Gai Jatra is one of the most popular and important festivals in Newar community. The process of cow generally falls on August or September season. It also believed that in ancient time people use to worship Yamraj (the god of death) on this day. However, from the medival period of Nepal Gaijatra came into existence. Since from the beginning there is one traditional that every family who had death in the family during the preceding year must participated in this festivals need to come street of Kathmandu leading cow. This system was start from pratap Malla. It is said that when partap Malla son dies on very young age during that time his wife was in great depression .The king became sad and try thousand of time to make his wife happy but also cannot make her smile. Pratap announced that if anybody made her smile than he will rewarded adequately. So, Pratap order people to bring the procession, than people tries so hard to bring smile on her face. They wear different costumes and did humorous acts. Finally after dance and procession gave smile on her face. After that she knew that death is natural Phenomenon and no one can do control over it. From that day King Pratap Mall started the tradition of cow festivals that boys with different funny makes ups and customs come in the street .The present form of Gai Jatra entertaining acts, parody, and comedy.
What are included?
- Transport – Private Vehicle at per Group Size, Car/Van/Mini Bus/Sutlej Bus.
- Entrance Fee.
- Guide – English / Chinese and other Language Speaking Tour Guide
- Meals – AP (Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner),
- First aid box
- All Govt taxes/parking /tolls etc.
What are not included?
- Any Air Fare (Domestic /international)
- Personal expenses such as Laundry/Phone Call/Mini Bar charges.,water bottle
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