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 the Kailash region.
Our 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 to high altitude. After the cultural trip in central Tibet- Lhasa, we further drive to Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash which lies in the Ngari region of Tibet. We explore holy Lake Mansarovar and make three days Kailash Parvat Kora/ Parikrama with walking or by the horse. The whole tour of Lhasa Kailash Tour is driving on the well-paved road except three days of Kailash kora.
Day 01:Kathmandu Arrival
Day 02:Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03:Kathmandu - Lhasa
Day 04:Lhasa Sightseeing
Day 05:Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse
Day 06:Shigaste – Saga
Day 07:Saga - Paryang – Manasarovar
Day 08:Exploration of Lake Manasarovar drive to Darchen
Day 09:Darchen to Derapuk ( Kailash Parikrama)
Day 10:Derapuk to Zuthulpuk (Kailash Parikrama)
Day 11:Zuthulpuk to Darchen ( Kailash Parikrama) and Drive to Saga
Day 12:Drive Saga to Kerung
Day 13:Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 14:Departure / Farewell
|All ground transportation by private vehicle|
|Airport Pick up and drop off by private vehicle|
|Breakfast included in Nepal side|
|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|
|Enough oxygen cylinder|
|Ð Expenses of personal nature|
|Ð Travel & Medical Insurance Permissions and other official formalities|
Day 01Kathmandu ArrivalMeet at the Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu. Our representative will greet you and escort you to the hotel for check-in and Aarati at Pashupatinath. stay overnight.
Day 02Kathmandu Sightseeing Early morning after Breakfast we visit Pashupatinath, Gujeswori Temple, Jal Narayan, Bouddhanath Stupa and Swyamabhunath Stupa. Lunch on the way. In the Evening Trip Preparation and Briefing
Day 03Kathmandu - Lhasa On your arrival to Tibet, we will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Taking it slow the rest of today, you can adjust to the altitude easier and quicker. Remember to drink plenty of water and get plenty of sleep for the long journey ahead.
Day 04Lhasa SightseeingToday our journey from Barkor Street Sightseeing and from visiting Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery which was built in 15th century located few miles from Lhasa city and Barkhor Market which is traditional Tibetan market of Tibet.
Day 05Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse Further, our waylays 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 - Maitreya and also other temples of a monastery. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06Shigaste – SagaEarly morning take breakfast & drive to Saga and meet staff from Kathmandu, From Tingri to Saga will take 7 hours, Staff will make fresh meals. Overnight at 4-star hotels in Saga
Day 07Saga - Paryang – Manasarovar 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 08Exploration of Lake Manasarovar drive to Darchen Manasarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquillity and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and We will head towards Tarchen in the evening around 4 PM. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.
Day 09Darchen to Derapuk ( Kailash Parikrama) It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; water falls 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 10Derapuk to Zuthulpuk (Kailash Parikrama)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 you. Once your steps go down, Parvati-sthal 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 11Zuthulpuk to Darchen ( Kailash Parikrama) and Drive to Saga After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. By late afternoon you will be at your lodge in Saga.
Day 12Drive Saga to KerungThe morning after breakfast, we pack up our belongings then set off for Paryang. Today, we traverse approximately 210 km to reach Kyirong. On the way, we cross Saga and river Brahmaputra then drives take a right turn to Kyirong before we reach Peiku lake.
Day 13Drive back to KathmanduAfter breakfast, we drive down to the border then continue to drive to Kathmandu. The drive takes about 6 hours to reach Kathmandu. Evening free for independent activities.
Day 14Departure / Farewell We will drop you to the International Airport of Kathmandu for your further journey.
Trip insurance is important documents. Touch Kailash Travels and tours do not need your insurance policy for permit and visa confirmation. it is only for your secure and immergency. make sure your insurance cover travelling up to 5600 miter altitude and cover Emmergency rescue and Medical bills.
Oxygen level is less at higher altitudes. The inclement weather and high altitude induces certain illness generally not encountered over the plains. Headache, nausea, lassitude, lethargy, breathlessness, general uneasiness [malaise], high irritability, light loss of balance, disorientation, incoherence and insomnia are a few. It is common to all irrespective of the age, sex and physical fitness. Gradual acclimatization is the best answer. Tranquilizers, sleeping dose and strong anti-biotic must be avoided. Some of symptoms indicate that the body mechanism is readjusting to new environments. The best idea is deliberately slow down all the activities and follows the following rules:
You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;
Note: Touch Kailash Travel provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra
Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra
PERSONAL & GENERAL ITEMS TO MAKE YOUR JOURNEY ENJOYABLE
FIRST AID KIT – ALSO INCLUDE