About Tiji Festival tour 10 days
Short tiji festival jeep tour is one of the mystical journey to witness an attractive blend of culture, spirituality and natural beauty in the heart of Himalayas. Tiji Festival is a three-day ritual celebrated by the people of Upper Mustang to mark the victory of good over evil. It is based on the legend of Dorje Jono, a deity who battles against his demon father to save the kingdom from destruction. The festival, held in the walled city of Lo Manthang, is a vivid representation of this mythological battle and is performed by the local monks.
Tiji festival journey takes you through high mountain passes, ancient cave monasteries, and picturesque valleys. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to interact with the friendly locals, sample traditional Tibetan cuisine, and learn about their way of life. This tour is a unique and unforgettable experience that offers a glimpse into the heart of Tibetan culture and traditions.
Easy and comfortable
Min 2 to Max 10 Persons
Lo Manthang 3840 Meters
Month of May
Tours & Sightseeing
Tea houses / Lodges / Hotels
3 Meals a day (BLD)
Flight, Drive & Tours
Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom
Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu
Short Tiji Festival tour in mustang region Nepal to know about, its myth, culture, story and history. Mustang Tiji festival features a variety of traditional music, dances, masked performances and Tibetan rituals, all of which are designed to drive away evil spirits and bring good fortune to the community. The festival usually takes place in spring season on the month of May and is a unique cultural display. Mustang festival trip provides you an opportunity to know all detail “what is tiji festival”. Visit Nepal to celebrate this festival in Lo Mustang.
Tiji Festival tours start in Kathmandu with flight or drive to Pokhara to Jomsom, which is the gateway of Mustang. From Jomsom guide will takes you to Lo Manthang by drive. Once you arrive in earthen wall city, you will be able to experience the Tiji Festival in all its glory. Explore the walled city of Lo Manthang, with its ancient monasteries, palaces, and narrow streets. At the same tine explorer can get beautiful views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri mountains, villages, Buddhist shrines, Chhortens and Kalighandaki River.
Mustang was once an independent kingdom, known as the Kingdom of Lo. It was annexed by Nepal in the late 18th century, but it remained relatively isolated until the early 2000s. Mustang was opened to tourism in 1992 then after become a popular destination for travelers.
The terrain is hard, dry and rough, but you can gather unforgettable moments. The most interesting observations during the festival is the display of colors. People dress up in multi colored festive dresses and act as legendary characters while dancing. This makes this Buddhist festival a really picturesque sight.
Spend three days in Lo Manthang is a significant cultural and religious festival for the people of Mustang. it attracts a large number of locals and tourists from around the world. We organize Mustang festival tour every year to introduce the importance of festival to the tourists.
5th, 6th and 7th of May in 2024
24th, 25th and 26th of May in 2025
Upper Mustang trek & tours organize verity of trip in Himalayas. Departure dates are 100% guaranteed until and unless there is no political unrest, natural disasters or epidemics in the destination. Start dates are your arrival date in Kathmandu and end dates are the returning date from Nepal. Listed departure dates & price quoted on group joining basic. if given dates are not suits you, or travelling with friend let us to know to book private trip as per your requirements.
Tiji festival is believed to have originated in the 17th century and has been celebrated annually ever since. Now it is one of the most important religious and cultural events in Upper Mustang.
The upcoming Tiji festival date is May 5, 6, and 7, 2024. It is a fascinating blend of mythology, religion, and culture that’s why popular between tourists and locals. Tiji Festival begins on the tenth day of the fourth month of Tibetan lunar calendar, which usually falls in May.
The Tiji festival is a three-day Buddhist festival celebrated in the ancient kingdom of Upper Mustang. It is a vibrant and colorful event that commemorates the victory of good over evil, and is deeply rooted with Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
Short tiji festival trek 10 days’ trip cost varies depend on the length of trip, standard of accommodation, transportation, permit, guide and group size etc. However, for general idea, expect to pay around 1850 to 3500 including special permit fee. If you searching the cheap and best trip, then join a group to travel in budget.
Tiji festival is take place in the courtyard of royal palace of Lo Manthang. This Annual event features a variety of rituals and ceremonies, including masked dances, music, and chanting by monk, where local people of Upper Mustang come together and pray for world peace and prosperity
Spring festival of mustang is a very important event because it brings community together to celebrate culture and traditions. Festival mark the beginning of new agricultural season, pray for a good harvest and honor the deities and spirits with believed to protect the people of Upper Mustang.
The name “Tiji” is an abbreviation of the Tibetan phrase “Tempa Chirim”, which means “Prayer for World Peace”. During the festival, Buddhist monks conduct various religious rituals, including prayers, blessings, and offerings to deities.
No, Mustang is not part of Tibet, it is one of the district of Nepal. Its topography, culture, people, language and religious belief closely tied to Tibet.
Tenchi / tiji festival started over 300 years ago. It based on the story of Dorje Jono, a Buddhist deity who defeated a demon that was terrorizing the Mustang kingdom.
Mostly four-wheel drive (4WD) jeep are used during tiji festival overland tour to mustang. most common jeeps are Mahindra Scorpio, 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser, 4×4 Nissan Patrol, Bolero and TATA Sumo as well depends on the budget & choice of travelers. These are reliable and powerful vehicle that is well-suited for off road, challenging terrain of the Himalayas.
The Lo Manthang Tiji Festival tour is suitable for everyone because comfortable jeep takes you there without any physical effort. Road condition also wide and better then past but still off-road. Book Lo Manthang Tiji festival tour and enjoy truly unforgettable moments.
Tiji festival is one of the very important even of mustang because it is a showcase of Tibetan Buddhist culture and traditions. The festival helps to preserve and transmit culture and traditions from one generation to the next. It is a celebration of culture, tradition, and community.