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.