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'Bisket Jatra' observed in 'Thimi', an ancient Newari town lying 10 kilometres
east from Kathmandu, is one of the most spectualr festivals. 'Bisket Jatra'
observed in Thimi is also called Sindoor Jatra(Vermilion Powder Festival) is
absolutely different than observed in proper Bhaktapur. The day marks the
begining of Nepali New Year. People greet each other and play with Vermilion
color. In no time the whole locality turn into colorful orange. Bisket Jatra has
been regarded as the best festival of the world by lonelyplanet.com.