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- High Pass Trek- Marang La (4300m), Ghami La (3520m), Nyi La (3840m)
- Magnificent views of Upper Mustang
- Views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Tukuche.
- Incredible Tibetan Buddhist Culture, Monastery, Chhortens and Mani Walls.
- Tiji Festival Experience
- Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
The Tiji Festival is one of the very important spiritual festival celebrated in Lo Manthang, the walled city of Upper Mustang region. Also known as the “The chasing of the Demons”, the Tiji festival is where people unusually celebrate three days of rituals which represents the myth of Tiji. This famous festival tells a story of Dorje Jono deity, he battled with the demons father and save the Kingdom of Mustang. Observing this unique festival will provide you a long-lasting experience in the Upper Mustang region. This region itself is known as a fascinating hidden paradise within the Mustang region. It is one of the wonderful trekking destinations that provide you chances to explore the mystical valley of Mustang. Trekking through the desert landscapes and encounter with the traditional Nepali settlements and their interesting culture is another unforgettable experience that this trek offers us. Besides the landscape the Upper Mustang region is filled with some of the most fascinating Tibetan culture and buildings. The chortens, prayer walls and Buddhist shrines are all waiting upon your visit!
Exploring the stone walled city of Lo-Manthang, an exciting and charming place in Nepal with the Dhaulagiri Massif accompanied by Himalayan ranges is truly awe-inspiring. Besides this interacting with Tibetan like people not only make this trip exciting, but also cultural. Trekking through the unspoiled and isolated places and get involved with the native people and their living pattern and traditional cultural practices along with their ancient religion of Bon-Po which is older than Buddhism is really amazing.
During the Upper Mustang trek you will also be rewarded with the beautiful barren landscape views, ancient monasteries, amazing caves, small villages, friendly people and breathtaking sceneries and many more. The Forbidden ancient Buddhist Kingdom of Mustang also known as ‘Mini Tibet of Nepal’.Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, we will pick you at the airport and free transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing in the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara by tourist coach (200km).
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom from Pokhara (25 minutes), trek to Kagbeni (2800 m.) 3 hours walk.
Day 05: Kagbeni –Chaile (10004ft. 3050m). 4/6 hours walk. Day 06: Chele – Giling (11709ft. 3570m). 5/6 hours walk.
Day 07: Giling - Charang (11677ft. 3560m). 5/7 hours walk.
Day 08: Charang - Lo Manthang (12,238ft. 3,730m). 4/6 hours walk.
Day 09: Observe the Tiji festival at Lo-Manthang.
Day 10: Observe Tiji Festival at Lo-Manthang.
Day 11: Hike and explore surrounding, Visit the villages, monasteries and the King’s palace.
Day 12: Lo-Manthang - Ghami (3,460m/11,352ft). 5/7 hours walk.
Day 13: Ghami – Samar (12004ft. 3660m). 4/6 hours walk.
Day 14: Samar - Kagbeni (9216ft. 2810m) – Jomsom. 5/6 hours walk.
Day 15: Jomsom – Pokhara. Fly to Pokhara from Jomsom.
Day 16: Pokhara – Kathmandu, drive 200km. your guide will transfer you to the hotel.
Day 17: Kathmandu rest day and farewell dinner.
Day 18: Fly back home or extend your trip as per your interest.