Tibet Kailash Mansarovar Group Tour 13 Days
Tibet Kailash Mansarovar Group Tour via Lhasa and Everest Base Camp is a complete tour package that covers major attractions of Tibet including Lhasa, Everest Base Camp and Mt Kailash Manasarovar. Enjoy the amazing view of Tibetan Himalayas driving on scenic countryside of Tibet. Experience the Buddhist prayer ceremonies in the monastery of Tibet, visit the homes of local Tibetans and nomad and understand the Tibetan life and their religion.
Kailash Mansarovar Tour 2017 starts from Lhasa meeting with all the fellow group travelers in Lhasa since group members are coming to Lhasa Tibet both from Nepal and mainland China. On Lhasa Kailash group tour package you will have 3 nights in Lhasa visiting important historical sites of Lhasa, and then continue drive to Kailash Manasarovar tour via Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse and Everest Base Camp. After enjoy the great view of the north face of Mt Everest Base Camp, we continue drive to western Tibet across the Tibetan highlands following the great Yarlung Tsangpo river valley to the holy land Mt Kailash and Manasarovar Lake.
The lofty mountain Kailash is the center of the Universe. Kailash Manasarovar is holy and sacred pilgrimage sites of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, Bon - native religion in Tibet and Jainism. Mount Kailash shaped like a pyramid with symmetrical sides became the center of worship for four religious sects a long time ago including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Bon, which is also the Mount Olympus in the east, a fascinated place for tens of thousands pilgrims of china, India, Nepal and other countries of the world
After exploring the surrounding area of Kailash Manasarovar, and a complete 3 day trekking of Kailash Kora, continue travel back to Lhasa and either fly back or overland drive to Kathmandu via Kodari or Kerung border. We heartily invite you all to join this epic Kathmandu Lhasa Kailash group tour on our fixed departure dates. We love to see you in mail with all the necessary travel information of Tibet Lhasa Kailash tour package cost and itinerary.
Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa
Welcome to Tibet. Meet your Tibetan guide at airport or train station, and drive to hotel in Lhasa. Enjoy a free day in Lhasa on your own.
Day 2/3: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa
Enjoy the 2 full day Lhasa sightseeing tour; visit the historical and cultural importance places of Lhasa city like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Norbulinka palace and Barkhor Street.
Day 4: Lhasa - Shigatse (10 hrs, 370km)
Breakfast and on your way to Shigatse, stop to tour the Gyantse historical town includes Kumbum Stupa, Gyantse fortress and Pelkor Choede monastery. Also enjoy a great view of Yamdrok Lake and Karo La glacier we stop tour in Gyantse.
Day 5: Xigatse to Saga (8/9hrs, 460km)
Enjoy the sunrise view on the top of Mount Everest and the giant pyramid view of Mount Everest in front of you at Rongbuk monastery, breakfast and continue drive to Saga via Peiku Tso Lake (4600m). Overnight at local guesthouse of Saga
Day 6: Saga to Lake Manasarovar to Darchen (9/10 hrs, 550 km)
Breakfast and drive to Darchen via Drongpa and Manasarovar Lake is the holy lake of Tibetan and Hinduism. You can relax around the lake shore and experience the natural beauty of the lake. In late afternoon, we will reach Darchen, a small town at the foot of Mt. Kailash. Tour guide will assist tourists to arrange trekking yaks and porters and doing some preparation for your following 3 days trekking around Mt. Kailash. Overnight at local guesthouse in Darchen town.
Day 7: Trek Day 1 - Darchen to Drirapuk (6.5 hrs, 11km)
Drive 8km by an environment-friendly bus (40 minutes) to Sarshung, where porters are waiting for their clients, and we trek to Drirapuk (4920m). Stay overnight at the tent guesthouse of monastery.
Day 8: Trek Day 2 - Drirapuk to Zuthulpuk (22km, 12 hours)
Breakfast and trek to Zhuthulpuk. This is the hardest and most tough trek crosses the Dolma-La pass (5630m) lying 6.4km ahead but 762m above Drirapuk. After taking a rest at the top of Dolma-La pass, you will descend staircase bringing you to Lhachu valley floor, taking about one hour from the pass, and the continue trek to Zuthulpuk. Stay overnight at the tent guesthouse of monastery.
Day 9: Trek Day 3 - Zuthulpuk to Darchen (11km, 7 hours)
Today, we will go through Milarepa's cave, where the temple and shrines have been built around. Then we walk back to Darchen is easy and the exit from the valley can be reached within three hours. At the ending point of the valley, the driver will come to pick you up and take you back to Darchen. Stay overnight at the local guesthouse at Tarchen.
Day 10: Darchen to Saga (530Km, 14 hours)
Drive back along the incoming road to Saga.
Day 11: Saga to Shigatse.
Breakfast and drive to Xigatse.
Day 12: Shigatse to Lhasa.
Breakfast and drive to Lhasa.
Day 13: Lhasa Airport or Train Station.
Breakfast and Tibetan tour guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board. Say good bye to Tibet Himalayas and Lhasa.
- Airport pick up and departure transfer
- Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet
- All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary
- English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide shared in your group
- Comfortable, clean and safe vehicle with reliable Tibetan local driver
- Twin Sharing accommodation with breakfast
- Tourist accident/casualty insurance
- First aid kit
- Flight or Train ticket
- Lunch and dinner during Tibet tour, it costs about USD 3-15 per person for one meal in Tibet.
- Tips for tour guide and driver
- Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip), optional tour activities, etc.