Mani Rimdu Festival

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    Trip Facts

  • 2+
  • Easy
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Trekking
  • 3 meals a day during trek
  • Tea House

Mani Rimdu Festival is celebrated at Tengboche, Thame and Chiwong Monasteries of Solukhumbu Nepal. This is a sacred ceremonies and series of events of empowerment. It is a sequence of nineteen days celebration, which concludes with three days public festival. Sherpa get time to gather and celebrate this festival with monastic community.  Lamas and Sherpa gather at the monastery for five days for the welfare of the world.  Demons are quelled and the virtuous are rewarded. The monks wear elaborate mask, costumes’ and through a series ritualistic Lama dances, dramatize the triumph of Buddhism over Bon, The main first days of festival involves prayers, second day for colorful lama dancing, they wear brocade gown and wonderfully painted papier-mâché masks. Last day is for some humorous dances and chanting prayers. Hundred of local people and foreign tourist attend the performance. This trek rewards you to see the real and ideal culture of Sherpa people and great Himalayan picturesque views.

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Day Destination
  • Day 01 Kathmandu - Luka - Ghat (2590m)

    From Kathmandu, take an exciting flight of 35 minutes to Lukla; a beautiful mountain town at the altitude of 2800 meters from sea level. The flight rewards with beautiful views of landscape and snow capped mountains. Upon landing at Lukla, meet our support staffs and start our journey to Ghat. Stay overnight in lodge.

  • Day 02 Ghat to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

    After having breakfast at Ghat; we set off the today for Namche Bazaar. Hike to Namche Bazaar through beautiful valley along Dudhkosi River takes 5-7 hours walk from Ghat. First 4-5 hours will be easy regular trail and at the end of the hours we cross the region highest beautiful suspension bridge over Dudhkosi and start a demanding uphill to Namche Bazar. Stay overnight in lodge.

  • Day 03 Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (3440m)

    Rest day to acclimatize our body and to avoid Altitude Mountain Sickness further up the trail. We can hike up to Everest View Hotel for panorama, explore Sherpa villages above Namche and visit Sherpa museum or hang around at Namche Bazar. There are many hotels, lodges, restaurants, Irish Bar, Gear shops, barbar shop and groceries etc. The people called it down capital as all the people wear down jacket in cold season.

  • Day 04 Trek to Tengboche (3870m), 5-6 Hours Hike.

    We trek to Tengboche today that is situated at the elevation of 3870 meter / 12694 ft from the sea level. This is the highest elevation you will sleep for 3 nights. From Namche to Tengboche; it takes some 5-6 hours walk to the region’s most active Buddhist Tengboche Monastery. We guarantee for fabulous Mountain View. Stay overnight in Lodge.

  • Day 05 Attend the Mani Rimdu Festival. Stay overnight at lodge.

  • Day 06 Attend the Mani Rimdu Festival. Stay overnight at lodge.

Packages Cost

Full Board Package Person Price
Food & Accommodation for Guide. USD 200
Airport Package Person Price
Food & Accommodation for Guide. USD 200
Transport Package Person Price
Food & Accommodation for Guide. USD 200
By Air Person Price
Food & Accommodation for Guide. USD 200
Hotel Person Price
Food & Accommodation for Guide. USD 200

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