Everest Trek and Mani Rimdu Festival
Looking for a travelling partner for Mani Rimdu festival in Tengbouche Monastery 3850m visit to Namche Bazar, Thame and Chukung Valley
Day 1:Oct 29.Arrival in Nepal
Day 2:Oct 30 . Visit of Kathmandu: Dubar square, Pashupatinath, Bodnath… – Hotel.
Day 3:Oct 31. Flight to Lukla (2840m) and first stage to Phangding (2610M) 3h30 walk
Day 4:Nov 01 . Gradual climb along the river and arrival at Namche Bazar (3440m) 6h
walk – lodge.
Day 5:Nov 02. Ascent to the Thamé Valley to the village of Thamo (3550m), and
descent to Namche -4h walk – Lodge.
Day 6:Nov 03. We rise above Namche; Superb view of Everest then we reach the towns
of Khunde and Khunjung (3780m) 2h30 walk – Lodge.
Day 7:Nov 04. Descent into the valley, then we follow a path on the mountainside and
climb to the village of Phorthe (3810m) 4h30 walk – Lodge.
Day 8: Nov 05. We reach the beautiful Sherpa village of Pangboche (3930m) dominated by its monastery, 3h30 walk – Lodge.
Day 9:Nov 06. We climb gradually through mountain pastures where Dingboche yaks
graze 4400m, 3.30h- Lodge.
Day 10:Nov 07. Early in the morning we go to Chukung (4800m) to admire the superb
panorama of the mountains that surround us – Island Peak, Ama
Dablam and further Makalu, then return to Dingboche-Lodge .
Day 11: Nov 08. We gradually descend through mountain pastures where yaks graze to
the most important monastery in the Tengboche region, 3850m. Mani
Rimdu Festival at Tengboche Monastery. Wang – blessing ceremony.
Lodge, 4h – Lodge.
Day 12:09 Nov. Second day at the festival. You will attend the Cham ceremony –
Masked dances. –Lodge.
Day 13:Nov 10.Third day at the festival. You will attend the Jinsak ceremony – closing
offering ceremony – Lodge
Day 14:Nov 11 . Through a forest of pines and rodhodendrons we descend to the Dhud
Khosi River and we follow the river to arrive at Phangding (2610m) –
Day 15:Nov 12. We go back to Lukla – Lodge
Day 16:Nov 13. Flight to Kathmandu – Hotel
Day 17:Nov 14. Rest/shopping/free day – Hotel
Day 18:Nov 15 . Free morning in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport.