Mani-Rimdu, is celebrated on the tenth lunar Tibetan calendar during the month of November. The festival is celebrated for three days in hill top of Tengboche Monastery known as Dawa Choling Gompa in Khumjung V.D.C. Mani refers to enchanting prayers of chenrezig and Rimdu is the small red pills distributed for blessing. The monks perform different dance representing different deities and worship Guru Rinpoche, the founder of Tibetan-Buddhism. The local people of the Area namely, Khumjung, Khunde, Phortse, Namche, Thame, Pangboche pay a visit during the festival to rejoy the event with friends plus to receive blessing from Lama with visitors around the globe.
Similarly, the surrounding of Himalayan range views close by adds more colors to this trip. The Mount Lhotse wall with Nuptse and Mount Everest raising above them will be on sight to the north from Tengboche with Mount Amadablam. Followed by Mount Kangtega , Mount Thamserku, Kusum Khang garu to the west.Mount Kongde range, Mount Numbur to south and Scared Khumbiyula, Gejo ri, Machermo peak, Chooyu and Tauje to east is capture on sight from there. The peaceful hill, with Tenngbouche Monastery was first base camp during 1953 Everest expedition and the present Monastery is believed to be build as a sister Monastery of Rongbuk Monastery, Tibet during 1816 AD by Lama Gulu with local people.
Mani-Rimdu Festival is mainly celebrated for well being of human being on the globe. The sand Mandala is very neatly made by expert of the Monastery monk taking four days. The mandala represents everyone in the globe, meaning circle of life shortly. Blessing is offered by the High Lama Nawang Tenzing Nurbu. Thus, it is also celebrated to remember the founder of Tibetan-Buddhism Guru Rinpoche also know as Padmasabav.
Day 01: Pick up In Kathmandu (ktm),Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA, 1310 m), transfer to hotel, (BB plan)
Day 02: Sightseeing around world heritage site (UNESSCO), Preparation for trek.
Day 03: flight to Lukla (2900 M) 35min, Trek to Phakding (2610m), 5hrs overnight at Lodge,
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hrs, overnight at Lodge
Day 05: Trek to twin valley (khumjung,khunde) overnight at lodge
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860 m) 5/6 hrs, overnight at Lodge
Day 07: Observe Mani Rimdu festival in himalaya, overnight at lodge
Day 08: Visit Monastery and observe monk dance.Overnight at lodge.
Day 09: Trek To Monjo (2860m), overnight at lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2900 m), overnight at lodge.
Day 11: Flight to Kathmandu(TIA) ,transfer to hotel.
Day 12: Drop to Airport(TIA), Departure
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