15 DAYS LHASA MT.KAILASH MANSARAVOR YATRA -2019
Route : KTM – Lhasa- Kailash - Lhasa - KTM
Duration : 15 Days
Hotel : 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu 4 star hotel in Tibet
Group Size : 17-35 per group
Trip Note: This itinerary is based on Indian Passport in case of Foreign Passport other than Indian; they must reach at Kathmandu 3 working days prior to tour date start date for Visa Process and the extra day’s accommodation is not included in this package.
High Lights of Trip:
1.Day visit of Historical Places in Kathmandu Valley.
2. Both way flight Kathmandu / Lhasa / Kathmandu
3. Exploration of historical and cultural city of Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse and Pilgrimage site of Kailash Manasarovar.
4. 3 Days trekking around of Mount Kailash by crossing 6714 mt Dolma La Pass.
5. Exploration typical life style of nomad peoples and roof of the world.
DAY 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU (1310 M). (D, HOTEL YAK & YETI OR SIMILAR)
Welcome you at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Our representative will greet you and escort you to the hotel for check-in and stay overnight.
DAY 02: KATHMANDU VALLEY SIGHTSEEING AND TRIP PREPARATION.
(B, L, D YAK & YETI OR SIMILAR)
After breakfast sightseeing of major heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. Visit holy temple Pashupatinath, Swoyanbhunath stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Squire (world heritage site). Back to hotel and stay at trip briefing. After you will have free time for shopping and packing for your trip. Overnight at Hotel
DAY 03: FLY KATHMANDU – LHASA TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT FOR YOUR FLIGHT TO LHASA. (B, L, D HOTEL GYANG GYAN OR SIMILAR)
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 04: SIGHTSEEING IN LHASA. (B, L, D HOTEL GYANG GYAN OR SIMILAR)
Visit Lhasa today. Potala palace, an oldest palace of Dalai Lama, Norbulinka palace, the first Buddhist’s temple of Tibet and Drepung Monastery.
DAY 05: DRIVE LHASA - SHIGATSE (3900). (B, L, D FOUR STARS HOTEL)
Further, our way lays in 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 in 1447), visiting of a temple of the Buddha of the future - Maytreya and also other temples of a monastery. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 06: DRIVE SHIGATSE - LHATSE - SAGA (ALTITUDE 4050 M.) OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL
The journey today brings you over two high of more than 5000 miter passes with fine views. For overnight we stop in the town of Lhatse. other things like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keep you busy. By the late afternoon you will cross Bhramha Purtra River way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for night.
DAY 07: DRIVE TO MANASAROVER VIA PARYANG (4558M) 277KM 8 HOURS, OVERNIGHT AT GUEST HOUSE (B, L, D)
Day starts with full of excitement, by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Here, a small village nearby Lake Manasarover, we will spend a night there.
DAY 08: EXPLORATION OF LAKE MANASAROVAR AND DRIVE TO TARCHEN (14975FT) 40KM. (B, L, D HIMALAYA HOTEL OR SIMILAR)
Manasarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility 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 (walking around).
DAY 09: KAILASH PARIKRAMA. DRIVE TO VALLEY OF THE GOD AND TREK TO DERAPUK/4909M. OVERNIGHT AT GUEST HOUSE (B, L, D)
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 (B, L, D)
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. 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 (B, L, D)
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 TO SHIGATSE. OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL (B, L, D FORU STAR 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 (B, L, D GYANG GYAN HOTEL OR SIMILAR)
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 (B, L, D HOTEL YAK & YETI OR SIMILAR)
Early in the morning drive to Gonggar Airport from Lhasa. It is 90 km and takes 2 hours. Reach Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Rest Evening feedback regarding the trip.
DAY 15: FINAL DEPARTURE TO HOME OR FURTHER PROGRAM IN NEPAL (B, L)
We drop you to International airport for your final departure. Or continue for your further trip in Nepal.
PACKAGE PRICE ON PER PERSON:
TOUR COST PER PAX
Group Joining Basis for NRI or Indian Passport Holder:
US$ 3500.00Per Person
01.Airports pick up and drop services.
02.Double sharing full board basis 5 star hotel in Kathmandu, as per itinerary.
03.A visit of Pashupatinath Temple and Budhanilkantha.
04. Kathmandu / Lhasa / Kathmandu by China Airlines.
05.Transport by 4W Japanese Land Cruiser / Haice or Tourist Bus as per group sizes/Truck for Luggage.
06..Nepali Team Leader and Supporting Sherpa Team and Medical Insurance of staffs.
07..English speaking Tibetan guide, Chinese visa fee of Client and staff.
08..Veg. Indian meals during the trip and Guesthouses and camping charges in Tibet.
09.Duffel Bag (a large bag to keep the yatris luggage for the trip) Gore-Tex Jacket (returnable after trip).
10..All camping and cooking equipment.
11.Yak for Kailash parikrama luggage only and All entrance and conservation fee of Tibet.
12.Gamow bag oxygen and oxy- meter for safety.
13.All the private vehicles are not allowed; So Chinese Eco Deluxe Buses are provided by the Tibet Tourism Company,
01.Air Ticket to Kathmandu & return from / to your home country.
02. Nepal Entry visa fee for NRIs.
03. Your travel insurance.
04. Rescue and evacuation service.
05. Personal expenses.
06. Horse & porter for riding during the Parikrama.
07. Bottled drinks.
08. Tips for Sherpa staff, guide & driver.
09.Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances.