Mani Rimdu Festivals

11 Days


Mani Rimdu is main festival of the Khambu (Everest region). The 3 days long Mini Rimdu festival is performed at Tengboche Monastery (3860 m). Buddhist Monk wear mask and perform Mask dance over the Victory of Bon –Po Religion. This festival is celebrated during the 9th month of Tibetan lunar calendar which falls on October.  People of Sherpa community attend to the Puja (worshipping). They pray paying homage to Guru Rinpoche. Mani Rimdu Festival is being celebrated since centuries around the full moon day. During the Mani Rimdu festival the monks perform 16 dances. All the monks of the monastery perform chanting and prayers following rituals according to the Buddhist tradition.
The Tengeboche Monastery is situated at the top of the hill from where you can enjoy with the surrounding Mountain views. The spectacular mountains such as Mt Everest (8,850 m), Lotse (8,516 m), Amadablam, Nuptse, Thamaserku, Kantaga and many more  other mountains can be viewed from here. The trek goes through the alpine pine and rhododendron forest. On the way, flora and fauna of various kinds can be seen. Different birds like Imperyan Pheasant, vultures, kites, etc. and animals such as Mountain Thar, Musk Deer, etc. are found here in abundance. All through the way, carved big rocks and Buddhist prayer flags can be seen.
Tengeboche Monastery was built in 1916 by Lama Guli. This monastery sustained a great damage by the massive earthquake in 1934 and a great fire in 1989 which had totally burnt it. Still, the people here have revived it and are continuing with the culture and tradition. During this festival, visitors will have a great chance to visit highland Sherpa people and experience their own unique culture.

Trip Duration 11 Days
Activity Nepal Trekking
Accommodation Standred
Start - End Lukla in khumbu Region - Lukla in Khumbu Region
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 3860 m
Trip Season The Month of October
  • Day-1, Arrival and transfer to the Hotel evening welcome dinner
  • Day-2,Flight to Lukla (2840m) and Trek to Phakding(2610m)4hrs
  • Day-3, Phakding to Namche Bazar(3440m)6hrs
  • Day-4, Acclimatized Day in Namche
  • Day-5, Namche to Tengboche(3860m)5hrs
  • Day-6, Rest in Tengboche to enjoy with festival
  • Day-7,  Tengboche to Khumjung(3780m)5hrs
  • Day-8, Khumjung to Phakding(2610m)5hrs
  • Day-9, Phakding to Lukla(2800m)3hrs
  • Day-10, Lukla to Kathmandu                                           
  • Day-11, Drive to International Airport and Departure
  • Airport picks up and drops by  Private Vehicle
  • Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • One  Govt. License holder Trekking Guide
  • Trekking Permit and TIMS Card
  • Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks
  • Lodge during the Trek
  • Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight fare to Client and Guide Porter
  • Insurance for  Staffs
Not Included
  • International Flight and Nepal Visa 
  • Food in Kathmandu accept Breakfast
  • Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills)
  • Temple/Monastery entrance fees
  • Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek
  • Travel Insurance and rescue 
  • Additional activities  (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on.)
  • Tip to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)


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