Dawa Dangbo Tsechu Festival

Dawa Dangbo Chheju is a series of 5 days Buddhist sacred festival that usually falls in mid February. It is celebrated after 10 days Gyalbo Lhosar every year. Briddim is considered as a living museum that reflects Tibetan culture, tradition and lifestyle of the Tamang communities. Also, Dukchu Gompa, the most sacred site chose by Guru Rimpoche for meditation and other monasteries are the cultural heritage of the area. Beside Dawa Dangbo Chheju; visitors might have a chance to observe some of the other festivals like, Lhosar (February), Yarsang (June), Dukpa Chhiju (August) and Chuwa Chhiju (November) are some of the major festivals observed in Briddim village. Syabru Nach (dance) and Mane Nach are the common Tamang dances practiced in the village. During the Chheju, an altar is raised at the Gompa (community place) and more than 15 dances are performed around it.

The people is the village rely on local food such as Himalayan wheat, maize, potato, soy bean and millet for their livelihoods and major traditional handicrafts in the village include friendship band, pangap, belts, gloves, muffler, woolen bag, etc. while the major elements of subsistence of the villager include livestock production, agriculture and trade with Kerung in Tibet.

Cost Includes:

  • One licensed English speaking local friendly trekking guide.
  • An assistant Sherpa guide if group size is more than six peoples.
  • Porters to carry your main pack during the trekking
  • Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches,  and 6 Dinners during the trek.
  • Kathmandu – Syabrubesi – Kathmandu by 4WD local jeep.
  • Food, accommodation, salary and insurance of your guide and porters.
  • Sharing mountain lodge accommodation on double occupancy.
  • Group medical kit, water purifier and other necessities.
  • All required trekking permits for Tamang Heritage Trek.
  • Government  tax, vat and company service charge.

Cost Excludes:

  • Transportation, accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing and heritage site admission fees in Kathmandu
  • Bar and beverages bills during the trip
  • Hot shower and hot water, laundry, toiletries.
  • Personal travel insurance and equipments.
  • International air ticket, Nepal visa and phone calls
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Gratitude and tips for your guide, porter.

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