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Length :
11 Days
Trip Level :
2+ [level description]
Accommodation Grade :
Tea House [grade description]
Special Feature :
Typical Nepalese culture and tradition
Best Times :
Specially for festival: August and September

Teej Festival This is the only one festival of Nepal which is only celebrated by the women for their successful and prosperous life. Married women celebrate the festival for their husbands' long life & prosperity and unmarried girls to find their good husbands. The first day of the festival, they eat nothing including water and the next morning after praying they have lunch. According to the day of fortnight, sometimes they have to fasten for 2 days continuously and sometimes the 1st and 3rd day of the festival is to fasten. They go to the Lord Shiv's temples or shrines or any particular places to perform the pooja / worship then they sing and dance all day. Well dressed up in red colored clothing like sari, blouse, full wrist bangles, ornaments, the women look so beautiful and their singing and dancing ceremony is very interesting. This is the Wish Making Day of the Women which is celebrated for about 3 days. It lies in August and September. Specially the festival is only 3 days however it is celebrated for about a week in certain society.

Simpani village, Khudi
The festival is celebrated all over the country but Simpani village in Lamjung district is the model village for the festival. The village lies in the world popular trekking route of Annapurna Circuit.

Detailed itinerary
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu (1310m).
Day 02 : Get ready for the field
Day 03 : Drive to Besishahar then hike to Khudi

Day 04-06 : Explore and enjoy the Teej festival. Hike to Ghale Gaun for great views of the Annapurna and Manaslu Himalayan ranges if the weather is clear, otherwise walk around Khudi, Simpani, Tarappu villages

Day 07 : Drive to Pokhara to explore the world famous and heart alluring beautiful valley.
Day 08 : Explore the valley
Day 09 : Drive/fly back to Kathmandu
Day 10 : Sightseeing and shopping in Kathmandu.
Day 11 : Fly back home.

 
Cost per person (in Us dollars) : Range $350 to $1000 [ Include and Exclude ]
Earth's Paradise Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd.
P.O.Box No. 15142 KPC 853, Kathmandu, Nepal

Contact: Mr. Bhim Chand | Tel/fax : 977-1-435-7614
E-Mail : contact@earth-paradise.com / b123chand@yahoo.com  
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