Mani Rimdu Trek

12 Days

Mani Rimdu Trek to the Mount Everest base camp and enjoy the grandest walk in the land of the Himalayas. Mani Rimdu Festival Trek is a special trek intended for having the experience of trekking along with observing the Mani Rimdu festival. This Mani Rimdu festival trekking is an idealistic one to observe and taste the actual culture and lifestyle of the Himalayan Sherpa people.

Overview

Mani Rimdu Festival Trek is a special trek intended for having the experience of trekking along with observing Mani Rimdu festival. The focus of the trek is to attend the Mani Rimdu festival observed by high Himalayan Sherpa as a mark of tranquil Buddhism over Bon, the ancient animistic religion of Tibet. Also, Mani Rimdu is a prominent festival celebrated for three days followed by ten days of prayer at the monasteries of Tengboche, Thami and Chiwang for the well-being of all mankind. So, it is observed on the full moon day of the Tibetan ninth month (Nov/Dec). It draws large crowds from villages of the Khumbu region. The festival is believed to be celebrated for the first time in 1930.
This Mani Rimdu festival trekking is an idealistic one to observe and taste the actual culture and lifestyle of the Himalayan Sherpa people. The festival incorporates colourful disguising and masked dancing to replicate divine dignitary which is worth watching. Along with dancing and praying villagers receive blessings from Guru Rinpoche, the founder of Vajrayan Buddhism in Tibet. Further, people are involved in drawing intricate sacred diagrams in fine-coloured sand, collected from mountains. The late-night gathering and dancing make the celebration grand and droll. Later on, the scared diagram is dismantled in the name of mankind.
On our way to the Mani Rimdu trek, Blaze Mountain Adventure offers awe-inspiring views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Lhotse Shar, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, and many more. The trip involves sufficient physical work making it challenging and adventurous. It can be a moment to remember as one can enjoy trekking with aspects of the festival in it. It is not so tough trekking trail so doesn’t require any hiking and trekking experience. So, the details of the trail are mentioned in the itinerary. Also, the changes to the itinerary are heartily accepted for your convenience. For more information, please feel free to contact Blaze Mountain Adventure.

Itinerary

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • • Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.
  • • Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast.
  • • Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • • Domestic flights Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu and airport tax.
  • • All meals and accommodation during festival trekking period.
  • • An experienced English speaking guide trained by government of Nepal.
  • • Highly experienced mani rimdu festival trekking staffs.
  • • All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
  • • Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag (optional), medical kit etc.
  • • Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • • Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant.

What's Excluded

  • Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • • Hot and cold shower, battery recharge during mani rimdu festival trek.
  • • Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.
  • • Personal mani rimdu festival trekking equipments/gears.
  • • Tips for guides, porters and driver.
  • • All others expenses not mentioned on price includes section.

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Mani Rimdu Trek