The Tiji Festival take place in dry season mostly in the month of May so, it is good time to trek in the Mustang Region as the Tiji festival is celebrated in Mustang region and especially in Lo manthang, the capital of upper mustang.
Tiji festival consists of three-day and The Tiji centers around a 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 Tiji comes from the word “ten che” meaning the hope of Buddha Dharma prevailing in all worlds and is effectively a spring renewal festival and the date of the festival fixed by the Lunar calendar and the date of the festivals is not the same every year.
The Tiji festival Trek is the trek in to the Mustang Region since the mustang region is one of the most popular trek in Nepal and the celebration of the Tiji festival is another additional surprise for you and during the Tiji Festival, the town square fills with characters clad as demons in flamboyant robes and hideous masks dancing about, slashing at the air with their swords and intoning spells over onlookers. Spend the day steeped in the sights, sounds, and movements of this once-in-a-lifetime cultural marvel. This three-day ceremony is lit up with colorful custom dress, dancing, music, and reenactments from the story of a deity and his demon father.
Outfitter Nepal have designed 20 days itinerary for the trek to Upper mustang with the festivals and this itinerary includes your arrival and departure days to and from Nepal, plus traveling days between Kathmandu to Pokhara and Return, the real trek starts after taking short flight to Jomsom and we will trek to Lo Mangthang following the normal route of the Upper Mustang Trail and will spend 3 days to look the festivals then we will return to Jomsom for return flight to Pokhara, however if the given itinerary for the trek is not suitable for you then we will tailor itinerary for you as per your requirement and dates so, please ask us with your need.