TMT.Kailash (6714m) is the most sacred mountain in Asia. It is believed to be the physical embodiment of the mythical Mt Meru, said to be the centre of the universe or ‘navel of the world’. Mt. Meru is depicted as a mandala, and its image occurs throughout both Buddhist and Hindu parts of Asia. Mt Kailas is holy to followers of four religions. To Hindus, Kailash is the abode of Shiva and nearby Manasarobar Lake is the means or soul of Brahma. Tibetans call Kailas Kang Rimpoche. Jains worship it as Mt Ashtapada, the peak from which the religion’s founder, Rishabanatha, achieved spiritual liberation. Followers of Bon-Po, the ancient pre- Buddhist shamanistic religion of Tibet, revere Kailas as the soul of Tibet. Mt. Kailash has long been an object of worship for four Major religious, for Hindu, it is thedomain of Shiva, It is also the abode of samsara-a multiarmed, wrathful deity worshipped in the Chakrasamvara Tantric cycle of Tibetan Buddhism. The joins of India also reverse the mountain as the site at which the first of their saints emancipated. And in the ancient Bon religion of Tibet, Kailash was the sacred nine storeys Swastika Mountain, upon which the Banpo founder Shenrab alighted from heaven. The 53 Km. Kailash circuit is the holiest of all-Hindu as well as Buddist pilgrimages and the beacon, which draws most traveller to western Tibet. It is said that a single Parikarma erases the accumulated sins of a lifetime.
Day 01: Katmandu (1300 pts.) Arrival
our representative will meet at the airport and escort to the Hotel, Program briefing at the evening, dinner, overnight stay in Katmandu.
Day 02: Katmandu
Early morning optional Himalayan mountain flight tour. After breakfast start to Katmandu sightseeing including Pashupatinath and BudhaNikanthDarshan, back to hotel and rest of the day is free for shopping and packing, overnight stay in Katmandu.
Day 03: Katmandu to Nyalam (3700 pts. – 160kms.)
This is the first day of the Yatra. Very early with pack breakfast depart from Katmandu to China border by reserved tourist coach. It takes about 05 hours. Our agent will complete customs formalities and check into Tibet – an autonomous part of China. After lunch drive to a small Tibetan town called Nyalam.Overnight stay at Guest House. Breakfast and dinner in camp side and packed lunch will be provided prepare by our escorts
Day 04: Nyalam Full day acclimatization
Full day free for anexcursiontoNyalam city.
Day 05: Nyalam to Dongba/ Paryang (4500mts. – 375kms)
After breakfast drive from Nylam to Dongba for about 08:00 hours.Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
Day 06: Dongba/Paryang (4500mts. – 335kms) to Mansarovar –
After breakfast drive from Dongba to Mansarovar 07:00 hours. Conducting MansarovarParikrama vehicle. This is the first-day stay at the bank of the Manasarovar Lake. This is the first-day stay at the bank of the Manasarovar Lake, Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
Day 07: Mansarovar to Darchen (4600mts. – 110kms.)
We will choose the special point to take adip in Manasarovar Lake and conducting Pooja, Dhawan and spiritual activities according to your tradition. Drive around 2.30 hrs to Darchen and overnight stay at Guesthouse. Astapad excursion can be done at extra cost.
Day 08: Darchen to Diraphuk (4890mts. – 12kms.)
This is the first day of KailashParikrama. We should start our journey after breakfast as early as possible. This day we drive up to thegurdwara and start walking continuously for about 6 to 7 hours. A horse can be hired at extra cost those who cannot walk. Yak will carry the kitchen utensils and equipment. Overnight stay at mud house or tent on the basis of availability.
Day 09: Diraphuk to Zhulthulphuk (4790mts. – 22kms.) –
This day is bit complex journey and we have to pass Dolma-La Pass, which is 5400 meter in height, The weather is unpredictable in Doma-la Pass and at any time snowstorm can fall. So we try to start our journey as early as possible. In route, we can have Darshan of Gaurikund but it is very difficult to go and touch. Overnight stay at mud house or tent on the basis of availability.
Day 10: Zhulthulphuk to Paryang
We will Trek down to Darchen, catch our vehicle and Drive to Mansarovar fill up spiritual jail, later our tour starts back for Kathmandu following the same route and thesame system applies for all subjects of our accommodation and meal Overnight stay at aguesthouse in Paryang.
Day 11: Paryang to Nyalam
Drive back to Nyalam, which is the last stay in Tibet part.
Day 12: Nyalam to Katmandu
After customsformalities, we will be picked up by Nepal side and continue to drive to Kathmandu for about 05.00 hours and check in at Hotel.
Day 13: Morning check out hotel, transfer to airport, catch flight for next Destination
Options for early departure or you use your extra day for Himalayan mountain flight, Manakamana road trip, or Muktinath tour
Arrival& Departure transportation at Destination.
Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Budhanilkantha.
3 nights hotel at Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with all meals 9 night Tibet side with all meals.
Transfer to Kodari by tourist bus
Tibet side: accommodation in decent hotel/tents
While camping we provide two-man tents, mattresses, sleeping bag & camping equipment like dining & toilet tents
Pure vegetarian meals, Bus & support trucks
English speaking Tibetan guide
Gamow bag, oxygen, basic first-aid kit
Kailash permit & normal Tibet/China visa fee.
Kodari land tax.
All beverages, Photography charges and Telephone calls
Travel Insurance for clients
Emergency evacuation expenses.
Riding Yak/Horse for KailashParikrama (direct payable to Yak/horse herder)
Extra cost in the event of landslide for hiring additional transportation
Expenses of personal urgent visa fee etc& Services other than specified.
Tibet Overland Tour(7 Nights / 8 Days)
Tibet Overland Tour(7 Nights / 8 Days)
Exploration of the Tibetan capital, you visit the Potala (open on Wed, Fri and sun), the monumental palace of Kings and Dalai Lamas, with its numerous chapels. The view of the holy city from the roofs is unforgettable. Excursion to the Sera and Drepung monasteries which were amidst the largest monastic institutions in the world.
The Chorten tombs of three Dalai Lamas are sited at Drepung. A serum is one of the best-preserved monasteries in Tibet.
Day 01: Kathmandu-Lhasa (3600m)
Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa airport and transfer to hotel. You will spend rest of the day for acclimatization in Lhasa. Overnight at hotel
Day 02-04: Sightseeing in Lhasa (3,600):
Full day sightseeing tour of Lhasa visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, BarkhorBazaar, Norbulingka, Sera and Drepung Monastery.Overnight at hotel
Day 05: Drive Lhasa to Gyantse (3650m) 261 km,
full day picturesque drive crossing over high passes like Karola (5,010) and Kambala (4,794) via Yamdrok lake (turquoise lake) and the Tibetan lifeline river Yarlung. Overnight at hotel
Day 06: Drive Gyangtse to Shigatse (3900m) 90 km,
A.M. Visit Phalcho and Kumbum monastery in Gyangtse.P.M. drive to Shigatse.Overnight at hotel
Day 07: Drive Shigatse to Xegar, 240 km,
it takes 7 hours drive crossing over the highest pass of Gyatso La (5,220m), and visit Sakya Monastery. Drive another 30km from the main road to Xegar.
Day 08: Drive Xegar to Zhangmu, 270 km,
After breakfast cross over the friendship bridge into Nepal side. From the Kodariborder, you will be transported to Kathmandu by vehicle.
Tibet Travel Permit & Group Visa
Twin share accommodation in standard hotels (3star hotel) in Lhasa.
Tours and transfers with English/Chinese speaking guide
Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.
All land transport using Private Land Cruiser.
Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa and Kathmandu.
Nepal visa fees (if applicable – please note GRATIS visa fee for Nepal for max- 3 nights)
Flight ticket: Kathmandu – Lhasa
All hotels and meals in Nepal.
Airport taxes and excess baggage charges.
EXTRAS – as applicable (not included in the itinerary)