from 19th May to 21st May 2020 is the official date for Tiji /Tenji Festival Trek 2020 in Lo manthang. Cultural meaning of celebrating Tiji festival is based on the dharma (cosmic law and order). In the nature, there are ethically two factors one is good and another is evil. Gods and demons. These two factors always have to fight against each other. Fundamental truth of the nature is that there should always be peace and order in the world. Dharma has such a power that can fight against any demonic powers because it has the weapon of truth and peace. So, mission of the dharma is to prevail peace in the world. This means that all the trekkers who are trekking to Upper Mustang especially in the spring to participate in Tiji festival are involving in the peace keeping process. We all are prayers of the peace and so is Tiji Festival Trek 2020 as well. This is a festival trek in upper mustang. Tiji festival date 2019 we offered in our information is absolutely official. Upper Mustang Tiji Festival trek can be organized as a Jeep tour to. So, don’t worry if you can’t walk but still wanna observe the festival
Tiji is a religious festival celebrated usually in May to overcome any obstacles in a year ahead and for the well being throughout the year. On the occasion of this worldly popular festival people from all around the world come here to take part in the tiji festival. You can combine your trip with Tiji Festival Trek. Buddhist monks perform breathtaking dance with their colorful costumes. This dance symbolizes battle against negativity and gives the message of positivism. To enjoy the tiji festival to the fullest it is better not to bring your kids along with. We have set up an ideal Nepal family holiday trip with awesome Himalayan views and your children are welcome here.
We are going to celebrate Tiji Festival in Upper Mustang from 19th of May to 21st of May 2020 at Lo- manthang. Upper Mustang is a forbidden kingdom in Nepal situated beyond the mountains. It is absolutely like Tibet. Tiji Festival Trek gives you full of excitements and pleasures because it has such a setting to thrill the emotions of the participants. It is an old Tibetan cultural and historical phenomenon started at the beginning of 8th century that continues even today that actually took place over here in the Lo manthang.
Highlights of this trip
Trek in the shadows of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna along the Kali Ghandaki River en-rooted to Mustang pass through white-washed mountain villages, alongside colorful old Buddhist shrines/monasteries and temples carrying traditional Tibetan cultures.
Following 5 days of trekking, reach Lo Manthang, the fabled walled city of Mustang spend 3 days in Lo Manthang at the Tiji Festival – a vibrant Buddhist celebration with dancing and traditional music by monks and locals.
11th of May 2020, Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1340m.
Our Airport representative will meet in the international airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to hotel.
12th May 2019, Day 2: Guided sightseeing.
Full day guided Sightseeing tour in the heritage sites of Kathmandu valley.
13th of May 2019, Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara 900m
Drive about 8 hours with tourist bus, 5-6 hours with private car and fly 35 minutes. Please choose one of them.
14th May 2020, Day 4: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom 2720m and trek to Kagbeni – 2800m
Trekking 4 Hours and overnight at Lodge.
15th of May 2020, Day 5: Trek from Kagbeni to Tsaile – 3100m
6-7 hours trekking. Easy and gentle climb up. Overnight at lodge in Tsaile.
16th of May 2020, Day 6: Trek from Tsaile to Ghiling 3570m
7-8 hours via Chuksi Cave.
17th of May 2020, Day 7: Trek from Ghiling to Drakmar – 3450m
Trekking time: 5-6 Hours accommodation in lodge.
18th May 2020, Day 8: Trek from Drakmar to Lo-Manthang 3840m via Ghar Gompa and Marang-La Pass.
Trekking time : 7-8 Hours accommodation in Lodge.
Teji Festival Start from 19th of May and Ends at 21st of May 2020.
19th of May 2020, Day 9: First day observe Tiji Festival or Tenji Festival at Lo-Manthang 3840m. Overnight at Lodge
20th of May 2020, Day 10: Second day observe Tiji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m.
Overnight at Lodge
21st of May 2020, Day 11: Final observance of Tiji or Tenji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m. Overnight at Lodge.
22nd of May 2020, Day 12: Trek from Lo-Manthang to Tsarang 3560m.
Trekking time: 4 Hours.
23rd of May 2020, Day 13: Trek from Tsarang to Syangmochen 3500m.
Trekking time : 7- 8 Hours
24th of May 2020, Day 14: Trek from Syangmochen to Chhusang 2980m.
Trekking time: 5-6 Hours .
25th of May 2020, Day 15: Trek from Chhusang to Jomsom 2720m
Trekking time: 6-7 Hours
26th of May 2020, Day 16: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara 820m and rest.
Flight: 35min, Jomsom to Pokhara , stay at the hotel or walking around there.
27th of May 2020, Day 17: Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu 1340m. Overnight at Hotel
Driving 210km /5-6 hours. You can also take flight instead.
28th of May 2020, Day 18: Final departure from Kathmandu
We will drop you to Airport.
Option#2 Adventure jeep drive:
13th May 2019 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1340m. Overnight at Hotel
14th May 2019, Day 02: Full day Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley 1340m. Overnight at Hotel
15th May 2019, Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara 820 m/ 30min flight
16th May 2019, Day 04: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom 2720m and then drive to Muktinath and drive back to Kagbeni 2800m/5 hours
17th May 2020,Day 05: Drive Kagbeni to Ghami 3520m / 4 hours. Overnight at Lodge
18th May 2020, Day 06: Drive Ghami to Lo-Manthang 3840m/4 hours
Tiji/Tenchi festival starts on 19th May and ends 21st May June 2020.
19th May 2020, Day 07: First day observe Tenji/Tiji Festival at Lo-Manthang 3840m. Overnight at Lodge
20th May 2020, Day 08: Second day observe Tenji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m. Overnight at Lodge
21st May 2020, Day 09: Final observe Tenji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m. Overnight at Lodge
Tenchi Festival End
22nd May 2020, Day 10: Drive Lo Manthang to Chhuksang (3310m). 5-6 hours
23rd May 2020, Day 11: Drive Chhuksang to Jomsom (3310m). 5-6 hours
24th May 2020, Day 12: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara 820m and rest time at Pokhara. Overnight at hotel
25th May 2020, Day 13: Fly back Pokhara to Kathmandu 1340m/30min. Overnight at Hotel
26th May 2020, Day 14: Final departure from Kathmandu
- Airport pick up and Drop by private vehicle.
- 3 nights accommodation in the standard in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast basis.
- Your 3 meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner: during the trekking.
- Special Trekking Permit US$ 500 per person for 10 days (the above price includes 10 days valid trekking permit from Kagbeni to Kagbeni. If you would wish to stay more than 10 days in restricted area, you are subjected to extra charge for extra days (US$ 50 per day / per person).
- Annapurna conservation fee
- Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara flight fare.
- Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu by Land Transportation.
- All accommodations in lodges/tea houses or provided tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
- An experienced Government licensed guide and porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- Fare well dinner with typical Nepali restaurant
- All government taxes.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
- All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks).
- Personal Equipment.
- All entrance fees in Kathmandu cultural tour.
- Personal travel and medical insurance.
- Any kind of personal expense.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
- Tips for trekking staff, driver (Tipping is expected).
- Any donation to the Monastery.
- Upper Mustang Monastery Entrance fees.