Kailash Mansarovar Group Tour, Kailash Manasarovar Yatra
- Kailash Mansarovar Group Tour 2020 Departure Dates, Price.
Kailash Mansarovar tour is a 13 days spiritual tour in Tibet. This is also a fly in, drive out tour starts in Lhasa, and ends in Kathmandu. Mount Kailash is the holiest mountain in the world by Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, Bon and Jainism. Manasarovar Lake is also one of the holiest lakes in the world.
Mount Kailash is the abode of Lord Shiva. A few thousand pilgrims do Kailash Mansarovar Yatra every year. Kailash Mansarovar tour is mainly known for doing a parikrama of Mount Kailash and taking a holy dip in the Mansarovar Lake. These relieve pilgrims of any sins and bringing salvation to them.
After the difficult trek to reach Mount Kailash, pilgrims requires to circumambulate the Mount Kailash. This trekking around in clockwise or anti-clockwise direction is known as parikrama. For those who cannot do it on foot, there is an option of hiring a yak or a pony.
Mansarovar Lake is the highest freshwater lake in the world, at a height of 4500 metres, stands at the foot of the sacred Mount Kailash. It considers one of the holiest lakes in Asia and is an important part of the yatra. The lake changes its colors. While it is clear blue near the shores, it changes to an emerald green color towards the center. The lake looks absolutely stunning in moonlight.
The Other attractions of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra are Gauri Kund also known as the Lake of Compassion, Yam Dwar, the initial point from where the parikrama starts, Asthapad–the bottom of the sacred mountain and Tarboche, the flagpole with numerous prayer flags, a very important part of Tibetan spirituality.
Kailash Mansarovar tour is the holiest and most popular pilgrimage tour for the followers of Hindu and Jain religions. Not only pilgrims but seeker of adventure and peace also visit Mount Kailash for trekking and meditation since Mt Kailash is one of the greatest source of positive energies on the earth. Being a Kailash group tour operator for Kailash Mansarovar tour, we offer 13 days Kailash Mansarovar tour itinerary with fixed departure dates of 2020 and amazing deals for you.
Day 1: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3600m)
Kathmandu to Lhasa by flight or China to Lhasa by flight or train. Upon arrival in the Lhasa Gongar Airport or Train Station, guide receive you there and drive to Lhasa downtown. Have a rest in Lhasa to acclimatize the high altitude. Stay overnight in Lhasa, 3 star standard hotel.
Day 2-3 : Lhasa Sightseeing tour
2 days Lhasa tour visit fabulous historic sites of Lhasa such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery. In Potala palace, you can explore the grandest of these myriad chapels, its audience halls, the jeweled and Golden burial chortens (stupa Tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, and the tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, thangkas, combinations of the mandala, figures of the Buddha. Stay overnight in Lhasa, 3 star standard hotel.
Day 4: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Gyantse - Shigatse (3900m, 7 hrs, 370km)
Breakfast and group overland tour passes by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, drive across pass Gangbala (5030m), we move westwards to Tibet's traditional town - Gyantse and finally reach to Shigatse. There are many sites to see today, among them, the most important attractions are Yamdro-tso Lake, and Kubum Monastery in Gyantse. Yamdro-tso Lake is shaped like coiling scorpion with deep blue in color and Kubum Monastery has a 35 m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown-like golden dome. Stay overnight in Manasarovar Hotel
Day 5: Shigatse - Rongbuk Monastery(5200m, 8 hrs, 340km)
Morning in Shigatse, you will visit the famous Tashi Lhunpo Monastery where you can see the well preserved largest statue of Jampa, future god in the world. The monastery itself is abiding place for the successive Panchen Lamas. We drive to Rongbuk via Tingri through 90km new winding road in the mountains. On the way from Tingri to EBC, you can enjoy the stunning mountain scenery; pass the wild grassland, the torrent, and soaring mountains. If it is in clear weather, you can see the panorama of Himalaya range and among mountains you can see 4 mountains which are 8000m high and more to enjoy like Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Qowowuyag (8201m) and Mt Makalu (8463m) at the mountain pass Gyawula Pass (5180m). If the weather is good and time allows, you will have a chance to see the majestic view of the golden summit of Mt. Everest at sunset. Stay overnight at Tent Guest House
Day 6: Rongphu Monastery - Everest Base Camp - Saga (4400m, 10 hrs, 460km)
In the morning, you will visit Mount Everest Base Camp, the magnificent Mt. Everest is standing in the sky like a huge white pyramid, thus you are standing at the top of the world. Take pictures here before getting back to Rongpuk. In late morning, we need to take the old Tingri road to Saga County. From the old Tingri, you can see the Mountain Everest ,Cho Oyo, and Shishapangma which is at 8012m. The main road passes through the desolate plain of Digurtang, and the closely neighboring snow peaks of Shishapangma and Langtang to the south. Leaving the bum-chu basin, and then ascends into the depression of Pelkhu-tso (4600m), a cobalt blue lake. We continue drive to Saga, a small town 69km from the Phelgu-tso. Stay overnight in Saga Xibuyizhan Hotel or Mu Linsen Hotel
Day 7: Saga to Darchen (4800 m, 9 hrs, 450 km)
Moving towards the Drongba County, the region around the sources of Brahmaputra River, which is about 167km from the Saga town. In the late afternoon, we will reach Darchen, a small town at the base of Mt. Kailash. The tour guide will help clients to make a reservation of porters and Yaks if clients need, and the cost will be addtional and do some preparation for your following 3 days trekking around Mt.Kailash. Stay overnight in Tarchen Chongqing Hotel
Day 8: Trek Day 1: Darchen to Drirapuk (4900m, 6.5 hrs, 11km)
8 kilometers after leaving Darchen with Eco-bus for 20 minutes, we get to a village called Sershung, where porters are waiting for their clients. From here we begin our trek around Mt.Kailash, during your trek you can see a lot of pilgrims prostrating along the path and plies of Mani stones, small scenic sites and west face of Mt. Kailash. On the way, there are some tent shops you can refresh yourself and drink some soft drinks. First day's trek ends at guest house on the opposite side of Dirapuk Monastery. If you have more energy, you can visit Dirapuk Monastery on your own. From the guesthouse, you can have stunning view of north face of Mt. Kailash. Stay overnight at the guesthouse
Day 9: Trek Day 2: Drirapuk to Zutulpuk (4600m,18 km, 9-10 hours)
The second-day is the hardest and most tough circuit with the Dolma-la Pass lying 6.4km ahead. The peak of Dolma-la pass is about 5630m above sea level, so it is better to set off early in the morning as the sun rays break over the ridges above. After taking a rest at the peak of Dolma-la pass, you will descend staircase bringing you to Lhachu Valley floor, on the way you can see the small beautiful lake called Khandotso. From here it is still four hours trekking to the today's final destination with no shelters on the way. the second day trek's destination is Zutulpuk. if have energy, you can visit the Zutulpuk Monastery and its miracle cave of Milarepa. Stay overnight at the guesthouse
Day 10: Trek Day 3: - Zutulpuk to Darchen (4800 m, 11km, 4 hours)
We continue our Kora to Darchen, is easy and the exit from the valley can be reached within 4 hours walk. At the ending point of the valley, you can take the ECO-friendly bus to Darchen nearly 4km.
After trekking, we may drive to Chui Gompa (4560 m). Besides taking bath in the Holy Lake Mansarovar, you will also have free time for puja if you are Hinduist or like to do it. After all this if time permits you can have a bath in the hot spring water at the lakeside additional charges for bathing in Hot Spring not covered in the package. Bath and hot spring may arrange in the morning of Day 11, which is optional and is based on time and physical condition of tourists after the trek. We may not organize such activities if the weather is not so good and less than half of the tourists are willing to do this. Stay overnight in Tarchen Chongqing Hotel
Day 11: Darchen to Saga (4600m, 530 km, 14 hours)
Drive from Darchen to Saga and stay overnight in Saga Xibuyizhan Hotel or Mu Linsen Hotel.
Day 12: Saga to Kyirong(3200m, 5-6 hrs, 300 km)
Today, you will go exit China in the afternoon after 5-6 hours driving from Saga to Chinese Kyirong border, also called Rashuwaghadi in Nepal, living in the border to wait for the Nepalese driver to pick you up in the next morning. From Saga to Kyirong border, you will find a whole new world quite different than the snow land, waterfall, flourish forest, deep gorges accompany you traveling all the way. The most amazing view is the snow-capped mountains standing behind the forest, which makes scenery take varied forms. Overnight in the hostel at Rashuwaghadi, the border town in Nepal side.
Day 13: Rasuwaghadi to Kathmandu (1300m,, 8-9 hrs, 130 km)
The road between the border to Kathmandu is small, it takes 8-9 hours driving to Kathmandu, you are free to stop anywhere on the road if it is safe to park and enjoy the mountain view. Tour ends in Kathmandu, the driver will send you to your reserved hotel.
- 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 if you are a solo traveler, you need to share one room with another tourist of same sex in most cases.
- Tourist accident/casualty insurance
- First aid kit
- Company service charge, and government taxes
- 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
- Single room supplement.
- 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.