Mt. Kailash via. Lhasa

Mt. Kailash via. Lhasa

Mt. Kailash via. Lhasa
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Trip Highlights:

  • Country:
    Tibet

  • Duration:
    14 Days / 13 Nights
  • Grade:
    Medium

  • Max Altitude:
  • Best:
    All season

  • Max. Group Size:
    1 -30
  • Hotel: Star Hotel

  • Transportation:

    Air & Private vehicle services

Overview:

Tibet; an autonomous region of China & a sacred home to Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar Lake, is a famous pilgrimage destination for the devotees of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Bon religions of the world. The abode of ‘Lord Shiva’, Mount Kailash standing tall, giant and majestic, lies in the part of Trans-himalaya in Tibet. It is believed that all the sins are washed off after bathing in the holy Mansarovar Lake. This is the reason why thousands of pilgrims do ‘Kailash Mansarovar Yatra’ or Kailash circumambulation every year. Besides being holy, Mount Kailash is also an incredible mountain of utmost beauty, with four grand faces representing jewels, as eastern face believed to represent crystal, the western ruby, the southern sapphire and northern gold. Kailash Mansarovar tour offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mt. Everest , Holy Himalaya Mt. Kailash, ancient cities, lush valleys, beautiful landscape and Tibetan monasteries.

The journey begins with flying over Mt. Everest to reach Lhasa, the capital of Tibet and enjoying beautiful landscape of Tibet. You will experience the wonders of the ancient Holy city of Lhasa, the forbidden land famous for ancient religion, pristine culture, gilt-roofed temples, intricately decorated monasteries and several other amazing arts and crafts. You will fly to Lhasa from where you will be driving to Mansarovar and return via same route. For any questions regarding this tour, please drop your email anytime at info@everestbuddhatreks.com.

Itinerary:

1
Day

Arrive in Kathmandu airport and transfer your Hotel

From Tribhuvan International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon you will invite to visit our office for briefing about the each day program. Overnight at hotel.


2
Day

Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley UNESCO world heritage sites & trek Preparation

We tour Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites. The Durbar Square sheds light on the life of the royals in ancient times. Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, we are introduced to our trek guide and porters and discuss our trip at office.


3
Day

Fly to Lhasa, 1 hour 30 minutes on flight

Today we fly over the Himalayas, its takes 1:00 hour flight to reach Lhasa. During our 1:00 hour flight, you can enjoy the incredible view of Himalaya region, including Mt. Everest “world’s highest peak on the planet”. In Gonggar Airport, a representative from Sunny Travels and Treks will receive you from the airport and transfer you to the Hotel. Full day rest for acclimatization. Evening visit to Barkhor market.


4
Day

An entire day in Lhasa for sightseeing and acclimatization.

The whole day is kept for sightseeing in Lhasa. Visit Norbulinka Palace, the historic summer palace of Dalai Lama, where government issues and religious activities would be addressed. The following afternoon is spent touring the Jokhang Temple, the fundamental pilgrimage destination of Tibetan pilgrims. It is considered to be one of Tibet’s holiest shrines. In the evening, we take a stroll to Barkhor Bazaar, a hive of bazaar activity and an astonishing pilgrim jamboree that gives a delightful introduction to Tibet. We visit one of the major monasteries namely, Sera Monastery. The rest of the day is left for relaxation. Overnight stay at a hotel in Lhasa.


5
Day

Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse, 270 km, 5-6 hours drive

In the morning, after breakfast we shall start to drive to Shigatse by Deluxe bus. Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet and on the way; we cross Khamba La (4794m) Pass. From this pass, we can see an incredible view of the holy Yamdrol Lake. We then continue our drive towards Shigatse city while enjoying the beautiful landscape of Tibet via Gyantse. Evening we will visit the Panchen Rinpoche seat-Tashilumpo Monastery which was built in 1447. Overnight stay in Shigatse.


6
Day

Drive from Shigatse to Saga, 447 km

Today our journey is quite long. We shall take a drive to Saga while enjoying the view of mountains and landscape. On the way, we will see the holy Brahmaputra River. Overnight stay in Saga.


7
Day

Drive to Manasarovar Lake, 390 km

This day is going to be remembered for the whole life since you are going to have the first Darshan of Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar too. Have breakfast early morning and then start your drive towards Manasarovar Lake while passing amidst the Mayum - la pass (17000ft). Arrive at Manasarovar and from there you will have to change your transport and use the facility of the Chinese buses. After that, you will be doing the approx. 90 kms Manasarovar Parikrama by bus and then stay overnight at your dormitory styled guesthouse in Manasarovar.


8
Day

Mansarovar to Derapuk via. Yam Dwar

We have now reached the ending phase our holy journey. We get up and have our breakfast before moving onward to our ending point of the circumambulation around Mt. Kailash today. As we move ahead we shall witness grandiose sights and reach the ending point of entire journey near Darchen where our remaining team members along with the vehicles shall be waiting for us. After a trek of about 3 hours we get united with our team again and from here onward we shall take a drive to Hilsa via the same exact route which we passed through previously. The drive to Hilsa shall take about 4 hours. Upon reaching there you get escorted to your respective hotel rooms and take some rest for the remaining time period. Stay overnight at Hilsa.


9
Day

Trek to Zuthulphuk, 22kms, 8-10 hrs trek

Today, wake up early in order to see the Golden Kailash. This moment is considered to be the most beautiful one as this peak changes its colour when the sun rises and truly this view is worthy of being captured. After that, start your trek towards Zuthulphuk. Here you have to first climb up the steep surface up to the highest Dolma La Pass and then descend towards Gauri Kund and lastly walking on a flat base till Zuthulphuk. On reaching there, stay overnight at your accommodation in Zuthulphuk.


10
Day

Trek to Darchen (8 km), drive to Saga (340 Kms), 8 Hrs drive

Early in the morning we shall start our trek to Zhongdo. Today our trekking is quite easy and flat, after 2 hours, we shall reach Zhongdo then the Eco bus will pick us up for a drive to Hor. From here onward we change our regular bus and drive continuously to Saga. Evening visit to town.


11
Day

Drive to Shigatse (Xigatse)

Have some breakfast and then it’s the time for you to say goodbye to Saga. Drive towards Shigatse and on arriving there, stay overnight in the pre-booked hotel at Shigatse.


12
Day

Drive to Lhasa

Today morning, once done with the luxurious breakfast take a scenic drive towards Lhasa and then overnight stay in your pre-booked accommodation there.


13
Day

FLY OUT TO KATHMANDU

Morning after breakfast, you will drive to Gonggar airport for your flight back to Kathmandu. The flight takes about one hour and 15 minutes to land in Kathmandu.


14
Day

Departure day

Our trekking in Nepal ends today. Everest Buddha Treks P. Ltd. representative will drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before the scheduled flight. We give you much fun and memory that you'll never forget about.


Cost Details:

Group Size:

Cost Per Person

Offer Price

pax

$

N / A

What's Included:

  • Air & ground transportation service
  • Airport Pick Up / Drop service
  • Star Hotel accommodation service
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at hotel
  • English speaking Government licensed Tour guide
  • Government tax and office service charge

What's Excluded:

  • International airfare and Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Temples and Monasteries entry fees
  • Personal expenses and gear
  • Tips and gratitude
  • Others not mentioned in "What's Included"

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