TIBET MT. KAILASH PILGRIMAGE TOUR

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Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage Tour is started from holy Lhasa with three nights and two days Lhasa sightseeing tour in order to acclimatize to the high altitude of Tibet and let the Kaialash pilgrimage tour run smoothly and successfully. Continue mount Kailash pilgrimage tour and slowly drive up to Shigatse along the Bharmaputra river and stay over night in Shigatse after 280Km distance drive for a better acclimatization. Visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery in Shigatse and then continue your Kailash pilgrimage tour by passing many zigzag mountain passes and extremely beautiful view of the great Himalayan mountain range.


During your mount Kailash pilgrimage tour, you will enjoy seeing beautiful Tibetan plateau, wild lives, Tibetan nomad camps and Tibetan nomad's culture and their way of living. Finally, you will reach your final dreamed destination to Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar and enjoy the most beautiful round Mansarovar lake and Kailash pilgrimage tour. Finally, traveling back from Mt. Kailash and drive to the southern part of Tibet where Samye monastery and Tsetang are. Samye monastery and Tsetang are not only the most important Tibet pilgrimage tour destination but also the cradle of Tibet as you can visit the first Tibetan monastery, know as Samye monastery, first Tibetan castle, known as Yumbu Lhakang and Traduk temple,


Tibet Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage tour is one of the most beautiful Tibet travel destinations, and it is very famous among the trekkers and pilgrims as it can show the most beautiful natural landscape of Tibet tour and gives an intense spiritual feeling and sense of Mount Kailash pilgrimage tour.


Most of the tourists or pilgrims who go to Mount Kailash do not miss three days walking around Mt. Kailash as the primary vision of the Tibet Mt. Kailash pilgrimage tour is to have three days trekking around Mt. Kailash and get closer to the north face of Mt. Kailash. Moreover, extending two or three days tour further to the ancient mystical kingdom of Guge and the historical site of Tholing monastery which has more than a thousand years history with it’s incredibly detailed and beautiful Tibet wall painting. The combination of the Mt.Kailash pilgrimage tour and the Guge Kingdom and Tholing extension trip can give you the best experience of Tibet adventure tour as well as the best and unique spiritual journey in Tibet.

Days Trip Outline Daily Activity Accommodation Guide & Driver Meal
01 Arrival in Gongkar airport and travel to Lhasa. (3650m/60Km) Yarlung Tsangpo,Kyichu river, Lhasa city. Jokang temple Hotel In Lhasa Local BB
02 Lhasa sightseeing tour Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazzar Hotel in Lhasa Local BB
03 Lhasa sightseeing tour Drepung and Sera monasteries Hotel in Lhasa Local BB
04 Lhasa to Shigatse (3900m/280km) Bharmaputra river, Shigatse, Tashi Lhunpo monastery Hotel in Shigatse Local BB
05 Shigatse to Sangsang (4676m/300km) Lhatse, Ngamring county, Ngamring lake, Sangsang grassland Camp in Sangsang Local BLD
06 Sangsang to Dargyeling monastery (4730m/200km) Beautiful grassland, nomad camp, Saga, Dargyeling monastery Camp at the monastery Local BLD
07 Dargyeling monastery to Lake Mansarovar (4590m/390km) Western Tibetan plateau, wild lives, Lake Mansarovar and Kailash Camp at lake Mansarovar Local BLD
08 Mansarovar to Dharchen (4660m/60km) Mansarovar, Chiu Gompa, Dharchen, Mt. Kaialsh Hotel in Dharchen Local BLD
09 Kailash trek, Dharchen to Dhiraphuk monastery (5210m/15km) Kailash trekking Camp at Dhiraphuk Local BLD
10 Dhiraphuk monastery to Zutrulphuk monastery (4810m/15km) Kailash trekking Camp at Zutrulphuk Local BLD
11 Zutrulphuk to Dharchen trek, drive to Baryang (4750m/200km) Kailash, lake Mansarovar, Baryang Camp in Baryang Local BLD
12 Baryang to Sangsang (4676m/375km) Tibetan plateau, grassland Camp in Sangsang Local BLD
13 Sangsang to Gyantse (3950m/385km) Lhatse, Shigatse, Gyantse Hotel in Gyantse Local BB
14 Gyantse to Samye monastery (3600m/290Km Palchoe monastery, Kubum Pagoda stupa, Lake Yamdrok, Karola glacier, Samye monastery Monastery hotel in Samye Local BB
15 Samye moanstery to Tsetang (3600m/60km) Samye monastery, Hepori, Tsetang, Yumbu Lhakang, Traduk temple Hotel in Tsetang Local BB
16 Tsetang to Gongkar airport (3600m/115km) Bharmaputra river and Yarlung valley

Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the Kailash trek program above
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries mentioned in the Kailash trek program
  • Breakfast inside the hotel and full board during the camp
  • All necessary Tibet tour entry and road permits
  • Kailash special permits
  • 1 English speaking Local Tibetan travel guide
  • Tibet tour transportation by one good conditioned mini van or bus according to the group size
  • Yamdro lake conservation fee
  • Karola glacier conservation fee
  • Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar conservation fee
  • Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar conservative bus fee
  • Pack Yak and Yak men for Kailash trekking
  • Tibetan cooking team and camping equipment except sleeping bags
  • All camping fee
  • Different kinds of snack including biscuit, cheese, dried and fresh fruit, chocolate during the Kailash trek
  • Oxygen in the vehicle incase needed

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket
  • Lunch and dinner in the hotel
  • China Tibet visa
  • Service of mainland China side
  • Riding horses for Kailash trek
  • Sleeping bags
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc)
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves
  • Day 1 Arrival in Lhassa, tsf to city (3650m/60km). Hotel in Lhasa

    You will be warmly welcome by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the holy city of Lhasa along with the view of Bharmaputra, known as YarlungTsangpo in Tibetan and a giant stone carved Buddha with more than a thousand years history.

  • Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing: Potala, Jokang temple and Bharkor. Hotel in Lhasa

    Sightseeing Potala Palace, winter Palace of the Dalai Lama, Jokang temple, the oldest and most sacred temple of Tibet, Bharkor, the ancient market of Lhasa and the most oldest and sacred pilgrimage path in Lhasa.

  • Day 3 Lhsa sightseeing: Drepung& Sera monasteries. Hotel in Lhasa

    Sightseeing Drepung monastery, the largest monastery in Tibet and one of the six biggest monasteries of Gelukpa sect in Tibetan Bhuddhism. Sera monastery, the scond largest monastery of Tibet and it is very interesting to watch the monks debating in the monastetry.

  • Day 4 Drive to Shigatse (3900m/280km): Hotel in Shigatse

    Start your tour after breakfast and drive along the Lhasa river and Bharmaputra river. You will enjoy many beautiful Tibetan villages who are all farmers. The distance from Lhasa to Shigatse is 280Km and it will take you around 5hrs as there is a strict speed control on the way. The road condition is very good nowadays. Visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery, the seat of the Penchen Lama and the biggest monastery in The Tsang region.

  • Day 5 : Drive to Lhatsé then Ngamring Tso-Sangsang (4676m/300km). Camp.

    You will start your tour at around 9.0Am from Shigatse and drive to Sangsang through two big mountain passes, Tsola 4500Mts/ Ngamring la 4650Mts and some beautiful villages on the way.The road condition is good and it will take you around 7 hrs to get there.

  • Day 6 : Drive Sangsang Raka-Saga-Dargyeling monastery (4640m/212km). Camp

    By the South road we join the high Tibetan plateau at more than 4000m in altitude, between Himalaya and Brahmaputra (Tsangpo). Numbers of Tibetan nomad camps, herds of Kyangs (wild donkeys), gazelles and antelopes, and sometimes a mob of jackals howling with the fall of the night or even a lonely wolf...we profit by these camps on the Tibetan plateau to plant our tent for meditation and doing our daily sessions, morning and evening. Camp.

  • Day 7 : Drive to Manasarovar (4590m/300km). Guesthouse

    Reaching Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash, it is an amazing landscape, the view from the point called Chaktsalkang where we can first see the Lake Mansarovar right infrot of us and Mt Kailash in the distance. It is extremely beautiful to see Lake Mansarovar and Mt Kailash in the distance which could be called as heaven Camp.

  • Day 8 : Mansarovar to Dharchen (4660m/60km)

    Morning, visit Chiu Gompa and hike around Mansarovar lake with a fantastic view of Mt, Kailash standing still in front of you. After lunch, drive to Dharchen and prepare for your three days Kailash trekking. Your guide need to arrange the pack Yak and Yak men for the Kailash trek and please tell your guide if you also need horses to ride during your Kailash trek.

  • Day 9: Kailash trek, Dharchen to Dhiraphuk monastery (5210m/15km)

    Following the pilgrims, 3 days (4/5 h walk per day) walk to complete the ritual circumambulation of the mountain and have time to sit and soak ourselves with this exceptional place. The khora is done in one day by some pilgrims, while others do it in full prostrations or pitch their tents to meditate on the foot of the holy mountain.

  • Day 10 : Trek to Drolmala (5636m/15km). Camp.

    Today is the most difficult day of Kailash trekking because we have to cross Tara's pass (Dolma La 5636 m ) but at the same time, it is the most exciting day of the Kailash trek that you will climb to the highest pass during your entire Kailash tour and you will feel very much proud of being on the top of Drolmala pass, seeing the Mt, Kailash and standing in the beautiful prayer flags and full of snow. Camp.

  • Day 11 : Zutrulphuk to Dharchen trek, drive to Baryang (4750m/200km) Camp

    visit the cave of Milarepa (ZutrulPuk, the cave of miracles) then finishing the Kailash trek at Dharchen and we will meet our vehicles in Dharchen and transfer to Baryang. Camp.

  • Day 12 : Drive Baryang to Sangsang (4676m/375km) Camp

    It's in the vastness of the Changtang, Tibetan plateau, that we measure the Tibetan space from where suddenly emerge herds of gazelles or Kyang, wild donkeys. It is truely a beautiful Tibatan land scape. Camp

  • Day 13 : Drive Sangsang to Gyantse (3950m/385km) Hotel in Gyantse

    After passing several mountain passes, suddenly emerge flocks of Tibetan villages and their farming lands where the Tibetan farmers basically live on farming which is a different way of surviving from the people in Kaialsh area that they live on rearing animals. Reaching in Gyantse which is one of the biggest farming lands in Tibet and it was the trade center between India and Tibet.

  • Day 14 : Drive Gyantse to Samye monastery (3600m/290Km) Hotel in Samye

    Morning, Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa and after lunch, drive to Samye monastery. On the way, you will enjoy a beautiful landscape of Yamdrok lake and Noejing Kangsang snow mountain with it's beautiful Karola glacier.

  • Day 15 : Drive Samye moanstery to Tsetang (3600m/60km) Hotel in Tsetang

    Morning, visit Samye monastery and monks ceremony in the assembly hall and then continue your Tibet travel to Tsetang. Tsetang is the cradle of Tibet where you can visit the first castle of Tibet called Yumbu Lhakang and first temple called Traduk temple.

  • Day 16 : Tsetang to Gongkar airport (3600m/115km)

    After breakfast, drive to Gongkar airport and enjoy the last beautiful Tibet travel landscape with Yarlung valley and Bharmaputra river. After one hour and half drive, you will reach Gongkar airport and fly back home.

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Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the Kailash trek program above
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries mentioned in the Kailash trek program
  • Breakfast inside the hotel and full board during the camp
  • All necessary Tibet tour entry and road permits
  • Kailash special permits
  • 1 English speaking Local Tibetan travel guide
  • Tibet tour transportation by one good conditioned mini van or bus according to the group size
  • Yamdro lake conservation fee
  • Karola glacier conservation fee
  • Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar conservation fee
  • Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar conservative bus fee
  • Pack Yak and Yak men for Kailash trekking
  • Tibetan cooking team and camping equipment except sleeping bags
  • All camping fee
  • Different kinds of snack including biscuit, cheese, dried and fresh fruit, chocolate during the Kailash trek
  • Oxygen in the vehicle incase needed

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket
  • Lunch and dinner in the hotel
  • China Tibet visa
  • Service of mainland China side
  • Riding horses for Kailash trek
  • Sleeping bags
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc)
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves

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