Tiji Festival Trek 2022

22 Days

Tiji Festival celebrated by Tibetan Buddhist people in the Lo Manthang region is a celebrated annually to chase away the demons.Tiji Festival Trek is a very famous festival in Buddhism mainly happen in Lo-manthang. Tenji or Tiji festival is an annual event commonly pronounced also “Teeji” is abbreviated form of Tempa Chhirim.

Mustang was once an independent Kingdom, although closely tied by language and culture to Tibet. From the 15th century to the 17th century, its strategic location trade between the Himalayas and India. At the end of the 18th century the kingdom was annexed by Nepal.

Tiji is a fascinating annual three-day festival consisting of Tibetan rituals that celebrate the myth of a son who had to save the Mustang kingdom from destruction. The festival is indigenous to Lo-Manthang, Upper Mustang.

Tiji Festival is celebrated in Lo-Manthang (Upper Mustang) of Nepal. It is the most important spiritual ceremony which is influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. Tiji Festival is a three days long festival celebrated to mark the victory of Buddha’s incarnation over a demon. The ritual is known as the ‘Chasing of Demons‘.

Dorje Jono fought and defeated this demon and the festival celebrates his victory with prayer chants and colourful dances.

When is the upcoming Tiji Festival 2022 date? Tiji Festival Trek 2022 will be celebrated on 27th to 29th May 2022. Apart from strolling along the stunning and exceptional surroundings of Upper Mustang. Magnificent views of the snow-topped peaks, you can partake on this vibrant and lively festival which will be a lifetime experience. If you have a short time and interested to see the festival then join us on Tiji Festival Jeep Tour – 12 days.

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Overview

  • Mustang Tiji Festival trek is one of most popular annual religious festival of Upper mustang- ancient capital kingdom of Lo-manthang
  • Tiji is 3 days religious belief and festival of chasing Demons from Mustang
  • Tiji fetival is annually celebrated in month of May
  • You will experience a great flight from Pokhara to jomsom and fly back to pokhara
  • 21 days Mustang Tiji festival is one of best festival trekking experience of lifetime.
  • Tiji festival mustang trek is only available in month of may every year

Itinerary

Tiji Festival Trek commences with your arrival to Kathmandu through the Tribhuvan International Airport. You will be greeted by Himalayan Trip, then transferred to your hotel. After lunch and refreshments, you will be oriented about the travel plan by your travel crew. Included: Hotel
Next morning, you’ll wake up with the pleasant sound of bells from the neighboring temples. Soon after your morning breakfast, you’ll gather around and a travel leader will guide you to some of the most spiritual and religious sites in the valley. All of these destinations are listed under the UNESCO World Heritage List. Firstly, you'll visit the famous sights such as Syambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. You'll also visit Changunarayan Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, and finally, the Boudhanath Stupa. You can have your lunch anywhere during the travel, as per your needs. After the sightseeing trip, we will give you a trek briefing and get you prepared for the tiji festival trek.
This day, we will take a flight to Pokhara. Alternatively, we can also arrange a ride to Pokhara via tourist bus. Either way, you’ll get enough time to explore the alluring Phewa Lake via walking along its coast or taking a boat to its other side. You’ll get to spend the night in a deluxe hotel in the same city and experience its lively locality of Lakeside.
Early this morning, fly to Jomsom in Lower Mustang. It's a short but very exciting flight, as you pass through the Kali Gandaki Gorge and over to the 'other' side of the Himalaya. After arrival in this little frontier town, embark on the three-hour hike to Kagbeni, where you'll stop for the night. While some people drive this way, walking towards Upper Mustang is a great prelude to the adventure that awaits you over the next few days. You can spend the afternoon exploring Kagbeni, a wonderful ancient settlement, with its narrow lanes and earthen brick homes and monasteries, including a monastery that's more than 500 years old. If you're feeling energetic you can even take a small uphill hike for acclimatization and a view.

Cost Includes

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
  • 3 nights twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • 2 night Tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara within Bed with Breakfast Plan
  • Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trek
  • Domestic flight: Kathmandu - Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara - Kathmandu as a round trip airfare with airport tax.
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and their fees
  • The required number of porters to carry the luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
  • Upper Mustang special permits cost USD 650 for each guest for each 13 days.
  • Pokhara city sightseeing (Devi’s fall and Gupteswor Mahadev cave) transfer by private vehicle.
  • All land transportation as per written on above itinerary.
  • Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs.
  • Insurance of guide and porters.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
  • A special gift from our company.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner whilst 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.

Frequently asked Questions

When is the confirm date of Tiji Festival Trek 2021?

The 3 days ritual Tiji festival is going to celebrate 08th May 2021 to 10th May 2020.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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Tiji Festival Trek 2022
10% Off
From $2,490.00 $2,250.00
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Trip Facts

  • 3,840m/12600ft
  • 2-15 people
  • Fly In / Fly Out
  • Festival Trek
  • Month of May