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Mustang Tiji Festival Trek

The main hydrographic feature of Mustang is the Kali Gandaki River. The river runs southward towards Nepal Terai, bisecting Mustang. Routes paralleling the river once served as a major trade route between Tibet and India, especially for salt. Part of the river valley in the southern Mustang District forms by some measures the deepest gorge in the world. Traditional Mustang (the Lo Kingdom) is 53 km north-south at its longest and 60 km east - west at its widest, and ranges from a low point of 2750 m above sea level on the Kali Gandaki River just north of Kagbeni to 6700 m (Khamjung Himal, a peak in southeast Mustang

Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek is all about trekking in the upper region of Mustang and attending the special Tiji festival there. This trek is organized in this special occasion so as to attend the festival and make the trip more interesting and a memorable one

The Tiji festival is a three day ritual festival. The name stands for “chasing the demons away”, according to Mythology. The story also tells that a legendary deity Dorje Jono chased away his demon father who was likely to destroy the entire Mustang region. The demon tried to destroy this region by making it scarce of water. This why still today the lands of Mustang region are barren and treeless. Dorje Jono succeeds in banishing the demon away from the state and because of this reason; The Tiji Festival is celebrated still today.

This trekking package adds a different charm to upper mustang trekking package. The similar kind of trekking package is carried out with addition of attending the Tiji Festival. The natural beauties of the upper region of Mustang are amazingly flawless. The rough rugged high steep hills and gravel paths that lead to your destination are the prime factors of the trek you can never forget. The trip becomes more interesting when you encounter with the unique local inhabitants here and participate in their inspiring traditions and lifestyle. These ever-smiling and neighbourly friendly people are always ready to co-operate during your trek.

Tiji Festival Mustang 2014 Itinerary:

Day 01 [May 17]: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight

Day 02 [May 18]: Kathmandu [1,338m/4,389ft] sightseeing. Back to hotel in the evening and stay overnight

Day 03 [May 19]: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara [827m/2,713ft] takes 6 hours. Hotel overnight

Day 04 [May 20]: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom [2,713m/8,900ft] and trek to Kagbeni [2895m/9,498ft] takes 3-4 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 05 [May 21]: Trek from Kagbeni to Chele [3,100m/10,170ft] takes 6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 06 [May 22]: Trek from Chele to Giling [3,700m/12,139ft] takes 6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 07 [May 23]: Trek from Giling to Charang [3,650m/11,975ft] takes 5-6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 08 [May 24]: Trek from Charang to Lo-Manthang [4,300m/14,107ft] takes 5 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 09 [May 25]: Tiji festival starts and witness of the day first of Tiji and sight visits around. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 10 [May 26]: Witness of the day second of Tiji and sight visits around. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 11 [May 27]: Witness of the day third of Tiji festival and sight visits around. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 12 [May 28]: Return trek from Lo-Manthang to Surkhan [3,460m/11,351ft] takes 5-6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 13 [May 29]: Trek from Surkhan to Tange [2,640m/8,661ft] takes 6-7 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 14 [May 30]: Trek from Tange to Tetang [3,160m/10,367ft] takes 5-6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 15 [May 31]: Trek from Tetang to Muktinath [3800m/12,467ft] takes 6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Day 16 [Jun 1]: Trek from Muktinath – Jomsom takes 5 hours. Hotel overnight

Day 17 [Jun 2]: Fly back from Jomsom to Pokhara. Hotel overnight

Day 18 [Jun 3]: Drive Back to Kathmandu. Hotel overnight

Day 19 [Jun 4]: Rest Day

Day 20 [Jun 5]: Final departure

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • Pick & Drop to Airport/Hotel by our Private Car/ Van / Bus
  •  2 nights accomodation with breakfast at hotel in kathmandu
  •  2Nights Hotel in Pokhara
  •  Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing with English speaking Tour guide with car/van/bus
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners) at the time of Trekking with tea and Coffee
  • Seasonable Fruit Items if available
  • Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek
  •  Trekking Guides and Porters will be Government Licensed holder with good English and friendly during the trek
  • Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available)
  • Guide airfare Pokhara to Jomsom and Jomsom to Pokhara
  • ACAP permit
  • Special Permit for Upper Mustang
  •  All Camping Gears like Tents Axe, Stove, Fuel, Cooking items but you should keep with your private Gear like Down jacket ,Good Sleeping bag ,Etc 
  •  TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) Card for the Mustang Trek.
  • All local Transportation from and to Kathmandu by private car/van/bus

Cost Exclude

  • Any Meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara other than breakfast
  •  Airfare domestic / international flights
  •  Nepal entry visa fee , Visa issuance is easy at the arrival of Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu which will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Airport tax required for the Domestic / International flights
  • Drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks), hot water, laundry, phone calls, hot shower, internets.
  •  Personal Trekking Equipment , medical and travel insurance
  • Entrance fees for Sightseeing/Monument
  • Entry fee for Upper Mustang Trek US$ 500 per person
  • Any kind of personal expenses / Helicopter rescue
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the Price Includes section

Trip Price:

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Why trip price is different?

Following are the determinants for the price

  • Accomodations in Kathmandu and other cities
  • Mode of Transportation (car/van/bus/flights)
  • Number of crews(Guides & porters, Sherpas, Cook(s))
  • Travelling time(Season)
  • Extra services

Note: . The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget.

You will get best price after your inquiry We know about value of money and world economy, so fell free to share your tentative budget for this trip so we can mention and compromise with price, this is standard price for trip if you have low budget we can run even cheap and if you wise to pay more and need extra deluxe service we will do that.