Tiji festival trek 2019

Published: Thursday, Dec 27, 2018

Three days of the Tiji Festival is a ritual celebration as a spring renewal festival at Lo-manthang. Tiji Festival is the major attraction of Upper Mustang besides of the landscapes, and beauty.  If you are curious and looking for Festival Trek in Nepal then Tiji Festival Trek is one of the best ways to learn Tibetan Culture in Lo Manthang. Upper Mustang was restricted for foreigner and this region was officially opened after 1992. 

Travelers who had visit Mustang, they call this place as a Little Tibet. The Monasteries in Upper Mustang are older than Tibet and for those travelers who want to see ancient monasteries, caves and Tibetan cultures then pack your bag and visit Nepal.

Tiji Festival Trek 2019 starts from the Capital of Kathmandu. Only the registered Trekking companies can apply for the Upper Mustang Permits and it takes 1 working day. Rugged Trails Nepal is one of the leading Trekking company in Nepal and we arrange all necessary permits and papers work. We will spend 2 nights in Kathmandu for trekking permits and also within these days we will explore around the Heritage sites of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. 

There are 2 Options to go to Upper Mustang to see Tiji Festival. One is by walking which is normal trekking and another is by Jeep Drive. Jeep drive is for those people who don't want to walk and also have a short time of the holiday. Rugged Trails Nepal is flexible for the trip plan and we can customize the trip itinerary as per your vacation. Write to us your ideas and days you have for the Tiji Festival then we will suggest you the best of our experience. 

Tiji Festival Trek 2020 Itinerary 

Outline Trek Itinerary

11 May 2020 DAY 01 Arrival in Kathmandu. 1,400 m (4,600 ft)

12 May 2020 DAY 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.  1,400 m (4,600 ft)

13 May 2020 DAY 03 Kathmandu drive to Pokhara. 827 M (2,713 ft)

14 May 2020 DAY 04 Pokhara fly to Jomsom 27, 43 M (8,999 ft) and Trek to Kagbeni. Distance; 10.7 Km (6.6 miles) 2,804 M (9,199 ft)

15 May 2020 DAY 05 Kagbeni Trek to Chele. Distance; 15.3 Km (9.5 mile) 3050 M (10,007 ft)

16 May 2020 DAY 06 Chele Trek to Syanbochen. Distance; 11.5 km (7.1 miles) 3,800 M (12,468 ft)

17 May 2020 DAY 07 Syanbochen Trek to Ghami. Distance; 9.3 Km (5.7 miles) 3520M (11,549 ft)

18 May 2020 DAY 08 Ghami Trek to Charang. Distance; 10.7 Km (6.6 miles) 3560 M (11,670 ft)

Tiji Festival 2020 Dates (Festival Starts)

19 May 2020 DAY 09 Charang Trek to Lo-Manthang. Distance; 11 km (6.8 miles) 3840 M (12599 ft) First day of Tiji Festival

20 May 2020 DAY 10 Second days of Tiji Festival and Explore Lo-Man Thang Valley. 3840 M (12599 ft)

21 May 2020 Day 11: Final day of the Tiji Festival. 3840 M (12599 ft)

22 May 2020 DAY 12 Lo-Manthang Trek to Drakmar via Samduling, Marang la 4230 M (13,878 ft) Distance: 17.2 Km (10.6 miles) 3820 M (12,533 ft)

23 May 2020 DAY 13 Dhakmar Trek to Ghiling. Distance; 14.3 Km (8.8 miles) 3570 M (11,713 ft)

24 May 2020 DAY 14 Ghiling Trek to Chhuksang. Distance; 17.2 Km (10.6 miles) 2980 M (9,777 ft)

25 May 2020 DAY 15 Chhuksang Trek to Jomsom. 2,743 M (8,999 ft)

26 May 2020 DAY 16 Fly or Drive back to Pokhara. 827 M (2,713 ft)

27 May 2020 DAY 17 Drive From Pokhara to Kathmandu. 1,400 m (4,600 ft)

28 May 2020 DAY 18 Final Departure.

Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek cost: 2295 USD per person. Price covers almost everything besides meals in Kathmandu, and your personal expenses such as drinks, bar bills, tips, etc..