Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa - 15 Days

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa covers major cultural sites of Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and pilgrimage site Kailash Mansarovar. The major tour highlights of this tour around Lhasa are Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang Temple, Tibetan traditional Barkhor Squire, Tashilampo Monastery in Shigatse and most sacred Lake Yamdok on the way driving in Gyantse to Shigatse. Our further drive continues various cultural richest Tibetan towns to reach Kailash region.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra trip starts with a spectacular Mountain View flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa and overnight for 3 days in the beautiful city of Lhasa. Guided tour and acclimatization in Lhasa for 3 days will be more helpful for your entire trip to adjust your body in high altitude. After a cultural trip in central Tibet- Lhasa, we further drive to Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash which lies in Ngari region of Tibet. We explore holy Lake Mansarovar and make three days Kailash Parvat Kora/ Parikrama with walking or by a horse. The whole tour of Lhasa Kailash Tour is driving on the well-paved road except three days of Kailash kora.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa covers major cultural sites of Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and pilgrimage site Kailash Mansarovar. The major tour highlights of this tour around Lhasa are Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang Temple, Tibetan traditional Barkhor Squire, Tashilampo Monastery in Shigatse and most sacred Lake Yamdok on the way driving in Gyantse to Shigatse. Our further drive continues various cultural richest Tibetan towns to reach Kailash region.

Day 1
Arrive in Kathmandu (1300 m). Overnight at Hote

Welcome at the Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu. Our representative will greet you and escort you to the hotel for check-in and stay overnight.

Day 2
Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trip preparation. Overnight at Hotel

After breakfast, we start by sightseeing of major heritage sites of Kathmandu valley including Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath Stupa and Jal Narayan. Back to the hotel and stay at the trip briefing. You will get some free time for shopping and packing for your trip. Stay overnight at a Hotel.

Day 3
Fly Kathmandu – Lhasa Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel

On your arrival to Lhasa, a cultural city of Tibet, we will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Taking it to slow the rest of today, you can adjust to the altitude easier and quicker. You are recommended to drink plenty of water and get plenty of sleep for making an adjustment to the long journey ahead.

Day 4
Sightseeing in Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel

Today we visit Lhasa including Potala Palace which is the oldest palace of Dalai Lama, the first Buddist’s temple of the Tibet; Norbulingka Palace and Drepung Monastery. Stay Overnight at Hotel at Lhasa, Tibet.

Day 5
Drive Lhasa - Shigatse (3900). Overnight at Hotel

Further, our way lies in the capital of a province of Tsang – Shigatse – residence Panchen Lama – the second ecclesiastic of Tibet. Early in the morning excursion in a monastery of Tashilhunpo (it is based on 1447), visiting a temple of the Buddha of the future – Maytreya and also other temples of a monastery. Night in hotel.

Day 6
Drive Shigatse - Saga- /4450m 250 Km. Overnight at Hotel

The journey today brings you over two high of more than 5000 mitre passes with fine views. Driving day over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, other things like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keep you busy. By the late afternoon, you will cross Bhramha Purtra Riverway to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for the night.

Day 7
Drive to Manasarover via Paryang (4558m) 277km 8 hours, Overnight at Guest House

The day starts with full of excitement, by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, a small village nearby Lake Manasarovar, we will spend a night there.

Day 8
Exploration of Lake Manasarovar and drive to Tarchen (14975ft) 40km. Overnight at Guest House

Manasarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquillity and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.

Day 9
Kailash Parikrama. Drive to Valley of the God and trek to Derapuk/4909m. Overnight at Guest house

It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will keep on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes almost 6 hrs.

Day 10
Trek to Juthulpuk by crossing Dolma La pass (5613m). Overnight at Guest house

Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of 18600ft between two valleys.

Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to forget yourself. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon, you will arrive Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).

Day 11
Finish Kailash Parikrama and drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest house

After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. By the late afternoon you will be at your lodge in Saga.

Day 12
Drive back to Shigatse. Overnight at Hotel

Easy day onward today. We take easy driving back to Shigatse town which is second biggest town of Tibet. You can make late afternoon walking tour.

Day 13
Drive to Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel

Continue drive to Lhasa city and transfer to Hotel. Prepare your bag for flight back to Kathmandu tomorrow.

Day 14
Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Early in the morning drive to Gonggar Airport from Lhasa. It is 90 km and takes 2 hours. Reach Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Day 15
Final Departure to Home or further program in Nepal

Transfer to the International airport for your final departure. Or continue for your further trip in Nepal.

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle
  • Airport Pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included
  • Accommodation
  • Visas & Permit
  • All necessary entrance fees in Nepal and Tibet
  • Applicable entrance fees to visit Monasteries
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Guide, Staffs & supporters
  • Nepali Crew members in Kailash Region
  • Equipment
  • Enough oxygen cylinder
  • Clothing
  • Monkey hat
  • Duffel bag

Cost Exclude

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Travel & Medical Insurance
  • Tipping

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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa

Trip Facts

  • Domestic Flight And Private Transportation
  • 10-100
  • 5613m
  • Breakfast Lunch and Dinner
  • 3 Stars Hotels

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