Kailash Mansarovar Trip Via Lhasa @ 15 days

 



Itinerary

DAY 01 ARRIVAL KATHMANDU

Upon arrival in Tribhuvan international airport / Kathmandu. Our staff will meet at the airport then transfer to Hotel. Evening, dinner & tour orientation.

* Overnight at Hotel (Room on twin sharing basis)

DAY 02 SIGHTSEEING TOUR

After breakfast visit Pashupatinath temple and Budhanilkantha temple (sleeping Bishnu). Lunch at hotel, Then you are free for your tour preparation. In the evening at 5.30 PM we will sit for short briefing program with money exchange & down jacket activity.

* Overnight at Hotel (Room on twin sharing basis)

DAY 03 FLY TO GONGGAR AIRPORT – 1 HR & DRIVE TO LHASA (3650 m/11972ft) – 90 KM / 1 HR

Today morning after breakfast in hotel, we will transfer you to the airport for one of world’s splendid flight to Lhasa, as it provides sweeping views of Everest (8848m), Kanchenjunga (8536m) and other Himalayan peaks. Upon arrival, you will be received by our Tibetan guide at the airport and transfer to Lhasa with an exquisite drive of approx. 1 hour. It's advisable to rest and take it easy for the remainder of the day due to Lhasa's altitude.

* Overnight at Hotel (Room on twin sharing basis)

DAY 04 REST DAY OR SIGHTSEEING IN LHASA (3650 m/11972ft)

Today is rest day for acclimatization purpose in Lhasa. We will arrange sightseeing tour of Lhasa city through the assistance of our Tibetan guide. Some of major attraction in Lhasa is: Potala Palace – a UNESCO World Heritage celebrated for its priceless treasury of Buddhist artifacts and bejeweled tombs of past Dalai Lamas. Potala Palace was also the tallest building in the world for 200 years following its construction in 1645.  Jokhang Temple followed by Barkhor Markets – a bustling road lined with vendors where you can sample the smells and sounds of Tibet, or browse through the Thankas, masks, prayer beads and countless other treasures inherent to Tibetan custom and tradition.

* Overnight at Hotel (Room on twin sharing basis)

DAY 05 LHASA TO SHIGATSE (3900m/12792ft) – 275 KM / 5 HRS

The group will travel along Friendship Highway through northern route to Shigatse, the second largest city of Tibet. Tashilunpo Monastery is the highlight of Shigatse, as it is one of the largest functioning monasteries in Tibet. This monastery is the residence or official throne of Panchen Lama built in 1447. This is a vast monastery with its own streets, housing sectors, plazas, back alleys and complex of temples and halls. If time permits you can visit on your own expenses.

* Overnight at Hotel (Room on twin sharing basis)

DAY 06 DRIVE, SHIGATSE TO SAGA (4400 m.) – 450 KM / 7 HRS

After early breakfast, we commence extensive destination towards our ultimate trip to Kailash. The finest highway drive to Saga is really scenic and enjoyable. You will pass some high passes and landscape view of some town and villages with lakes on the way. Reaching Saga, our tour leader will distribute the key of rooms for refresh & rest. In the mean time, our staff team will serve tea / coffee and dinner prepare by our cook.

* Overnight at Hotel twin or triple sharing room with attached bathroom

DAY 07 DRIVE, SAGA TO LAKE MANSASAROVAR (CHIU GOMPA) (4550 m.) – 480 KM / 8 HRS

Today is the highlighted day of this journey. You will wake up very early morning and have breakfast. We are going to reach the holy Lake "Manasarovar & Mt. Kailash" which is our ultimate goal. On the way, we will driving through the highest motorable pass of this journey (Mayum-La; 5200 m.).

Lunch will be served somewhere near Horchu River, before the Mayum-La pass. Today we will make Parikrama of Lake Manasarovar by 70% of its circular and stay overnight in Chiu Gompa camp. Dinner & overnight stay will be at guesthouse near the shore of Lake Manasarovar.   

* Overnight at Guest House - Dormitory Room

DAY 08 LAKE MANASAROVAR & THEN DRIVE TO DARCHEN (4663 m) – 40 KM / 1 HR

Today you will have plenty time for Puja / Hawan and holy bath in Lake Manasarovar. You will have breakfast in the morning and take lunch in the afternoon then we will drive to Darchen, the base camp of Mt. Kailash where we will stay an overnight in order to prepare for trekking around Mt. Kailash.

* Overnight at Hotel Himalaya – triple sharing room with attached bathroom   

DAY 09 DRIVE TO SHERSON (11 KM / 30 MIN) & START TREK TO DERAPHUK (4920 m.) – 18 KM / 5 HRS

Morning after breakfast drive to Sherson near Yama Dwar. From Yama Dwar, you will start trekking to DiraPhuk (north face of Kailash). Today trekking is moderate walk with flat trails and gradual up following glacier river alongside. On the mid way, we will halt for a while at tea shop for pack lunch. Then continue slight uphill trek to Diraphuk camp with beautiful glimpse of north face of Mt. Kailash.

* Overnight at Guesthouse – dormitory room

DAY 10 TREK SHIVASTHAL - GAURIKUNDA - ZUTULPHUK (4820 m.) – 22 KM / 9 HRS

This is the toughest day of parikrama. The journey right from the beginning starts going uphill till to Dolma-La (5600 m.) then continue descending to the valley floor, the other side of Dolma-la pass. Dropping down from high pass, you will be lucky to site beautiful holy lake – Gauri Kunda at the right side underneath of hill. After continue descending valley, you will cross short glacier path and then will find tea shop for lunch break. Then after continue easy walk on flat trail but tedious with feel of similar landscape around and never ending. The last leg of the journey is along with the River Bank, up to Zutulphuk. The high light of the day are Shivasthal, Dolma-La and Gaurikund which are on the way.

* Overnight at Guesthouse - dormitory room

DAY 11 END TREK (11 KM / 3 HRS) AND DRIVE TO SAGA (4400 m) – 460 KM / 7 HRS

Today, the trail is easy & flat, so you will complete the journey within 2 to 3 hours. We will be picked up at the ending point near Darchen by our vehicle, then transferred to Darchen, here you will get lunch and continue to Saga along with all group members. You will have last opportunity to view Lake Manasarovar on the way. We will be drop off at Manasarovar bus stand by Green Bus of Ngari region and will shift to our another private bus from Lhasa. Then our journey will retrace back through same way.

* Overnight at Hotel – twin or triple sharing room with attached bathroom

DAY 12 RETURN BACK TO SHIGATSE – 450 KM / 7 HRS

Return back to Nyalam via the same route.

* Overnight at Hotel – twin sharing room with attached bathroom

DAY 13 RETURN BACK TO LHASA – 270 KM / 5 HRS

Today you will drive back to Lhasa through northern highway route.

* Overnight at Hotel – twin sharing room with attached bathroom

DAY 14 FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU

The last day in Tibet, we will be transfer to Lhasa airport after breakfast in the hotel. With our sweet memory, our guide will see off us from Lhasa airport. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our transportation will transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu and be refresh and relax.

* Overnight at Hotel (room on twin sharing basis)

DAY 15 DEPARTURE

Transfer to international airport in Kathmandu for your flight back home.

 



Inclusions

  1. Three nights hotel (5 star) on twin sharing in Kathmandu with vegetarian meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  2. Standard hotel in Lhasa (5 star) & Shigatse (4 star) with all vegetarian meals in decent restaurant (outside).
  3. Guesthouses in Kailash region with all vegetarian meals cooked by our Nepali support team
  4. Airport transfers in Kathmandu & in Lhasa
  5. Half-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  6. Kathmandu – Lhasa – Kathmandu flight ticket (subject to change as per availability)
  7. All Tibet travel permits for Lhasa, Shigatse & Kailash Manasarovar
  8. Tibet group visa
  9. Transportation in Tibet by Luxury Bus (Lhasa – Lake Manasarovar – Lhasa)
  10. Tour around Lake Manasarovar By Eco Bus (Lake Manasarovar – Darchen – Lake Manasarovar)
  11. English speaking Tibetan guide
  12. One Tour Manager for whole trip (KTM – LXA – KAILASH – KTM)
  13. Necessary supporting crew (Cook, Sherpas from Nepal)
  14. All necessary Kitchen & camping equipments
  15. Yaks & Yak men during the Parikrama to carry foods and baggage
  16. Oxygen & Medical First Aid kit for emergency use
  17. All applicable taxes & service charges
 



Exclusions

  1. International air ticket to Kathmandu & return from your home town
  2. Nepal entry visa fee for NRIs
  3. Riding Horse during the Parikrama
  4. Monuments fees for sightseeing in Lhasa or Shigatse
  5. Your travel insurance
  6. Insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation service
  7. Personal expenses
  8. Bottled drinks
  9. Asthapad Darshan (Govt. prohibited this trip if permitted can arrange by walk)
  10. Tips for tour leader,  Tibetan guide, sherpa staff & driver
  11. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival from Kailash
  12. Extra accommodation charge in Lhasa, Shigatse & in any places of Kailash region due to any reason like sickness, rescue besides tour itinerary
  13. Any additional cost due to natural calamity, emergency evacuation, flight delay, flight cancellation or any unforeseen circumstances.
 



Hotels/Guesthouse

Kathmandu Hotel Sangri-la 5 star or Similar (attached bathroom)
Lhasa Hotel Brahmaputra 5 star or Similar (attached bathroom)
Shigatse Hotel Gesar or similar (attached bathroom)
Saga Hotel Saga or Similar (attached bathroom)
Chiugompa Paramartha Guesthouse or similar (dormitory)
Darchen Hotel Himalaya (triple room with attached bathroom)
Diraphuk Guesthouse (Basic dormitory)
Zuthulphuk Guesthouse (Basic dormitory)

 

 



Package Cost

Net Payable Group Joining Price (Minimum 17 PAX Group Required)

15 DAYS KAILASH MANSAROVAR YATRA with 5 star hotel at KTM/LHASA

INDIAN NATIONAL Rs. 2,65,000/-Per person (2,500 USD + INR 1,02,500/- Per Person )

Note:- This Cost fully dependent on dollar exchange rate and China Govt.

Horse and Porter cost will be extra for walking parikrama of kailash yatra cost find below down

  1. Horse Cost INR:-25,000 to 30,000/-(Yuan:-2500 to 3000) per persons
  2. Porter Cost INR:-6,000 to 9,000/- (Yuan:-600 to 900) per person

Note:- Horse and porter cost fully dependent on China Govt.
Payment:  Initial Booking amount Rs 20,000/ - only (Consulting fee Non-refundable) along with copy of passport
Note : Foreign Passport Holders : 560$ extra charge towards China visa & Nepal visa and taxes.

 

 



Packing List

Clothes

  • Track suit – 1
  • Towels – 1
  • One pair woolen and one pair cotton gloves
  • Under garments – 05
  • Woolen sweater with high neck – 1
  • plastic whistle use parikrama time
  • Puja items :- Agarbatti, Dhoop, Chandan, Honey, Rose water, Cow Pure Ghee, Mantra Book ETC....
  • Three pairs of cotton and two pairs of woolen Socks
  • Sandals with back strap – 1
  • kapoor 50g
  • Monkey cap (Balacave) – 2
  • Thermals - 1 (two legging and two vests)
  • Clothes - 4 pairs (men and women)
  • Muffler – 1
  • One pair of hiking boots
  • Shawl – 1
  • Raincoat– 1
  • 500g mixed dry fruits

Medicines

  • Daimox - 10 Tablets
  • Pain killer
  • Paracetamol (crocin)
  • Eye drops for burning eyes
  • Multivitamin pills
  • Muscle relaxant
  • Antibiotic
  • Motion sickness and high altitude sickness medicine
  • Vicks vaporub
  • Water purification Tablet
  • 4 Dust Mask
  • Band aid
  • Knee-cap
  • Thermometer
  • Electral powder
  • Your regular medicines

Toiletry

  • Sun block cream
  • Tooth paste and brush
  • Soap
  • Skin moisturizer
  • Toilet tissue rolls & detergent
  • Hand mirror
  • Wide tooth comb
  • Lip balm

Miscellaneous

  • Video and steel camera with extra batteries.
  • Torch with batteries.
  • Water can with m-seal for bringing the Manas Holy water.
  • Sun glass with retainer (thread/chain) -1.
  • Whistle to hang around neck while doing Parikrama / Kora.
  • Cigarette lighter -1.
  • 1 Litre thermos flask Holder with mug cover.
  • One liter water bottle.
  • Swiss army knife.

 

Eatables:- Bringing your favorite snacks are highly recommended like biscuits, khakras, dry Indian sweets, dry fruits, precooked foods chocolates etc. Puja Samagri - As per your tradition.




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