These treks are suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. They are a combination of some longer and shorter walks and hill-walking experience is desirable. The duration is usually from 10 to 15 days. Following the up and down terrain of Nepal and walking to higher elevations contrasts these treks to those in the easy classification. However, you will be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular close-up views of glaciers and of the high Himalayas. Although the terrain is not difficult, some vigorous hiking experience is useful. There may be up to 6 hours a day on the trail and the elevation rises and falls from 800m/ 2624ft to 4000m/13210ft above sea level.Mode of Travel : Flight/Land
Mani Rimdu festival is one of the big festivals in Khumbu Region which is ceremony since ten-day non-stop till full moon day of October sometime full moon day is in November, This festival continues for 3-5 day, following the ten-day non-stop prayer sessions addressed to the patron deities – seeking “blessing for the good of all mankind”. The protagonists of all are Guru Rimpoche of Tengboche, the founder of Vajrayana Buddhism in Tibet. Masked Lamas of Khumbu region perform various religious rituals amidst dancing and singing.
Mani Rimdu festival of Sherpa peoples named Mani Rimdu seems to be celebrated first time in 1930. Rongbuk gompa Monastery in Tibet, the place from where this festival is originated. This is the prayer ceremony where the monks put on masks representing divine personages and perform ritual dances. The spectators of devotion come from many villages to gain Sonam (merit) from the head Lama’s blessing and making corn and grain contributions to the Monk’s community.
This period coincides with the cessation of work in the village at the end of harvesting. Mani-Rimdu is the only big social event that draws together large crowds from all villages in the Khumbu region.Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Arrive international airport in Kathmandu and transport to selected hotel bit out of Thamel, 3*** categories on BB basis.
Recheck your Equipment List after planning to Mani Rimbu Festival Trekking, Make sure you have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually, you will experience warm days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year, For footwear, best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, loose casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women, trousers, and Waterproof trousers. For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket Down Sleeping Bag (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired or buy in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles, Warm gloves, sun cream. for more info please contact us
Respect privacy when taking photographs during the Mani Rimdu Festival Trek, Respect local traditions, customs, and values, holy places. Monastery, temples, Refrain from giving money to children as it encourages begging, Let the Himalayas change you – Do not change them, Protect the natural environment, use dustbin for dry paper or burn and packets in a safe place, Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.