Like every year also 2017 will have it’s cultural highlights which are really worth to be seen. To be able to plan already now your trip 2017 to Ladakh we put the most important dates together.
Ladakh: Monastery festivals & and other important dates for 2017
Name of festival
|Spituk Gustor||Spituk||25.+26. January|
|Dosmochey||Leh & Likir||24.+25. February|
|Yargon Tungshak||Nubra (Yarma)||2.+3. March|
|Stok Guru Tsechu||Stok||6.+7. March|
|Matho Nagrang||Matho||11.+12. March|
|Saka Dawa||All of Ladakh||9. June|
|Yuru Kabgyat||Lamayuru||21.+22. June|
|Dalai Lama’s Birthday
||Jivatsal, Shey||6. July|
|Sachukul Gustor||Sachukul||11.+12. July|
|Stongde Gustor||Stongde, Zanskar||12.+13. July|
|Ladakh Polo Festival||Chushot||11.-17. July|
|Karsha Gustor||Karsha, Zanskar||21.+22. July|
|Phyang Tsesdup||Phyang||21.+22. July|
|Korzok Gustor||Tsomoriri||26.+27. July|
|Dakthok Tseschu||Thakthok||2.+3. August|
|Sani Nasjal||Sani, Zanskar||6.+7. August|
|Diskit Gustor||Diskit, Nubra||17.+18. October|
|Thikse Gustor||Thikse||6.+7. November|
|Chemde Wangchok / Padum||Chemde||16.+17. November|
|Galden Namchot||All of Ladakh||12. December|
|Ladakhi Losar (New year)
||All of Ladakh||19. December|
To get a little taste of what it is like have a look at this short video from the monastery festival in Matho 2016.
Do you need help with the Design of your tour?We’d love to help you planning your trip to Ladakh – either in a pre-designed group tour or in your tailor made individual travel. We will choose the right festival for your and your tour.
Note: If you are truly interested in the cultue of Ladakh, we strongly suggest you to come in winter and be part of a monastery festival during this season as they are really special.