Is previous trekking experience really necessary?
As the Mustang Tiji Festival Trek is a moderate-level trek, previous trekking experience is not really necessary but again previous hiking or trekking experience is always a plus. Every day we walk for about 4 to 6 hours with some break, so your fitness level for the Mustang Tiji Festival trek should be such that you are comfortable walking all day through up and down hills and barren landscapes.
Is there any age limits for the Mustang Tiji Festival Trek?
No, there is no age limit for the Mustang Tiji Festival trek, as long as you are healthy, willing, and comfortable to walk for 4 to 6 hours, you are welcome for the Tiji Festival trek to Lo-Manathang, Upper Mustang.
Are the kids able to join the Mustang Tiji Festival Trek?
Mustang Tiji festival trek is suitable for the kids as well but Nepal law requires that children under the age of 18 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian while trekking. And if you are planning for a family trek, we would like to suggest you book a private trek and schedule a few extra days.
What is the best fitness program to prepare for this Trek?
Well, no need to have any special fitness training to do the Mustang Tiji Festival trek but If you can do some cardio related workouts like running, jogging or cycling then that would be really helpful for Mustang Tiji Festival trek. And if you can manage the time to go on a few weekend hikes around your area, that is a plus for you.
What kind of accommodation is there on the trek?
We organize your accommodation in the local guesthouses during the trek. Guesthouses or basic lodges provide lodging facilities in each village on walking trails. Most of the lodges and guesthouses in the Upper Mustang area offer accommodation with a western toilet and other basic facilities for trekkers.
What kind of meals are offered during the Mustang Tiji Festival Trek?
You can choose a meal from the guesthouse’s menus. Typical meals available in most of the guesthouses includes Tibetan bread, chapatti, pancake, muesli, porridge with hot milk, hash brown potatoes, boiled egg or omelet, Pasta, Chowmin, spaghetti, vegetable MoMo, Rice, mixed vegetables, Lentils, Spinach, French Fried finger chief, Mashed potato, Spring roll, Nepali veg/non-veg set food, vegetable pizza, vegetable soup, rice pudding, macaroni dishes, Fried rice, apple/banana pie and many more local dishes. Meat on the mountain is not hygienic and we suggest trekkers stick with vegetarian options.
Do I need to stay in Katmandu?
Kathmandu valley, one of the historical cities as well as the capital of Nepal, at least, you need to spend two nights in Kathmandu before the trip and one night after your trip because the Tiji festival will be held in Lo-Manthang, which is a restricted area so we need to issue permits which take at least two days. In our program, we are providing you with standard accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on a bed and breakfast basis.
What kind of equipment do I need to bring with me?
Mustang Tiji festival trek is an exciting and adventure trip. We trek up to 4000m walking through villages, green hills, and white snow paths so you need to have the right equipment with you. Click here to have more info.
Do I have a pre-departure meeting?
Yes, at first, our staff will receive you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel and our tour leader will brief you regarding the trip. The briefing will cover the itinerary and introduce your trek Leader.
Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?
Definitely, one of our trekking guides will come to the airport to pick you up. We will be displaying a placard of our company with your name on it. Airport transfer is included.
How can I book the Mustang Tiji Festival trek?
Once you confirmed the trip, we need a photocopy of your passport along with a 20% down payment of the total price for advance flight tickets and hotel booking and permit process.