The Mount Kailash trek is renowned as one of the world's most demanding and challenging treks, encircling the sacred Mt. Kailash (6638m) in Tibet—a place revered by four religions for its profound spirituality. With an average altitude of nearly 5,000m, this journey offers a deeply spiritual experience. Before embarking on this sacred pilgrimage, it's essential to understand what to anticipate and how ...See more
The Mount Kailash trek is renowned as one of the world's most demanding and challenging treks, encircling the sacred Mt. Kailash (6638m) in Tibet—a place revered by four religions for its profound spirituality. With an average altitude of nearly 5,000m, this journey offers a deeply spiritual experience. Before embarking on this sacred pilgrimage, it's essential to understand what to anticipate and how to effectively plan for your Mount Kailash tour.
- The holy mountain Kailash that stands at the center of the Buddhist, Hindu, Bon and Jain universes
- Get amazing unique high attitude, exotic culture, highland landscapes
- Visit holy Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
- Visit Drepung and Sera Monastery
- To make a circumambulation (Kora) of Mount Kailash is to cleanse you of the sins of a lifetime
- Beautiful Manasarovar Lake
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lhasa, in the afternoon rest and acclimatize. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day 03: Lhasa: visit Potala Palace and Johkang temple and walk around the famous Barkor Street. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day 04: Lhasa: visit Drepung and Sera monastery. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day 05: Lhasa-Gyantse, visit Yamdrok Lake and Palkor monastery. Overnight at Gyantse.
Day 06: Gyantse-Shigatse, visit Tashilunpo monastery in Shigatse. Overnight at Shigatse.
Day 07: Shigatse-Latse, Overnight at Latse.
Day 08: Latse-Saga, a whole day’s driving, about 300km. The army town of Saga (4600m) is the last town of any size on this is route. Overnight at Saga.
Day 09: Saga-Paryang, another day's driving (260km) will take us to Paryang in the heart of western Tibet, where the four great rivers of South Asia diverge from their glacial sources around Mount Kailash. During the rainy season, the roads to Paryang are likely to be washed out by floods, in which case we may need to drive the truck through a 30 cm(11.7 inches) deep stream. Overnight at Paryang.
Day 10: Paryang-Darchen, Darchen (4575m) is the starting and completion point for the general circuit of the sacred mountain. It is wise to spend at least a day here in preparation. Overnight at Darchen.
Day 11-13: Trekking around Kailash. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 14: Lake Manasarovar, we will camp another night at this sacred lake. We will take a walk up to the Chiu Monastery, located atop a cliff, to enjoy the spectacular view of the lake. Overnight at tented camping.
Day 15-16: Darchen-Tsada and go over some very high passes, taking a whole day.We will spend a day driving to Zhanda, a small town situated deep in a valley. The drive itself offers a breathtaking view of sand-rock formations shaping the deep valley. We will spend another day in the area to visit the ruins of the Guge Kingdom, which ruled western Tibet 300 years ago. Overnight at Tsada.
Day 17-20: Tsada-Lhasa, we will return to Lhasa by retracing the original route we took, stopping on the way to play Frisbee in the grasslands with Tibetan children or photographing golden haired yaks grazing in the sunset. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day 21: Lhasa-Katthmandu, in the early morning transfer to airport and fly to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel and then free time. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 22: Day at free for indivudual activity. Evening farewell dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 23: Flt back to onward destination.
- Twin sharing accommodation in all hotels
- Tented camp at Mount Kailash
- Tibet Tour Package on full board basis (all meals) with all activities as per the programme
- Services of a local English speaking Guide throughout the tour
- All the land arrangements, airport pickups and drops on a private deluxe vehicle with air-condition as mentioned in the program
- Entry tickets to the monuments/monasteries, included in the sightseeing as mentioned in the program
- Porters for baggage’s at hotel and airports
- Single entry visa fee for Tibet
- International flight
- Charges for photography inside the monasteries
- Travel insurance
- Any expenses of personal nature, such as alcohol and soft drinks, monastery
- Donation Tips, Telephone, Medicines, Laundry
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