“Explore the hidden kingdom of Upper Mustang with local experienced guide.” Tiji is a common name for Tenpa Chirim (bstan pa spyi rim). It is one of the most popular Himalayan festival and it also an awaited season for hundreds of spectators from every corner of the world. It is celebrated annually in the ancient walled city of Lo Manthang. The religious festival was introduced during the time of Ama Pal (first king of Lo), the independent ruler of Lo and Ngorchen Dorje Chang, the exalted being who brought Buddhism to Mustang. According to the English calendar festival is held between ends of April and starting of May. Date for Tiji Festival 2020 is already announced. The Tiji festival will be celebrate 5th, 6th and 7th May 2020 in Upper Mustang.Highlights of this trip1) Trek in the rain shadows of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna 2) Pass through colorful Buddhist shrines and temples4) Spend 3 days for Tiji Festival 5) Experience the life style of different people.
Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek coincides with the combination of the dramatic Himalayan desert with the magnificent views of massive Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Nilgiri ranges at the backdrop. Trekking through the world’s deepest gorge, Kaligandaki Gorge and high vibrant walls of Mustang villages, exploring the centuries back lifestyle of people add a significant cultural and geographical highlight. This year the Tiji Festival will be celebrated on 30th, 31st May, and 1st June 2019. We offer a fixed departure for this trip. If you find this trip appealing, you may reserve with Osho World Adventure. We are committed to making your travel reliable, safe, comfortable, and affordable.
Tiji Festival Trek is a fascinating annual three-day festival consisting of Tibetan rituals that celebrate the myth of a son who had to save the Mustang kingdom from destruction. The festival is indigenous to Lo-Manthang, Upper Mustang. Over the Mustang Tenchi Festival time monks dressed in elaborate costumes and masks perform dances and rituals that are supposed to drive away evil spirits.
Highlights of Upper Mustang Trek.The ancient of Lo, Upper Mustang is one of the last places in Nepal with Tibetan Buddhist culture.Wonderful landscape these are identical to the Tibetan village.Include your trip during the Tiji festival, the festival celebrated in Lo- Mangthang is to pray for peace to concern evil.Enjoys your tour to various historical, natural, cultural, heritage sites along with Nepal's oldest Buddhist monasteriesUnveil pre-historical culture by viewing a mysterious cave, cave temples are known for thousands of years old monasteries.The Upper Mustang Trek bring in to the forbidden of Kingdom (hidden valley) would be part of the Tibetan empire and is therefore closely tied.Mustang trek is an observation of the hidden valleys of Upper Mustang, nestled between Tibet and the Himalayas – a place different from the rest of the world. The walled city of Lo-Manthang used to be a part of the Tibetan Kingdom of Gungthang until the 1830s.
Upper Mustang: Mustang offers an experience of trans-Himalayan landscape and exotic Himalayan cultural experience. Muktinath (3,749 m) is a popular destination for pilgrims and trekkers to the region. It is a site holy for both Buddhists and Hindus before. There is now a motorable road from Muktinath to Beni, from where you can catch a bus to Pokhara. Also, you can catch a bus from Besi Sahar to Sanghe at the start of the trek.Lo-Manthang in Upper Mustang is an extremely exotic destination too. The last king of Mustang still has his home in this ancient capital township. Many tourists visit Lo-Manthang during Teej festival that is usually scheduled in the month of May.Being in the rain shadow area, Upper Mustang can be visited even during the rainy season. Upper Mustang falls in protected areas and one need special permit to visit the region.
13 Days Upper Mustang Short Trek is a blend of a view of over 15 mountains along with the world’s deepest gorge. Get ready to witness the Himalayan Desert Landscape in Nepal. Visit the village beyond mountains known as the walled city of Lomanthang. See the mystic mountains in the unusual direction of the south. The most special thing about the 13 Days Upper Mustang Short Trek is that you get to experience a famous festival known as Tiji Festival if it falls in the time when you are on the trek. The vibrant cultural colors will astonish you no doubt.Highlights● Experience the great Tibetan Plateau● Get the taste of desert in the Himalayas● Stroll along the Kaligandaki River● Relive your cultural side visiting the monasteries
A great landscape through arid desert canyons to the walled city of Lo-Manthang, Spectacular ancients Buddhist monasteries like Ghar Gompa, Namgyal, Chungsi cave, Dzong Cave, Fascinating mountain flight in and out of Jomsom and Pokhara, meeting local Loba people and their traditional Tibetan attire
Upper mustang is a remote and isolated region of the Nepalese Himalayas. It was a restricted demilitarized area until 1992 which makes it one of the most preserved regions in the world, with a majority of the population still speaking traditional Tibetan language. Best season for trekUpper Mustang is most recommended to be visited between February and November. As it is located in the rain shadow part of the Himalaya, it is still the perfect destination during the monsoon season in Nepal of June – August. You may also want to time your visit during the most celebrated festival in the region, called "Tiji Festival” which literally means, ‘prayer for world peace’. This is a three-day event characterized by the dancing of monks to commemorate the incarnation of Buddha. This is normally held in the third week of May but exact dates vary and determined by the Buddhist calendar. If you are ever in the region around this time, it is highly recommended to include this in your itinerary
Start your trip to the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal untouched by 21st-century modernization. Centuries-old rituals and cultural practices make the area an important place for a cultural excursion. Upper Mustang Trekking is also termed as the journey beyond mountains. Info Trekking Nepal has knitted the best itinerary to explore the walled city of Lomanthang and to walk through the world’s deepest gorge the Kaligandaki gorge. The trip will not only confine trekkers on socio-cultural attractions rather it renders prototypical Himalayan traditions so close to Tibetan culture. If your trekking holiday falls within the Tiji Festival then it would be even more blissful. The festival is considered the biggest celebration in the area.