Kailash Mansarovar tour
Kailash Mansarovar tour is one of the most popular tour in Tibet. Mansarovar Kailash tour include Holy Mansarovar lake & Holy Mt. Kailash. Kailash Mansarovar tour is religious significance tour in Tibet for both Hindu & Buddhist. Kailash Mansarovar tour is known as Kailash Pilgrimage tour in Tibet. Holy Kailash tour is unique and the most highly praised travel destination in Tibet. Lhasa Kailash Mansarovar tour offer superb Himalayan views of Holy Kailash, Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu , Tibet Potala palace, Jhokang temple, Holy Mansarovar lake, Kailash Kora & beautiful landscape of Tibet. According to Hindu myth the most sacred Mt. Kailash formed six millions years ago when the mountains were in their formatting stage. Mt. Kailash is the youngest mountain that lies in Karakuram Range and Naga Parvat. Mount Kailash "Kang Rimpoche"; the sacred pilgrimage of Asia that lies in the South-West of Tibetan autonomous region of China-Nagri is accessible through four routes. Two via Nepal, one route via India and one route via Pakistan.
Kailash Mansarovar tour begins at Tibet Lhasa or Tibet Border kodari. We Himalaya Journey Treks & expedition arrange both option Kailash pilgrimage tour either Kathmandu or Chengdu by flight to Lhasa or Kathamndu Overland journey to Tibet border ( Kodari) as per travelers wish and holiday schedule. May, June , July and August are best month for Tour in Kailash Mansarovar.Holy Mansarovar lake is situated in the south-west corner of Tibet and in the north-west of Nepal. It lies beyond high Himalayas which borders Nepal and China. According to Hindu and Buddisht epics, the four great rivers of the Indian sub-continent, the Indus, Ganga, Sutlej and Brahamaputra actually arise from Mansarover. In reality, only the Sutlej originates from the lake. Mansarover has been circumambulated by the Indian pilgrims at least once in lifetime since being extolled in the sacred Sanskrit literature called the Puranas written 1700 years ago. Legends say that the mother of Buddha, Mayadevi has bathed at Mansarovar by Gods before giving birth to her son. Kailash kora trekking tour is one marvelous travel destination for pilgrimage travelers.
Kailash Mansarovar tour itinerary:
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal
Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition representative will transfer to hotel, Kailash Mansarovar tour briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
Day 02: kathmandu by flight Chengdu Lhasa
In the early morning transfer to airport and fly to Gonggar Airport, 100 km far away from Lhasa, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition Representative will transfer to Lhasa. After lunch, you have free to adapt yourself to the high attitude. (Lhasa is 3650m above the sea level ).
Day 03: Lhasa sightseeing tour
In the morning visit Potala, which was originally constructed in 637 by Songtsen Gampo, the first king of the united Tibet, and later expanded and served as the winter residence of the Dalai Lamas as well as the religious-political nexus of traditional Tibet. The crowds of pilgrims, innumerable magnicent murals, Buddhist statues, scriptures and rare treasuers altogether creat a dense religious and art atmosphere that impresses every visiter. In the afternoon visit Jokhang monastery, the center of the Tibetan Buddhism and the sacred land of Buddhist followers where innumerable pilgrims come for worship everyday. The temple, built in 647, is the earliest wood-and-masonry structure still existing in Tibet. Walk on the Barkhor street surrunding Jokhang, a big free market with its prolific stalls for selling local specialties.
Day04: Sightseeing around Lhasa
In the morning visit Drepung monastery the sacred land of Gelukpa sect., which was created in 1416 and the second, third and fourth Dalai Lama once resided in. In the afternoon visit Sera monastery, which was created in 1419 and has always been an important Buddhist seminary. As rose are planted everywhere in the monastery, it is also called the court of wild rose. Today still 200 lamas live in there.
Day 05: Lhasa Gyantse
Today is a full day picturesque drive crossing over a colorful Yamdrok Lake. Kambala Pass at 4,794 m and Karola Pass at 5,010m. overnight at Gyantse
Day 06:Gyantse Shigatse/Xigatse
After breakfast visit the Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery in Gyantse and then drive to Shigatse(3810 m), the second largest town in Tibet and the capital of Tsang, there visit Tashilunpo monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama built in 1447 and one of the six grand monasteries in Tibet.
Day 07: Shigatse-Latse
Today drive about 5 hours (160km) from Shigatse, youll spend most daytime on the bumpy roads.
Day 08: Latse Saga
A whole days driving, about 300km, to the army town of Saga (4600m). O/N in simple Guesthouse.
Day 09 : Saga Paryang
Today drive to Paryang, 4750m, about 260 km from Saga.
Day 10: Paryang to Holy Mansarovar lake
you can excursion around Holy Mansarovar lake.overnight at Mansarovar lake.
Day 11: Day free for rest, purification bath in the Holy Lake, etc. Overnight in camp.
Day 12: Drive up to Starting point of Kailash Parikarma. Start trek to Dira Puk (4909m.) 18 Kms. 6-7 hrs.Overnight at camp.
Day 13: continue Parikarma trek over Dolmala Pass (5650m.) to Zuthul Puk. 22 Kms. 7-8 hrs. overnight at camp.
Day 14: End Kailash Parikarma near Darchen (4700m) 14 kms. 3-4 hrs.overnight at camp.
Day 15: Drive from Darchen to Paryang (4540 m.) 277 Kms. 7-8 hrs. overnight at camp
Day 16: Drive from Paryang to Saga (4840m.) - 185 kms. 8 hrs. overnight at camp.
Day 17: Drive from Saga to Paigutso (4850m.) - 115 kms. 6-7 hrs. overnight at camp
Day 18: Drive from Paigutso to Nyalam ( 3800m.) - 221kms. 7-8 hrs. overnight at camp
Day 19: Drive from Nyalam to Kodari than drive back to Kathmandu. 165 kms. 7-8 hrs and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel .
Day 20: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visitPashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 21: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or if you have time to stay in Nepal will arrange any other trip such as Chitwan Junlge safari tour, Lumbini tour, Chitwan jungle safari tour , river rafting etc.
Trip Cost: USD $1550 Per person
- Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
- Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder tour Guide.
- kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with guided trip as mentioned in itinerary
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private car as mentioned in itinerary
- Kathamndu International airport drop to catch the Kathmandu Lhasa flight as mentioned in itinerary
- hotel accomodation entire the Kailash Mansarovar tour on BB basis( tourist standard category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
- Tibet Lhasa sightseeing tour with guided trip as mentioned in itinerary
- Tibet Lhasa tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
- sightseeing entrance for Tibet Lhasa tour
- Tibet travel permit as mentioned in itinerary
- Tibet border pick up by private jeep as mentioned in itinerary
- All program as mentioned in itinerary
- Overland transportation
- Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Tour guide, and driver)
- Guide and porter fares and taxes.
- Government Tax and office service charge.
- Kathmandu intetrtnational Airport drop
- Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
- International flight ticket & Kathmandu Lhasa Kathmandu flight ticket
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
- Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal - approx. US$ 24. al equipments
- High risk medical insurance
- Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
- Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
- Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
- Nepal Visa Fee
- Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
- Purely personal nature expenses
- Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).
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