Trip Name: Mt Kailash and Lake Mansarover tour via Lhasa
Duration: 11 days
Tour Type: Private / Group Tour
Activities: Natural and Cultural Sightseeing
Transportation: Private Vehicle( Jeep/Van/ Coach)
Max Elevation: 5620m
Culture: Tibetan Lifestyle,
Route: Lhasa - Shigatse - Saga- Manasarover - Darchen - Derapuk- Zutulpuk- Saga- Kerong-Kathmandu
Best Season: April to June and August to November
Duration: 11 Days days
Mt Kailash tour Via Lhasa is a wonderful tour into one of the most classic and exotic wilderness of sacred Tibet that let you visualize some of the most fascinating cultural and natural beauty around. Lhasa (3650m) the capital city of Tibet and one of the most popular and beautiful Himalayan city of the world. Lhasa is flourished with ancient and historic sites, Buddhist monasteries, beautiful lakes, temples, museum and more.
Mt Kailash the holy land of Lord Shiva, one of the most holy Hindu religion site of the world. Touring to Mt Kailash will let you enjoy the mystical view of a holy Mansarovar lake engraved into the wilderness of snow covered landscape.
Mt Kailash Tour via Lhasa starts upon your arrival at Lhasa. Enjoy cultural welcoming programs and explore the city lights at the evening. Visit some of the famous sightseeing places around Lhasa city such as Potala palace, Sera monastery, Drepung monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor market and Norbulingka Palace, Summer Palace of Dalai Lama. This exotic journey into the beautiful Kailash Parwat let you enjoy the classic journey passing high Droma-La Pass (5635m) into the exotic kingdom of Himalayas.
Day 01 : Kathmandu (1,300m) – Lhasa (3,650m)
Departure Transport to Tribhuban Airport and Trans – Himalayan flight to Tibet (Gongaar airport) (1hr.) Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Hotel.
Day 02 : In Lhasa: Full Day Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa/ Acclimatization
Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar – O/N at Hotel.
Day 03 :Drive Lhasa – Shigatse (350 km – 8/9 Hrs). After breakfast in your hotel drive to Shigatse which is the 2nd largest city of Tibet. Built in 1447 by the first Dalai lama the Tashilampo Monastery in Shigatse is a very important monastery in Tibet as it is known as seat of the Panchan Lama O/N at Hotel.
Day 04 : Drive Shigatse – Saga (450km – 9 hours).We start an early morning drive to Saga, please note this will be a long drive but on the way we can make enough stop and lunch. O/N at Local Guest House.
Day 05 : Drive Saga – Lake Manasarovar (410km – 8 Hours) This is an auspicious day for all of us having first glimpse of the Holy lake Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash from The Horr Chu pass. Stay in Chiu Gompa, O/N at Guest House
Day 06 : Lake Manasarover to Darchen ( 4600m) 53km
Visit Chiu Gompa and explore Lake Mnasarover then drive to Darchen. Preparation day for the Kora O/N at Local Guest House.
Day 07 : Darchen to Derapuk (4750m) 19km
Drive to Serchung and start Kora ( trek) to Depapuk O/N at Local Guest House.
Day 08 : Derakuk- Dolmala (5620m)- Zutulpuk 20km
Continue trek to Zutulphul cross over dolma- la Pass O/N at Local Guest House.
Day 09 : Zutulphuk to Darchen to Saga
Finish third day of Kailash kora and reach at Saga. Trek about 10 Km to the point and take your transportation to drive back Saga via Darchen O/N at Guest House.
10 : Saga to Kerong
Drive to Kerong O/N at Hotel.
Day 11 : Kerong to Kathmandu
After necessary border formalities, Drive to Kathmandu End service.