Lhosar is a significant festival celebrated by the Tibetan community and other Himalayan communities in Nepal, Bhutan, and India. The festival is usually observed in February, and it marks the beginning of the Tibetan New Year. The date of Lhosar may vary depending on the community celebrating it.

The word "Lhosar" means "New Year" in the Tibetan language, and the festival is celebrated with much enthusiasm and joy. However, the way it is celebrated may differ depending on the community.

In Nepal, the Tamang community celebrates Lhosar as one of their major festivals, and the celebration lasts for several days. The festival is an occasion for the community to showcase their traditional dances, music, and customs. In Bhutan, Lhosar is celebrated as a three-day event, and it is one of the most important festivals in the country.

The festival has a deep cultural and religious significance, celebrating the triumph of good over evil. During Lhosar, people perform traditional dances, wear colorful clothes, and put on masks to symbolize the victory of positive forces over negative ones.

Lhosar is also a time for preparing and enjoying traditional food items such as "sel roti" (a type of circular fried bread) and "khapse" (deep-fried biscuits). People also drink "chang," a traditional Tibetan alcoholic beverage made from fermented barley.

Moreover, Lhosar is a time for forgiveness, reconciliation, and renewing relationships. It is also a time to reflect on the past year and set new goals for the upcoming year. Overall, the festival is a unique cultural experience for tourists visiting the region, and it offers an opportunity to witness the rich cultural heritage of the Tibetan community and other Himalayan communities.