Trekking to the gorgeous landscape of Khumbu region offers with the culture and traditions important destination that focuses for the re-known festival of Khumbu valley – Mani Rimdu Festival.
Mani Rimdu Festival is celebrated at the Tengboche Monastery with greater participation of local residents and outsiders too. This festival is celebrated from 12th Nov to 14th Nov (3 days Mani Rimdu Festival). The date of celebrating Mani Rimdu Festival is announced by the head lama of Tengboche Monastery. To get involved with this famous festival, the journey gets started with the flight from Kathmandu – Lukla (around 30 minutes). Mani Rimdu Festival takes place in Solukhumbu District of Nepal which is the land of Great Massifs.
….observe the famous festival within the Everest Region along with the great views of majestic mountains.
Trekking trail passes through the stunning places of Everest Region
Mani Rimdu Festival trekking route follows the same route of Everest Base Camp Trekking. As usually taking flight from Kathmandu reaches to Lukla, then the trekking with the perception of participating in Mani Rimdu Festival leads to the overnight stay at Phakding, the place offers with the wide range of beautiful view of mountains and also can observe the lifestyle of Sherpa’s and Tibetians. The next day will be heading to the arc-shaped village which is known as Namche Bazaar – Sherpa Market, contains trekking types of equipment, Sherpa and Tibetians culture and tradition with tasty foods, organic coffee bar, and accommodation. With the enormous beautify around Namche Bazaar a full day is managed for exploring this amazing place as in a sense of acclimatization. With the excitement and interest in watching and knowing about the Mani Rimdu Festival, the trekking trail leads to Tengboche where one of the oldest monasteries of Nepal is located, Tengboche Monastery, where it is also possible to learn about Sherpa’s lifestyle and can have panoramic views of majestic mountains including Mt. Everest. In the same place, the environment is lively as the local residents and outsiders get up to there for attaining Mani Rimdu Festival.
About Mani Rimdu Festival
The meaningful journey now offers with its importance as, on the first day (12th November) of Mani Rimdu Festival, the opening public ceremony – WONG is performed. There is a belief that (Holiness) Trulshig Rinpoche provides the empowerment for long life, happiness, and prosperity. Along with this, sacred pills (MANI RILWU) and pills for long life (TSHEREEL) are provided to everyone presented in this auspicious occasion. The second day (13th November) – CHAM will be more interesting as the cultural dance will be performed by the Lamas. This day makes the environment of Tengboche quite more luring. Third Day (14th November), The Fire Puja – JHINAAK will be performed by Lamas. This is the worship of the god with fire. The famous Mani Rimdu Festival is performed publicly in these ways.
Duration of Mani Rimdu Festival Trek
This trek is the complete package of excitement, cultural and thrilling moments which can be done in 13 days and also according to interest and time frame the trek can be customized.
The team of Massif Holidays manages all the requirements for the trek in an effective way, so participating and making this opportunity in a delightful way will fill with the rewards and aspects.