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Tibetan People Celebrate the First Harvest Festival

Time: 25-09-2018 This Article is Composed by BudgetTibetTour

Tibetan People Celebrate the First Harvest Festival

The Autumnal Equinox is regarded as the Harvest Festival of China since 2018. President Xi points out that the setup of the festival is in order to highlight the foundational position of the “three rural” work, which is a far-reaching event.

September 23, which is also the Autumnal Equinox of this year, 2000 people of different ethnic groups gathered together at Songpan Village, Songpan Town, Lhasa City, singing and dancing to celebrate the joy of harvest.

In addition to the performances, the display of agricultural and livestock products is the major highlight of the Harvest Festival. Variety of agricultural and livestock products, handicrafts and some other special products were presented in the harvest festival.

In recent years, Tibet’s agriculture has good harvests in succession, and grain output has remained 1 million tons and above for three years in succession. In 2017, it reached 1.032 million tons, with an increase of 0.8% over the previous year. Among them, the production of green barley exceeded 700,000 tons and reached 781,000 tons, with an increase of 7.3%; the output of meat was 300,300 tons, with an increase of 3.2% than last year. The PGDI (Per Capita Disposable Income) exceeded 10,000 yuan, reaching 10330 yuan.

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Hello  I am planning a trip to Katmandu and on to Lhasa and Mt. Kalias. I am  pilgrim. Let me know costs and details I intend to fly or go overload from Katmandu Lhasa etc. Thx.

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Thanks very much for your inquiry. Travelling to Tibet from Nepal, you need to apply for Chinese Group Visa in Kathmandu. Firstly, we'll apply for visa invitation letter with copy of your passport. Next, we'll send visa invitation letter to you and our partner in Kathmandu. When you arrive in Kathmandu, you need to meet with our partner and give them your original passport, then they will go to Chinese embassy and apply for Chinese Group Visa for you. When you board plane from Kathmandu to Lhasa, they'll only check your passport and Chinese Group Visa. Apart from Chinese Group Visa, you also need Tibet Permit, we'lll apply for Tibet Permit for you in Lhasa, and our guide will pick you up at Lhasa airport with your permit. I will send detailed itinerary to your email, please check it. Thanks & Regards

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