The festival of “Tiji”' or 'Teechi or Teeji' is the celebration and affirmation of the myth of Tiji that stands for "The chasing of the Demons", trekkers get to be a part of this fascinating festival while on the Upper Mustang Tiji festival trek. There’s a fascinating story regarding the myth, which tells of a deity named Dorje Jono who must battle against his demon father to save the Kingdom of Mustang from destruction.
The Word Tiji has been derived from the word “ten che” meaning the hope of Buddha Dharma prevailing in all worlds and is effectively a spring renewal festival. This is the most celebrated festival in Upper Mustang that continues for three days in the late spring and early summer. This festival held in Lo-Manthang, capital of Upper Mustang, where thousands of people flock to observe and participate in the festival. Lo-Manthang is also known as “walled city” is a perfect place to visit during the spring season to observe the magnificent beauty of Upper Mustang and distinguish Tibetan Culture.
Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek combines through Mustang’s fascinating villages, alongside Buddhist shrines and temples and in the shadows of the Himalaya's most iconic mountains making it a win-win deal for everyone. One can observe much more than what they imagine in the amazing Upper Mustang Tiji trek in a fleeting time.
2 - 7
3810 m/ 12500ft
Upper Mustang, a restricted area until 1992, is highly influenced by Buddhist and Tibetan culture and is best for exploration of ancient caves that are centuries old and hold great historical significance.
Upper mustang was previously called “Kingdom of Lo”.
This trek is perfect to see the culture of Mustang and grand Tibetan Celebrations.
•We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!