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Manirimdo Festival in Everest region

Mani Rimdu festival is one of the most interesting High Himalayan Buddhist festivals observed every year, usually in November (date fixed by lunar calendar) in Everest region,Specially the festival for local people of Sherpa cast,Himalayan High Spirits Adventures focuse to Manirimdo festival in Tengboche monastery. It is an old Buddhist monastery located on a ridge top. Mani Rimdu is a colorful festival. This festival depicts the victory of Buddhism over the ancient Bon religion.
 The monks with elaborate masks and costumes perform series of ritualistic dances. The monks perform the masked dance, to usher some of the protective deities as manifestation of the legendary saint Guru Rinpoche, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism; the dance numbers also display the defeat of demons and the initiation of Buddhism to Tibet. Thus, Tengboche Monastery and Mani Rimdu are major attractions for tourists in Nepal. The number of tourists visiting the monastery is said to be about 15,000 per year and during peak tourist season the number is said to be 600 per week Himalayan High Spirits adventures organizes trekking specially for Mani Rimdu festiva since 1998. For this trekking you take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After we get down at Lukla airstrip our trekking starts to Phakding, the first overnight place, following Dudha Koshi River. Next day we walk through forest of rhododendron and magnolia and arrive to Namche, that’s a junction for trekkers. We have to stay one more extra day at Namche for acclimatization.
Day 1.Arrival kathmandu and transfer to hotel/Eevening walk to durbar square
Day2. Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
Day3. Kathmandu to Lukla by flight and trek to Phakding 2600m
Day4.Phakding to Namache bazzar 3440m
Day5. Namche Bazaar -rest and day hike
Day6.Namache to Tengboche monastry 3900m
Day7-Wong (blessings)
Day8-Chham (masked dance)
Day9-Jhinsa (Fire offerings)
Day10-Lokpar (destruction of the sand mandala)
(After observing the Manirimdo festival some trekkers continue to them trek to Base camp and some return back down to Lukla)
Day11.Tengboche to Dingboche 4400m
Day12.Dingboche to Laboche 4900m
Day13.Labuche to Gorek shep 5100m.Lunch and explore to Everest base camp
Day14.Gorek shep to Kalapather 5500m in the morning for sunrise view same day trek back to Pheriche 4200m
Day15.Pheriche to Tengboche
Day16.Tengboche to Monjo
Day17.monjo toLukla
Day18. Lukla to Kathmandu by flight and free afternoon.
Day19 shoping and sightseeing
Day20 Departure 

  For detailas program please contact us then we will  send you with fixed date
Price include:
 Hote in Kathmandu with breakfast/twin sharing/three star stander,all the necessary document for the trek, flight to Lukla and kathmandu,land transpation, three time mean during the trek,, experienced guide and porter, down jacket and sleeping bag,describe program, map etc
Price not include:
Over stay than program, cancell the trip due to the bad weather and similar case,food in Kathmandu,personal nature things,bottle  drinks and pack food,rescue etc
Please Note:   Every effort is made to keep to the above schedule, the weather conditions and acclimatisation of team members could mean slight amendments may have to be made at short notice.

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