The title of Mani Rimdu Festival Trek in Everest Region speaks the theme of the trek itself but still, Only few, out of thousands of travelers who have done the trekking in Everest region, do not know Everest Region Trekking is not only famous for beautiful views of high peaks, glaciers, lakes and many other adventure activities related to Himalayan beauty, but is also famous for festival trip. Mani Rimdu Festival is celebrated by the Buddhists at Tengboche Monastery to mark the founding of Buddhism by Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava. Lamas and Sherpas gather at the monastery for five days conducting various tantric process and prayers to ensure the welfare of the world. In Tengboche, Mani Rimdu Festival usually organized between mid-October and mid-November. The dates for Mani Rimdu are set with reference to the Tibetan Lunar Calander. The head lama at the Tyangboche Monastery announces the dates for the festival.
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Tengboche arrives on your 4th day of your regular Everest Base Camp Trek at altitude of 3,870m/12,696ft, after walking of 6-7 hours from Namche Bazar so this Trek can be combined or extended up Everest Base Camp and Kalapaththar ( The only place in Nepal, from where, Mount Everest can be watched very closely) but if you have short time, you can trek to Tengboche Monastery and observe the Mani Rimdu Festival at Tengboche.
This itinerary is made up to Tengboche Monastery highlighting Mani Rimdu Festival which can be easily customized as per your wish and advised above. Please contact us for more information/clarifications.