One of the most beautiful places in Nepal, the Upper Mustang Overland Tour with Tiji Festival in Nepal will surely set amazing memories to travelers looking to experience local culture in Nepal. The place lies in the Himalayan region that shares the border with Tibet in the North. Upper Mustang was a major corridor of trade between Nepal and Tibet. The tour offers travelers with unique perk of witnessing and enjoying the Tiji festival in Nepal that happens once every year.
Tiji is a festival celebrated among the tribes of Upper Mustang who follow Buddhism in Nepal. Perfect for those who want the Upper Mustang exploration, experience its wonderful nature, and Tiji festival without having to put much of a physical effort.
The festival in Nepal is celebrated with a belief to chase the demons away. During the festival, people depict themselves in different characters as they gather together. There are two groups; the demons and the deity which are created using colorful dresses and hideous masks. A drama is performed where the deity wins over the. Furthermore, Upper Mustang communities engage in singing and performing their cultural dances as well.
Our route to Upper Mustang overland tour takes us through Kagbeni, Lo Manthang, and Muktinath to name a few. The trip is filled with fun travel activities as travelers can witness amazing desert albeit landscapes, deep canyons, barren ridges, eroded cliffs, and moraine valleys. During the tour, mountains that lies within Annapurna Region of Nepal can be seen such as Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Nilgiri (7,061m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Annapurna First (8,091m), Fishtail Mountain (6,997m), and Tukuche peak (6,920m).
You'll need a special travel permit for Upper Mustang issued by the Government of Nepal to be able to travel to Upper Mustang. CoreTreks team will help you acquire the permit. Because of the special permit, the cost of Upper Mustang overland tour might be costly compared to other overland tours in Nepal. However, it is still one of the best value-for-money treks around the world. The Upper Mustang overland tour is a travel package in Nepal which is carefully put together for travel enthusiasts who will get to experience a whole new world and its unique cultures that lies beyond the mountains.
CoreTreks has prepared the Upper Mustang Overland tour package with Tiji festival so that the travelers can enjoy the beautiful aspects of Upper Mustang region in Nepal. That of course with the celebration of one of the most important festival to the people in the region. Our team can even customize the tour to fit in more activities as per your preferences. Feel free to contact us for any inquiries regarding to the tour and the booking policy.