Upper Mustang With Tiji Festival

Trip Summary:

Our itinerary consists of total 20 days trip. In these 20 days, we will be visiting some famous cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu - Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, travel to Pokhara, and then to our main destination Mustang. While in Mustang experience of century old Tiji Festival celebrated the Buddhist Tibetan Community in the land beyond the Himalayas .

 

01Day

23RD MAY - DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU(1340 MT)

You will find that you have arrived in Kathmandu at the sight of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan range. It will be a memorable moment! The Nepalese capital is located in a wide valley at 1340 meters above sea level. At the airport you will find our staff waiting for you. Transfer to the hotel for check-in, rest and then city tours: visit Kathmandu's Durbar Square and return to Thamel on foot, through the most authentic Kathmandu of Indra Chowk and Ason Chowk, accompanied by local speaking Italian guide ..

Overnight: Standard Hotel. BB

02Day

24TH MAY-DAY 2: CULTURAL VISIT

Breakfast at the hotel. Day dedicated to the visit of historical and cultural Kathmandu, with local Italian speaking guide. Visit to the Buddhist monastery of Boudhnath, the biggest stupa in Nepal and the Hindu temple of Pashupatinat, a Hindu ceremony, and then conclude with a visit to the Monkey Temple, a mix of Hinduism and Buddhism, from where you can enjoy a beautiful view of Kathmandu.

Overnight: Standard Hotel. BB

03Day

25TH MAY-DAY 3: KATHMANDU TO POKHARA

After breakfast, departure to the beautiful town of Pokhara, located on the shores of Lake Phewal, at the foot of the Annapurna massif. Rest of the day available for rest and last pre-trekking shopping. Overnight at Hotel Lake Front or similar.

Overnight: Standard Hotel. BB

04Day

26TH MAY- DAY 4: PKR TO JOMSOM-KAGBENI. (2910 MT)

Early breakfast and take 25 minutes flights to jomsom and head to kagbeni by walk.

Overnight Tea House. Meals: Full Board

05Day

27TH MAY -DAY 5: KAGBENI - CHELE ( 3,050MT): 5 - 6 HRS VIA TANGBE AND CHHUSANG

After kagbeni, you need restricted area permit, here your permit is checked and walk ahead through the bank of Kali Gandaki river followed by hill and village with white-washed houses.

Overnight Tea House. Meals: Full Board

06Day

28TH MAY-DAY 6: CHELE - SYANBOCHE ( 3,375M) VIA TWO PASSES

The day will be little challenging with two passes Taklam La pass and Dojori La pass at an altitude of 3624mt and 3735 met. Visit Ramchung cave and can get the spectacular views of Himalayan range.

Overnight Tea House. Meals: Full Board

07Day

29TH MAY-DAY 7: SYANBOCHEN TO TSARANG (3560 MT) 6 HOURS VIA Nyi La Pass

Early start up with Yamada La pass and several Tibetan villages. Followed by Nyi La Pass 4010 mt which will be the highest point of the this trek. Reach ghami with descending to a canyon, cross river and ascent to Lo la Pass 3950 mt. Enjoy spectacular view of the mountain and village, the village is also popular of Buddhist monastery and old palaces.

Overnight: Tea House, Meals: Full Board.

08Day

30TH MAY-DAY 8: TSARANG TO LOMANTHANG 3810 MT 5 HOURS

Walking for the day is flat, wide, gradually up with full of remoteness, adventure and beauty. Upon arrival to so called Wall city “Lomanthang” offers good views of the himlaya’s leke Annapurna, Tilicho, Nilgiri, Bhrikuti and the ancient Tibetan culture will surely surprised you.

Overnight: Tea House. Meals: Full Board.

09Day

31ST MAY-DAY 9: LOMANTHAN EXPLORE DAY/ (Tiji Festival Start) First day observation of Tenji/Tiji Festival Lo-Manthang (3840 m).

Lo Manthang is the capital of Mustang and is a historic place. This part of Upper Mustang Trek has fascinating and endearing lands. Activities: Morning Visit Namgyal Gompa and then on to Tingkhar. Afternoon 12 Pm celebrate Tiji Festival with Local people. Various dances and sacrifice rituals can be observed.

Overnight: Tea House, Meals: Full Board.

10Day

01 JUNE 2019: Day 10: SECOND DAY OF TIJI FESTIVAL

Activities: Morning visit Chosar Gumpa and Cave. Afternoon after 12 PM celebrate Teji Festival with Local people.

Overnight: Tea House, Meals: Full Board.

11Day

DAY 11: FINAL DAY OBSERVATION TENJI FESTIVAL LO-MANTHANG

Activities: Visit inside monasteries of Lo-mangthang. afternoon after 12 PM celebrate Teji Festival with Local people. (Tiji Festival Ends)

Overnight: Tea House, Meals: Full Board.

12Day

3RD JUNE- DAY 12: LO MANTHANG TO DAKMAR 3820 MT VIA MARANG LA, GHAR GUMBA AND MUI LA. 7 hrs

We take alternative route from Drakmar via Ghar gompa which is 1200 years old, in a while explore many rock painting. Evening visit local villages.

Overnight: Tea House, Meals: Full Board.

13Day

4TH JUNE-DAY 13: DAKMAR TO SYANBOCHE 5 to 6 hrs

Gradual up and flat walk while passing Tiban villages and learning the ancient culture of tibet.

Overnight: Tea House, Meals: Full Board.

14Day

5TH JUNE-DAY 14: SYANBOCHE TO CHELLE 5 hrs

Stroll same way down.

Overnight: Tea House, Meals: Full Board.

15Day

6TH JUNE-DAY 15: CHELLE TO KAGBENI 5 hrs

Upward and downward path and walk along river. Ultimate destination is kagbeni where you can see largest fossil stone in the area, hindu temple.

Overnight: Tea House, Meals: Full Board.

16Day

7TH JUNE DAY 16: KAGBENI TO JOMSOM 3 AND HALF HRS

Enjoy the view of the mountains and the trek finally ends when we reach Jomsom. Flat easy walk. Arriving jomsom, explore the area with local bazar.

Overnight: Tea House, Meals: Full Board.

17Day

8TH JUNE-DAY 17: JOMSOM TO POKHARA

Early flight to pokhara, check into to the hotel. Free day or stroll around .

Overnight @ hotel. Meals: Breakfast

18Day

9TH JUNE DAY 18: POKHARA TO KATHMANDU 6/7 hrs drive

Drive back.

Overnight @ hotel. Meals: Breakfast

19Day

10TH JUNE Day 19: Bhaktapur and Patan visit.

Overnight @ hotel. Meals: Breakfast

20Day

11TH JUNE Day 20: DROP TO AIRPORT, FLY HOME OR FURTHER DESTINATION.

 

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Trip Facts

  • Duration20 Days
  • Tour GradeModerate - Technical
  • Trip CostAsk
  • Trip Discount No
  • Max Elevation3820 MT
  • Best Month:Mar-May, Oct-Dec
  • Trip start/End:Kathmandu/Kathmandu

Trip Maps

  • Accommodation:
  • Kathmandu: Standard Hotel. BB Plan
  • Pokhara: Hotel Lakefront or Similar - 2 Night - BB Plan
  • Trek: Tea House - 13 Nights/14 Days - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Restricted Area Permit, ACAP Permit
  • Trekking Guide English Spoken
  • Porters: (1 Porter in 2 Person)
  • Domestic Flight: PKR - JOM - PKR
  • Stuff Insurance
  • Cultural Visit in Kathmandu With IT SP Guide
  • Your Travel Insurance (Compulsary)
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Personal Trekking Equipments
  • Nature of Personal Expenses
  • Personal Equipment (as per your necessity)
  • Tips to the Staff