Tiji has derived the word from Tempa Chhirim, considered as “Prayer for world peace”. It is an annual festival celebrated only in Upper Mustang Region of Nepal in the small kingdom of Lomanthang. Tiji festival is celebrated for the victory of Dhorji Sonam(Belief as an incarnation of Buddha), over a demon called MA Tam RU TA, who causes disease, storm, draught and destroy houses, livestock. It is celebrated for three days in Chhyode Gumba. Mask dance of monk is the special attraction during Tiji following Archery and horse riding challenge. According to the locals, the festival brings peace, prosperity and take away the odds.
Mustang Tilji Festival Trek where the native people have accepted the loaded traditions and set of values which are and were followed by their genetics. You can easily find the trace of their ancestors. The capital of Mustang district is acknowledged as Lo- Manthang and is the walled city. Here, you can seize the civilizing and spiritual assessment which is playing as the crucial and sanctified meaning for the Tibetan Buddhist. This place is assumed as the abode of the present king of Mustang and covers 4,210 meters of elevation.
The season for Mustang Tiji Festival is suggested from March to November. Moreover, this year in 2018, it is going to start from May 12 until May 14. Fixed departure is confirmed and participants are welcome to experience the Tibetan Buddhist, culture, tradition and unique festival in rain shadow upper mustang.
May-05-018: Pick up at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, transfer to hotel on BB plan
May-06-018: Drive to Pokhara,6 hrs, stay at hotel on BB plan
May-07-018: Flight to Jomsom (2,720m), and trek to Kagbeni (2,810m) 4 hrs, stay at Lodge
May-08-018: Trek to Chele (3,050m), 6-7 hrs stay at Lodge
May-09-018:Trek to Jhite (3,820m), 6-7 hrs stay at Lodge
May-10-018: Trek to Chrang (3,560m), 6-7 hrs stay at Lodge
May-11-018: Trek to Lo-Manthang (3,810m), 5 hrs
May-12-018: Explore Lo-Manthang (the walled city), the first day of Tiji starts by afternoon, stay at a lodge.
May-13-018: Explore the Chhuser cave and Monastery, Second event of the festival, stay at Lodge
May-14-018: Third day and conclusion of the event, stay at lodge
May-15-018: Trek to Ghami (3,765m) 6 hrs stay at Lodge
May-16-018: Trek to Chele (3,050m) 6-7 hrs stay at Lodge
May-17-018: Trek to Jomsom (2,720m) 7-8 hrs stay at Lodge
May-18-018: Flight to Pokhara 25 min and transfer to Kathmandu, half day culture tour followed by Farewell dinner, overnight at hotel on BB plan.
May-19-018: Airport Drop, Final Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu
As you land on Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be received by the representative staff from Himalayan Nepal Trek with proper greeting. Then, afterward you will be transferred to hotel where you will learn the detail itinerary. We can change the set itinerary as per your feasibility. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Setting a practical itinerary today you will see the sights in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinatha and Boudhanath. These are the historical places which are also listed in World Heritage Sites. So, spending time in such places you will feel glory. Accomplishing the sightseeing you will return to hotel. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 6 hrs
On the following day you will drive to Pokhara, the city of lakes after completing the sightseeing in Kathmandu. Pokhara is the entry way to move into Lower Mustang Trek. Arriving in Pokhara you will drive to hotel and have some rest. In the evening you will set out for some delightful walk. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 04: Flight to Jomsom (2,720m) and trek to Kagbeni (2,810m) 4 hrs
From Pokhara you will take a flight to Jomsom where you can view an electrifying outlook of graceful world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge all along to the bank of Kali Gandaki Valley. You will get pleasure from the eye-catching sceneries of Nilgiri Mountain. Afterward, you will turn up to Kagbeni which is resting at 2,810 meter altitude. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Chele (3,050m) 6-7 hrs
On the following day taking special permit you will begin the trek going after the Kali Gandaki River. As you are in motion you will get pleasurable destination. Taking some upward and downward movements and will get there to Tangbe village and Chhusag. Making the tunnel you will reach to the village of Chele village which is found at an altitude of 3,050 meter. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Jhite (3,820m) 6-7 hrs
Ascending for a while you will move ahead towards Jhite which is positioned at an elevation of 3,820 meter. It takes 6 to 7 hours to set the miles from Chele to Jhite. In the middle of trek you will stop and then have your lunch. You will walk smoothly and exploring the things that you viewed on the trekking trail. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 07: Trek to Chrang (3,560m) 6-7 hrs
On the following day you will begin the trek with stimulating walk. Passing Ghaymi Khola and long Mani walls you will arrive at Chrang. Chrang is positioned at an altitude of 3,560 meter where you will get to make out the huge white Dzong and Red Gompa. Spending 6 to 7 hours you will turn up to Chrang. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 08: Trek to Lo-Manthang (3,810m) 5 hrs start of Tilji Festival
This is the day to set up the trek to Lo- Mangthang with an altitude of 3,810 meter taking 5 hours as trek duration. As you come up to Lo- Mangthang you will be capable to viewpoint Tilicho, Nilgiri, Bhrikuti Peak and Annapurna I. The trekking trail will effortlessly soar up to Lo from where you will sight the vistas of Lo-Mangthang Valley. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 09: Tilji Festival continue and back to Lo-Manthang
This is the second day of Tilji festival and you will enjoy the mask dance which is performed wearing traditional attire. There is a myth behind the celebration of Tilji Festival and the relataed myth is one performs and celebrate this festival to remove the evil. It is very interesting the way they perform the dance. Then, finishing the festival you will return to Lo-Manthang. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 10: Last day of Tilji Festival
This is the last day of Tilji Festival where you will try to enjoy the festival as much as you can. Enjoying and observing the festival you will spend 3rd day of Tilji Festival. For the future reference you can take some photos as well. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 11: Trek back to Ghami (3,765m) 6 hrs
Waking up early in the morning you will head to Ghami which is placed at an altitude of 3,765 meter. You will have your breakfast at Yamda La after passing local villages and chortens which is comparable to the Tibetan style. The time you ascend to Nyi Pass it may take some time then, with descending you will lead to Ghami. It is with these huge barren fields. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 12: Trek to Chele (3,050m) 6-7 hrs
On the following day you will move from Ghami to Chele as soon as you take the downward move. As you have already spent a night in Chele today you can make the trek more straightforward and delightful despite the fact that you will walk for 6 to 7 hours. Stay overnight in guesthouse.
Day 13: Trek to Jomsom (2,720m) 7-8 hrs
Trekking into the lower part with graceful world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge. Walking forward, you will move all along to the bank of Kali Gandaki Valley. You will get pleasure from the eye-catching sceneries of Nilgiri Mountain. Afterward, you will turn up to Jomsom with numerous upwards and downwards and it takes 7 to 8 hours. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 14: Flight to Pokhara 25 min and Kathmandu, Farewell dinner
In an early morning you will take a flight to Pokhara leaving Jomsom. Then, again you will ctach another flight that will take you to Kathmandu taking 35 minutes from Pokhara. This will be the joyous adventurous flight. Arriving in TIA you will be picking up and then again transferred to the hotel where you can enjoy the comfortable bed. In the evening you will return to hotel completing the short sightseeing to take part in farewell dinner. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 15: Departure!!!!
Accomplishing 15 days of Nepal trips you will return your home town from TIA. You will be transferred to airport safely and then depart from us.
The representative will be there outside the Terminal Hall with Himalayan Nepal Trek logo along with your name thereon. You’ll then be transferred to your hotel.
We use a mix of native buses and taxis, non-public minibusses for city sightseeing and airport pickups and generally land cruisers for journeys into the mountains. The selection of auto will depend upon the scale of your group.
We book a hotel as per your preference but basically, we use 3* standard rooms in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We serve you twin sharing rooms and King bed for a couple. We use Lodges throughout the trek with twin bedroom and sharing.
Safety is our first priority; our team puts best effort to minimize the risk. We take care of any emergency that may occur within the path. First aid kit, oxygen bag and eventually emergency rescue via chopper are always ready just in case of an emergency. Besides we manage threat with rest days and our staffs will be there to advise you.
Weather condition may invite the requirement of some equipment like crampons, trekking poles, raincoat etc. So, we tend to request you to carry only need types of equipment. Down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, lightweight bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, windproof jacket etc.
Common to experience some discomfort before you become absolutely acclimatized to the altitude. Most treks are suitable for anyone who is moderately matched. No previous experience is needed. Some cardiovascular physical fitness programs like regular walking, running, swimming and hiking are necessary to increase the performance. Participants with pre-existing medical condition or diseases should look for a medical recommendation before considering a trek.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner each day, as per itinerary, is enclosed. Continental, Nepali and Sherpa food from the menu.
Hot shower is available during the trek at your own expense about $5
Electricity will not always be available, particularly in additional remote areas. Carry a second set of charged batteries with you.
During the trek, it’s not possible to get a connection everywhere but there are certain places throughout the trek wherever you get the surplus over internet and telecommunication. We offer you satellite phone as per your preference. You can use our guide cell phone to communicate if you don't have your own number, they welcome you anytime.
You can rely on credit cards in Cities however once we tend to begin trek we solely use the cash. Ensure that you just take spare Nepalese rupees. Dollars, Euros, and Pounds will be accepted.
15 to 20 US$ every day will be enough to shop for bottles of water, chocolates, gifts and more.
You can buy bottle of water on a trek otherwise you can bring purifying tablets and filter to avoid extra expenses of day
You can leave you stuffs in Katmandu with Himalayan Nepal Trek without any extra charge.
A valid Passport
Passport size photos for trekking permits
Copy of Travel insurance if you've got
Emergency contact numbers for family contacts.
Visa fees are:
US$ 25/40/100 for 15 days/30 days/90 days multiple entries that are collectible solely in USD money. The maximum number of days should be included in the section about extending a trek.
Our company ensures all of our trekking staff: Guides, Cooks, Sherpa’s and Porters.
15kg of baggage per person and porter carries 30Kg. you need to carry a small day bag with personal belongings, camera, water, windproof jacket, glass and sun cream and rain clothing etc.
We cannot predict the atmospheric condition in the Himalayas, weather pattern keeps on changing through the day. Nights are very cold and days are higher primarily trekking in Nepal we tend to recommend during March-May and September- Gregorian calendar month. March – could that is spring season is extremely counseled, the weather is clean and favorable, we will see flowers like a shrub and a lot of Beside mountain chain Kingdom of Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
10 participants in a group – free trekking packages for one leader.
18 participants in a group – free trekking package for 2 persons.
27 participants in a group – free trekking packages for 3 persons.
Definitely, need a rest day to bring back our strength and maintain latitude adoption in the Himalayas.
We recommend you the following tours just before or after the trek. Tours are basically for few days to relax and jump around the cities to get closer look towards the culture and lifestyle of Nepal. All the following packages contain the cultural show which is very interesting and memorable.
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