Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek

  • Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek

Overview

The festival 'Tiji' or 'Teechi or Teeji' is celebrated annually in this region for three-days during the days when dry season starts (late spring). Literally ‘Tiji’ means "The chasing of the Demons" and it is centered on the Tiji myth. Tiji is a celebration and reaffirmation of this myth. Thousands of people including children and old aged participate, the festival.

Tiji is the most awaited festival celebrate in Lo-manthang, Upper Mustang. The dates for Tiji Festival 2017 declared and announced. The Tiji festival this year will celebrate on 22nd, 23rd and 24th May 2017. 

Mustang is a miniature mountain valley engulfed by mountains in the Himalayas of Nepal, with border of Tibet in its north. Mustang's culture has moved down in its pure form from the Red Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Mustang is only the place where one can see the living Tibetan tradition in 21st century. Your trek to Lo-Manthang takes you amidst stunning sculpted rock formations backed by snow-capped peaks. Along the trail unique houses, villages and lifestyle through warm welcome.

 

Itinerary Details

14th May 2017 Day 01:  After your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (1350m), Kathmandu,  transfer to hotel by our representative.

15th May 2017 Day 02: Stay in Kathmandu, sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and official procedure, overnight at hotel.

16th May 2017 Day 03: Depart to Pokhara (920m), overnight at hotel. 

17th May 2017 Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2710m) and trek to Kagben (2800m)i, overnight at guesthouse.

18th May 2017 Day 05:Trek to Tsaile (3050m), overnight at guesthouse. 

19th May 2017 Day 06: Trek to Geling (3440m) , overnight at guesthouse. 

20th May 2017 Day 07: Trek to Tsarang (Charang - 3490m), overnight at guesthouse. 

21st May 2017 Day 08: Trek to Lo-Manthang , overnight at guesthouse. 

Tiji Festival Starts

22nd May 2017 Day 09: Stay in Lo Manthang (3840m), first day of Tiji Festival observe, overnight at guesthouse. 

23rd May 2017 Day 10: Stay in Lo Manthang (3840m), second day of Tiji Festival observe, overnight at guesthouse. 

24th May 2017 Day 11: Stay in Lo Manthang (3840m), Third or Final day of Tiji Festival observe, overnight at guesthouse. 

Tiji Festival Ends

25th May 2017 Day 12 : Trek to Ghami (3510m) via Marang La Pass and Ghar Gompa, overnight at guesthouse. 

26th May 2017 Day 13: Trek to Samar (3700m), overnight at guesthouse. 

27th May 2017 Day 14: Trek to Chhusang (3370m), overnight at guesthouse. 

28th May 2017 Day 15: Trek to Jomsom (2710m), overnight at hotel.

29th May 2017 Day 16: Fly to Pokhara (920m), overnight at hotel.

30th May 2017 Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu (1350m), overnight at hotel.

31st May 2017 Day 18: Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel. 

01st June 2017 Day 19: Transfer to airport, departure onward destination. 

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • 4 nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the programme.
  • 2 nights twin sharing accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast as per the programme.
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu inclusive with all entrance permit fees.
  • All meals with hot beverages whilst on terkking.
  • Guesthouse accommodation whilst on trekking.
  • Upper Mustang special trekking permit fee, Annapurna Conservation Area permit Fee.
  • Domestic flights (Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara) inclusive with airport tax.
  •  An experienced fluent English speaking trekking guide, trained by ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation.
  • Highly experienced well equipped, cook, kitchen helper, trekking porter(s).
  • Staffs (guide, cook, kitchen helper and porters) wages, allowances, transportation, food, accommodation, euipment & insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation (Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu).
  • Escorted airport transfers.
  • First aid medical kit, Oxymeter, sleeping bag, down jacket, trekking map and duffel bag.
  • All governmental procedure and applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

What is not included?

  • Meals at Kathmandu and Pokhara (except breakfast and farewell dinner).
  • Extra hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara (after 4 nights in Kathmandu, after 2 nights in Pokhara).
  • Personal nature expenses (telephone, laundry etc.).
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  •  Your International flights.
  • Your Travel Insurance (Mandatory).
  • Rescue & Evacuation if needed.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staffs.

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Highlights of the Trekking

  • Mysterious landscapes of Mustang including walled city Lo-manthang, Charang, Ghami village.
  • Large numbers of ancient monasteries with primitive monuments, caves, etc.
  • Three full days of Tiji Festival oberservation and celebration with dancing and traditional music. 

Note

Whatever conditions the stated itinerary follow, are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

Note

All conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.

Trip Price

US $ 1,800 per person

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Quick Fact of the Trip

  • Trip Duration : 19 days
  • Best Season : Spring, Summer & Autumn
  • Country : Nepal
  • Min Altitude : 2700m
  • Max Altitude : 3840m
  • Trip starts : Kathmandu
  • Trip ends : Kathmandu
  • Group size : Min – 2

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