Lhasa & Kailash Tour
The breathtaking trans-Himalayan flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa and the overland route from Kathmandu to Lhasa and overland route from Lhasa to Nepal offers truly spectacular views of Himalayas, mountain passes, ancient monasteries and fortresses from a bygone era. We begin our tour from bygone era. We begin our tour by exploring fabled Lhasa .The majestic potala towers over the entire Lhasa valley. The Derpung monastery is the largest monastic university in Tibet. The jokhnag is the centered cathedral and the surroundings Barkhor market is bustling with pilgrimage and traders.
Then we drive along the Yamdrok Tso lake and Turquoise Lake to Gyantse to the Khumbun stupa, a unique and magnificent 6-story stupa consisting of 112 chaples. A Buddhist hall and prayer hall. The Tashilhunpo is the seat of the Panchen Lama. One of the biggest Gelugpa mon astries in central Tib et. It enshrines a nine story bronze statue of Maitreya Buddha. We also visit the shakya Monastries. Shegar before returning to Kathmandu vis Zhangmu (khasa) of the Tibet- Nepal border.
Arrive Kathmandu airport transfer to hotel, rest and overnight stay at hotel.
Trip preparation / briefing. And visit some place around Kathmandu and overnight stay at hotel.
Early in the morning, drive to International airport to fly Lhasa. It is 1 hour's duration. Pick up you at Lhasa airport by our Tibetan guide and drive (90km) to Lhasa city. Transfer to Hotel.
Visit potala palace, Sera Moanstery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang temple and Barkhor squire.
After breakfast in your hotel drive to Shigatse which is the 2nd largest city of Tibet. Built in 1447 by the first Dalai lama the Tashilampo Monastery in Shigatse is a very important monastery in China as it is known as seat of the Panchan Lama.
We start an early morning drive to Saga, please note this will be a long drive but on the way we can make enough stop and lunch.
This is an auspicious day for all of us having first glimpse of the Holy lake Manasarovar and view of Mt. Kailash from The Horr Chu pass. Stay in Chiu Gompa, a beautiful place to be.
Exploration of Lake, Hot spring and Chu Gumpa. You also can make Puja and Hawan at bank of the lake. it is also part of acclimatization and preparation for KailashKora.
Start KailashParikrama by walking or by personal horse. Reach at North face (which takes 5 hours) of Kailash DIRAHPUK.
18 km parikrama takes about 9 hours. It is part of hardest day of the trip and one of the auspicious parts of the trip. you also visible GauriKunda after Dolma La pass.
Trek about 10 Km to the point and take your transportation to drive back Saga via Darchen and Lake Manasarovar.
Drive back to Lhasa from Shigatse and transfer to hotel.
Early at morning, drive to Gonggar airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Pick up you from airport and transfer to hotel, day rest, and overnight stay at hotel.
Full day free time or visit some historic place in Kathmandu till airport time then transfer to international airport for your final departure.
includesYou will be happily served and facilitated by SEA & SKY TOURS & TRAVELS TREKKING & EXPEDITION with:
- Tibet travel group permit and visa,
- 3 times veg foods in entire trip (foods from hotels and local restaurants),
- Government license holder's English speaking Tibetan guide,
- Entrance fees in sightseeing,
- Entrance fees of Lake Manasarovar,
- Deluxe transportation in entire trip,
- Accommodation on twin sharing hotel in Lhasa and in shigatse,
- Accommodation in local guest houses on group sharing,
- Yak or helper to carry your goods during Kailashparikrama,
- Emergency evacuation management,
- Accommodation, activities and foods in Kathmandu.
excludesYou will not be facilitated by SEA & SKY TOURS & TRAVELS TREKKING & EXPEDITION for :
- Bottled drinks,
- Bar bills,
- Personal equipment,
- Travel insurance,
- Medical expenses,
- Expenses in case of emergency evacuation,
- Lake manasarovar Kora by bus,
- Personal horse and helper in Kailashparikrama,
- Both way flight ticket of Kathmandu Lhasa Kathmandu.
The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.