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Everest Mani Rimdu Festival Trek

Sherpa, the mountain climber group is very rich in authentic culture, celebrate several festivals across the year, Mani Rimdu is one of the famous rituals in Sherpa community. Mani Rimdu festival also most watched Himalayan festival by international travelers after Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek which take a places Lomanthang western Nepal. The colorful monks performing annual festival takes, place at Tengboche monastery in autumn (October or November) which is based on Buddhist calendar. The local celebrate Mandi Rimdu festival for last 9 days but 3 days is the utmost charming part where lamas performed on elaborate dressed in the Buddhist rhythm. Mani Rimdu, it is reciting a holy Buddhist book and performing mask dance including 16 different types, rainbow sand mandala draw yard of the main monastery. High reincarnation monks also participant entire ritual and it ends with wong (empowerment) ceremony. So Everest Mani Rimdu & Ama Dablam Base Camp trek is wide version trek in Everest region which provides cultural of Sherpa, high snow-peak and spectacular sunrise over the Mount Everest. Our Everest Mani Rimdu trek itinerary allows you to trek throughout picturesque Sherpa village, cross the suspension bridge on wind rhythm and encounter Sagarmatha national flora and fauna. The magician Lama Gulu established Thyangboche monastery in 1916 and this monastery believed to be a branch of famed Rongbuk monastery in Tibet. The Buddhist monastery was severely damaged by an earthquake in 1934, 1989 and 2015 then it repaired in original form. Ama Dablam base camp and Everest Mani Rimdu trek is the best available trek in Everest region which let you discover the Sherpa culture at the heartland of mountainous territory in the occasion of biggest annual Buddhist ritual. Everest Mani Rimdu and Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek Itinerary 19th Oct 2018 Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,420 Ft) 20th Oct 2018 Day 02: 35 Minute fly to Lukla then 4 hours trek to Phakding (2,670 m/8,757 Ft) 21st Oct 2018 Day 03: 7 hours trek to Namche Bazaar (3,450 m/11,316 Ft) 22nd Oct 2018 Day 04: Day hike to Khumjung and Khunde village (3,800 m/12,464 Ft) 23rd Oct 2018 Day 05: 6 hour trek to Phortse village (3,740 m/12,267 Ft) 24th Oct 2018 Day 06: 6 hour trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp (4,530 m/14,858 Ft)

25th Oct 2018 Day 07: 4 hour trek to Tengboche monastery (3,870 m/12,693 Ft) & watch Mani Rimdu Festival 26th Oct 2018 Day 08: Watching Mani Rimdu Festival 27th Oct 2018:Day 09: Watch Mani Rimdu Festival then 4 hour trek to Namche Bazaar 28th Oct 2018:Day 10: 7 hour trek to Lukla (2,860 m/9,380 Ft) 29th Oct 2018:Day 11: 35 minute mountain flight to Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,420 Ft) 30th Oct 2018:Day 12: Departure Note: The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern, which we provide you. Trek itinerary can be modified according to your interest, time and requirements. The trip cost will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provides us your details for a customized program. For your information Lukla flights are notorious for being delayed to and fro Kathmandu by few hours or even cancelled for a day. Due to uncertain climate change that occurs often at Lukla, you are advised to have extra days for your stay in Nepal. Cost Includes: 

International and Domestic airport pick-up and drop-off service

Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast plan as per the itinerary

All the required ground transportation as mention in the Itinerary

Sagarmatha National Park Entrance Fees

Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fees

Experienced English speaking licensed guide with salary, accommodation, food & Insurance

High altitude experienced Sherpa porter (1 porter carry 2 trekker's luggage) with insurance, salary and equipment’s

Three meals a day during the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)

Seasonal fresh fruits where available

Musical Adventure Trekking complimentary trekking equipment's like four seasonal sleeping bag, down Jacket and duffle bag (should be returned upon completing the trek)

Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight ticket with together your guide

First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude

Normal lodges base accommodation during trek in the mountain

 Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepalise restaurant with live cultural show Cost Excludes: 

Nepal visa fees 15 Day in a cost of U$D25

Travel and medical insurance which should cover emergency helicopter rescue

Meals and extra night accommodation in Kathmandu

Personal expenses (battery charge, telephone call, laundry, hot shower, internet etc)

Kathmandu valley sightseeing monument entrance fees

Bar and beverage bills

Gratitude (Tips) to guide and porters

Everest Mani Rimdu & Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek Highlight: Musical Adventure Trekking organizes Mani Rimdu festival trek at Tengboche monastery get enough time to observe the mainly 3 days section and trek can also extend up to Ama Dablam base camp as well. Everest Mani Rimdu and Ama Dablam Base Camp trek permits to explore UNESCO world heritage sites around Kathmandu, scenic mountain flight fro and to Lukla, trek across the ancient Sherpa village then visiting Buddhist sites, shortest combined trek in Everest region to explore the Sherpa culture and get close-massive view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam and Thamserku. Everest Mani Rimdu and Ama Dablam Base Camp trek permitting ample chance to experience authentic Nepalese culture as well as the mountainous lifestyle with a maximum panoramic view of the Himalayas. Everest Mani Rimdu with Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek Accommodation and Meals: Mani Rimdu festival, important annual religious event, take a place at gombas in a different area of Solu Khumbu Nepal. The festival falls on the occasion of the full moon either in October or November which rely on Tibetan calendar. The myth said occasion was started by Buddhist saint Padmasambhava in Ronbuk monastery Tibet (north face of Everest base camp). As time passing Tibetan tribe migrate to Nepal and the culture also brought to Nepal than became the main festival of the Sherpa community after Lhosar. Through the mask dances, symbolic demons are conquered, dispelled, or converted to Dharma Protectors, as positive forces clash with those of chaos. Your Kathmandu accommodation will arrange Kathmandu Garden Home. Khumbu region is developed area comparatively comfortable than any other trek in mountain. Verities of optional accommodation are available along the Everest Mani Rimdu trek including basic to eminence comfort. Private bathroom accommodation is accessible Lukla, Phakding, Namche and rest of other places have basic lodging with Asian-squat toilet. Most of the guesthouse have twin sharing bed in the room with a blanket, a magnificent view of the mountain from windows. Hot shower and payable wireless internet are available in few places. Kathmandu have verities of option for meals including a familiar taste of international cuisine. As the trek begins from Lukla, our guide will give you an open menu and select any foods. Intercontinental foods are available in every guesthouse-cum-restaurant like Rice, noodle, soup, pasta, macaroni, potatoes and any slices of bread. A different flavor of fresh gardening vegetable is available as you climbing higher and the foods prices also rise together. The garlic flavor foods should eat stay away from high altitude. Complete Equipment List for Everest Mani Rimdu Trek 

Daypack up to 50 litre

Down jacket

4 Seasons sleeping bag

Water bottle

Trekking pole

1 Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic

1 Elevation water proof wristwatch

1 Nail cutter

Sun head or Gulf cap

Sun glasses 100% UV protection with side shields and hard-sided storage in case

Headlamp or torch light with at least 1 pair of extra battery

Ear muffs

Sun Lotions /Sun cream

1 piece Cotton t-shirts

1 piece Synthetic t-shirt

2 Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days should be V-neck

1 Soft shell jacket water & wind resist

Inner cloths as required

1 piece nylon hiking short paints which should be quick drying type not cotton

1 piece cotton paints (loose jeans/khakis)

1 piece soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable

2 piece inner Thermal for day and night

3 Pair of trekking socks

1 Pairs woolen socks wearing on evening

1 Pair light sport or shoes sneaker

Trekking boots


Everest Mani Rimdu Festival trek is another colorful Himalayan occasion which is celebrate for 18 days for the local, 3 days are the most im...


Everest Mani Rimdu Festival trek is another colorful Himalayan occasion which is celebrate for 18 days for the local, 3 days are the most im...