Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek - 17 Days

Lo Manthang Tiji festival trek
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Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek is sacred and alluring. It is an excursion beyond the mountains. Relish the unique traditions and cultural significance of the last kingdom within Nepal. The trekking during Tiji Festival Trek in Upper Mustang is considered a bonus. The local grip this Great Buddhist Guru Padmasambhava came to Mustang and fought with evil navies that were intent upon destroying Buddhism since the period locals have followed.

Kaligandaki Gorge, Muktinath Temple, Kagbeni, and Himalayan plateaus’ landscapes are other features of trekking. Trekkers can trek in any season too. Simply ask for the Upper Mustang Trek package from our travel planners. Tiji festival is known as ten chi among a few locals it's one of the most popular centenaries of the district. It recites the myth of a kid who liberated the Mustang Kingdom from a great disaster. The festival is particularly observed within the Upper Mustang belt, especially in Lo Manthang’s monasteries.

Tiji festival in Nepal got its name from the original Tempa Chirim as a short form. This also states that Tiji – Supplication for World Peace. It is celebrated for the victory of Dorjee Jonu over Man Tam Ru. The beast ate people and caused a dry spell in the valley. It is believed that Dorjee Jon is Lord Buddha’s incarnated form and he defeated the monster. The festival is observed for 3 days choice the priests perform the rituals. The major sequences of the festival are as follows:

  • Ma Tam Ru Provocation (Tsa Chham)
  • Dorjee Jonu’s Introduction (Nga Chham)
  • Restoration of Devil to Buddha’s Domain

Rinpoche Gurus and 65 different priests from Chhosyer, Nhenyul, and Lomangthang perform the recitations:

Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trekking is a natural excursion too. It is trekking within the restricted trekking destination of Nepal. The trekkers are mandatory to get a special permit. However, these permits are taken care of by the travel planners of Mountain Miracle Treks. Book this trip for the coming year the dates of the Tiji Festival with the best itinerary for 2020 will going to celebrate 19th May to 21st may the Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek in Nepal and explore the village beyond the mountains. Mountain Miracle Treks has knitted the best itinerary for this trip to Nepal.

We recommend you add a few extra days to your travel plans to give yourselves enough time to enjoy your trek even with weather changes. And, if all goes according to plan, we can help you arrange popular adventure activities and day trips during the extra time.  please feel free to contact me for your best holiday packages with the best itinerary through Mountain Miracle trek & expedition. 

Trip Highlights


  • The Tiji festival celebrates from the end of the month of May to the beginning of June, a three-day Ceremony wearing colorful custom Dress, a traditional dance with music, horse riding completion, and many more activities.     
  • The forbidden area the upper Mustang trek is one of the ultimate gateways to the mystery of the world and the old Buddhist kingdom of Mustang known as Lo after exploring the palace of King Lo.
  • The rain in the region lies in its rain shadow area, therefore, the tour can be organized for the whole year freely.  
  • Spiritual feeling walking through Kali Gandaki River valley too Many Gompas,(monasteries )  Chortens( memorials)  covered by the Tibetan prayer flags, caves, painted rocks, a century of the old Monasteries.
  •  Mind-blowing landscapes plain desert with pinnacles and cliffs forbidden the last kingdom of Nepal.
  • Encounter the live glimpse of the Tibetan influence culture of the locals and their way of leaving and more.
  • Stunning mountain vistas:  Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and over dozens of mountains around and Lo Manthang is the Business hub of Emit.
  • A day tour of Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and the Kathmandu Durbar Square (UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu).

Outline Itinerary:

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Day 01:Arrival at the (TIA) in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel (1,400mt) 20 min Drive to Hotel .

As per we received your given flight schedule, our airport representative will be waiting in time at the (TIA) Tribhuvan international airport of Kathmandu for your arrival. And will Drop you off at your Hotel in a private Vehicle and overnight in Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • All the airport pick up and drop by private vehicle for your Arrivals and departures, and All the Ground transportations in private Vehicles and tourist standard buses for long distances.       
  • Accommodation 2-Nights’ in Kathmandu and 2-nights in Pokhara 3-star category hotel on twin sharing basis with Breakfast.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour with experienced tour Guide in a private vehicle including your entrance fees as per the given itinerary.
  • Experienced, helpful and friendly Trekking guide, and a porter (There will be a 1porter each between 2 of you to carry your luggage).
  • Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) with a cup of tea/coffee during your trek.
  • Accommodation in lodge/guest house on twin sharing basis during your trek.
  • Necessity paper works,(ACAP) Annapurna conservation area permits and restricted area special permit and TIMS Card.
  • General Medical (first aid Kid) is provided for general cases. (Please visit your own doctors and get prescription before coming to Nepal).
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter services which will be paid by your own travel insurance. We need a copy of your travel insurance before you leave trek.
  • Farewell dinner will be provided from the company’s side at a Nepali culture restaurant with a Nepali show after finishing your trip.
  • All government taxes, Vat and service charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa: you can get a visa easily upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan international airport in Kathmandu you need to bring 2 passport -size photos.
  • Personal expenses and meals Except for your trekking days.
  • Hot shower, Wi-Fi and Battery Charge during your Trek (it doesn't charge for small trekking/Hiking but they do charge for on the high mountain areas.
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks and dessert.
  • Personal trekking equipment (Gears).
  • Tipping for guide and porter are expected.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.

Trip Fact

  • Destination Nepal
  • Duration 17 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation: Tourist Bus / Jeep
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Duration : 17 Days
  • Group Size : 1-15
  • Max-altitude : 3,840m.
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