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Upper Mustang Tiji (Teeji) Festival 2020

Upper Mustang Tenchi Festival 2019

Upper Mustang Tiji (Teeji) Festival 2020

USD1960 per person

The Tiji festival also known as Techi/(Tenji) Festival is annual event indigenous to lomanthang, upper mustang in Nepal. Tenji festival commonly pronounced” Teeji” is the abbreviated from of Tempa chhirim which translates to” prayer for world peace”
Tenji commemorates the victory of Buddha’s incarnation. Dhorji sonam over a demon called MA TAM RU TA, who Waxman eater and who caused storms and droughts to destroy people’s houses and livestock. The dance performed by the monks of lomanthang chhyode Gumba during these three days festival enact the harassment of the MA TAM TU TA, the birth of Dhorji sonam the demon’s son and attempt by Dhorji sonam to return and the demon to the Buddha realm. The monks perform a dance called” TSA CHHAM “on the first day of the Tenji and “NGA CHHAM”on the second day.

Traveling to mustang still restricted for foreign tourist . Only limited number of tourist can obtain special permit to travel lost kingdom of Mustang .  Each year 100’s of foreign tourist attend Tiji Festival because of it unique and ancient nature .

In this time traveling to Upper Mustang is far easy because of newly build road upto lo-manthang , a capital of upper mustang .

Option to Travel in Upper Mustang for Tiji Festival 2020

Option 1 : Fly to Jomsom and Trek to Lo-manthang(13 Days trek and back to jomsom)
Option 2 : Fly to Jomsom and Pony Ride to Lo-manthang (13 Days)
Option 3 : Fly to Jomsom and 4WD drive to Lo-manthang (6 days tour)

TIJI FESTIVAL 2020 Dates 19 May 2020 to 21 May 2020 in Lo-manthang , Upper Mustang Nepal.

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18 Days
4+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure/ Arrival Location
  • Best Season
    6 Pm
  • Activities Type
    6 Pm
  • Difficulties | Maximum Altitude
    Warm Hiking Clothes, Hats, Trekking Boots
  • Included
    Upper Mustang Tiji (Teeji) Festival 2020
    Guide’s Salary
    Airport Shuttle
    Ground Transportation
    Departure Taxes
    Entry Fees
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included
    Travel Insurance
    International Airfares
    TIMS(Trekkers Information Management System) Card
Day 1
Kathmandu Arrival , Transfer to Hotel . Overnight in Kathmandu . [B]
Day 2
Kathmandu Reserve Day for Permit preparation , meanwhile you will taken to Kathmandu guided sightseeing . Evening Fly to Pokhara (20 Min Flight). Overnight at Pokhara . [B]
Day 3
Morning 6 am fly to Jomsom from Pokhara (15 min flight) . Breakfast at Jomsom and Morning After Breakfast Drive to Tsaile Village (Gateway of Upper Mustang) , 32 KM . On the way visit Kagbeni village . [4 hrs]  O/N at Mustang Gate Tsaile . Altitude 3030 Meter [B, L, D] .
Day 4
Morning Visit Tsiale village and Drive to Tsarang village . On the way we do visit Ghiling Village Monasteries .  Overnight in Tsarang [3,570 m (11,710 ft)] [B, L, D]
Day 5
Morning Visit Tsarang (charang) monastery (Oldest and Biggest in Upper Mustang) , Old Tsarang Palace and its little museum . After drive to Lo-manthang 20 KM . On the way visit Chotten and cave on mountains . (1.5 Hrs ). Launch at guesthouse and  visit Opening ceremony of Tiji Festival 2019 ( starting around 1 pm and end after 5 pm)Overnight  at Homestay/Guest House in Lo-manthang. [3,840 m (12,600 ft)] [B, L, D]
Day 6
Morning Drive(20 Min) or Pony Ride(1 hrs) to Chhoser valley for Jhong Cave and 4 Different monastery . Jhong cave in upper mustang is an outstanding cave of upper mustang with 5 story high built into a cliff. There are more than 40 different rooms inside the cave. To enter this cave trekkers have to climb up steep stairs. Inside the cave there are many ladders to go from one floor to another . Jhong cave of Chhoser situated close to the border of China (Tibet). Back to Lo-manthang for lunch ., lunch at hotel and ready for Second day of Tiji Festival 2019, start at 12:30 pm and end around 6 pm) .Overnight at Lo manthang .[B.L.D.]
Day 7
Easy Morning in Lo manthang . Morning visit to 4 Monasteries (Monk guide) . Today is final day of Tiji Festival 2019 . Starting from 2 PM  .Overnight at Lo manthang .[B.L.D.]
Day 8
Morning Drive back to chhuksang Village (6 hrs) drive via Visit Yara / Ghara and Dhi village .Overnight Guesthouse in Chhuksang. [B.L.D.]
Day 9
Drive to Muktinath (3 hrs) , visit Temple, monasteries . Lunch at Muktinath  and drive back to Jomsom for overnight (1 hrs) .Overnight at Guesthouse in Muktinath .[B.L.D.]
Day 10
Fly to Pokhara from Jomsom and connecting flight to Kathmandu , Easy Free Fay in Kathmandu .Overnight Hotel in Kathmandu.[B.]
Day 11
Final Departure to your next destination .
Value For Money


  • Jac Lee
    June 19, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    We trek to Lo , upper mustang with Eco Holiday Asia , our guide and all team are from Mustang , so they have very close relationship with villagers . We get privilege experience of local foods, local family invite us in Lo-manthang to Have dinner . All together our trip was above our exceptions .


Value For Money

Cost Included
  • Arrival/departure transfers.
  • 3 night  hotels with breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing tours by private vehicle with tour guide, entrance fees.
  • Domestic flight(Only flight from Pokhara to/From Jomsom on option 1 , in US$1960)/ground transportation as per the program, airport transfer.
  • Lodge accommodations and all meals during the trek, sleeping bag.
  • Cost for a first Aid and Eco trained English speaking guide and Porter.
  • Emergency rescue arrangements, medical kit bag.
  • All necessary paper works and trekking /entry permits.
  • All government and local taxes where applicable.
  • Welcome or farewell dinner.
Trip cost does not includes
  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Excess baggage charges with domestic flight.
  • Hot water, Bottled water or any drinks during the treks .
  • Lunch / dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Emergency rescue and medical expenses.
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills personal porters.
  • Tips for the trekking crew.
  • Other optional trips/activities and sightseeing if required.
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Upper Mustang Homestay trek with Tiji (Tenchi) Festival 2019 Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQs) – Eco Holiday Asia
FAQ 1 : Do I need to Pay in Advance for Tiji festival 2019?
FAQ 2 : Can I cancel my Booking ?
FAQ 3 : We are Old people, can we trek ?
FAQ 3 : Can we take horse riding during trip?
FAQ 4 : Do I need to Give any Private Information like Credit Card Details or Bank Details when i booked with company ?
FAQ 5 : Do I need to pay extra charges or Do you charge me extra when I arrived at destination?
FAQ 6 : How about group Size of your tour?
FAQ 7 : How secure we are ?
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