Kailash Tour via Lhasa
Taking holy bath in Mansarovar Lake and offering prayers to Mount Kailash is the utmost pilgrimage for a devout to emancipate the soul. Revered as the Shangri-La by many travelers – pilgrims and globe trotters alike – these sites are one of the must-visit destinations on globe.
For the atheists Mount Kailiash and Lake Mansarovar are one of most astounding piece of natural beauty that brings together symmetry and natural bliss. And for the faithful, these are pilgrimages where they feel the presence of the almighty and get the opportunity to be one with- whatever their faith. After all, our heart finds our true faith in natural bliss.
Arriva at Kathmandu Airport. Welcome by our office representative and transfer to Hotel. Further program briefing in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.
Kathmandu city sightseeing in the morning (Pashupatinath & Budhanilakantha). Afternoon shopping & preparation for the trip. Overnight at Hotel.
KATHMANDU TO LHASA
After the breakfast, transfer to Kathmandu Airport and fly to Lhasa (3650m). On arrival at Lhasa Airport, welcome by our office representative and transfer to the Hotel. Free day for acclimatization. Overnight at Hotel.
After the breakfast we will proceed to visit Potala Palace, Sear Monastery, Drepung Monastery and Jokhang Temple. Overnight at Hotel.
LHASA – SIGASTE (270KM/5 HRS)
After the breakfast, drive to Xigatse (3850m). Visit Tashi Lumpo Monastery (one of the biggest monastery in Tibet). Overnight at Hotel.
SIGASTE – LHATSE- SAGA (500KM/9 HRS)
After the breakfast drive to Saga (4500m) via Lhatse. We will serve packed lunch on the way. Saga is situated on the bank of the Holy River Brahmaputra. Overnight at Hotel.
SAGA-DONGBA-PARYANG-MANSAROVAR (4560M/480KM/7 HRS)
After the breakfast, drive to Mansarovar via Dongba and Paryang. From the check point we will do parikrama and holy bath in Lake Mansarovar. Overnight at Guesthouse.
MANSAROVAR TO DARCHEN (4620M/40KM)
In the morning perform Puja, Hawan and holy bath in Lake Mansarovar. After having lunch, drive to Darchen for about one hour. Darchen is base camp of Mt. Kailash and from there you can see south face of Kailsh Parvat. Overnight at Hotel.
DARCHEN TO DIRAPHUK (4860M/6 HRS)
After the breakfast at Hotel, drive to Yamadwar (08 km) and trek to Diraphuk about 05-06 hrs. Those who are unable to trek, they will have darshan of Yamdwaar and Kailash Parvat and drive back to Darchen for night halt. From Diraphuk you can have best view of Kailash North face. Overnight at Guesthouse.
DIRAPHUK –DOLMA LA PASS (5630M) –GAURIKUNDA LAKE – ZUTHULPHUK (4760M/9-10 HRS)
Early morning, after having light breakfast, we will start our journey to Zuthulphuk (4760m) via crossing the Dolma-La Pass. On the way we can see Gaurikund Lake. Overnight at Guesthouse.
ZUTHULPHUK –DARCHEN –SAGA (500KM)
This day we will complete our Parikrama (Kora) of Mt. Kailash. Early morning trek to Darchen Bus Stand. After having breakfast at Darchen, drive back to Saga for about 07 hours. Overnight at Hotel.
SAGA LHATSE -SIGASTE (500KM)
After having breakfast drive to Sigatse via Lhatse. Overnight at Hotel.
SIGATSE TO LHASA (270KM)
After the breakfast drive to Lhasa. Rest of time free for shopping or individual activities. Overnight at Hotel.
After the breakfast drive to Lhasa Airport and fly to Kathmandu. Rest of the time is free for shopping or individual activities. Overnight at Hotel.
Last day of the tour, transfer to Airport for onward journey.