Himachal Pradesh is popular with domestic and international tourists. The northern Indian state boasts scenic mountain towns and resorts fit for the Himalayas. Thousands of tourists and pilgrims throng its buddhist temples and monasteries that form part of the strong Tibetan presence in the province. Rakkh Resort, one of the popular 5 star resorts in Himachal Pradesh gives you ready access to all the culture, festivals, markets, and more. In this blog, we share some of the popular festivals that you can partake in when you stay at our 5 star resort in Dharamshala.
The Haldi Festival, a two-day celebration, kicks off the festival season with much pomp and fanfare. Also known as Maghi, the agricultural festival kicks off in mid-january and is characterized by traditional folk dancing and song. People gather around cedar twig bonfires to mingle and celebrate in a colorful festival.
Given Dharamshala’s strong Tibetan presence and the fact that it hosts the Dalai Lama, there are more than a few Tibetan festivals in which you can partake when you stay in cottages in Himachal Pradesh. The Losar or Tibetan New Year is celebrated in the months of February and March. You can plan your stay at our 5 star resort to coincide with the festival to immerse yourself in Tibetan culture and fanfare. The Saka Dawa Festival that is held in honor of Lord Buddha is another Tibetan festival of which you can partake to make for an unforgettable holiday.
International Himalayan Festival
For three days in the month of December, Dharamshala comes alive with the International Himalayan Festival to honor the Dalai Lama. The Tibetan Institute of Performing arts and various other artists come together to put up unforgettable performances marking the day the Dalai Lama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985.
There are a lot of other festival to fill the year with song, dance, culture, and color. These include Prashar Fair and Dal Fair celebrated on the banks of the Prashar and Dal lakes respectively. Celebrate mountain life and an authentic Tibetan experience at Rakkh Resort, one of the best 5 star resorts in Himachal Pradesh. We are located on a hill outside the picturesque village of Rakkh. Enjoy an inhouse spa, 180- degree view of the surrounding hills and valleys.
If you are planning an unforgettable experience in Himachal Pradesh, make your reservations today and start packing your bags. There are so many exciting, relaxing, and romantic things to do when you stay at cottages in Himachal Pradesh such as at Rakkh Resort. Call 0124 4908 616 for all your bookings at one of the best 5 star resorts in Himachal Pradesh. You can also mailto firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out our contact form.