Mani Rimdu Festival Trek in Everest
Mani Rimdu festival trek in Everest region is especially meant for those who are fascinated by the glimpses of festival in Nepal. This festival trek bestows a lasting experience of natural attractiveness, geological splendor and insightful cross-cultural sighting. Meeting the Sherpa inhabitants of Khumbu region living on the huge valley beneath Mount Everest and getting to know their culture is one of the attractions of the trek. As an extension of the trek, after staying 3 days in Tengboche and watching the festival we can go up to Everest Base Camp as well as Kalapathar.Mani Rimdu performed in Tengboche Monastery on the 9th month as per Tibetan lunar calendar which in consistent with English calendar is celebrated in late October. According to the Buddhist tradition, the monks of Tengboche monastery will recite prayers and carry out a lot of sacred rituals for ten days. For the local inhabitants, the most significant day is when they obtain the blessings from Rimpoche, a high embodied priest of the monastery. On this day, the monks also carry out masked Dance. These multicolored and cheerful celebrations are the finale of the ten days festivals dedicating to the Buddha.
We will start our walk after outstanding peak flight from Kathmandu. After having some magnificent day in peaks, we get to Tengboche where this festival will take place. We will begin Mani Rimdu Festival Trek from Lukla to get to Phakding and then to Namche lying at an elevation of (3440m). We will then trek to Tengboche to attend Mani Rimdu festival. We will spend three days in Tengboche to look at this festival. Along with the experience of enjoying the festival, you will also get the chance to catch the glance of Mt. Everest (8848m), the world’s highest mountain. Also, you will get to explore around Kalapathar (5500m) and reach at Everest base Camp (5,364m).