Mustang Tiji Festival 2015


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Mustang Tiji Festival 2015The annual Tiji Festival held in Lo Manthang is one of the most prominent and colorful of the Mustang region. We invite you to walk the stunning Mustang trails with us and then help the local people chase away the demons for a happy and prosperous year.

Trip facts :
Duration: 19 days
Grade: Moderate
Maximum altitude:3840m
Accommodations: 4 nights in Kathmandu, 2 nights in Pokhara & 12 nights in Trekking lodges

Cost: USD 1969 per person (5 % discount for PATA member & 10% discount for Travel agent)
Minimum group Size: 2 pax
Maximum group size : 10 pax
Cost validity: May 2015

 

Itinerary:
Day 01: 07 May 2015 : International Arrival  Overnight in Hotel
Day 02: 08 May 2015 : Permit preparation Sightseeing Overnight in Hotel B
Day 03: 09 May 2015 :Kathmandu- Pokhara Overnight in Hotel B
Day 04: 10 May 2015 :Pokhara- Jomsom-Kagbeni (2858m)Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 05: 11 May 2015 : Kagbeni- Chele(3030m)Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 06: 12 May 2015 : Chele-Gilling (3720m)Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 07: 13 May 2015 : Gilling- Charang(3490m)Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 08: 14 May 2015 : Tsarang- Lo Mangthang (3840m)Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 09: 15 May 2015 : Tiji Festival (starting day)Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 10: 16 May 2015 :Tiji Festival On the second day of Tiji,Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 11: 17 May 2015 :On the third day, Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 12: 18 May 2015 :Lo Mangthang – Ghami (3440m)Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 13: 19 May 2015 : Ghami- Samar Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 14: 20 May 2015 :Samar- Kagbeni Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 15: 21 May  2015 :Kagbeni- Jomsom Overnight in Trekking Lodges BLD
Day 16: 22 May 2015:Jomsom-Pokhara Overnight in Hotel B
Day 17: 23 May 2015: Pokhara -Kathmandu Overnight in Hotel B
Day 18: 24 May 2015: Free Day in Kathmandu Overnight in Hotel BD
Day 19: 25 May 2015: International Departure B
Meal Code:B=Breakfast,L=Lunch & D=Dinner

 

Cost Includes:
# Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle
# Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara in 3 stars hotel with breakfast & all taxes
# Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide, private car  & all Entrance fee
# Kathmandu/Pokhara/Kathmandu Tourist Bus transportation
# Pokhara/Jomsom /Pokhara flight tickets for member and Nepali guide
# Accommodation in normal tea house  during trek
# Meals (Breakfast with 2 cup Tea /Coffee, lunch, dinner) in trekking
# Sleeping bag
# Trekking map for group
# All necessary paper work & Permits
# A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide   & one porter between two people during trek
# Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staffs
# Travel & Rescue arrangement.
# Annapurna Conservation Area Permit fees
# Upper Mustang Special permit
# All government taxes.
# Farewell dinner

 

Cost Excludes:
# International Airfare
# Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
# Excess baggage charges.
# Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
# Drinking Water during trek
# Tea coffee n lunch & Dinner time during trek
# Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
# Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
# Client’s Insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc.
# Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
# Anything doesn’t specified in cost include section

Optional Cost :
# Kathmandu Pokhara flight fare for members
Mode of Payment
– We accept cash, travel cheque, credit card and wire transfer

Booking Conditions
– A non – refundable deposit of 10 percent must be paid at time of booking and booking form must be completed.
– Final payment is upon 15 days prior to arrival in Kathmandu
– Travel insurance with unlimited medical cover is compulsory for all trips to Nepal.
– A visa for Nepal is to be obtained prior to departure from your home country or can obtain in Kathmandu airport, please note your passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months after your return and 2 passport size picture needed & USD 40 equivalent for 30 days for Tourist Visa

Cancellation Policy
– If cancellation in writing is received by Langtang Ri Trekking more than 30 days prior to departure, the non-refundable deposit will be retained (maximum 10% of total land price) plus any air cancellation fees that may apply
– If cancellation is received within 30 days of departure, the following per person cancellation fees will apply:
– 15 – 30 days prior to departure: 25% of total price
– 7 – 14 days prior to departure: 35% of total price
– Less than 7 days prior to departure: 50% of total price (except for the total cost of government fees)
– On departure day or later: 100% of total price.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions and the health of trekkers can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.

Experience Required: This Trek is suitable for keen walkers who are able to walk for 6 – 7 hours in a day, with a light rucksack. Some of the days are quite long, and the walking feels more strenuous at altitude. Generally the trail is a good track, but occasionally it will be uneven and rocky.

Food & Accommodation: You will be accommodated in tea house & during trekking .Tea houses are simple, local-run guesthouses with twin-share or single rooms. Toilets and showers are of varying standards.

Typical food available for lunch and dinner is Nepali rice & lentils, pasta, potato dishes, soups or pizzas. Delicious pancakes, porridge, toast and eggs are the main breakfast fare, while tea, coffee and hot chocolate are always available. You will probably be pleasantly surpris ed at the variety of food at the lodges.
Recommended equipment list: Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. Some items of equipment are available for hire from us as like Down Jacket

Footwear : Well broken-in walking shoes – these must be suitable for snow, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.

Clothing : Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.

 

Other equipment: Sleeping bag (5 seasons), lock, day pack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve, gaiters.

 

Other items: Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, touch light & head light ,pocket knife, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.

 

Sustainable Tourism
Langtang Ri supports Nepal based Non Governmental Organisation – HOMES Nepal (www.homesnepal.org). HOMES does a range of Educational, Environmental and Health based work. It is 100% voluntary run so any funds received are spent directly on community projects.

For more info please see the website or e-mail [email protected]

 

“Have a wonderful Journey!!!”