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Upper Mustang with Tiji Festival 2022

Upper Mustang with Tiji Festival 2022 - Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Hotel/Guest House/Tented Camp
Max. Elevation
Private Vehicle/Flight

Trip Overview of Upper Mustang with Tiji Festival 2022

Tiji also known as Teenji is a festival which is celebrated for 3 days at Upper Mustang of Nepal – the forbidden kingdom. The festival is celebrated at the end of dry season (usually in May month of annual calendar). The word Tiji is derived from a word “Ten Che” which means “hope of the dharma prevailing in all worlds”. Accordance of mythology, this is a celebration of great victory of Buddha’s incarnation against most harmful demon who used to make trouble on the local people’s living by making massive shortage of water in the dry land. Similarly, the trek offers exploration of Lo Manthang with its amazing landscapes, thousands of mysterious caves and monuments, splendid views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, explore Tibetan cultural villages etc.

An organized Upper Mustang with Tiji (Teeji) Festival 2021 Treks with Tourist Link Treks and Expedition (P) Ltd begins after enjoying a day stay in Kathmandu with sightseeing tour and all essential arrangements that requires for trekking adventure. Leaving Kathmandu, we will take a day scenic drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is an entrance for this Upper Mustang Tiji (Teeji) festival trekking. From Pokhara we will have a scenic flight to Jomsom to reach our exact trekking starting point, having tantalizing view of Mt. Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and many other snowcapped ranges while in an adventurous flight. We start our trekking gradually towards Lo-manthang by following world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge, amazingly diverse landscapes, several Tibetan villages, splendid views of mountains; explore Buddhist monasteries, chhortens, gompas etc along the route. After accomplishing the exploration and observation of a three days Tiji festival which will be performed gradually process wise with different activities in 3 separate days, our adventurous and cultural journey gradually returns via one of the popular holy temple at Muktinath, back to Jomsom and fly back to Pokhara then drive back to Kathmandu.

Additional Information:
The best time for this Upper mustang with tiji festival 2020 is April to May. Every year, we offer 20 days upper mustang tiji festival for small group and other group joining Trekkers with minimum budget cost. We will provide proper instruction and guidelines by our experienced crew, authentic information and other required essentials while making your memorable adventure trip of Upper Mustang with Tiji Festival with Tourist Link Treks and Expedition. We have also fixed departure date of 2022 and 2023.


Upon landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by representative from ‘Tourist Link Treks & Expedition’ who will then convey you through the vibrant streets in Kathmandu to the hotel where you will receive a brief explanation regarding your trekking package. You will spend the pleasant night in the comfy bed.

Taking light breakfast early in the morning, our guide will then take you for a pleasant day tour inside Kathmandu which encompasses the UNESCO enlisted holiest shrine of Shiva at Pashupatinath Temple Complex, the Bouddhanath Stupa which is the largest Stupa existing inside Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Temple aka Monkey Temple which is the oldest Stupa inside Kathmandu which dates almost 2oooyrs back and the Kathmandu Durbar Square which is yet another UNESCO enlisted historical site where you will get chance to view the abode of Living Goddess- Kumari, Kasthamandap Temple, Kal Bhairab and many more.

25-minute of pleasant flight from the Domestic Airport of Kathmandu with scenic views of Manaslu, Annapurna and Langtang Himalayan range will be able to take us to Pokhara. Alternatively, we can choose 5hour of enchanting drive through the meandering road along the Prithvi Highway which will eventually takes us to the beautiful lake city of Pokhara. The route will be full of natural grandeurs like Trishuli River, rice terraces and numerous peaks at the background.

It takes 20minutes of pleasant flight over mountains to arrive at the Airport in Jomsom. We will be enjoying the views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountains from the comfortable seats of plane. Landing at Jomsom which is the district Headquarter and the hub of Mustang Region, we will begin our trekking by walking along Kali Gandaki River to village at Kagbeni which is the gateway for Upper Mustang.

Walking along the eastern bank of Kaligandaki River, we will follow the upward trail to Tangbe Village. Making our way through the narrow alleys between the homes, we will arrive at the fields of buckwheat and apples which we will cross to reach to Chhusang Village. Later we will cross the Kaligandaki River over suspension bridge to make it to Chele Village which is located at the top of the ridge.

Early in the morning around 7:00am get a breakfast and trek to the Ghiling. We do evening sightseeing which is 800 hundred oldest monasteries.

After get breakfast in the morning, our Trekking again start, we will crosses the Tsarang Chu after we will get Tholung Village and windy pass of Lo which is 3,850 m above the sea level, the continue a head you can see Lo- Manthang Valley which is views of the walled city near magnificent of hills on the Tibetan Border. we crosses the Tsarang Chu after you can get plateau of Lo- Manthang.

Lo-Manthang is the farthest point of our trek. So, on 10th day, we will be making a return trip. We will choose a different path that moves forward through Dramkar. Enroute, we will visit the Ancient Gyokar Gompa which is rich in paintings that is popular among locals as the wish fulfilling Gompa. Climbing the ridge, we will have a gentle descent from where we will continue walking to Dramkar.

Almost finished festival’s trip so you will return journey follows different trails and we lets you explore another part of village. Some time you explore the monastery in Nepal, Tibet as well as the oldest Buddhist Gompa and continue down the valley Syanboche.

The trek on 12th day begins early in the morning as we take the easy trail that lowers down from the hill to Chhuksang. It takes about 6hours of walking to arrive at Chhuksang which offers the pleasant views of surrounding mountains and landscapes. We will be staying overnight at Chhuksang.

Continuing through the trail that prolongs along the southern border of Mustang region, we will head to Kagbeni. Walking past Kagbeni, the trail prolongs through the bank of Kali Gandaki River all the way to Jomsom.

This is small trek arround 3 hours walk from Muktinath, it is continue down and the riverbed to Jomsom.

20minutes of an early morning flight with views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountains will take us to Pokhara. We will spend the spare time exploring the enchanting Lake city of Pokhara whereby we will be visiting Phewa Lake, Seti Gorge, David Fall, KI Singh Bridge, Mahendra Cave and International Mountaineering Museum prior to returning back to the hotel where we will be staying overnight.

5 hours of scenic drive through the serpentine roads along Prithvi Highway with exotic views of Trishuli River, paddy fields, terraces and hills will lead us back to Kathmandu where we will be staying in a hotel. Dinner will be served in the evening to celebrate the successful ‘Upper MustangTrek.’ Alterntively, 25minutes of pleasant flight can be chosen from Pokhara Airport to arrive at Domestic Airport of Kathmandu.

What's included?

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • Two-night accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Two night accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category Hotel in Pokhara
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • Domestic Airfare( Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara)
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by Tourist Bus
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide (English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) there food, accommodation, Salary, equipment and including staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • All necessary paper work and permits (Restricted area permit, ACAP and TIMS) please bring 3 passport size photographs
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company

What's not included?

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Meal not specified in the “meal inclusions” in the above itinerary
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek except when in Pokhara and Jomsom
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip

Essential Information

When to Go?

March to May and mid-September to November are ideal times to go on trekking in Nepal. However, you can do the trek throughout the year, excluding harsh winter and heavy monsoon period for better experiences. Read more...

Gear Checklist

Gears and equipment assure your safety and smooth trekking experiences as you enter the Himalayas. With essential equipment, you can add some of the other specific ones which most probably will come handy in the trek. A reliable preparation from your side is a positive step for successful trekking and climbing expedition. Read more...

Food, drinking water, and accommodation facilities

The menu for everyday foods gets slimmer with a significant rise in altitude. One can always find a warm tea and basic local staple in the lodges or teahouses operating here. Natural drinking water sources, as well as Drinking water taps, are available throughout the trail. Accommodations might lose even some of the basic facilities as we move higher up in the trails of Himalayas. Read more...

Trip Permit

To enter and trek the protected and restricted segments of Nepal, you will have to take special permits from the government of Nepal for the sole purpose of preserving the people and nature of these areas. Read more...

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the primary concern while trekking in the areas of higher altitude. You must be prepared and act quickly if the symptoms appear during the trek. Using some prevention techniques, you can slow down and minimize the symptoms of Altitude sickness up to some extent. Read More...

Physical condition and experience requirements

Different types and levels of trekking might require a certain minimum fitness level to accomplish. With the guides, you can make up for the segments of lacking experience of trekking. Nepal also offers a lot of different varieties of the trek which the trekkers of any age or physical condition can do. Selection of optimal trekking program is best for both parties. Read more...


Weather in the Higher Himalayas is always unpredictable. Regular monitoring and contact help us to be safe from any unforeseen change of weather in most cases. With the presence of a licensed guide, you can take correct destinations and make the most of the trek. Read more...

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