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  • Elevation 3450 m.
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Dumji Festival Trek

Chhyam (Mask dance) is performed by the monks with Mask and colorful costumes with sword, different instrument and fire.

Dumji is a special festival in Khumbu region among the Sherpa communities. The festival in Farak is a one week ritual festival of Mask dance and blessing from Lama. The Pema Chholing Monastery has been an integral part of Rimijung landscape since the twelfth century. Legend has it that Lama Ralwa Dorjee, as a part of a bet with his older brothers, performed the miraculous feat of balancing seven barley grains on top of each other. It is believed that the monastery was established in recognition of that feat. The monastery is known as the invaluable “Thubi Ku” statue of Padmasambhawa. The Lama Ralwa Dorjee is the founder of monastery and he was the first monk to start the Dumji festival in Pema Chholing Monastery. The festival celebrates the anniversary of Guru Rinpoche’s birthday. At the festival of Dumji, two religious days is more interesting than other, Chhyam and Ong. Chhyam (Mask dance) is performed by the monks with Mask and colourful costumes with sword, different instrument and fire. Ong is blessing by head Lama (Incarnation Lama) of Monastery and change to get perceptible Thubi ku. It is celebrated in the month of May or Jun. The festival is performed by Namche Monastery, Khumjung Monastery and Rimijung Monastery as same time. The festival is celebrated in all the Sherpa settlements during the monsoon season.

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Highlight Experiences

  • Rich Sherpa cultures with hospitality
  • Centuries of old monasteries, Stone mani walls, Buddhist stupas
  • Stunning forests and wild paths at lower altitudes
  • The festival in Farak is a one week ritual festival of Mask dance and blessing from Lama
  • Chhyam (Mask dance) is performed by the monks with Mask and colorful costumes with sword, different instrument and fire

Trip Includes

  • All Domestic flights and hotel/airport transfers
  • 4 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation in Kathmandu
  • 10 nights' full board accommodation in Guest house
  • All costs for a Trekfits Guide/ Sherpa/ Cook/ Helper and porters
  • Trekking permits: National park Fee/Conservation fee/TIMS card/Permit
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Trip Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Lunch and evening meal in Kathmandu
  • Personal Equipment & Clothing
  • Insurance: Travel/Medical/Accident/Emergency Evacuation
  • Personal expenses: Laundry/Bar bills
  • Emergency rescue evacuation cost if needed
  • Optional trips and sightseeing tours
  • Tips for Staffs
Arrival and transfer to Hotel
Day 01

Arrival and transfer to Hotel

Preparation day
Day 02

Preparation day

Drive to Phaplu
Day 03

Drive to Phaplu

Trek to Nunthala
Day 04

Trek to Nunthala

Day 05

Trek to Bubsa dada

Day 06

Trek to Cheplung

Trek to Rimijung
Day 07

Trek to Rimijung

Day 08

Attending Dumji festival

Day 09

Attending Dumji Festival

Day 10

Hiking to Nuns village

Day 11

Trek to Lukla

Day 12

Fly back Kathmandu

Day 12

Fly back Kathmandu

Day 13

Free Day

Day 14

Departure

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