Tiji Festival, a three-day ritual known as "The chasing of the Demons" and it is centered on the Tiji myth. Tiji tells the story of a deity named Dorje Jono who must battle against his demon father to save the Kingdom of Mustang from destruction. The demon father wreaks havoc on Mustang by creating a water shortage which, in this extremely arid land, is the most precious life-sustaining resource. Dorje Jono eventually defeats the demon and banishes him from the land. This festival falls in the end of May. We, Guide in Himalaya (affiliated with Wilderness Excursion operate Tiji Festival Trekking tour in Lo Manthang of upper Mustang every year with best service and most competitive package cost. The official date of Tiji Festial 2020 will be decided after Tibetan New Year this year. It seems that Tiji Festival Date for 2020 is starting from 19th of May 2020.
During this trip you will be also rewarded with lifetime experience of Himalayan holidays in last the Forbidden ancient Buddhist Kingdom of Mustang known as ‘Mini Tibet of Nepal’, northern Nepal surrounded on three sides by Chinese held Tibet, one of the oldest civilizations on the earth, mediaeval world uniquely preserved from modern technology. A land covered with small villages, ancient monasteries, friendly people and breathtaking scenery. Mustang´s wealth was derived from being a major trading hub on the Kali Gandaki / Thak Khola trade route between Tibet and Nepal, which reflects the rich Buddhist culture, history, laws and customs.
We are local tour and trekking operator based in Kathmandu so we guaranty small private group departures any dates that suits your date and time. Please kindly contact us for your customized departure date, itinerary and the price. Thank you and Namaste!
I did Tiji festival trek with my friends. We were 5 in the group from Lithuania and booked this cultural tour with Wilderness Excursion. Pradip from the agency did reception and welcomed us at the airport with great smile and took us to selected hotel at Thamel (Samsara Resort) Rahul Tamang guided our group of five trekkers on the 17 days Pokhara tour - Kathmandu to Lo Manthang to experience the Tiji festival - fantastic! No any difficulty for us that our guide always went the extra miles to ensure all in our group had an enjoyable journey. A professional, organized and VERY reliable team - thank you Wilderness Excursion for making this first time trekker's journey an experience of a lifetime!
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