Mustang Tiji Festival Trek - 18 Days

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Mustang Tiji Festival Trek
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  • Trekking Season
    March to May and September to November


Mustang Tiji Festival Trek is one of the most important and colourful festivals of the upper Mustang region. In the upper Mustang (Lo Mustang), they celebrate a three-day ritual. Tiji is the kind of festival that exists the word ‘ten che’ represent “the hope of Buddha dharma” presenting in the world and as every other festival celebrates the success victory of god over evil. They celebrate the Tiji festival annually in Lo Manthang, believing it started in the 15th century during the time of Lama Lowo Khenchen. Mustang Tiji Festival trek is suitable for spritual travel to the Annapurna Himalaya.

“The Chasing of the Demons,” known as the Mustang Tiji festival, centers on the Tiji myth. It is said that the diving being named Dorje Jono who must battle against his demon father to save the Kingdom of Mustang from destruction. It is celebrated as asking God for water and good crops. Villagers from all over the ancient kingdom of Mustang come to watch the dance of monks with masks and traditional dress which supposedly drive the evil spirits away.

The Mustang Tiji Festival trek is an exotic tour of ancient Tibetan Villages, rare medieval Buddhist arts, unique beauty of the Himalayan desert, the exotic culture, ochre valley, yak caravans, colourful- painted mud brick houses, arid valleys, the majestic mountain of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna etc. The journey starts from Jomsom enjoying the natural diversity of the villages of Kagbeni, Chele, Ghiling and Chharang to Lo-Manthang. Mustang Tiji Festival evolves its own individual culture and tradition which is so rich and unique.

Best season for Mustang Tiji Festival Trek

The Mustang Tiji festival normally held at the of the dry winter/spring season and will usher in the wetter monsoon season which is the growing season for Mustang. A trek to the kingdom of Mustang is an unforgettable experience.

Mountain Treks Nepal Pvt. Ltd. welcomes all of you with a thankful heart as we have created a systematic schedule for the Upper Mustang Trekking and we have 18 Days Mustang Tiji Festival Trek Itinerary. Moreover, we have similar Mustang Trekking packages that might be quite easier but almost all activities would be similar to, Mustang Upper Mustang TrekAnnapurna Circuit Trek and Muktinath Trek.

Travel Insurance for Tiji Festival Trek

You should comprehend over the span of treks in remote parts of Himalayan nations like Nepal may bring a characteristic hazard because of awful climate condition, avalanche, and surge and so on which is outside our ability to control can cause genuine damage and demise. Please check our travel insurance page to get more detail information.

Permits Required for Tiji Festival Hike

Trekking Infromation Management System(TIMS) card and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit(ACAP) are the two essential permits for Tiji Festival Trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Feel the spirituality and faith of Buddhism at the Tiji Festival held in a isolated area of Nepal .
  • Monks preparing colorful Torma (Ritual cake).
  • Exploring the Lifestyle and culture with Tibetan influence.
  • Muktinath – a holy site for both Hindus and Buddhists
  • The stunning glimpse of Kali Gandaki Gorge
  • Oldest monastery of country and interesting ancient cave civilization.
  • Spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna (8,091), Thorung Peak, Nilgiri (7,061m), Chulr West, Chulu East, Tukuche Peak, Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II,
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    Detailed Itinerary

    Trip Includes

    • All trekking permits (Annapurna Conservation Area Project & upper Mustang restricted area permit).
    • Lodge accommodation during the trek
    • 18 days Trip, 13 of which included 3 meals a day
    • Car and tour guide for Kathmandu sightseeing.
    • 3 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
    • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (8 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and accommodation 
    • Airport pickup and drop 
    • 2 nights of accommodation in pokhara with breakfast
    • Kathmandu pokhara by Tourist bus both way
    • Flight tickets pokhara-jomsom- pokhara with airport tax 
    • Goverement and local taxes 
    •  Sleeping bag / Down Jacket if needed (Need to Returned after the trek)
    • Tips for Guide and potter
    • Farewell Dinner with culture show.

    Trip Excludes

    • Personal Travel Insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa.
    • International airfare. 
    • Food while you are in Kathmandu and pokhara.
    • Your personal expenses and entrance fees while you do the tour in Kathmandu.
    • Drinks (mineral water, Tea, coffee, whisky) or other snacks and any meals beside breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hot shower, battery charge wifi charge etc.
    • Tips for Guide and potter.
    • Snacks and other personal expenses.
    • Personal trekking equipment.
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Trip Includes section’.

    3 Responses to Mustang Tiji Festival Trek

    • louice

      Tiji Festivals

      Our recent trip to the Tiji Festival in Mustang, Nepal, arranged by Mountain Treks Nepal, was an absolutely unforgettable experience. From the breathtaking Himalayan landscapes to the vibrant festival celebrations, everything was perfectly coordinated.

    • Debes

      Tiji Upper Mustang

      “I recently completed the Upper mustang tiji fastival trek with Mountain Treks Nepal, and it was an incredible experience! Our guides, [Guide Names], were incredibly knowledgeable about the Himalayas and made sure we were safe and comfortable throughout the trek. They also provided fascinating insights into the Tiji festival, which made it even more special. The company handled all the logistics flawlessly, from permits to accommodation. We had a fantastic time, and I highly recommend Mountain Treks Nepal to anyone looking for a well-organized and unforgettable Himalayan adventure!”

    • selvon

      “My recent trip to the Tiji Festival in Upper Mustang with Mountain Treks Nepal was an unforgettable experience. The festival was a riot of colors, with masked dances depicting the battle between good and evil. The energy of the crowd and the cultural significance of the event were truly inspiring.

      Mountain Treks Nepal made the entire journey seamless. They arranged comfortable accommodation in Lo-Manthang and provided knowledgeable guides who shared fascinating insights about the festival and the region. I especially appreciated.

      Thanks to Mountain Treks Nepal and Bharat , I had the perfect opportunity to immerse myself in the Tiji Festival and the unique culture of Upper Mustang. I highly recommend them to anyone seeking an authentic and well-Organized.

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