Holi festival is the most colorful cultural event celebrated in Nepal. The festival is mostly celebrated by the Hindus all over the world. Holi festival generally falls on March of the Gregorian calendar whereas Chait of Nepali calendar.
Holi is also known as the Fagu Purnima and celebrated for 2 days. The festival is celebrated in Terai region of Nepal a day after the celebrated in Hilly region. The Festival is on 17th March of 2022 AD Kathmandu valley and middle hill regions and on 18th March of 2022 AD in Tarai region
During the festival, people celebrate by throwing dry color power and colored water to each other. Holi marks the arrival of spring and summer season.
Important tips for celebrating Holi festival in Nepal
Buy White T-shirts. Holi printed T-shirts will be available in the Nepalese shops at a budget around NRs. 300-400.
Bring water proof things like Cameras, personal belongings. Wrap your mobile with plastics.
Protect your eyes with the Goggles.
Don’t wear expensive ornaments or keep it at your hotel locker.
Do not eat anything offered by any strangers.
Wear helmets, seat belts for your safety drive.
Don’t drink hard drinks or anything that are prohibited by Nepal’s rule in public places.
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Frequently Asked Questions
When is Holi in Nepal?
Holi is on March 17 and 18, 2022 according to Gregorian calendar and on Chaita 04 and 05, 2078 according to lunar calendar.
What are the best places to celebrate Holi in Nepal?
The streets of Kathmandu, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Thamel, Lakeside road in Pokhara, Lumbini, Chitwan are the best places to experience Holi in Nepal.
What is Holi?
Holi is the spring season festival celebrated for two days in Nepal. It is the cultural event of victory upon evil.