Public Holidays

Jan 11 2003 National Unity Day.
Jan 30
Martyrs’ Day.
Feb 06
Vasant Panchami.
Feb 19
Rashtriya Prajatantra Divas (National Democracy Day).
Mar 01
Shivaratri (in honour of Lord Shiva).
Mar 08
Nepalese Women’s Day.
Mar 18
Holi.
Apr 01
Ghode Jatra (Festival of Horses).
Apr 10
Chaite Dashain.
Apr 11
Ram Nawami (Birthday of Lord Ram).
Apr 14
Navabarsha (New Year’s Day).
May 16
Buddha Jayanti (Birthday of Lord Buddha).
Aug 12
Rakshya Bandhan (Janai Purnima).
Aug 13
Gai Jatra (Procession of Cows).
Aug 19
Krishna Asthami (Birthday of Lord Krishna).
Aug 30
Teej (Festival of Women).
Sep 09
Indra Jatra (Festival of Rain God).
Oct 05
Dasain (Durga Puja Festival).
Oct 25
Deepawali (Festival of Lights).
Nov 09
Constitution Day.
Dec 29
King Birendra’s Birthday.
Jan 11 2004
National Unity Day.
Jan 26
Vasant Panchami.
Jan 29
Martyrs’ Day.
Feb 18
Shivaratri (in honour of Lord Shiva).
Feb 19
Rashtriya Prajatantra Divas (National Democracy Day).
Mar 06
Holi.
Mar 08
Nepalese Women’s Day.
Mar 20
Ghode Jatra (Festival of Horses).
Mar 29
Chaite Dashain.
Mar 30
Ram Nawami (Birthday of Lord Ram).
Apr 14
Navabarsha (New Year’s Day).
May 04
Buddha Jayanti (Birthday of Lord Buddha).
Aug 30
Rakshya Bandhan (Janai Purnima).
Sep 01
Gai Jatra (Procession of Cows).
Sep 06
Krishna Asthami (Birthday of Lord Krishna).
Sep 17
Teej (Festival of Women).
Sep 27
Indra Jatra (Festival of Rain God).
Oct 22
Dasain (Durga Puja Festival).
Nov 09
Constitution Day.
Nov 12
Deepawali (Festival of Lights).
Dec 29
King Birendra’s Birthday.


Note :
Some of the above are Hindu festivals, which are declared according to local astronomical observations. It is not possible to predict the exact dates of festivals occuring and the dates published are approximations. Travellers should check locally nearer the time for precise dates.

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