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Mustang Tiji Festival trek

Mustang, a forbidden place of Nepal is a home of thousands of tourists which come to this beautiful and isolated place every year in search of adventure and thrill. This place is located behind the mighty Himalayas and it takes lots of risks and challenges to reach this valley. Visiting the Upper Mustang is a lifetime opportunity as one should have a special permit to reach this place. The untouched beauty and ancient culture will surely lure you and make your trip more exciting and adventurous.

Mustang Tiji Festival is one of the most important festivals of Mustang which is celebrated mostly in Upper Mustang and Lo-Manthang. This is a three-day ritual and also known as “The Chasing of Demons” and is celebrated in the month of May and lasts for 3 days. Tiji, the abbreviation of the word “Tempa Chirim” means the prayer for world peace. This festival is celebrated in the memory of the victory of Lord Buddha’s incarnation as Dorjee Sonu over a cruel demon called Man Tam Ru who was feeding on human beings and causing droughts and storms. The famous festival of Mustang is celebrated by performing ritual dances and celebrations. You will also do the sightseeing of some of the highest mountain ranges of the world.

Mustang Tiji Festival Trek starts with a scenic flight to Jomsom and then we will trek to Kagbeni. Trekking ahead from Chele, Syanbochen, Ghami and Tsarang will take us to Lo-Manthang. After the sightseeing of festival, we will trek via Chhuksang and reach Jomsom from where we will fly back to Kathmandu and end our trip.


Please refer to the itinerary for further information:

Day 01 (04 May 2018): Arrival at Kathmandu airport (1345 meters)
Day 02 (05 May 2018):  Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03 (06 May 2018): Drive to Pokhara (900 meters)
Day 04 (07 May 2018): Flight to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (2800 meters)
Day 05 (08 May 2018): Trek to Chaile (3050 meters)
Day 06 (09 May 2018): Trek to Geling (3500 meters)
Day 07 (10 May 2018): Trek to Charang (3620 meters)
Day 08 (11 May 2018): Trek to Lo Manthang (3840 meters)
Day 09 (12 May 2018):   Sightseeing
Day 10 (13 May 2018): Tiji Festival
Day 11 (14 May 2018): Tiji Festival
Day 12 (15 May 2018): Tiji Festival
Day 13 (16 May 2018): Trek to Dhi (3410m)
Day 14 (17 May 2018): Dhi (3410m)
Day 15 (18 May 2018): Trek to Ghami (3510m)
Day 16 (19 May 2018): Trek to Samar (3660m)
Day 17 (20 May 2018): Trek to Jomsom (3660m)
Day 18 (21 May 2018):  Morning flight to Pokhara
Day 19 (22 May 2018): Drive back to Kathmandu (1345 meters)
Day 20 (23 May 2018): Free day
Day 21 (24 May 2018): Transfer to the international airport


  • Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3/4/5 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Your destination map.
  • Both ways domestic Flights with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder Climbing guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Permit
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.


  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
  • equipment / Gears
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, Water )
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment’s.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.