Asia Transpacific Journeys Highlight Asia Festivals

If your clients have a hankering for festivals, we suggest checking out Asia Transpacific Journeys' list of festival itineraries throughout Asia.

Asia Transpacific offers both small group trips and custom tailored journeys to the following festivals:

Tumbuna Sing Sing, Papua New Guinea, May 18-20, 2011
Locals in the village of Sing-Sing sport wildly ornamented costumes, plumage and makeup.

Kandy Esala Perahera Festival, Sir Lanka, August 11-14, 2011
This medieval pageant peaks in a procession of Kandyan dancers and drummers in colorful traditional costumes and over 100 elephants.

Jakar Tsechu Festival, Bhutan, November 2-4, 2011
At Jakar Festival, dancers wear ancient, magically charged masks and costumes,w which depict compassionate and wrathful deities.

Takayama Festival, Japan, April 14-15 and October 9-10, 2011
This 400-year-old Shinto festival wows visitors with floats dating to the 17th century and life-size marionettes.

Puskhar Camel Fair, India, November 6-7, 2011
This fair involves sacred bathing rituals and camel races, attracting livestock traders from all over western India, in addition to mystics and musicians, priests and vendors.