Highlights

● Guided tour of UNESCO-listed world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley 
● A scenic mountain flight to watch over the grandeur of the Himalayas of Nepal 
● Walking through the Kali Gandaki gorge world's deepest gorge
● Amazing trans-Himalayas and the unique rock formation of the Mustang 
● Explore the myths related to its religion and culture with a tour of monasteries, Chortens, and gumbas 
● Attend the Tiji festival at Lomanthang  
 

About Tiji Festival Trek 2023 - Upper Mustang

The Tiji festival tour is a blended opportunity to experience the breathtaking scenery of lower to higher Mustang and learn about Tibetan culture in its purest form. One of the most fascinating celebrations, Tiji Festival is observed by the locals of Mustang, particularly by the Gurung and Bista populations. Every year, the locals grandly celebrate the three-day Tiji festival, which features elaborate Tibetan ceremonies. The festival is observed throughout May and June; more specifically from May 30 to June 1.

Based on the Lunar Calendar, The event most sincerely honors the legend of a son who allegedly spared the Mustang Kingdom from a terrible disaster. The term "Tiji" is an acronym for the phrase "Tempa Chirim," which translates to "Prayer for World Peace."

The people of Mustang commemorate this occasion through traditional clothing outfits and acting joyfully and contentedly. A religious ceremony takes place where Lo Manthang monks perform the mask dance. The locals, tourists, and hikers all joyfully celebrate this three-day event.

2023 will see the celebration of Tiji on May 16, 17, and 18, while 2024 will have Tiji fall on the fifth, sixth, and seventh of May.

Not only would you be strolling along mustang trails, but this huge celebration also invites you to learn about other cultures. Join the fixed departures with Himalayan Ecological Trekking and take part in this auspicious celebration as a cultural vacation.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Airport Pickup and Transfer to Hotel (8 May 2023)

Our airport representative will receive you at the Nepal Airport in Kathmandu. You will be transferred to the hotel and all the trip details will be discussed. We will tick the pre-trekking checklist for trekking gear etc. Overnight at Hotel

    We will do sightseeing around the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES of Kathmandu. Tomorrow we need to wake up early. Therefore, the sightseeing tour will be limited to Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. These places are famous for Buddhism, Architecture, Hinduism, and Nepalese craftsmanship. In the evening you can relax and stroll around Thamel. Overnight at Hotel

                                            PRICES & DATES

                                            Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
                                            10 May, 2023 - 09 May, 2023GuaranteedUS$0