The TIJI (Ten Chi) Festival is the most auspicious festival in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal. Dorje Jono fought and defeated this demon and the festival celebrates his victory with prayer chants and colorful dances. Chhode Monastery at Lo Manthang in Upper Mustang is famous for its performance of Vajrakila practice and ritual.
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The Tiji (Ten Chi) Festival is the most auspicious festival in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal. Ancient mythology relates how the Tiji is celebrating to mark the victory of good over evil.
It is almost brushing the sides of the mighty Kali Gandaki river gorge and the massive Dhaulagiri mountain along the way up. As you go up, the landscape changes from the lush greenery of the Pokhara area to the barren, rocky terrain of Mustang. Your road follows the Kali Gandaki. Stay overnight at Lodge.
After breakfast drive to Ghiling via Jomsom & Kagbeni while we reach Kagbeni stop for formality to enter Upper mustang. And drive onward to Ghiling and stay overnight at Lodge.
Drive from Ghiling to Lo-Mangthan and enjoy the view of the Mountain. Stay overnight at Lodge.
First Day of (16th, May-2023) Tiji (Ten Chi) After breakfast towards the walled city Lo-Mangthan through beautiful Stupa, magnificent landscape, and after some rest at the hotel participates in the opening ceremony of the Tiji festival at late noon.
Second Day of TIJI (Ten Chi) (17th, May-2023) festival celebration.
After breakfast and a Pony ride to Chooser Cave (3900 m.) and monastery, some rest after lunch in the hotel, ready for the second day of the Tiji Festival starts around 1 pm and ends around 6 pm).
Last day observe the Tiji Festival (18th, May-2023). Stay overnight at Lodge.
Before observing the Tiji Festival, we do participant in a daily chant on Monastry and visit the Royal palace and Monastry in wall city. This day is highly recommended to the visitors to spend in Lo-Manthang observing the festival as this day will solve the mystery of the festival as well as its overall value.
Chhuksang is one of the oldest settlements that lies in between the way which is fascinating and worth doing the sightseeing around the village. Dinner and Overnight at the guest house in Chhuksang.
After breakfast drive to Muktinath, which is one of the highest temples in the World. It’s also the most important pilgrimage site in Nepal for both Hindus and Buddhists. After visit Muktinath drive to Jomsom. Stay overnight at Jomsom.
After breakfast drive to Pokhara on the way enjoy the view deepest Gorge in the world and the hot spring. End tour.