Upon arrival in Tribhuvan international airport / Kathmandu. Our staff will meet at the airport then transfer to Hotel. Evening, dinner & tour orientation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Return back to Nyalam via the same route.
Today you will drive back to Lhasa through northern highway route.
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.
Transfer to international airport in Kathmandu for your flight back home.
|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)|
Net Payable Group Joining Price (Minimum 17 PAX Group Required)
15 DAYS KAILASH MANSAROVAR YATRA with 5 star hotel at KTM/LHASA
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
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.
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.