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Mani Rimdu Festival – 2018

Mani Rimdu Festival in Tengboche

 

THIS YEAR, MANI RIMDU FESTIVAL GOING TO CELEBRATE ON THE  4, 5 AND 6 NOVEMBER 

 

Mani Rimdu Festival is one of the oldest celebrating festivals in Everest region. Mani Rimsu is celebrating for 3 days in Tengboche Monasteries. In front of the top of the world Mt. Everest and another world highest mountain peaks. Himalayan King Sherpa and Tibetan community will present their cultural and religious faith during this festival.

 

This festival usually celebrates in October or November follow by Lunar calendar with fix celebration date. During the festival, monks will meditate for nine days; which followed by public blessing and monks perform and varieties of rituals. Singing and dancing performance at the Tengboche Monastery; which is dedicated to the victory of Buddhism over the ancient Bon religion.

 

This trip is the beautiful combination of trekking, cultural show, and religious faith on the land of the top of the world Mt Everest 8848m. And then a great opportunity to experiences the typical culture of Sherpa and Tibetan peoples. Also, have the real knowledge about the Buddhism in high Himalayan part of Nepal.

 

This trip also starts with the fly on one of the most dangerous airports in the world Tenzing-Hilary Airport, Lukla. The gateway or Base Camp for Everest Base Camp Trek and other treks inside Everest region. For this Mani Rimdu Festival need to spend 3 days in Tengboche Monasteries then you can continue for Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Circuit Trekking,  and Chola Pass Trek to see beautiful Gokyo Lake. Also if you don’t want to go more trekking, you can come back after ending the festival.

 

HIGHLIGHT OF MANI RIMDU FESTIVAL 

  • Sherpa and Tibetan Culture
  • Buddhist religion
  • View of the world highest peak and other associate mountain peaks
  • Experience of trekking and traditions

 

MANI RIMDU FESTIVAL 2018 ITINERARY 

30 Oct 2018: Kathmandu arrival (1,300m)

31 Oct 2018: Kathmandu to Lukla Trek to Phakding (2,652m)

1 Nov 2018: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

2 Nov 2018: Rest day in and around Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

3 Nov 2018: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m)

4 Nov 2018: First day of Mani Rimdu Festival (3,867m)

5 Nov 2018: Second day Mani Rimdu Festival (3,867m)

6 Nov 2018: Third day Mani Rimdu Festival (3,867m)

7 Nov 2018: Tengboche to Namche (3,440m)

8 Nov 2018: Namche to Lukla (2,800m)

9 Nov 2018: Lukla to Kathmandu (1,300m)

10 Nov 2018: Free Day in Kathmandu

 

SPECIAL NOTE: 

This trip will run at the very busy season of trekking in Nepal. So you may have to sleep on the tent for 3 days during the festival. And if you are looking for more adventure you can continue your trip to the lap of the top of the world Mt. Everest.

Itinerary

Day 1: 30 Oct 2018: Kathmandu arrival (1,300m)

Day 2: 31 Oct 2018: Kathmandu to Lukla Trek to Phakding (2,652m)

Day 3: 1 Nov 2018: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Day 4: 2 Nov 2018: Rest day in and around Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Day 5: 3 Nov 2018: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m)

Day 6: 4 Nov 2018: First day of Mani Rimdu Festival (3,867m)

Day 7: 5 Nov 2018: Second day Mani Rimdu Festival (3,867m)

Day 8: 6 Nov 2018: Third day Mani Rimdu Festival (3,867m)

Day 9: 7 Nov 2018: Tengboche to Namche (3,440m)

Day 10: 8 Nov 2018: Namche to Lukla (2,800m)

Day 11: 9 Nov 2018: Lukla to Kathmandu (1,300m)

Day 12: 10 Nov 2018: Free Day in Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: 30 Oct 2017: Kathmandu arrival (1,300m)

Pick up from the Airport to the Hotel, Check in in Hotel, be fresh  and briefing about the trip, meet with the trip staffs – Guide and Porter

Day 2: 31 Oct 2017: Kathmandu to Lukla Trek to Phakding (2,652m)

Early morning drive to Airport for the flight to Lukla (One of the most dangerous airport in the universe) 30m flight and trek to Phakding for 3/4 hours

Day 3: 1 Nov 2017: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

After breakfast start to hike for Namche Bazzar;  on the way lunch at Jorselle, first view of Mount Everest – walk around 6/7 hours,

Day 4: 2 Nov 2017: Rest day in and around Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

After breakfast hike to Everest View Point for the Everest and other associate mountains views and trek to Khumjung for lunch and back to Namche for good night sleep.

Day 5: 3 Nov 2017: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m)

After breakfast hike to the destination for

Day 6: 4 Nov 2017: First day of Mani Rimdu Festival (3,867m)

Day 7: 5 Nov 2017: Second Day Mani Rimdu Festival (3,867m)

Day 8: 6 Nov 2017: Third Day Mani Rimdu Festival (3,867m)

Day 9: 7 Nov 2017: Tengboche to Namche (3,440m)

Day 10: 8 Nov 2017: Namche to Lukla (2,800m)

Day 11: 9 NOv 2017: Lukla to Kathmandu (1,300m)

Day 12: 10 Nov 2017: Free Day in Kathmandu

What’s included in the Cost:

Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle
# Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu
# Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, medicine.
#  Trip flight ticket for Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu.
# Teahouse/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
# Sagarmatha National Park Trekking Permit fees.
# Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.# Food During Trek ( Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) And Tea or coffee each time in your choice.

# Food During Trek ( Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) And Tea or coffee each time in your choice.

# Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
# Welcome/Farewell Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
# All necessary paper works, office Service charge, and all Government Taxes.

Note: This is for full board packages we have different packages so this can be different on each Package.

The cost is not included:


# Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa on arrival in the Airport.
# International Airfare/Airport tax.
#  Food in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner.
# Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot Shower
# Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls,  Internet or WIFI,  sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
# Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
# Personal trekking gears
# Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
# Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

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