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“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama

MUSTANG TIJI FESTIVAL

DAYS
Trekking

18

Region
Mustang
Group Size
Min 2 - Max 10
Max Altitude
3840 meters
Difficulty
Moderate

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OVERVIEW

Engage yourself with the noise, colorful dance, slashing swords to mark the victory of good over evil at Upper Mustang.

 

Upper Mustang Tiji Festival trek gives you an insight into the old Tibetan culture residing in the realm of the Mustang region. The auspicious festival of Tiji is Celebrated by the local Gurung and Bista communities of Upper Mustang.  Since the 15th century, the three days festival is observed by exchanging love and greetings among the communities, wishing for world peace and no natural destruction.

 

Various deities are worshipped on the very first day of the festival while the second and third days see the presentation of cultural dances. This typical festival carries the Ancient mythology associated with the belief in the reincarnation of Buddhist Lama Dorji Sunu.

 

It is believed that Lama Dorji Sunu Fought a battle against his demon father that spread epidemics to save the Kingdom of Mustang.  The Tiji festival is also referred to as lunar festival or mid-autumn festival & is held on 31 May To 2nd June.

 

Wish to celebrate the lively festival of Upper Mustang? Book your dates for 2021 & reserve your seat.

PHYSICAL FITNESS

 

Mustang  trail is achievable for anyone who is at a normal fitness level. It's a moderate trek which involves some steep uphill & downhill portions that are challenging but your gradual steps could make it work. Expect to cover about 5-6 hours trekking per day.

MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Kaligandaki River Gorge-the deepest canyon in the word.

 

  • Lo-Manthang- the capital of Upper Mustang

 

  • Kagbeni village- one of the beautiful village Luri Gompa-is ancient monastery filled with artifacts

  • Witness 3 days Tiji Festivals in Upper Mustang Promising views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri.

 

  • Spot the views of Annapurna Massif & Dhaulagiri range

  • White-washed mountain villages, alongside colorful Buddhist shrines, prayer flags, and temples.

BEST TIME TO GO

Spring : March - May Fall : September - November

At these times, the weather is at its best, being hot but not uncomfortably so, and there’s usually minimal or no rain.

 

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