Grade

Moderate

Group Size

1-15 pax

Transportation

Private Car

Max Altitude

1,400m (4,600ft)

Activity

Sightseeing

$1,512

*All Price are in USD*

Mani Rimdu Festival Tour Tour – Trip Overview

Mani Rimdu trek – special festival for trekking on Mount Everest

Panorama of the Mount Everest trek in the special Mani Rimdu Festival at the Tengboche Monastery, the most important and largest Buddhist festival in the region.

Mani Rimdu is one of the main festivals of Buddhism in the Everest region. The Mani Rimdu Festival, which will last three days, will be held in the famous Tengboche Monastery of 3800 meters. The Buddhist monks showed masked dances representing the victory of Buddhism in the area of early Bon. Before the monks perform masked dances, they will participate in the preparations for the festival, such as Sand Mandala, Empowerment and Fire Puja. Hundreds of local Sherpa people in the area participated in special performances with due respect. The dance represents the conquest and conversion of Guru Rinpoche to the devil and the introduction of Buddhism in Tibet.

For centuries, the Mani Rimdu Festival is the annual full moon festival of the Tengboche Monastery. The monks wear masks to represent the old ghosts. Mandoro’s map was carefully depicted at the beginning of the festival, which was made of colored sand collected from the sacred mountain. Usually, the mandala takes four days to draw, then it is covered and it is at the heart of the ongoing religious festival during the next 10 days. The program includes 16 fun dance effects and episodes.

In addition to the fresh air and green serenity of the Abbey of Tenboche and the charming Mani Rimdu festival, you will also enjoy spectacular views of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Mount Everest, Amadablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamaserku, Kantaga, etc. The high azalea forest is home to the Nepali national bird Impeyan Pheasant, and giant vultures dominate the sky. The tower and the black crow play in the wind. People can also see grasses, corals and musk deer on the steps. The rock is carved in prayer, and the bright flag hangs high, transmitting the message of peace and compassion throughout the valley.

Lama Gulu built the current Thyangboche in 1916, which has close ties to the Rongbuk Monastery in Tibet. As early as an earthquake in 1934, the monastery was severely damaged and completely burned down on January 19, 1989. As a result, the Tenboche Mani Rimdu Festival has a very special opportunity to walk to the heart of Sherpa to enjoy this magical festival annual Buddhist

 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu / stay at hotel

Day 02: In Kathmandu – cultural city tour and trek breifing

Day 03: Fly to Lukla to start the Mani Rimdu trek to Phakding

Day 04-05: Trek to Namche and Acclimatisation rest day

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche and Mani Rimdu starts

Day 07-08: Witness the special Mani Rimdu Festival

Day 09: Trek to Namche and stay at teahouse

Day 10: Trek down to Lukla

Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu and free rest day in Kathmandu

Day 12: Mani Rimdu festival trek ends / airport transfer



Included
During your trek/tour what the things are included? Does the cost include full board meals and drinking water?  What is the ratio between trekker and porter? What safety back up on trek? Please kindly check the following inclusive and exclusive cost details of trip package:  
  • Airport picks up & drops by tourist vehicle
  • Air-conditioned private tourist vehicle.
  • English Speaking guide
  • All permits and entrance fees along with governmental taxes
  • Official expense
  • Hotel picks up & drops off by a tourist vehicle.
 
Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks and cold drinks.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Tips for hostess and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Nepal entry visa - you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (A tourist visa with multiple entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.
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