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Tibet Kailash Mansarovar Tour 17 Days, Price, Dates Of 2017

  • Overview

Tibet Kailash Mansarovar  17 days group tour with Guge Kingdom brings an ultimate experience of Tibet. This Lhasa Kailash Mansarovar tour will  have a religious atmosphere, exotic culture and architecture. Enjoy the lofty snow-capped mountain and countless stunning alpine lakes will refresh your understanding of mysterious Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Lake.

Tibet Mount Kailash Mansarovar Tour starts with the visit of Samye Monastery, the source of Tibetan Buddhism in Brahmaputra River Valley, and then covers a must-see attractions of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera and Drepung Monastery. After that the tour move westward to Ngari prefecture visit sacred Manasarovar Lake and its surrounding. We then explore lost civilization of Guge Kingdom in Guge Valley of western Tibet. This region  is very much closed with Simikot, the western trans-Himalaya region of Nepal.  Around the holy Mt. Kailash Trekking takes you the world’s center to people of many religions. After Kailash Mansarovar Tour, the group will move back to Tingri visit Everest Base Camp Tibet and Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world. Tibet Kailash Mansarovar Tour will end in Lhasa with a visit of Pelkor Chode and Kumbum Stupa in Gyantse and Yamdrok Lake on the way drive back to Lhasa.

Mount Kailash is the holy mountain in Tibet. It is considered by Buddhists to be the abode of the deity Chakrasamvara. If you make 108 circulations of Mt Kailash, you will then reach in enlightenment form it is believe by the Hindu faith. There is no place more powerful for practice, more blessed, and more marvelous than Mt Kailash and Manasarovar. We are happy to welcome all Kailash Manasarovar Tour Yatris on our fixed group departure dates of 2017.

Guge Kingdom was an ancient Kingdom in Western Tibet. It is centered now the Zanda County within Ngari Prefecture of Tibet. At various points in history after 10th century AD, the kingdom held over a vast area including south-eastern Zanskar, Upper Kinnaur, and Sutlej valley either by conquest as tributaries. The ruins of the former capital of Guge kingdom are located at Tsaparang in the Sutlej valley not far from Mount Kailash. It is 1,900 km westwards from Lhasa.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa and transfer to Samye Monastery.
Welcome to Tibet, a high Himalayan land of diverse Buddhist culture and settle in to your hotel in Samye. 
Day 2: Samye to Lhasa
Breakfast and get to know Samye Monastery and its surrounding -five sacred mountain of Tibet. In the afternoon drive to Lhasa, and excursion visit to Sera monastery in Lhasa. Stay overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa 
Breakfast and guided Lhasa city tour visits Potala Palace, the wonder of Tibet and explore it. Later after lunch, we visit Jokhang temple, and explore around Barkhor Street, the old Tibetan market, enjoy a shopping strolling around there.
Day 4: Lhasa - Shigatse (3,900m)
Travel to Shigatse, the second biggest town of Tibet making stops along the way at Yamdrok Lake and Gyantse. Enjoy the scenery of Yamdrok Lake and visit Pelkor Choede and Gyantse Kumbum monastery in Gyantse.
Day 5: Shigatse - Tashilunmpo - Saga (4500m)
Visit Tashilunmpo Monastery once the biggest monastery in Tibet, and then drive to Saga, the gateway small town to Kailash Manasarovar tour.
Day 6: Saga – Lake Manasarovar (4557m)
Drive to the holy lake of Manasarovar and enjoy free time to explore its beauty surrounding of monastery, beaches and great view of Mt Kailash. O/N at a guest house on the lake.
Day 7: Manasarovar – Zanda valley (3500m) 
Bathe in the waters of Lake Manasarovar, and continue drive to Guge kingdom of the Zanda Valley. Enjoy a free afternoon in Guge valley.
Day 8: Toling - Guge - Tsaprang (3500m)
A full day sightseeing tour of Zanda valley explores the Toling and Tsaprang, the old capital city of Guge kingdom.
Day 9: Travel to Darchen (4600m)
After breakfast drive to Darchen. Have a good rest and prepare for the Kailash Kora.
Day 10: Kailash Trek (4920m) Dirapuk.
Enjoy the first day of Kailash kora trek to Dirapuk (4910m) which is 20 km takes about 6-7 hours of walking.
Day 11: Kailash Trek (5600 - 4800 m) Zuthulpuk.
The most difficult day of the second day of Kailash kora trek cross Dromala-La (5600 m). You can visit the monastery. Stay overnight in the guest house.
Day 12: Zuthulpuk – Paryang
The final day of the Kailash Kora - "final straight" road goes to Darchen, lunch. Then move to Paryang.
Day 13: Paryang - Tingri
Breakfast and continue a long drive back to Tingri.
Day 14: Tingri - Rongbuk Monastery 
Breakfast and drive to Rongbuk Monastery. Enjoy a day hiking to Mount Everest Base Camp, and back to Rongbuk monastery for night halt.
Day 15: Rongbuk - Shigatse
Breakfast and start a long drive back to Shigatse. Enjoy a free time on your own.
Day 16: Shigatse - Gyantse – Lhasa
Breakfast and continue travel to Lhasa via Gyantse visiting Gyantse Fortress, Pelkor Chode monastery and Kumbum stupa of Gyantse.
Day 17: Departure
Breakfast and transfer to the airport or train station in Lhasa for your flight to Nepal Kathmandu or China.

Cost Info

Cost Includes

  • 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

Cost Excludes

  • 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.