Tiji festival

Tiji Festival 2019

3850

Trip Highlights

# Spend  3 days in Lomantang at the Tiji festival.

# Views of  Dhaulagiri and Annapurna along the Kali Ghandaki river enroute to Mustang( Lomantang).

#Ccolourful Buddhist shrines and temples.

# following 5 days of trekking reach to Lomantang.

Trip Overview

Tiji Festival in Lomantang ( Upper Mustang).

It is a great time for you this trip coincides with the end of the dry season and thus overlaps with  Tiji Festival. in the monsoon while celebrating the triumph of good over evil in a ritual locals call the chasing of the demons. Tiji comes from the worlds ten Che Meaning of the hope of the Dharma prevailing in all worlds. This message guru Rinpoche carried through this region over thousand and thousand years ago. This trek start from Kathmandu to Pokhara  by tourist bus and spend overnight in Pokhara. From Pokhara in the morning fly to Jomsom airport there will be able fly before 12:00pm because there are very strong windy will go on during the afternoon. the Jomsom airport  is at about 2800m from the sea level. Jomsom is headquarter of Mustang district  where  many trekkers will meet from the Annapurna Circuit trekking and Jomsom Muktinath trekking.

Kagbeni is first night sleep in the mountain at 3100m. And at the same day or next morning before leave to Chhuksang need to check in special permit to go further  Trekking to Chaile,Sumare,Ghilling,Dhakmar, Lomanthang,Mustang, There are side trip to Namgel Gompa,Choiser  cave,Yara,Tange,Tetang  then Muktinath. Tiji Festival consists of three days of Tibetan rituals. The Tiji centers around a myth which tells of a deity named Dorje Jono who must battle against his demon father to  save tge jubgdin if Nystabg rin destruction. Tiji  meaning of the hope of Buddha Dharma prevailing in all words and effectively a spring renewal festival. During this trekking the town will busy so need to pre-book Hotel or Guesthouse. Date for Tiji Festival 2018 in Lomantang  is announced. The Tiji Festival will be celebrate  30,31 May and  1 Jun 2019 in Upper Mustang.(Lo-Mantang).

Detail Itinerary

22 May 2019: Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1340m. Overnight at Hotel
23 May 2019: Day 02: Full day Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley 1340m. Overnight at Hotel
24 May 2019: Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara 820m/ 5 to 6 hours
25 May 2019: Day 04: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom 2720m and trek to Kagbeni 2800m/3-4 hours
26 May 2019: Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni to Chhuksang 3100m/5-6 hours. Overnight at Lodge
27 May 2019: Day 06: Trek from Chhuksang to Ghiling 3570m/7-8 hours via Chukchi Cave. Overnight at Lodge
28 May 2019: Day 07: Trek from Ghiling to Drakmar 3450m/5-6 hours. Overnight at Lodge
29 May 2019: Day 08: Trek from Drakmar to Lo-Manthang 3840m/6-7 hours via Ghar Gompa and Marang-La Pass.

Tiji Festival Start
30 May 2019: Day 09: First day observe Tenji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m. Overnight at Lodge
31 May 2019: Day 10: Second day observes Tenji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m. Overnight at Lodge
01 June 2019: Day 11: Final observe Tenji Festival Lo-Manthang 3840m. Overnight at Lodge
Tenchi Festival End

02 June 2019: Day 12: Trek Lo Manthang (3750m) to Yara (3580m). 5-6 hours
03 June 2019: Day 13: Rest Day at Yara visit Luri Gompa. Overnight at Lodge
04 June 2019: Day 14: Trek Yara to Tange (3320).5-6 hours. Overnight at Lodge
05 June 2019: Day 15: Trek Tange (3320) to Chhuksang (3310m). 9 – 10 hours
06 June 2019: Day 16: Trek from Chhusang to Muktinath 3,710 m / 6-7 hours
07 June 2019: Day 17: Trek Muktinath to Jomsom 2720m/5 hours. Overnight at Lodge
08 June 2019: Day 18: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara 820m and rest time at Pokhara. Overnight at hotel
09 June 2019: Day 19: Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu 1340m/5-6 hours. Overnight at Hotel
10 June 2019: Day 20: Final departure from Kathmandu

Date & Cost

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Status Price
04. May 2019 22 May 2019 $1800 Yes Book Now

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