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Festivals in Ladakh


Perhaps there is no better time to tour Ladakh region then during the festive season. Ladakh comes alive during festivals, when people from different corners of Ladakh converge at one place to celebrate and enjoy the festive spirit. Festivals are in fact the best way to get a feel of the Ladakhi culture.

List of Festivals in Ladakh
Venue: All over Ladakh
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May20

The Saga Dawa festival is celebrated on the 4th month of the Tibetan calendar. more...

Venue: Shey Manla
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Jun1

Sindhu Darshan is celebrated in Shey Manla, located 8 kms away from the main city of Leh. more...

Venue: Lamayuru Monastery
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Jul1

Yuru Kabgyat is a two-day festival that takes place in the month of July in the Lamayuru monastery more...

Venue: Hemis Monastery
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Jul14

Hemis Gompa, the largest and richest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh plays host to the popular yearly festival day called Hemis Tsechu. more...

Venue: Stongdey Monastery
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Jul22

The Stonday Gustor festival is an annual celebration held in the month of June. The venue for Stongday Festival is the Stongday monastery in Zanskar region of Ladakh. more...

Venue: Karsha monastery
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Jul31

Karsha Gustor festival, is celebrated at Karsha monastery, the largest one in Zanskar in terms of the resident months, as it is home to around 100 lamas. more...

Venue: All over Ladakh
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Sep20

Every year Ladakh festival is celebrated from 20th to 26th September in Leh and its villages. more...

Venue: Nubra
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Oct28

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Nov17

Thiksey Gustor, is a 2-day festival celebrated in Ladakh. This festival is celebrated at various monasteries of Thiksey. more...

Venue: Chemray Monastery
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Nov27

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Venue: All over Ladakh
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Dec23

The Galdan Namchot festival in Ladakh is celebrated for commemorating the birthday and the Buddhahood of the Tibetan saint-scholar, Tsongkhapa. more...