Travel News — Nepal

Celebrate the unique Cow Festival in Nepal

Gai Jatra, or , is one of the most popular festivals in Nepal, with roots tracing back to the ancient history of the country. During this time period, locals expressed their fear and love for Yamaraj, the Hindu god of death. However, the modern tradition really began to take form during the medieval era, when it evolved into a multi-dimensional holiday that takes place a day that typically falls between late August to early September. Today, visitors who attend this one-of-a-kind celebration can expect to be touched with humor, remembrance and a sliver of sadness.

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