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Trip Facts
Country: Nepal
Duration: 19 days
Area: Mustang
Activities: Festival Tours
Max. Group Size: 24  Person
Min. Group Size: 2 Person
Difficulty: Strenuous
Max. Altitude: 4,000  M.
Seasons: May

Depature Dates
  • 05/19/2022 to 06/05/2022

Price List
  • $1,995 (1-3 Person)
  • $1,925 (4-7 Person)
  • $1,875 (8-11 Person)
  • $1,825 (12-12+ Person)

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Mustang Tiji Festival Trek

Teeji or Tiji festival is an annual event indigenous to Lo-Manthang (Upper Mustang). The name is an abbreviation of the word "Tempa Chirim" which translates as "Prayer for World Peace". This festival commemorates the victory of Lord Buddha's incarnation "Dorjee Sonnu" over a demon called Man Tam Ru a vicious creature feeding on human beings and causing storms and droughts. The Teeji festival usually takes place during the last week of May and lasts for 3 days. Dances performed by the monks of Lo Manthang's "choedhe" monastery during the celebration display. The harassment of Ma Tam Ru Ta (in a dance called "Tsa Chham" on the first day), the birth of Dorjee Sonnu as the demon's son (on the second day called "Nga Chham"), the attempt to return the demon to lord Buddha's realm (on the third and final day). The Teeji festival dances are all organized by the Choedhe Monastery which is that of the Sakya sect of Lo Manthang. The monastery abbot is Khempo Tasi Tenzing Rimpoche. Altogether about 65 monks from Lo Manthang, Nhenyul and Chhosyer live in the monastery.

Every year May/June month Mustang Tiji festival is performed at Lo Manthang.

Day by day Itinerary [Click here for detailed Itineray]
Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 02 - Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu city.
Day 03 - Drive to Pokhara:
Day 04 - Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni:
Day 05 - Trek to Chele:
Day 06 - Trek to Geling:
Day 07 - Trek to Tsarang:
Day 08 - Trek to Lo-Manthang:
Day 09 - 27 May 2022: Lo - Manthang (Tiji festival start):
Day 10 - 28 May 2022: Lo-Manthang (Tiji festival second day):
Day 11 - 29 May 2022: Lo-Manthang (Tiji festival ends):
Day 12 - Trek back to Ghami:
Day 13 - Trek to Chele:
Day 14 - Trek to Chhuksang.
Day 15 - Trek to Jomsom.
Day 16 - Fly to Pokhara.
Day 17 - Drive to Kathmandu:
Day 18 - Final Departure.

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