Upper mustang Tiji festival for 2024

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Duration

13 Days

DIFFICULTY

hard

GROUP SIZE

1-12

MAX. ALTUITUDE

3840

Best Season

April to October

Accomodation

hotel

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner

Walking per day

7 hours

Overview


Upper mustang Tiji festival for 2024 is going to start on 05 May and booking is opened for the tourists who are really interested to explore Tiji festival.Tiji festival is most important festival in Upper mustang or Lomanthang that is celebrated in the month of May.In 2024 people are going to celebrate Tiji festival on 05 0f May and last on 07 May.Tigi festival is celebrated for 3 days.

According to legend there is one myth the son of the king of Lomanthang he had to protect the Mustang Kingdom from all kind of destruction.Once in encient time there was a demon named as Man Tam Ru and he made big problem over the Mustang kingdom. He killed human beings and caused terrible storms and droughts. It was very hard to control him. Finally Lord Buddha took the incarnation of Dorjee sonnu and controlled the Demon Man Tam Ru.since that time local people of Upper Mustang started to celebrate Tiji Festival and continued till now.

Tiji festival is celeberated at Choedhe Monastry and ritual dance is performed for 3 days. First day they perform “Tsa Chham” dance.This dance symbolizes the harassment of Ma Tam Ru Ta.The second day dance symbolizes “Nga Chham” dance symbolizes the birth of Dorjee sonnu who controlled demon Ma Tam Ru Ta. The third day dance symbolizes the attempt to return the demon to Lord Buddha realm.

 

Upper mustang (Lomanthang) itinerary of Tiji festival (19 days)

30 April 2024: pick up from international airport and transfer to Hotel.

01 May 2024: Rest or sightseeing in Kathmandu.

02 May 2024: Drive to Pokhara with private car.

03 May 2024: Fly to Jomsom (2700 meter)

04 May 2024: About 6 hours trek to Chhuksang (3100 meter)

05 May 2024: About 6 hours trek to Ghiling (3570 meter)

06 May 2024: About 6 hours trek to Drakmar (3450 meter)

07 May 2024: About 6 hours trek to Lo-Manthang (3840 meter) via Ghar Gompa and Morang la pass.

08 May 2024: Observe Tiji festival.

09 May 2024: Observe Tiji festival.

10 May 2024: Observe final day of the Tiji festival.

11 May 2024: About 6 hours trek to Yara (3580 meter.

12 May 2024: Sightseeing at Luri Gompa.

13 May 2024: Trek to Tange(3320)

14 May 2024: Trek back to Chhuksang.

15 May 2024: Trek back to Muktinath and about 30 minutes’ drive back to Jomsom.

16 May 2024: Fly back to Pokhara.

17 May 2024: Drive to Kathmandu.

18 May 2024: Transfer to International airport and fly back.

 

Upper mustang (Lomanthang) itinerary of Tiji festival (13 days)


  • 30 April 2024: pick up from international airport and transfer to Hotel.

  • 01 May 2024: Rest or sightseeing in Kathmandu.

  • 02 May 2024: Fly to Pokhara.

  • 03 May 2024: Fly to Jomsom (2700 meter)

  • 04 May 2024: Drive to Lo-Manthang (3840 meter)

  • 05 May 2024: Sightseeing in Lomanthang.

  • 06 May 2024: Observe Tiji festival.

  • 07 May 2024: Observe Tiji festival.

  • 08 May 2024: Observe final day of the Tiji festival.

  • 08 May 2024: Observe final day of the Tiji festival.

  • 09 May 2024: Drive back to Jomsom.

  • 10 May 2024: Fly back to Pokhara.

  • 10 May 2024: Fly back to Pokhara.

  • 11 May 2024: Fly back to Kathmandu.

  • 12 May 2024: Transfer to International airport and fly back.

ALTITUDE CHART


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From: $2,120

The initial price based on 1 adult with the lowest price in low season
No. of People Price per person
2 - 2
  $1,990
3 - 3
  $1,950
4 - 4
  $1,910
5 - 7
  $1,870
8 - 12
  $1,780

Cost Includes


  • Pick up and drop transport as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation and three meals per day in Kathmandu and during the trekking
  • Trekking guide and porters (Cook and sardar in the case of camping trek)
  • National parks’ fees and government royalties
  • Domestic air ticket and airport tax for tourists and guides as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Insurance of our trekking staff members
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley or other parts of Nepal as mentioned in the itinerary

Cost Excludes


  • International air ticket, airport tax and Nepal visa fees
  • All kinds of drink during trekking and travel stay with us
  • Travel insurance and cost of medical services of tourists
  • All kinds of cloth and personal trekking equipment
  • Other personal expenses and tips
  • Charted helicopter, plane and other transports in case of emergency

Fixed Departure


Dates Remaining Pacs Price Action
April 20, 2024 - May 03 2024 12 $0 $0
April 22, 2024 - May 05 2024 12 $0 $0
April 24, 2024 - May 07 2024 12 $0 $0
April 25, 2024 - May 08 2024 12 $0 $0
April 26, 2024 - May 09 2024 12 $0 $0
April 27, 2024 - May 10 2024 12 $0 $0
April 28, 2024 - May 11 2024 12 $0 $0
April 29, 2024 - May 12 2024 12 $0 $0
April 30, 2024 - May 13 2024 12 $0 $0
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Frequently Asked Questions


It cost USD 1425 per person for 8 days and the cost depends upon the hotels you use

Upper Mustang trek permit cost US$ 500 per person.

Upper Mustang is less touristy trek region in Nepal. The landscape and culture of Upper Mustang is virgin and really amazing. Tibetan culture and tradition is only alive in Mustang. So Upper Mustang is worth to trek.

Gear List


  • Backpack (50 liters) with outside pockets to keep smaller items
  • Trekking boots, well broken in and waterproofed. Gaiters to keep snow out of boots
  • Woolen sweaters and down jacket, gloves, wind proof outer garments, pants jacket, skirts, T-shirts, shirts, baggy pants and underwear
  • Several pairs of woolen and few pairs of nylon socks. A pair of sandals
  • Sleeping bag adequate for temperatures encountered
  • Hat with wide brim and sun lotion cream
  • One liter water bottle and some food for contingencies
  • Repair and medical kit
  • Head lamp with spare lithium batteries and bulbs
  • Handkerchief and toiletries
  • Verified phone number of your Embassy, consulate ,trekking agency and private phone number of your  director
  • Pen, pencils and letterhead to write an emergency message
  • Pocket knife with opener and scissors
  • Sunglasses with spare eyeglasses or contact lenses if you wear them
  • Umbrella and rain coat
  • Camera

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Important Information Before Your Trip to Nepal

Payment:  Down payment: 15% of total payment  is required to confirm the reservation.

Payment of the Balance: Rest amount can be paid in our office after your arrival.

Arrival Point: You will be met at the Kathmandu international airport. Our office representative will be waiting for you holding play card of the Nepal Mountain Lovers Treks and Expedition. In case of your change plan, please let us inform.

Booking  Air Ticket:  If you don’t have regular travel agent, please visit    makemytrip.com, www.kayak.com, www.vayama.com. They  offer you very good price.

Room System: Normally we have two people in a room. Twin bed or single bed depends on the choice of guests and budget. If tourists want single room, s/he should pay single supplementary.

Trekking Leading Person:  Our trekking guide will lead the whole trip with his/her helpers and porters.

Currencies:  USD, AUD, EURO are major acceptable currencies in Nepal and visa and credit cards also accepted. There is ATM facility in city area.

Altitude Sickness: Altitude sickness will start from 3000 meter height. Trekkers should immediately inform trekking guide if faced any problems.

Drinking Water:  We can get mineral water and boiled water in city area and in some trekking places. We use water purification tablet or liquid in some remote trekking sites.

Laundry Facility: Laundry facility are available in city area but not during the trekking.

Visa: You can get arrival visa at Kathmandu airport that cost 25 USD  for  15 days and 40 USD for 30 days. Please bring 2 passport size photos. You can get your visa from the closest Nepali embassy.

Orientation Program: Before starting trekking, trekkers are provided with an  orientation by our office representative or trekking guide about the necessary trekking information.

Group Size: There will be maximum 12 persons in one group.

Accommodation: You will stay in a nice tourist standard hotel/resort in city areas.  Normal hotels or tents are available during the trekking.

Foods: We provide breakfast, lunch, dinner. Tourists can get continental food both in city and trekking places. Food during the trekking might not meet the standard of your country.

View of Mount Everest: Trekkers to Everest region  will of course see the Mount Everest. For trekkers visiting other regions where they cannot view Mount Everest, there are daily mountain flights which approach close to Mount Everest.

Travel Insurance:  It is compulsory to have travel insurance.

Personal Expenses:  It depends on your spending interest and shopping. There are some expensive handmade carpets, Thanka paintings, jewelries and handicrafts to purchase in Nepal.

Luggage: We take only about 10kg per person in trekking. Your excess baggage will be stored in a hotel.

Tips: Tips are highly accepted and appreciated.

Rules and Regulation

Nepal Mountain Lovers Treks and Expedition accepts your reservation under the following rules and regulations.

1. If the balance payment is not paid before your departure for trekking, the booking will be cancelled without any refund.

2. If there is war or the situation of the country is out of control and the country faces emergency situation before your arrival to Nepal, we inform you not to come Nepal and refund your payment. But in case of any emergency situation or war after your arrival or during the trekking, we will not refund your money. But we will try our best to make your trip successful and pleasant. In such situation, we may need to change the trip plan and itinerary.

3. In case of increase in government royalty and other costs such as the national park fee, you have to pay extra money.

4. If you commit any illegal act or disturbance for the safety and welfare of the group, our leader or guide can ask to leave the group without any right to refund.

5. If you have any complain with regards to trekking and tour please inform our tour leader or company. All kinds of valid complain are welcomed and processed with necessary actions.

6.You are responsible to ensure that all travel documents  are with you during the entire trip.

 

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From: $2,120

The initial price based on 1 adult with the lowest price in low season
No. of People Price per person
2 - 2
  $1,990
3 - 3
  $1,950
4 - 4
  $1,910
5 - 7
  $1,870
8 - 12
  $1,780

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