Everest Mani Rimdu Festival Trek

Mount Everest vicinity is not handiest well-known for its scenic beauty it is equally famous for particular Sherpa culture and Festivals. Himalayan Sherpa people of Mount Everest region are very wealthy for their unique tradition and festivals among them Mani Rimdu pageant may be very important festival. In Everest region Mani Rimdu pageant is held in Chiwang monastery that's inside the lower a part of Everest vicinity and Tengboche that's on the higher a part of Everest place. Tengboche monastery provide wonderful perspectives of lovely towering peaks of Everest vicinity including Everest (8848m.), Shishapangma (8035m.), Cho Oyu (8201m.), Lhotse (8516m.), Amadablam (6812m.), Nuptse (7855m.), Island (6189m.), Mera (6476m.), Gosainthan (8013m.) Kongde Himal (6200m.), Thamserku (6430m.) and Khumbila (5761m.). To reach to Tengboche monastery trekkers comply with the course of Sagarmatha national park from Lukla and the trekkers gets inspired through the stunning vegetation and fauna of Sagarmatha countrywide park. to give enjoy of adventurous and romantic trekking together with outstanding perspectives of stunning peaks we offer Mani Rimdu festival trek in Tengboche monastery.

Mani Rimdu festival is the excellent competition celebrates by means of the Sherpa people of Khumbu region which is falls on right now after the October’s complete moon day. the principle attractions of Mani Rimdu competition are The Sand Mandala, The hearth Puja and The mask dance of priests. It includes a nine days meditation collection and ends with three days public blessing ceremonies which begins with the blowing of horns in the afternoon and then the abbot of the monastery accompanied through different monks chant prayers. The worshippers are blessed and given holy water and fortunate pellets for excellent success and lengthy life. An orchestra of cymbals, horns, flutes, and conch shells declares the begin of the second day's celebrations wherein numerous priests in colourful dress with mask perform dances. on the closing day, Tormas (symbol of devils) are consigned to a sacred fire. in line with the Sherpa notion if the Tormas are consigned to a sacred fireplace it ends the bad forces and invite bless. during this competition time Sherpa human beings across the Everest area and interested trekkers around the sector collected in Tehgboche monastery.

Highlights of the trek: Mani Rimdu festival- The Sand Mandala, The fireplace Puja and The mask dance of clergymen, historic Gompas, Monasteries, Chörtens and Mani walls of the Everest area, lovely glimpse of Everest (8848m.), Shishapangma (8035m.), Chooyu (8201m.), Lhotse (8516m.), Amadablam (6812m.), Nuptse (7855m.), Island (6189m.), Mera (6476m.), Gosainthan (8013m.) Kongde Himal (6200m.), Thamserku (6430m.) and Khumbila (5761m.), Sherpa tradition, villages and manner of lifestyles.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding
  • Day 03: Phakding to Namche bazaar
  • Day 04: Namche bazaar to Tengboche
  • Day 05: Festival program
  • Day 06: Festival program
  • Day 07: Festival closing day
  • Day 08: Trek towards the Khumjung
  • Day 09: Khumjung to Phakding
  • Day 10: Phakding to Lukla
  • Day 11: Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Day 12: Farewell

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Arrival at Kathmandu After getting in the flight from your local airport, you will enter into the beautiful valleys of the Himalayas which will enables you about your arrival to neap without getting off the plane. The beautiful scene of the white snow capped mountains will be there for throughout the year to welcome you. You will land at the international airport of Nepal then a representative of Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions will guide you towards the hotel room of Nepal.
  • Day 02 :Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding From Kathmandu, we will have the scenic flight over to the beautiful region of Lukla. The flight will goes for several minutes to reach at the Lukla airport viewing the wonderful view of the surrounding. Then after landing at the Lukla, we will trek towards the beautiful region of Phakding. The trekking goes for about 3 to 4 hours through the main trail. The night will be at Phakding at the altitude of 264m.
  • Day 03 :Phakding to Namche bazaar From Phakding, we will move towards the Namche bazaar. The trekking will goes for about 5 to 65 hours through the beautiful and busy trekking route of the region. The night will be spectacular at the Namche bazaar at one of the best lodges with friends at the altitude of 3440m above sea level.

  • Day 04 :Namche bazaar to Tengboche From Namche bazaar, we will walk towards the beautiful region of Tengboche. Tengboche is famous for the beautiful and traditional monasteries of the region. We need to walk for about 4 to 5 hours through the main trail to reach at the Tengboche to the elevation of 3850m. We will begin to celebrate the Mani Rimdu festivals from here.
  • Day 05 :Festival program We can observe the festival program at the monastery ground. During the festival celebration, we can have the great opportunity to click some awesome photos for the remembrance of the festival. We will surely enjoy the colorful festival of the region.
  • Day 06 :Festival program Today is the main day of the festival at this region. We will observe the main day of the festival as the mask dance of local people in the Mani Rimdu festival at the ground of the monastery. We will surely enjoy the colorful festival of the region with the general public. We have to put our camera in the standby position to click the awesome moments of the Mani Rimdu Festival which will be surely enchanting.
  • Day 07 :Festival closing day Today is the final day of the Mani Rimdu festival. We will enjoy the final day at the monastery and will rest at the leisure time at the lodges of the Tengboche. If we are not tired then we can visit around the region to view the best glance of the surrounding.
  • Day 08 :Trek towards the Khumjung From Tengboche, we will trek towards the Khumjung viewing the beautiful scene of the surrounding. Khumjung is the beautiful and largest settlement of the region. This place is dominantly covered by the Sherpa people. We can see a school at Khumjung. The night will be spectacular at the altitude of 3780m above sea level.
  • Day 09 :Khumjung to Phakding From Khumjung, we will trek towards the Phakding following the same path through the beautiful region. The trail will offer us best scene of the surrounding. The night will be enjoying at the Phakding with the friends.
  • Day 10 :Phakding to Lukla From Phakding, we will retrieve the way back to Lukla enjoying the scenic view of the surrounding. We will rest at the leisure time that we may get after the trek to Lukla. The night, we will enjoy the last dinner at the land of Himalayas with the friends.
  • Day 11 :Lukla to Kathmandu From Lukla, we will catch the flight to Kathmandu. The scenic flight goes for several minutes. We will land at the international airport of Nepal. From the airport, we will move towards the hotel room. We will rest at the leisure time. The night we will enjoy the dinner with the friends at the hotel at Kathmandu.
  • Day 12 :Farewell From Kathmandu, we will move towards the airport to catch the flight to our own nation. We will surely enjoy the early morning breakfast at the hotel. We can enjoy the farewell program organized by Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions at the airport before boarding into the plane for the departure.

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Key Information

  • Trip Cost US$ 1300
  • Trip Duration 12 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate