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Mustang Tiji Festival Trekking
Mustang Tiji

Overview

Mustang Tiji Festival Trekking lies in the forbidden kingdom of Nepal up in the Himalayas is the most precious and vibrant outdoor activity to conduct in Nepal. Moreover, this Mustang Tiji Festival Trek can be combined with the unique and traditional festival of the host people then the trip would be worthwhile for every penny spent on the journey.

The Tiji Festival is the most auspicious festival in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal. Upper Mustang Tiji Festival 2018, the dates have been released for May 12, 13 and 14. The magnificent Mustang Tiji Festival Trekking starts after the flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. The gradual trekking from the lower Mustang to the upper Mustang region helps in the acclimatization in the thin air up in the Himalayas.

About Mustang Tiji Festival Trekking

According to the mythology, the Upper Mustang Tiji festival is celebrated to mark the victory of the good against evil. It is believed that the region was under the trouble. Because of the demon that destructed the region by consuming the water supplies and spreading the epidemics. Later Dorje Jono fought relentlessly against his demon father and defeated him. Thereupon the festival is celebrated with the beautiful prayers chants and colorful dances. Besides the charm of the festival the trekking in the Upper Mustang region. It presents the awestruck views of the Himalayan ranges very close, barren geographical landscape. The mysterious holes settlement, clustered villages, deepest gorges of the world Kaligandaki gorge are another attraction. If you are lucky enough you can also witness the unique cremation ritual of people of the region.

It presents the awestruck views of the Himalayan ranges very close, barren geographical landscape, mysterious holes settlement. Also, other major attractions are clustered villages, the deepest gorges of the world Kaligandaki gorge. If you are lucky enough you can also witness the unique cremation ritual of people of the region. The chance to observe and participate in this sacred festival of the region together with the delights of the Mother Nature nestled in Annapurna Region of Nepal.

Come and Book this amazing trekking amalgamated of the traditions and natural resources. Peregrine Treks & Expedition offers this package at the competitive price and provides the excellent hospitality.

Optional Itinerary for Upper Mustang Tiji Festival 2018

Day 01 (May 07, 2018) Kathmandu Arrival

Day 02 (May 08, 2018) Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Day 03 (May 09, 2018) Drive to Tatopani (10-11 Hours)

Day 04 (May 10, 2018) Drive to Kagbeni 2850 m 4-5 Hours drive

Day 05 (May 11, 2018) Drive to Ghami (3560m) 3-4 hours drive

Day 06 (May 12, 2018) Day 09 (May 12, 2018) Ghami to Lomanthang (3840 m) 3-4 hours drive and Tiji Festival Starts

Day 07 (May 13, 2018) Tiji Festival Second Day

Day 08 (May 14, 2018) Tiji Festival Closing Day

Day 09 (May 15, 2018) Drive back to Muktinath

Day 10 (May 16, 2018) Drive back to Pokhara (7-8 hours)

Day 11 (May 17, 2018) Half day Pokhara sightseeing and drive back to Kathmandu

Day 12 (May 18, 2018) Departure


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Mustang Tiji Festival Trekking Itinerary & Other Details

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport

Our company airport representative or you trekking leader will be there to greet you holding Peregrine Treks clipboard to pick you up then transfer to the Hotel at Thamel. It is 25 to 30 minutes driving from the airport to Thamel. The short preliminary briefing will give you by our Group Leader and if you have early arrived in Nepal you will have the time to explore the tourist hub Thamel Street. Dinner plan will be provided in the Nepali restaurant with the cultural show program.

Day 02

Kathmandu valley sightseeing program/ Trek preparation

Today, you would get the most exhilarating program in Kathmandu valley listed in world heritage site in UNESCO. Our most experience tour guide will take you to the world biggest Buddhist Stupa, Hindu deity Pashupatinath temple where there is popular to the funeral process of the Hindus. Also, we visit the Swyambhunath monkey temple and Hanuman Dhoka Durbar square.

Day 03

Drive to Pokhara, explore the Lakeside and stay at hotel

This morning after your breakfast we will drive you Pokhara along the Prithvi Highway. It is about 210 km from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Once you reach Pokhara you will get free time in the hotel and explore the Lakeside. Relaxing and fabulous scenery are visible on the way. Nepalese lifestyle and their culture also can observe along the way to Pokhara. Lunch stop will be in one of the highway restaurants with its excellent food. After 6/7 hours of driving, you will reach the second largest city Pokhara know as Lake City. You will get free time in the Hotel and explore Lake Side where you can buy the last minutes trekking stuff. Overnight in the Hotel

Day 04

Fly to Jomsom and 3 hrs. treks to Kagbeni

After early breakfast, you are taken to the Pokhara domestic airport for the breathtaking fly to Jomsom. It is twenty minutes fly. You can have the great view of the Himalayan giant poking into the sky and also witness the Kali Gandaki river dates back to 80 million old flowing from Tibetan Platue when you trek to Kagbeni from Jomsom for three hours. Kagbeni is the gateway of Upper Mustang trek; the ancient salt trades trail and it is easy and short walk then excursion around the Kagbeni village. Overnight in the lodge

Day 05

Trek to Chele (3050m/ 10,006ft) around 7 hrs.

We show restricted area legal document in the check then we start our walking on the extended trail with the backdrop Mountain View is dazzling. The Kali Gandaki river bed gives you the ancient history of existence and also witness the different part of the world known as the land of ammonites; pre historic stone. Lunch would be somewhere in a middle way. After seven hours walking arrives Chele for the night sleeping in the lodge.

Day 06

Trek to Syangboche (3800m/ 12467ft) walk 6 hr

We climb on the undulating trails with a couple of steep ascend and descends. Despite more than 6 hours walking on the tremendous canyons with its natural color open out is extraordinary. You would witness the bizarre farming land with reading buckwheat, greenery and the panoramic view of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Tilicho Peak and Yakwa Kang. You will visit the sky caves, which date back more than three thousand years. It was used as a human settlement and lama hermit retreat. We will have the lunch at the small settlement of Bhena where is used as Jeep station nowadays. Climb up to the pass and descend to the Syangboche village for remarkable on its unexpected views. Overnight at the Lodge

Day 07

Trek to Ghami (3520m/ 11548ft) walk approx 5 hrs.

The trail gently climbs for a small pass of 3800m. With extraordinary views of snow-capped mountains cinerary and deep valleys into the wind eroded canyons. Today’s short walk allows with the views of the dominated soaring peak of Annapurna, Tilicho and Nilgiri alongside would hardly allow us to realize the passing way of time and arrive Ghami. Today’s Lunch and camp will be in the same places and visit Ghami village after our lunch.

Day 08

Trek to Tsarnag (3560m/11679ft) 4 hrs.

Four hours of walking brings you to the fascinating and dramatic village of Tsarang known as ‘Land of Chortens’. If you walk half an hour we see the longest ancient Mani wall of Mustang; this trail makes the history and legend of Indian Padmasambhava, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism who created the original shamanistic religion of Bon Po. You can get self-exploration around the village and witness the ancient Monastery. Today’s Lunch and Camp will be in the same place.

Day 09

Five hrs. trek to Lo Manthang / witness the Tiji festival starting in the afternoon

After two hours of climbing, we pass the Lo-La (4000m) and descending trail to reached long historical wall; the plateau of Lo Manthang, the capital city of Mustang where there is fascinating solitary ancient Chorten in the middle of the village. We will have the lunch here and make some exploration of the ancient legendary walled city of Lo. Overnight at the Lodge

Day 10

Visit cave and monastery at the morning and afternoon enjoy in Tiji Festival

Lo Manthang has about 150 hoses and contains largest and finest Tibetan Gompers in Nepal. It has major four ancient monasteries; impressive and enormous itself. Your guide will manage a jeep to go Chosar village where is Nyphu cave monastery built on the side of the soaring cliff. 2500 years old Jhong Sky cave with 44 compartments gives you the pre historic settlement of human. When we come back, we will enjoy in Tiji festival in the afternoon.

Day 11

Explore the summer palace and monastery and enjoy the last and final celebration of Tiji festival

Today, we will visit the summer place at Thinker village in the morning. It is not in use anymore, alternatively, we can climb up the north side of the Lo Manthang for the stunning view of the valley. Rest of the day in the afternoon, we will involve the last Tiji festival perform by the monks.

Day 12

Trek to Dhakmar via Ghar Gompa (3800m/ 12467ft) walk 7 - 8 hrs.

Today, we take different trails, which offer the most beautiful view of the mountain and visit the world oldest monastery Ghar Gumba. We will have lunch seventh-century monastery and walk to Dhakmar is thrilling with different eroded hills. We reach Dhakmar after 7/8 hours of walking; land of reading cliff.

Day 13

Trek to Somar / walk approx. 7 hrs.

We will have the breakfast and trek down back to the Somar village.

Day 14

Trek to Kagbeni walk approx. 7 hrs.

We trek down to the Chhusang with an outstanding view of Nilgiri and a wide of Kaligandaki River is significant in itself. Chhusang is another pretty village with apple garden and sung Tibetan song portraying the beauty of Chhusang.

Day 15

Trek to Jomsom (2725m) around 3 hrs. walk

We will have early breakfast and trek to Jomsom along the wonderful trail where we can get the test of apple and explore the traditional weaving technique by women. After a short walk, reach the district head quarter of Mustang called Jomsom where we are going to end our Mustang Tiji festival trek so can celebrate last night party with your guide and porter.

Day 16

Fly to Pokhara after the Tiji festival

Today we take an early morning flight to Pokhara. It is a breathtaking flight; get the overlooking view of massif Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain. It can be delay flight due to the bad weather or strong winds. We can have lunch at Pokhara and go to Phewa Lake boating then sightseeing at David waterfall, Gupteshor Cave and Tibetan refugee camp. Overnight at the hotel

Day 17

Drive back to Kathmandu

We drive to Pokhara about 7 hours along the Prithvi Highway. The lunch will be in the middle of the highway. You can catch a flight for Kathmandu on extra payment. We will arrange this too.

Day 18

End of the Mustang Tiji trekking

We will drop you up at the airport three hours early and say good bye. Share your video and pictures in the social media and make another plan for the next trip in future. Write a mail if we have any problem, which we can improve in next trip.

Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Three-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Room in best available lodge and all meal (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trekking
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation in private vehicle as per itinerary
  • Jomsom to Pokhara flight ticket
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara guided sightseeing in private vehicle
  • All entrance fees during sightseeing
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistance guide for more than 5 trekkers
  • Upper Mustang special permit
  • Guide, porter and other necessary staff salaries, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
  • sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion) and tent if necessary
  • Duffel bag, t-shirt, achievement certificate and trekking map are free services from the company.
  • Necessary Permit and TIMS
  • First Aid Medical kit or necessary normal medicine
  • Seasonal fruits during trek
  • All applicable government and local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee and international airfares
  • Hotel accommodation, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of an early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal, early return from the mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance for trekkers only
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, pot of tea etc.) during trekking
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
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Trip Facts

Destination:Nepal
Duration:18 days
Group Size:More than 2
Arrival on:Tribhuban International Airport, Ktm
Departure:Kathmandu
Max Altitude:Tsarang 3560 m.
Difficulty:Moderate
Accomodation:Three-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trekking