Upper Mustang is the mystic forbidden kingdom of Nepal bordering the Chinese state of Tibet up in the Himalayas. The unique landscape and the rich culture make the region’s trip the life long memorable journey. Nepal Intrepid Treks is delighted to present the trekking package comprises of the iconic festival of the region. Mustang Tiji Festival Trek is the trekking package which deals with the nature and culture of Upper Mustang.
The joyous flight from the Lake City Pokhara to the windiest town of Nepal Jomsom and then further trekking takes the trekkers to the capital city Lomanthang. The name of this place resembles that the town is surrounded by the walls. The norther wall being the high Himalayas bordering the region and southern too with Himalayas. This place is also called as the Himal Paariko Gaun which means village beyond mountains. The festival is very vibrant and colorful. It is celebrated every year to mark the victory of good over evil. According to the mythology the demon threatened the people and valley to create catastrophe. The region was about to be doomed. Then the son of Demon Dorje Jono appeared for the rescue of the people. Mustang Tiji Festival Trek showcases the unique celebration technique of the Upper Mustang people. The great duel took place ultimately the demon was chased away restoring the peace in the Valley. This three days of festivals is celebrated in joyous manner as the monks from monasteries chants the prayers and colorfully dressed monks dance in the rhythm. Apart from this religious beliefs one can witness the plethora of wonders of Nature. The deepest gorge of the world Kaligandaki gorge and the iconic Muktinath temple too falls within the trail of this great festival trekking in Nepal.
You can choose to do your trekking by walking from Jomsom or you can also hire the pony. We will do our utmost best to serve you with the great trekking experience during your Mustang Tiji Festival Trek. Nepal Intrepid Treks is an ideal partner to witness Nepal’s Himalayas, culture and natural wonders.
(May 16)Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu
(May 17)Day 02: Day of Pokhara
(May 18)Day 03: Fly to Jomsom (2700m/8855ft) & Trek to Kagbeni (2800m/9185ft) – 3 hrs
(May 19)Day 04: Trek to Chele (3110m/10200ft) – 5/6 hrs
(May 20)Day 05: Trek to Geling (3500m/11480ft) – 5/6 hrs
(May 21)Day 06: Trek to Charang (3620m/11875ft) – 4 hrs
(May 22)Day 07: Trek to Lo – Manthang (3840m/12595ft) – 3 hrs
Tiji Festival start from this day
(May 23)Day 08: First day bserve Tenji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m
(May 24)Day 09: Second day observe Tenji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m.
(May 25)Day 10: Final observe Tenji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m.
(May 26)Day 11: Trek to Drakmar (3820m/12530ft) – 6/7 hrs
(May 27)Day 12: Trek to Shyangmochen (3800m/12465ft) – 5/6 hrs
(May 28)Day 13: Trek to Chhusang (2980m/9775ft) – 6 hrs
(May 29)Day 14: Trek to Jomsom (2700m/8855ft) – 6 hrs
(May 30)Day 15: Jomsom to Pokhara
(May 31)Day 16: Pokhara to Kathmandu
(June 01)Day 17: Sightseeing day in Kathmandu valley
(June 02)Day 18: Farewell