Everest Mani Rimdu Festival Trek

Everest Mani Rimdu Festival Trek is an amazing experience which is celebrating in the Tengboche monastery, located in the Everest region of Nepal. Mani Rimdu festival is the excellent competition celebrates by means of the Sherpa people of Khumbu region which falls on right now after 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 begin 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 colorful 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 the Tengboche monastery.

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 traditions and festivals among them Mani Rimdu pageant may be a very important festival. In the 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 get 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 the Mani Rimdu festival trek in Tengboche 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.

Trip Highlights of Everest Mani Rimdu Festival Trek

  • Buddhist Culture  
  • Sherpa Society
  • Sagarmatha National Park
  • Highest Mountain in the world Mt. Everest
  • Gorgeous View of Mountains

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Fly 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: Final departure from Nepal

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 Tribhuwan international airport of Nepal then a representative of Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions will guide you towards the hotel. over night at Kathmandu.
  • Day 02 :Fly 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 35 minutes to reach at the Lukla Tengzing Hillary 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. Overnight at Phakding at the altitude of 2640m.
  • Day 03 :Phakding to Namche bazaar From Phakding, we will trek towards the Namche bazaar. The trekking will goes for about 6 to 7 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 5 to 6 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 Tengboche 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. 5 hours trek
  • 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 . 5-6 hours trek.
  • 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. 4-5 hours trek.
  • Day 11 :Lukla to Kathmandu From Lukla, we will catch the flight to Kathmandu. The scenic flight goes for 35 minutes. We will land at the Tribhuwan iternational airport at Domestic side.This flight depend on weather, hopefully online or little delayed. After arrive Kathmandu collect the luggage then drive to Hotel in Kathmandu. Evening Nepali Cultural Dinner. Over night at Kathmandu.
  • Day 12 :Final departure from Nepal As per flight departure we will transfer to the airport or extend the Trip.

Cost Includes

  • All airport transfer
  • Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu. 2-3 star
  • Accommodation during the trek- Tea House Lodge Basic
  • Experience, Government Licensed English-speaking Guide
  • Porters : 2 clients 1 porter in Group
  • Domestic Airfare/ Ktm-Luckla-Ktm. Airport Tax
  • Domestic airfare for guide as well
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking.
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees.
  • Quick dry T-shirts / Trip Map
  • Trekking Certificate from Destination Unlimited.
  • Trekking equipment  sleeping bags , Duffle bags, Trekking poles if necessary
  • Staff insurance, medication and equipment, First Aid Kit
  • Rescue arrangements for our clients
  • All Govt. and Local Taxes

Cost Excludes

International airfares
Travel/trekking insurance for emergency helicopter charter.
Nepal entry visa fees. US$ 30
Khumbu Tax 20$
Mountain rescue charges or insurance
Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and Hot Drinks (tea & Coffee)
Wifi during the trek/ extra meals
Hot and cold Juice/ Hot Lemon honey/ big  pot tea or coffee
Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
Early back from Trekking -need to cover hotel in Kathmandu
Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc
Tips, Hot Showers

Luckla Flight cancellation: Luckla flights depend on weather forecast so kindly prepare for extra days or extra budget, if in case regular flight cancel we can take helicopter. This is just in case. 

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Key Information

  • Trip Cost US$ 1300
  • Trip Duration 12 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Max Altitude 3860
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No of people Price P.P
1-1 Pax US$ 1300