Lhasa-Kailash- Lhasa trip is a specially designed trip that includes Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, Holy Mansarovar Lake and sacred Kailash Mountain to offer the thrilling and adventurous package to pilgrim and other holiday planner. The trip begins with the flight to Lhasa. Next two days will be utilized to explore Lhasa city. The great Potala Palace and world’s largest Drepung Monastery are significant monuments included in your sightseeing. These sightseeing days are also crucial for acclimatizing your body before you head towards some challenging passes. The astounding sceneries, tranquil lakes, historical and cultural monuments, Tibetan people and their unique lifestyle will certainly make it a memorable trip of a lifetime. This trip suits to all individuals who wish to explore ancient cities, great monasteries, historical palaces and mesmerizing trip to Holy Kailash and Mansarovar.
This trip includes flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa and Lhasa to Kathmandu. So, it is a bit luxurious as compare to complete driving or flying halfway. It is well designed to give comfort and ensure safety and security based on scientific measures. The whole trip is fourteen days in length including 3 days Kaialsh Kora Parikrama on foot. The rest of the whole Lhasa-Kailash-Lhasa trip is driving on a well-paved road.
All physically fit people who have no respiratory and heart diseases are able to participate in this trip. However, people above 70 years old are recommended to consult with doctors before deciding to join the trip. Our team will always there to help and assist you according to the situation. It is possible to upgrade the standards of accommodation, use of horse during the Kailash Kora and use other sophisticated measures as well. You will be completely at safe hand while travelling with us. Please contact us for the further information about Lhasa-Kailash-Lhasa trip or book the trip and reserve your seat.
After your flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, Chinese guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Today is good for rest so that your body can be adjusted to the altitude easily and quickly. You are recommended to drink plenty of water and get plenty of sleep for making an adjustment to the long journey ahead.
Today after breakfast, you will visit the Potala Palace of the Dalai Lama, a treasure of Tibetan culture was, till 1965 the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet and quite possibly, the singularly most important building in all Tibet. It was built in the seventh century by Tsongtsen Gampo as a fort and later renovated by the fifth Dalai Lama in the seventeenth century to its present specifications. Your next stop will be Norbulingkha the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, which was built, in the eighteenth century. Stay overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Today, you will visit the Drepung Monastery. This is the largest monastery in the world and once housed 10,000 monks and nuns. It was built in 1419 and the second, third and fourth Dalai Lamas lived and were entombed here. Your next stop will be the Jokhang Temple. This is the holiest shrine of Tibet and houses a golden statue of the Buddha, which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese princess "Wen Chen". You then stop off at Barkhor Bazaar outside the Jokhang monastery. This is a bustling flea market and is, generally, the place to buy souvenirs and meet other tourists. Stay overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Early in the morning excursion in a monastery of Tashilhunpo (it is based on 1447), visiting a temple of the Buddha and also other monasteries. Your today’s riding occurs in the capital of a province of Tsang - Shigatse - residence Panchen Lama - the second ecclesiastic of Tibet. Stay overnight at hotel.
Your today’s journey takes you over two high passes of more than 5000 meters with fantastic views. Driving over the sandy and rocky land of Tibet, Lakes, thousands of yaks and sheep grazing on pastureland keep you busy. By the late afternoon, you will cross Bhramha Purtra River to a typical Tibetan town, Saga. Stay overnight at hotel.
Today’s journey starts with full of excitement, by the late afternoon you can have the first sight of Holy Kailash Parbat (Mountain) and Manasarovar Lake. You will stop at a small village nearby Lake Manasarovar. Stay overnight at hotel.
Manasarovar is a popular Lake among Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh communities for compassion, tranquility and bliss. After participating in the morning Puja and holy bath in the morning, we will drive towards Tarchen. It is also considered as a Base Camp of the Kailash Mountain.
Trekking is necessary to complete Kailash Parikrama (Circuit). It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs, waterfalls and clear blue sky and some fascinating cloud formation make you feel Shiva, the super God in Hindu Religion is is truly exists there. You will walk about 15 km in around 6-7 hours of time.
Today covers the hardest part of your journey, but it is the holiest day for pilgrimage tour participants. You will cross Dolma-La pass of 5613 meters. After you pass Shiva-Sthal, your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, you can do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation to acknowledge yourself. On your descending route, you will see Parvati-Stal and Gauri Kunda. Finally, you will go down to Zuthal Puk (the mysterious cave). Stay overnight at hotel.
About 3 hours of walking, you will wrap up Kailash Parikrama (trekking). Drive from Tarchen to Saga. Stay overnight at hotel.
Today is an easy driving back to Shigatse town which is the second biggest town of Tibet. You can also make city sightseeing after arriving at Shigatse. Stay overnight at hotel.
You will drive continuously to Lhasa that takes about 8 hours. Stay overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
a) Nepal part
b) Tibet Part
We are happy to book hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your choice.