Private kailash Lhasa tour is one of the most loved tour by Traveler who which to visit western and central Tibet. This tour gives you the opportunity to visit Mt Kailash and all the monasteries in central Tibet. The tour starts from Kathmandu, Initially you will be visiting western Tibet Kailash region and then you will end you tour by Visiting Lhasa’s historic place and Monasteries. the tour is about 19 days. In this 19 days we will be exploring best of the best of Tibet has to offer.
We are is now one of few Tibet travel agencies licensed to take Indian tour groups on the Mt. Kailash pilgrimage. This tour is perceive by many of Tibet tour operators to be the no one choice of year 2014. Please look at the detail tour itinerary. We can always make custom made tour to fit your need. please contact us if you are interest.
|Day1||Arrival in Kathmandu|
|Day2||Kathmandu – Nyalam|
|Day3||Nyalam – Peiku-tso|
|Day5||Saga – Paryang|
|Day6||Paryang – Manasarovar|
|Day7||Manasarovar – Darchen|
|Day8||Darchen – Dira Puk|
|Day9||Parikrama – Dromala Pass – Zuthul Puk|
|Day10||Zuthul Puk – Darchen|
|Day11||Darchen – Lake Mansarovar – Paryang|
|Day12||Paryang – Saga|
|Day13||Saga – Lhatse|
|Day14||Lhatse – Shigatse|
|Day16||Gyangtse – Lhasa|
|Day17||Lhasa-Potala palace and Jokhang temple|
|Day18||Lhasa-Sera – Drepung|
|Day19||Departure from lhasa|
Arrival at the airport in Kathmandu, Our representative will recieve you at the airport and accompany you to the hotel.
On second day you will leave Kathmandu for Nyalam in the morning. It is about 6-hour drive covers 126 km of pristine territory and you will check in to Sino-Nepal border at Zhangmu. We will be staying over night at Nyalam. In Nyalam you could visit the contemplative cave of one of Tibet ‘s most famous yogis and poets , 10 km north of Nyalam, near the village of Zhonggang (Tibetan name).
This day you will travvle to Peigu-tso in the morning. This about 7 to 8 hours drive covers 221 km of breathtaking landscapes. You will be staying over night at Peigu-Tso. Peiku Tso is a beautiful alpine lake located near Shishapangma mountain, the 14th highest mountain in the world, and its light salty lake, with a water area over 300 square kilometers. This region is famous for exploring wild life, there are lots of birds nesting, and wild animals like Tibetan antelope, wild donkeys. the area is untouched by human civilization and it is a paradise for trekkers from here and to Manasarovar and Kailash mountain.
This day you will travel to Saga in the morning. This 6 -7 hours drive covers 115 km of breathtaking Himalayian views. You will stay over night here at Saga.
You will be travelling to Paryang in the morning. This 7 – 8 hours drive covers 185 km of snow-capped Himalayas. And stay over night at Paryang
You will be travelling to Manasarovar Lake in the morning. It is about 7-hour drive covering 227 km of snow-capped Himalayas. You will be staying overnight in tent at the Lake side. The Manasarovar is the highest freshwater lake in the world, its located at the foot of mount Kailash in Tibet. It is the holiest lake in Asia and an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus and Buddhists alike. It is famed for its exceptional beauty. Its color changes from a clear blue around the shores to a deep emerald green in the center; it looks positively magical in the moonlight. The lake is 55 miles (88 km) in circumference, 330 feet (90m) deep, and 120 sq mi (320 sq km) in total area. The journey around the lake is 64 miles long and usually takes four days. Many travelers opt to pitch a tent by the lake for a couple days instead, recuperating from the strenuous journey around Mount Kailash.
This day you will trevel to Darchen in the morning. It is an hour drive covering 30 km towards picturesque mountain village. You will stay overnight at Darchen. Darchen is located in front of the Mount Kailash. Its altitude is 4,575 meters (15,010 ft) and it is the starting point for pilgrimages in the region. Your team will be advise to take a good rest in the night as we have to trek for almost around 7 hours. In Darchen you will have clear vision of the holy Mountain and folks of devotees praying, chanting and preformming religiuos rituals.
This day you will be trekking to Dromala Pass and Zuthul Puk. It is about 7 hours trek covers 22 km of breathtakingly view of Himalayas. In Zuthul Puk, you will have dinner and stay overnight at the camp.
This day you will trek back to Darchen. Its about 3 – 4 hours trek, covering 14 km downhill. In Darchen, have dinner and overnight stay at the camp.
You will travel back to Paryang via Lake Mansarovar. It is about 7-hour drive covering 227 km of Himalayan landscape. In Paryang you will stay overnight.
You will Travel back to Saga. This 8-hour drive covers 185 km of gorgeous Himalayan landscape. Overnight stay in Saga.
This day you will travel to Lhatse in the wee hours of the morning. it is about 7-hour drive covers 115 km of Himalayan countryside. Overnight stay in Lhatse.
Today you will travel to Shigatse. Its about 8-hour drive covering 308 km of Himalayan countryside. Later, Overnight stay in Shigatse. In Shigatse you will visit the Tashilhunpo monastery, sightseeing local free market. Shigatse second largest city in Tibet and in particular residence of the Panchen Lama.
Today you will travel to Gyangtse located at 4300 m above sea level. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayas. Later, check into the hotel for dinner and overnight stay. During the tour in Gyangtse you will explore Gyantse kumbum stupa, Gyantse fort and Gyantse monastery. Gyantse is one of the most beautiful ancient towns but later destroyed during the British invasion 1903-1904. Gyantse has a huge stupa in the middle of the town with unique shape and architecture. the town has the fort and the wall surrounding the town. It is one of the most popular tourist destination inTibet.
Today you will travel to Lhasa located at 5191 m above sea level. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayas and the beauty of Lhasa. This is the last destination of your tour in Tibet.
This day we will visit the myjestic Potala Palace & Jokhang Temple. In the morning we visit Jokhang temple and afternoon we will visit Potala palace. Jokhang temple for most Tibetans it is the most sacred and important in Tibet. It is in some regards Pan- sectarian, but is presently controlled by the Gelugpa School. It was founded during the reign of King Songtsan Gampo. Zuglakhang in Tibetan house of science of compassion and wisdom, the spiritual heart of Tibet, people do pilgrimage for days, weeks, months and years to see this holiness of a spiritual centre of Lhasa. Potala palace is remarkable, which was constructed in 637 AD by the great king of Tibet Songtsan Gampo, the first king of united Tibet and later reconstructed and served as winter residence of the Dalai lamas .
In the morning you will visit Drepung monastery and in the afternoon you will visit Sera monastery.
Drepung monastery is one of the three greatest Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet. Drepung is the largest of all Tibetan monasteries. Freddie Spencer Chapman reported ,after his 1936 -37 trip to Tibet that Drepung was at that time the largest monastery in the world and housed 7,700 monks, but sometimes as many as 10,000 monks. It was founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choeje Tashi palden (1397-1449) of Lama.
Sera one of the great Gelugpa school for learning and famous debate session of monks on Buddhist sciences of philosophy, metaphysics, psychology and epistemology. The history of sera monastery is strongly connected to master lama Tsongkhapa (1357-1419), The founder of Gelug order, the much venerated and highly learned guru in Buddhist sacred scriptures. It was under his divine tutelage that his disciple Jetsun kunchen lodroe Richen Senge established the Sera monastery complex in early 15th century AD .
We will see you of to the Lhasa Gongkar airport or train station as per shedule.