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Holi in Kathmandu

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Holi in Kathmandu

Will arrive 20th March in the afternoon in Kathmandu. Will there be some Holi celebrations in the afternoon/evening in the city.

Traffic jams?

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1. Re: Holi in Kathmandu

There will be some traffic problems during the day! Prepare your mind for it. It is better if you do not open windows of your cars / taxi on the way!

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Hi Kim greetings ....

The Holi Festival is a one of the most romantic & colorful festival in Nepal which is really Fun to watch one can also Enjoy participating with out Any Hesitance , the festival in Terai region of Nepal will be celebrating 19Th.20Th&21St. march & in Kathmandu/Pokhara these places will be as you mentioned on the 20Th. it will still be going on by the time you arrive & people have fun before few days & after wards also so get ready to Make your life colurful with us in Nepal ..& so far i have nt face any traffic Jam

On this Day... no worries for this matter.

Enjoy Holi & your trip to Nepal.

kind Regards

Glacier Hotel Pokhara .

Edited: 21 February 2011, 15:03
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there will be no normal traffic during the day. You will find very few taxis and some private vehicles running on the streets. If you want to enjoy the festivities, get dressed in shorts and then have some fun with the locals and also with the tourists. Although the major part of the celebrations would be until around noon, you could still enjoy some during the second half of the afternoon as well.

Enjoy and play safely.

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I am so excited about holi and anxiously waiting for it. It is on March 19th in Kathmandu and other parts of Nepal except the Terai region where holi is on the 20th of March.

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5. Re: Holi in Kathmandu

Agree with the previous post. The holi is on March 19th (Saturday) in Kathmandu and hilly areas and on 20th in the Terai region.

Sorry for my earlier post which was more generic about celebrating holi. So, you won't be able to celebrate Holi on the 20th in Kathmandu.

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