Visit to Tibet
Visit to Tibet Travels and Tours
Kathmandu : +977 9851092632 India : +91 9980011777 Email : [email protected]

Lhasa-Kailash-Tour 15 Days

Lahsa Kailash Everest Base Camp TourLhasa in Tibetan Language also means holy Land. It is also called Sunshine Cities around 3,000 hours there is sunlight. The average height of Lhasa is 3600m. Lhasa is the capital of Tibet Autonomous region. The cultural and religious tradition of the Tibetan people that dates back to antiquity is still preserved in Lhasa. The Potala Palace dating back to the 7th century is an architectural masterpiece that was once the political and religious center of Tibet. Literally meaning “place of the gods,” Lhasa and the lives of its inhabitants is highly influenced by Buddhism which lends a serene aura to the city.

Like wise Mt. Kailash (22028 feet) is the holiest pilgrim mountain in the world. In Tibetan language it is called Kang Ringpohe ( a pious mountain). Mt. Kailash lies in remote western part of Tibet. Mount Kailash is the main source of water forming the major rivers Indus , Stulej, Karnali and Brahmaputra. It is believed to be the sacred place of eternal bliss. In front of Kailash lies Holy Lake Mansarovar and Rakshas Tal. The Majestic view of Holy Mount. Kailash can be viewed in crystal clear water of Lake Manasarovar. Hindu People believe that Kailash Parbat is the home of Lord Shiva. Having the ritual bath of Holy Lake Manasarovar water it is believed that the sin we have committed will go away.

We will be Spending 2 nights in Kathmandu to issue Tibet permit. In the mean while you can be busy sightseeing around Kathmandu valey. So, on third day you can fly to Lhasa which is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region. Here you will have guided tour to monasteries and stupas. Then you further continue towards west part of Tibet. It is more rural and people are still nomadic grazing and raring cattle like sheep and Yaks. People are follower of Buddhism and utter matras, rotate prayer wheel and beats. “Chanting Om Mani Padme Hun.” We come across many Tibetan Mani wall and Prayer flag being hung. We come to Lake Manasrarovar where we will have holy bath and homa. We will further continue the Kailash Kora and come back to Kathmandu.


Trip day to day itinerary

Day 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU (1310 M). (D, HOTEL YAK & YETI OR SIMILAR)
Welcome you at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Our representative will greet you and escort you to the hotel for check-in and stay overnight.

Day 02: KATHMANDU VALLEY SIGHTSEEING AND TRIP PREPARATION. (B, L, D YAK & YETI OR SIMILAR)
After breakfast sightseeing of major heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. Visit holy temple Pashupatinath, Swoyanbhunath stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Squire (world heritage site). Back to hotel and stay at trip briefing. After you will have free time for shopping and packing for your trip. Overnight at Hotel

Day 03: FLY KATHMANDU – LHASA TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT FOR YOUR FLIGHT TO LHASA. (B, L, D HOTEL GYANG GYAN OR SIMILAR)
On your arrival to Tibet, we will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Taking it slow the rest of today, you can adjust to the altitude easier and quicker. Remember to drink plenty of water and get plenty of sleep for the long journey ahead.

Day 04 : SIGHTSEEING IN LHASA. (B, L, D HOTEL GYANG GYAN OR SIMILAR)
Visit Lhasa today. Potala palace, an oldest palace of Dalai Lama, Norbulinka palace, the first Buddhist’s temple of Tibet and Drepung Monastery.

Day 05 : DRIVE LHASA - SHIGATSE (3900). (B, L, D FOUR STARS HOTEL)
Further, our way lays in capital of a province of Tsang - Shigatse - residence Panchen Lama - the second ecclesiastic of Tibet. Early in the morning excursion in a monastery of Tashilhunpo (it is based in 1447), visiting of a temple of the Buddha of the future - Maytreya and also other temples of a monastery. Overnight at hotel

Day 06: DRIVE SHIGATSE - LHATSE - SAGA (ALTITUDE 4050 M.) OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL
The journey today brings you over two high of more than 5000 meter passes with fine views. For overnight we stop in the town of Lhatse. Other things like lake, nomads chasing thousands of yaks and sheep keep you busy. By the late afternoon you will cross Bhramha Purtra River way to typical Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for night.

Day 07 : DRIVE TO MANASAROVER VIA PARYANG (4558M) 277KM 8 HOURS, OVERNIGHT AT GUEST HOUSE (B, L, D)
Day starts with full of excitement, by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovar. Here, a small village nearby Lake Manasarover, we will spend a night there.

Day 08 : EXPLORATION OF LAKE MANASAROVAR AND DRIVE TO TARCHEN (14975FT) 40KM. (B, L, D HIMALAYA HOTEL OR SIMILAR)
Manasarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquillity and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama (Walking around)

Day 09: KAILASH PARIKRAMA. DRIVE TO VALLEY OF THE GOD AND TREK TO DERAPUK/4909M. OVERNIGHT AT GUEST HOUSE (B, L, D)
It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will keep on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes almost 6 hrs.

Day 10: TREK TO JUTHULPUK BY CROSSING DOLMA LA PASS (5613M). OVERNIGHT AT GUEST HOUSE (B, L, D)
Hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of 18600ft between two valleys. Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon, you will arrive Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles. The great ascetic Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).

Day 11: FINISH KAILASH PARIKRAMA AND DRIVE BACK TO SAGA. OVERNIGHT AT GUEST HOUSE (B, L, D)
After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. By the late afternoon you will be at your lodge in Saga.

Day 12: DRIVE TO SHIGATSE. OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL (B, L, D FORU STAR HOTEL)
Easy day onward today. We take easy driving back to Shigatse town which is second biggest town of Tibet. You can make late afternoon walking tour.

Day 13: DRIVE TO LHASA. OVERNIGHT AT HOTEL (B, L, D GYANG GYAN HOTEL OR SIMILAR)
Continue drive to Lhasa city and transfer to Hotel. Prepare your bag for flight back to Kathmandu tomorrow.

Day 14: FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL (B, L, D HOTEL YAK & YETI OR SIMILAR)
Early in the morning drive to Gonggar Airport from Lhasa. It is 90 km and takes 2 hours. Reach Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Rest Evening feedback regarding the trip.

Day 15: FINAL DEPARTURE TO HOME OR FURTHER PROGRAM IN NEPAL (B, L)
We drop you to International airport for your final departure. Or continue for your further trip in Nepal.

Service Included:

  1. All pickup and drop by private vehicle as per group size.
  2. Accomodation in Kathmandu and Lhasa on twin sharing basis on BB plan (bed and breakfast). Rest of other places in Tibet guest house and dormitory (group sharing accommodation) on AP plan.
  3. English speaking guide in Nepal.
  4. Tibet permits/ visa and necessary documents and permits including Holy Kailash Kora.
  5. Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa.
  6. English speaking Tibetan guide (Tibet Tourism board approved guide).
  7. Entrance fee of main monasteries in Kathmandu and Lhasa.
  8. Experience cook serving you three time fresh meals in Tibet.
  9. Team leader (co-ordinator), supporters and crews in the trip to Tibet.
  10. Transportation ( Luxury Bus in Entire Trip)
  11. Dining tents, Kitchen utensils, mattress and Toilet tents etc.
  12. Sleeping bag and down Jackets on returnable basis.
  13. Duffel Bag to keep personal items.
  14. Small bag back to carry water bottle and camera.
  15. Gambo Bag and oxygen cylinder in the entire trip.
  16. Yak and Yak men to carry baggage, food, fuel while going for kora of Mt. Kailash.

Service not Included:

  1. Bottled drinks
  2. Personal expenses and Insurance
  3. Unforeseen circumstance which are not under our control like natural calamities, political unrest.
  4. Tips to drivers, hotel and crews.

Note: Same trip can be combined with Tsaprang, Toling ,Guge Kingdom and many more...