TIJI FESTIVAL
MUSTANG ADVENTURE TRIP

19 MAY - 4 JUNE 2022
17 DAYS
AUD 9900

Prices are per person, based on twin share occupancy. The AUD prices are based on USD and calculated at today’s rate of exchange. The pilgrimage price will be finalised at time of booking.

Join Us 

We would like to invite you to a unique travel experience and the unforgettable adventure of a lifetime. A journey to one of the most remote places on Earth - A Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang, one of the most preserved regions in the world.

This is a unique opportunity 

- to travel with Lama Tendar and learn about Tibetan culture firsthand

- see the untouched and very well preserved Tibetan culture at Upper Mustang

- explore mysterious Tibetan Buddhism

- visit Tiji Festival at Lo Mangthang

- explore the mysterious Meditation Sky Caves in Upper Mustang

- meditate in the Padmasambhava Chungsi Cave 

- clean your karma at Mukitanah Temple - the only place on the planet where you can see all the five major       elements; fire, sky, water, air, and earth in one place

Places are limited to 16 pilgrims.

Life is ticking away - Time to Travel!
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ITINERARY

   

 

DAY 01 (19.05.2022)               ARRIVING KATHMANDU (1400m)

DAY 02 (20.05.2022)               KATHMANDU (1400M)

DAY 03 (21.05.2022)               KATHMANDU (1400M) 

DAY 04 (22.05.2022)               KATHMANDU (1400M)

DAY 05 (23.05.2022)               POKHARA (822M)

DAY 06 (24.05.2022)               KALOPANI (2500M)

DAY 07 (25.05.2022)               KAGBENI (2840M)

DAY 08 (26.05.2022)               TSARANG (3570M)

DAY 09 (27.05.2022)               LO-MANTHANG (3840M)

DAY 10 (28.05.2022)               LO-MANTHANG (3840M)

DAY 11 (29.05.2022)               JOMSOM (2743m)

DAY 12 (30.05.2022)               TATOPANI (1190m)

DAY 13 (31.05.2022)               POKHARA (822M)

DAY 14 (01.06.2022)               POKHARA (822M)

DAY 15 (02.06.2022)               KATHMANDU (1400M) 

DAY 16 (03.06.2022)               KATHMANDU (1400M) 

DAY 17 (04.06.2022)               KATHMANDU (1400M) 

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DAY 1

ARIVING KATHMANDU (1440m)

Meet, greet and then transfer to the Hotel Tibet International which is only a 5 minute walk from the UNESCO Heritage Site of Boudhanath Stupa. 

 

Owned by a Tibetan Family, Hotel Tibet International is inspired and decorated in Tibetan style and showcases the Tibetan-Buddhist culture. 

 

While at the hotel, take yourselves to the roof terrace and enjoy a magnificent view of the Boudhanath Stupa. 

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DAY 2

EXPLORING KATHMANDU (1440m)

You will be guided with a sightseeing tour around three sites - the Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath Temple and Bhaktapur City.

 

 

In the evening you will be provided with a traditional Nepali dinner and cultural performance.

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DAY 3

CHANDRAGIRI HILLS (2550m)

After breakfast we will drive 40-45 minutes to Matatirtha and hike for about 4 hours to the top of the Chandragiri hills which has the best panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley. 

 

While at the peak, you will witness the Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest. In the afternoon, we will take a cable car to the Chandragiri base camp.

 

Further driving to Pataleban where you will stay overnight at the Pataleban Vineyard Resort.

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DAY 4

EXPLORING KATHMANDU (1440m)

After breakfast, you will spend the day receiving a guided sightseeing tour of Swyambhunath Stupa, Patan city and Kathmandu Durbarsquare.

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DAY 5

POKHARA (822m)

In the Morning, you will be flying to Pokhara. In the afternoon, explore the Phewa lake and hike to see the World Peace Pagoda.

 

In the evening, you will be asked to prepare and pack for the next days adventurous departure.

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DAY 6

KALOPANI (2500m)

You will be driven by a four wheel drive to Kalopani. You will be going for 100 km on blacktop road and then 60 km off road.

During your drive, there will be a variety of mountain views to gaze upon. 

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DAY 7

KAGBENI (2840m)

In the morning, you will be driving from Kalopani to Kagbeni for 2-3 hours.

 

During this trip, you will have the opportunity to stop to visit and explore the Mukitinath Temple.

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DAY 8

TSARANG (3570m)

For this specific day, you will be provided with a special permit which will allow you to enter Upper Mustang.

 

Then, you will jump into a jeep and be on your journey through the Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang.

 

Then you will arrive a Tsarang and stay overnight at a guesthouse. 

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DAY 9

LO-MANTHANG (3840m)

You will be driven for about 1.5 hours to Lo-Manthang where you will be taken to your hotel at the Royal Mustang Resort.

 

At your destination, in the afternoon, you will participate in the first day of Tiji Festival.

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DAY 10

LO-MANTHANG (3840m)

In the morning, you will be driven to the Choser Cave and then to the Korala Tibet border.

 

Then, you will have the opportunity to participate in the second day of the Tiji Festival.

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DAY 11

JOMSOM (2743m)

Today you will be driven back from Lo-Manthang to Jomsom which is around 7-8 hours. On the way, you will visit the Chungsi Cave and then when you reach your destination you will stay overnight at a guesthouse.

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DAY 12

TATOPANI (1190m)

In the morning, you will be driven to Tatopani (6-7 hours) where you can soak and rejuvenate at Tatopani Hot Springs.

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DAY 13

POKHARA (822m)

Today, you will be driven back to Pokhara where you can enjoy the lake views and delicious food at one of the restaurants. 

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DAY 14

EXPLORING POKHARA (822m)

In the morning you will have the opportunity to do some sightseeing around Pokhara.

 

You will be taken to visit Devi’s Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave and Tibetan Refugee Village.

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DAY 15

ARIVING KATHMANDU (1440m)

Fly back to Kathmandu. We will be staying at the newly built 4 star hotel in the heart of Thamel.

 

Enjoy the views and vibrant energy of the colorful streets at Thamel.

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DAY 16

KATHMANDU (1440m)

You will be spending one extra day in Kathmandu where you can shop, explore or rest before taking the flight home.

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DAY 17

KATHMANDU (1440)

Transfer to the airport for our final departure home.

 

Fly back home refreshed, renewed, full of lasting memories and new friendships for life.

 

Enjoy the new YOU.