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Nepal Mustang Tiji Festival Trip 2011, Kathmandu

 
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Nepal Adventure Point offering the Tiji festival trip in Mustang every year. The Tiji Festival in Mustang's ancient walled capital city of Lo Manthang will be the highlight. A thousand men, women and children participate in the annual elaborate re-enactment of the Tiji myth, telling of a deity named Dorje Jon who battles his demon father to save the kingdom from destruction. It will be a unique privilege to witness the same color, costume, dancing and ritual that were displayed by these people in this place more than six hundred years ago. However, towards the mid 19th century, political changes in Nepal affected Mustang, and many age-old traditions were abolished including Tiji. Although the main ceremony in the city’s square no longer took place, Choede Gompa, the central monastery of Lo Manthang, continued to celebrate the festival with the monastery without economic support from the people. This has been practiced since 1963, and still continues today, despite the main festival having being revived.

All the interested clients are requested to register their trip at the Nepal Adventure Point before the 4 weeks period of the trip date. Further information contact us: nap@wlink.com.np

Mustang Tiji Festival Trekking 20 Days (Festival Celebration from 21 to 23 May, 2011 in Lo-Manthang)
Trip Code: NAP-MUS-403-2011
Trip Cost: USD 2365 per person
Group Size: Minimum 2 upto 16 person
Accessibility: Fly or drive to Pokhara and 22 minutes flight to Jomsom
The Route: Maximum altitude Chogo-La (4325m) Yamdo-La (4010m)5/7-hrs average walking per day, moderate to strenuous trail
Facility: Camping trekking, teahouse trek also can be organized for small size of group.
Special Permit: US$500 per person (First 10 days and US$50 after 10 days)

Highlights of the trip
- Visit temple, Art/architecture and Pogadas, Heritage sites in Kathmandu
- Explore the Himalayan Kingdom
- Interesting and picturesque places
- Join 3 days long the Ritual Tiji festival
- Buddhist Monastery
- Visit upper part Namgyal and Chhoser, one of the most interesting villages and Nyaphu, Gharphu, Nedar and Thubten Monastery.
- Tibetan life-style in refugee camps and the mystic Landscape.
- Snow capped Himalayan peaks
- Ancient and isolated villages
- Mixed culture and purely Tibetan cultural
- The pilgrimage site of Muktinath
- Lake valley of Pokhara

Mustang Tiji Festival trip itinerary
Day o1: 13 May 2011: Arrive in Kathmandu (1317m) transfer to hotel
Day 02: 14 May 2011: Excursion day in Kathmandu, Group meeting and breiefing
Day 03: 15 May 2011: Drive to Pokhara (820m/6-hrs)
Day 04: 16 May 2011: Pokhara fly to Jomsom (2750m) then commence trek to Kagbeni (2800m/3-hrs)
Day 05: 17 May 2011: Kagbeni trek to Chele (3050m/5-hrs)
Day 06: 18 May 2011: Trek to Geling (3570m/6-hrs)
Day 07: 19 May 2011: Trek to Tsarang (3565m/6-hrs)
Day 08: 20 May 2011: Trek to Lo-Manthang (3730m/4/5-hrs)
Day 09 to 11: 21 to 23 May 2011: Join Tiji Festival (3 days Tiji festival observe, Visit Namgyal and Chhosar)
Day 12: 24 May 2011: Trek to Lo-Gekar (4200m//5-hrs)
Day 13: 25 May 2011: Trek to Ghami (3530m/4-hrs)
Day 14: 26 May 2011: Trek to Syangbochen (3540m/5-hrs)
Day 15: 27 May 2011: Trek to Tetang (2985m/5-hrs)
Day 16: 28 May 2011: Trek to Muktinath (3810m/6-hrs)
Day 17: 29 May 2011: Trek to Jomsom (2750m/5-hrs)
Day 18: 30 May 2011: Jomsom fly back to Pokhara (820m)
Day 19: 31 May 2011: Drive to to Kathmandu (1317m)
Day 20: 01 June 2011: Leisure day Kathmandu,farewell meeting & Dinner
Day 21: 02 June 2011: Departure day onward destination

Cost Includes
Fee: Upper Mustang special permit, National Park entrance permit & TIMS card
Activities: Sightseeing & trekking trip as per itinerary.
Equipment: All necessary camping equipments, kitchen utilize and sleeping bag if necessary
Accommodation: 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu, 2 night hotel in Pokhara and 14 nights at tented during trekking
Food: Full board on camping [Breakfast, lunch and dinner] during the trekking and 6 breakfast and one farewell Dinner in Kathmandu.
Staffs: Trekking Leader/Guide and necessary supporter
Transportation: Arrival/Departure transfer and surface road-head transportation by land transportation and Pokhara - Jomsom – Pokhara air transportation.
Company & Government’s service charge: All applicable Government taxes & official service charges. And Crew’s, daily wages/salary, food, equipment, air and road-head transportation

Cost Excludes
- International flight, departure taxes
- Travel insurance covering with emergency Helicopter rescue
- Personal equipment
- Lunch & Dinner while in City
- Bar bills & Beverages
- Tips/Gratuities for trekking crews
- Temple and Monastery entrance fee while sightseeing in city
- Optional activities
- And unforeseen expenses which are out of control by Nepal Adventure Point
 

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