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    Everest Mani Rimdu Festival Trek - <span class="font-light">13 days</span>
    • DestinationNepal
    • Durations13 days
    • Trip DifficultyModerate
    • ActivitiesTrekking
    • AccommodationHotel/Lodge
    • MealsFull Board (Breakfast Lunch Dinner)
    • VehicleDrive and Flight
    • Group SizeMin. 1 Pax

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    Trip Overview

    Trip Highlights

    • Picturesque Himalayan flight to Lukla.
    • Sherpa valleys- Namche Bazaar and Khumjung, explore the cultural heritages.
    • Sagarmatha National Park greeneries and the Himalayan views
    • Explore the Tengbuche monastery and its surroundings.
    • Enjoy the Everest Mani Ri Rimdu Festival at the Tengbuche monastery.
    • Tibetan Buddhist culture and traditions

    Everest Mani Rimdu Festival Trek is a cultural excursion in the Khumbu region to let you go insights into the Tibetan Buddhist culture and traditions. The festival is celebrated in three different locations in the Khumbu region, but the Mani Rimdu festival in the Tengboche monastery is heavily performed and Nepal Kameleon Holidays recommends this place.

    Mani Rimdu festival in Khumbu is celebrated for nineteen days and three days are mainly celebrated publicly so that the trekkers and visitors can enjoy the festival. Every year, hundreds of culture-loving trekkers go to the Mani Rimdu festival trek to explore the brilliant celebration with the Buddhist prowess of meditation, cultural performance, and worship. The Mani Rimdu festival date usually falls in the 9th Tibetan month, which is at the full moon of October or November. The Sherpa people of the Khumbu region gather in the various monasteries where the festival is held and celebrate with great excitement. Mani Rimdu Festival Trek in Khumbu begins from Lukla and goes through the Dudh Koshi Valley, Namche Bazaar, and exploring the Sherpa cultural sights, walk to the Tengboche monastery. With the gathering of the high Lamas and the devotees, the Mani Rimdu cultural performance goes on, which symbolically presents the scenario of virtues rewarded and vices demolished. During the Mani Rimdu celebration, the mask dance is performed with unique Kameleon garments. The setting of the monastery becomes exclusively decorated with spiritual jewels. Please, contact Nepal Kameleon Holidays for more details about the trek.

    Different steps of the Mani Rimdu Festival in Everest

    • Setting up of the Sand Mandala (symbolizes Mandala and deities abode)
    • Wong (The Empowerment)- open performance
    • Chham (The Dances)- the dance performance, demons are punished and virtues are rewarded
    • Ser-Kyem: Tantric magician performance with unique garments
    • The Fire Puja (Jinsak) - the message brings that vices are burnt down certainly.
    • Chhingpa- dance related to the defense of the sacred faith against demons. Dances are performed with various musical equipment in slow motion.


    • Day 01

      Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

    • Day 02

      Kathmandu cultural Sightseeing.

    • Day 03

      Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu- 40 min and walk to Phakding (2652m). 5-6 hours

    • Day 04

      Walk from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hours

    • Day 05

      Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar, 4-5 hour hike.

    • Day 06

      Walk from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m). 5-6 hours

    • Day 07

      Mani Rimdu Festival observation In Tengboche monastery.

    • Day 08

      Mani Rimdu Festival observation In Tengboche monastery.

    • Day 09

      Mani Rimdu Festival observation In Tengboche monastery.

    • Day 10

      Walk from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hours

    • Day 11

      Walk from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800m) 2-3 hours

    • Day 12

      Fly back to Kathmandu.

    • Day 13


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    Cost Details

    Cost Includes

    • Airport picks up and drops off.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing tours (vehicle).
    • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight ticket.
    • 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trekking.
    • Lodge base accommodation during the trip.
    • Professional trekking guide and porter, their food, accommodation, and insurance.
    • Sagarmatha National park entrance Permit and fees.
    • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
    • First Aid medical kit.
    • Nepal Kameleon Holidays T-shirt, trekking map, and trip achievement certificate.

    Cost Excludes

    • Your personal expenses
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu (but we can book on your request)
    • Kathmandu Sightseeing monumental entry fee.
    • Any kind of drink (tea/coffee, hot chocolate, water bottle, cola, and beer)
    • International airfare and travel insurance.
    • Tips for guides and porters