Kailash Yatra Via Lhasa
The North road to Kailash Yatra from Lhasa makes a large roundabout in the northern part of Tibet through Nagqu and Ngari Prefectures. Soil forests, snow mountains, plateau lakes, grassy marshlands, hills and Danxia landform spread all along the journey, making the on-the-way scenery the most unique and stunning than any other places in the entire Tibet.
We are specialized in Kailash Yatra from Lhasa the Forbidden City is the heart & soul of Tibet for centuries & is still a city of wonders. Throughout history, Lhasa has remained the spiritual, political and economic center of Tibet. Lhasa houses most of the important monasteries and cultural treasures of Tibet A visit to Lhasa is not just the visit of Tibet’s capital but it will allow an opportunity to experience Tibetan culture, visit the numerous heritage sites and watch the daily life of the Tibetans. The majestic Potala palace dominates the Lhasa skyline & is the residence of the Dalai Lamas. Jokhang, the central cathedral is the spiritual heart of Lhasa & is its most sacred temple. Encircling the Jokhang Temple is the bustling & fascinating Barkhor market & the devotional pilgrim circumambulation circuit. Other attractions include visits to Sera & Drepung Monastery,
Kailash Yatra from Lhasa Located in western Tibet, in Ngari Prefecture, Mount Kailash lies more than 1,083 kilometers from Lhasa, the Tibetan capital, as the crow flies. For those driving to the sacred mountain from Lhasa, it is a distance of more than 1,200 kilometers, and an epic journey to the most sacred mountain in the world.
- VISA Yatra Permit
- Vegetarian Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
- Accommodation ( 3 Nights Accommodation in 3/4 Star Hotel & 7 Nights Hotel accommodation in Tibet Side of Yatra. Totel 10 Nights Hotel accommodation out of 13 Nights. )
- transportation (Flight & Road) during our complete trip wherever mentioned in itinerary. (Note: Ticket fare is $ 750 per pax, Subject to change)
- All sightseeing in Kathmandu & Tibet side in AC coach.
- 1 Nepali Tour Guide / Manager, 1 Chinese / Tibetan Tour Guide, Team of Sherpa to carry your luggage & Cooks to prepare food
- Transport by Volvo category Bus / coach in Tibet side as per group sizes.
- down Jacket for Yatra (returnable after Yatra)
- Oxygen cylinder for emergency use.
- Oxy-meter for measuring the level of oxygen in your body.
- Gamow Bag for additional safety.
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Air fare / Rail fare or any other expenses from your home location to Kathmandu airport.
- Pony / Porter expenses in Kailash Parikrama.
- Any kind of insurance.
- Any kind of Medical expenses.
- Gov. ST.
- Any kind of donation or tip to Guide / Sherpa / Drivers /Cooks / Porter / Priest / or any crew member.
- xtra days accommodation in Kathmandu / Nepalgunj / Simikot / Hilsa /Purang due to bad weather / flight cancellation or any other reason.
- VISA splitting charges & transportation charges, if leaving early from Tibet.
- Any evacuation / rescue / additional charges / losses due to natural calamities / unforeseen circumstances.
- Any kind of extra baggage charges in flight / helicopter during Yatra.
- Anything which is not included in inclusions.
Day 1: Pick up from the Kathmandu Airport
Get down at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Receive a warm welcome from our staff and enjoy the ride to the hotel followed by dinner. Stay for an overnight before you begin your journey.
Day 2: Visiting Temples of Kathmandu
pray at the Pashupatinath temple and also do sightseeing of other tourist attractions in the city. The temple of Pashupatinath is located on the gorgeous Bagmati River. Enjoy a heavy breakfast, lunch, and dinner with an overnight stay, before you make preparations to commence the yatra from the next day.
Day 3: Fly to Lhasa
Enjoy flying amidst the clouds and experience the breathtaking view of the Himalayas. You will take 1 hour to reach the beautiful location of Lhasa. Enjoy the fortune of taking a glimpse of Mount Everest. Once you reach the airport in Gonggar, our staff will fetch you from the airport and drop you at the guesthouse. Explore the beautiful Barkhor market for a street shopping and stay for an overnight at the guesthouse. The plan will include breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 4: Travel from Lhasa to Shigatse
Enjoy your morning breakfast before beginning the journey to Shigatse by a deluxe bus. To share a fact, Shigatse is the second largest city of Tibet. You will find beautiful locations like Khamba la Pass, the Holy Yamdrol Lake, beautiful landscapes of Gyantse, Panchen Rinpoche seat-Tashilumpo Monastery on your way to Shigatse. Stay for an overnight at the Guesthouse after having lunch and dinner.
Day 5: Travel from Shigatse to Saga
Take the pleasure of a long drive with the beautiful view of mountains and lush green landscapes. You will also see the sacred Brahmaputra River. Make an overnight stay at the Dongba guesthouse. The plan includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 6: Travel from Saga to Mansarovar
Get up early morning and begin your journey to Lake Mansarovar Chiu Gompa. Enjoy breakfast and head towards Lake Mansarovar via the Mayum La Check Post. It is an army check post which will follow the formalities of verification. It is one of the largest check posts of Tibet. Continue to drive and experience the first glimpse of Mansarovar Lake and Kailash.
From this location, you will also get to see Mt Gurla Mandhata towards the south and Mount Kailash towards the north. Complete the parikrama of Lake Mansarovar. The parikrama will take about 3 hours by eco bus. You will also see the Rakshastal (Lake). Stay at the Guesthouse for an overnight. The plan includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 7: Travel to Darchen
The staff will arrange tents for a holy dip in Mansarovar Lake. You may perform the rituals, hawan, and prayers to Lord Shiva on the banks of the Lake. Enjoy the lunch and proceed to Darchen by an hour’s drive. It includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Day 8: Travel to Diraphuk
Take a ride of 15 km to YamaDwar. This is the point from where your actual trek will begin. North facing of the Darshan is considered to be auspicious for the devotees. In case you do not wish to trek, you will need to drive from Yamdwar to Darchen.
Parikrama isn’t a compulsion; many people prefer to ride my horse and some prefer on foot. Old people do not perform it at all. People who are unable to do the Parikrama can return from Yamdwar back to Guest House, Darchen. The meals and accommodation are arranged at the guesthouse for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 9: Travel to Zuthulphuk via Dolma la Pass
Take early morning breakfast and begin trekking to Dolma La Pass. It is a journey of 22 KMS. The second day of the journey could be challenging for those who are not used to trekking. The yatra takes you up to 18,600 ft height above sea level. You need to begin from La Pass descend to Gauri Kund and then trek some more along the gorgeous river on the way to Zuthulpuk. There are overnight arrangements at a Lodge or a Guest House.
The travelers and trekkers may have to trek about 6-7 KM on their second day of the yatra. The passage is very steep to climb and thus, it makes a difficult phase of the journey to cover. We request the travelers to take rest wherever possible. Once they finish the 7 KM journey, the remaining 16 KMS are easy to cover as the paths are plain and convenient to walk.
Point to Remember: On your second day of Parikrama, you will face Shivasthal. It is a sacred place for Tibetans who have their own religious beliefs). You will also come across Gauri Kund. The view is amazingly beautiful and you will be able to see Mount Kailash facing east. The meals are arranged at the Guest House along with an overnight stay.
Day 10: Travel to Zhongguo and Saga
Begin trekking to the breathtaking location of Zhongguo. The journey is not as difficult as the other places. It is a trek of 2 hours approx...Once you complete the trekking, you will then drive to the Saga town. Enjoy your meals served at the guesthouse and sleep at peace for a night.
Day 11: Travel to Shigatse
Get up early morning for breakfast and then a drive to Shigatse. Explore the market and shop for your basic needs. The meals will be provided at the guesthouse followed by an overnight stay.
Day 12: Travel Back to Lhasa
Enjoy a healthy breakfast and begin your drive to Lhasa. Explore the Lhasa market and stay for the final period of vacation at Tibet. Enjoy your stay at a 4-star hotel that is inclusive of three-time meals.
Day 13: Travel back to Kathmandu
our staff will drop you to the airport for Kathmandu. Once you land at Kathmandu, our staff will provide a pickup and drop facility from the airport to the hotel. Enjoy the evening exchanging pictures and discussing the experience of the journey with your friends and family. The package includes breakfast and lunch.
Day 14: Travel back to Hometown
Finally, you will return to your hometown carrying all the unforgettable memories of Kailash Yatra. Our staff will arrange for your drop facilities at the airport.