetan New Year 2016

09/02/2016
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This year, the Losar festival falls on February 9th. Here are the best wishes from tour-tibet.com to all of you!

Tibetans gather together to celebrate the Losar Festival!

Tibetans gather together to celebrate the Losar Festival!

Tibetan New Year

Losar, the Tibetan New Year, falls on the first day of the first month of the Tibetan calendar. It is considered as the most significant festival for all Tibetans.

During Gutor, the last few days of the old year, the Tibetan people will clean their houses, and cook special dishes for the New Year.

Religious ceremonies are always held during the festival. When visit the monastery, the locals will worship and give gifts to the monks. Also, on the first day of the New Year, Lamas will hold religious celebrations, including chanting Buddhist scriptures and having a New Year banquet.

Experience the unique Tibetan Culture in 2016

We wish you a happy new year again, and welcome you to visit Tibet, the roof of the world, to experience the special culture and splendid landscapes of Tibetan plateau.