Mustang Tiji Festival celebrates the grand festival for locals and tourists who love and respect the culture. mustang is known as Mini Tibet in Nepal. Endemic to the Upper Mustang region of Nepal, the 3-days long masked-dance festival marks the victory of good over evil. It is held inside Lo-Manthang every year during mid-May and is marked by traditional dances, masked ceremonies, hymns, and numerous cultural performances.
Mustang Trek takes the trails along with the barren lands of the Upper Mustang. While offering views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Tibetan Himalayas on the horizon. Mustang is known as Behind the Mountains. This is the fact every year thousands of Tourists visit the Mustang.
The Upper Mustang Trek commences upon your arrival in Kathmandu Nepal. While we are busy obtaining the restricted area permit on your behalf. You’ll embark on a scenic Kathmandu Day Tour. Now, our journey starts to drive to Pokhara and catch a short flight to Jomsom.
Your trek at Jomsom and gradually advance into the Kali Gandaki Valley. You walk through the scenic Tibetan-styled villages of Chele, Ghami, and Charang and arrive at Lo Manthang. The festival of Tiji is held inside Lo Manthang in mid-May. You will spend 3 days at Lo Manthang to observe the Tiji festival.
This festival reflects the legend of a mythical hero called Dorje Jono. Who freed the world from the chaos of evil. Dances performed on each of the last three days of this festival revolve around the glorious feats of Dorje Jono. As well, the rituals also pray for world peace and harmony. Explore other esteemed destinations in Lo-Manthang as well. Afterward, you’ll retrace your path and turn back to Jomsom.
You should try the local brandy ‘Marpha,’ made from fresh local apples. Mustang Trek is accessible throughout the year. To observe the Tiji festival you must consider trekking during April and May. Which is the best time for exploring the Tiji Festival?
Tiji Festival navigates around the arid lands of Upper Mustang. For such an adventure, you need expert guidance and assistance. As such, we, at Ace Vision Treks & Tours, make sure that your trip to Upper Mustang is worth your while.
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