Mani Rimdu Festival – one of the ancient festival of the Everest region

Mani Rimdu festival is one of the ancient festivals of the Sherpa people living in the Everest region. This festival is a total of 19 consecutive day festivities. It concludes with the last three days allocated as public viewing of the festival. The meaning attributed to “Mani Rimdu” is that ‘Mani’ means “part of the chant of Chenrezig” and ‘Rilbu’ or ‘Rimdu’ means small red pills that are blessed during the festival. The red pills are blessed repeatedly and then distributed to all those who attend.

Mani Rimdu festival in Everest region
Mani Rimdu festival celebrated in the Khumbu region

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Things you need to know before your Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest base camp trek
Everest calling

Gear up and get ready for your next trekking adventure in Nepal. There are various trekking routes available in Nepal, from the most difficult trekking routes in the world to the easy ones. The difficult trekking routes are mostly favorable to highly experienced trekkers who have been trained in high altitude and low oxygen atmosphere. Whereas the easy trekking routes is easily attainable by young trekkers. There have been records in the past as well as recent record of youngster as young as 10 years old who have trekked to the Everest Base Camp as well. All you have to do is be prepared for the adventure and you also have to be well aware of all the things you need to know before you start your Everest Base Camp trek.

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