Tiji Festival Jeep Tour - 12 Days

The Tiji Festival Jeep Tour for 12 days starts from Jomsom on 4WD drive and takes you to the remote area of Nepal and almost to the border of Tibet.  With its gentle Buddhist people, medieval city centers strewn with temples, outstanding national parks offering a plethora of wildlife and some of the worlds most outstanding natural landscapes, Nepal has proven irresistible to travellers for decades.

A highlight of a visit to Lo Manthang is the Tiji Festival, a three-day ritual known as the ‘chasing of the demons’, held here during the summer. Centered on the Tiji myth, which tells the story of a deity named Dorje Jono who battles against his demon father to save the Kingdom of Mustang from destruction, Loba villagers converge on the capital to participate in masked dances, offering prayers and celebrating a new season.

Tiji Festival Jeep Tour Highlights:

  • Upper Mustang trekking is yet restricted area trekking trail in Nepal.
  • Sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World heritage sites in Kathmandu.
  • Scenic flight Kathmandu – Pokhara – Jomsom – Kathmandu.
  • 7 days off-road adventure drive ( Jomsom – Lo Manthang – Jomsom)
  • Visit Historical place including Kagbeni and Lo-Manthang.
  • Observe 3 days Tiji Festivals in Upper Mustang.
  • Very beautiful backdrop of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri.
  • Best views of Himalayas range.
  • Visit Holy Muktinath temple

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu 1340m. Overnight at Hotel

Day 2
Full day Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley 1340m. Overnight at Hotel

Day 3
Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara 820 m/ 30min flight

Day 4
Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom 2720m and then jeep drive to Ghami 3520m / 4 hours. Overnight at Lodge

Day 5
Jeep Drive Ghami to Lo-Manthang 3840m /4 hours: Tiji Festival Start

Day 6
Second day observe Tiji Festival Lo Manthang 3840m.

Day 7
Final observe Tiji Festival and drive to Charang. Overnight at Lodge

Day 8
Jeep Drive Charang to Chhuksang (3310m). 5-6 hours

Day 9
Jeep Drive Chhuksang to Muktinath and drive to Jomsom (3310m). 5-6 hours

Day 10
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara 820m and rest time at Pokhara. Overnight at hotel

Day 11
Fly back Pokhara to Kathmandu 1340m/30min. Overnight at Hotel

Day 12
Final departure from Kathmandu

Cost Includes:

  • International & domestic airport transfers as per the itinerary.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • Kathmandu city tour by professional english speaking cultural tour guide.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu domestic flight.
  • Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara Flight.
  • 4WD Jeep Jomsom to Lo-Manthang and drive back to Jomsom by Toyota Landcruiser.
  • 3 meals a day during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as mention in itinerary.
  • Accommodation while trekking in twin sharing basis in guesthouses.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit and TIMS card.
  • Upper Mustang Restricted area permit fee.
  • Professional government lisence holder English speaking trekking guide.
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for official crew.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag during the trek. (Refundable after finish the trip)
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee (Bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara other than breakfast.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot shower, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
  • If you use a Pony, all donation, Camera Fees during festival.
  • Hot shower during the trip.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver.

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by João S, Australia on Mustang Trekking
Top choice for 4*4 Overland holidays in Nepal
Foods: Excellent
Guides: Excellent
Transportation: Excellent

A warm welcome right from the airport - our hosts Kulendra and RB Adhikari guided our group of eleven persons on the 12 days (return) cultural tour - Kathmandu to Lo Manthang to experience the Tiji festival jeep tour. Nothing was a trouble for, they always went the extra miles to ensure all in our group had an enjoyable journey. A professional, organised and VERY reliable team

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by João S, Australia on Mustang Trekking
Top choice for 4*4 Overland holidays in Nepal
Foods: Excellent
Guides: Excellent
Transportation: Excellent

A warm welcome right from the airport - our hosts Kulendra and RB Adhikari guided our group of eleven persons on the 12 days (return) cultural tour - Kathmandu to Lo Manthang to experience the Tiji festival jeep tour. Nothing was a trouble for, they always went the extra miles to ensure all in our group had an enjoyable journey. A professional, organised and VERY reliable team

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Trip Facts

  • 4WD Toyota Landcruiser
  • 2-6 Persons
  • 4,000m
  • Festival Overland Tour
  • Month of May