About Trip

Tiji Festival is a world-renowned festival, celebrated in Lomanthang, the capital of Upper Mustang. Every year, the Tiji festival is celebrated for 3 days to please the Lord and ask for the rain. If you are interested in the cultural trek or interested to explore the festivals, go to Upper Mustang and enjoy the Tiji festival. The festival has its connection with life in the Himalayan rain shadow area. It remains drought throughout the year and rain brings a huge meaning to ease the day to day activities. During the cultural performance in Lomanthang, they perform chorus dance with masque and unique garments. Besides the festival, you can enjoy exploring the ancient Buddhist heritage. Nepal Kameleon Holidays organize guided Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek based on the Tiji festival calendar.

Highlights:

  • Himalayan rain shadow area
  • Picturesque landscape
  • Antique town with monasteries and chhortens
  • Caves and brown hills
  • Unique Tiji festivals and other celebrations

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350 meters).
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.
  • Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (823m). 6 hrs drive
  • Day 04: Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (2858 meters). 3-4 hrs.
  • Day 05: Kagbeni to Chele (3050 meters). 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 06: Walk Chele to Syanbochen (3475 meters). 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 07: Walk Syanbochen to Ghaymi (3520m). 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 08: Walk Ghaymi to Charang (3500 meters). 4-5 hrs.
  • Day 09: Walk Charang to Lo-Mangthang (3700 meters). 5-6 hrs, 1st day of Tiji Festival
  • Day 10: Explore Lo-Mangthang, 2nd day of Tiji festival.
  • Day 11: Explore Lo-Mangthang, 3rd day of Tiji festival.
  • Day 12: Walk Lo-Mangthang to Drakmar (3810 meters). 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 13: Walk Dhakmar to Ghiling (3806m). 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 14: Walk Ghiling to Chhuksang (3050 meters). 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 15: Walk Chhuksang to Jomsom (2700 meters). 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 16: Fly back to Pokhara.
  • Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • Day 18: Departure.

Cost Includes:

  • Pick up and drop, Airport - Hotel - Airport by private vehicle.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in twin sharing basis with B/B plan.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle.
  • Three meals during trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • Lodge based accommodation during the trek.
  • Professional trekking guide and porter, their food, accommodation, salary and transportation.
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) entry permit.
  • Upper Mustang restricted area entry special permit (Special Trekking Permit US$ 500 per person for 10 days that begins from Kagbeni to Kagbeni. If you want to stay more than 10 day, US$ 50 per day / per person will be charged, which is not included in this trip cost).
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card.
  • Drive from Kathmandu –Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist vehicle.
  • Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara flight.
  • All our government taxes and office service charges.

Cost Excludes:

  • Your personal expenses.
  • Entrance fee in all monuments during tour in Kathmandu and Lo- Manthang.
  • Alcoholic drinks, hot drinks and cold drinks.
  • Mineral water, chocolates and energy bars.
  • Emergency rescue
  • Tips for guide and porter.

Trip Note

  • If you have less time and you want to do jeep safari to Upper Mustang, we will organize it.
  • Flight cancellation or delay is not the issue of our control. You need to cover the extra night accommodation and meals by yourselves in this condition.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrive in Kathmandu (1350 meters).
  • Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.
  • Day 03Kathmandu to Pokhara (823m). 6 hrs drive
  • Day 04Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (2858 meters). 3-4 hrs.
  • Day 05Kagbeni to Chele (3050 meters). 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 06Walk Chele to Syanbochen (3475 meters). 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 07Walk Syanbochen to Ghaymi (3520m). 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 08Walk Ghaymi to Charang (3500 meters). 4-5 hrs.
  • Day 09Walk Charang to Lo-Mangthang (3700 meters). 5-6 hrs, 1st day of Tiji Festival
  • Day 10Explore Lo-Mangthang, 2nd day of Tiji festival.
  • Day 11Explore Lo-Mangthang, 3rd day of Tiji festival.
  • Day 12Walk Lo-Mangthang to Drakmar (3810 meters). 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 13Walk Dhakmar to Ghiling (3806m). 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 14Walk Ghiling to Chhuksang (3050 meters). 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 15Walk Chhuksang to Jomsom (2700 meters). 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 16Fly back to Pokhara.
  • Day 17Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • Day 18Departure.

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Trekking is an adventurous multi-days walk to a certain destination. In Nepal, trekking includes walking in the Himalayas and green hills. 

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