So much in Asia depends on the calendar. In February in Beijing, more than 20 million people all set off fireworks to celebrate Chinese New Year. In Nagaland in India, tribes from all over the region meet to compete, dance, and celebrate. In Thailand, spectators look on as celebrants perform bizarre rituals at the Nine Emperor Gods Festival.
With an intimate and unique knowledge of Asian culture, Remote Lands knows the importance of experiencing culture the right way. Whether you want an up-close view of the Sing-Sing festival in the Asaro Valley of Papua New Guinea or a quiet walk through the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan, Remote Lands can give travelers the best possible experience on their celebrations throughout Asia.

Hemis Monastery Festival


Held at India’s wealthiest monastery in Ladakh, this two-day festival celebrates the birthday of Guru Padamasambhava, and the triumph of good over evil. People dress up in brightly-colored clothes and wear unique masks, sing and dance, and a market is held where local handicrafts are sold.

Location Ladakh, India

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