Join our 18 Days Nepal, Tibet, Kailash, Lhasa Tour. Explore three ancient cities of Kathmandu including temple living Goddess Kumari, world heritage sites of Bhaktapur, Patan, Kathmandu. Holi Mount Kailash and bath in Holy water of Manasarovar lake. Visit Panchen Lama’s Monasteries, Tashilumpu, Kumbum Pagoda, Gyantse, Potala Palace-winter residence of Dalai Lamas. Explore Drepung -the biggest Monastry in Tibet, bargain opping of Tibetan crafts and incense in Barkhor market and more.
Kailash Tibet Tour
18 Days/17 Nights
from US$ 2900
per person based on double occupancy excluding airfare
Tour code: ETI-KTT18
Trip Type:Group Tour
Group Size:2-12 ( Maximum )
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Tour start in : Kathmandu, Nepal
Tour end in : Kathmandu
Duration : 18 Days
Hotel Grade : Modest + Budget
- Guided Tour of Kathmandu
- Lhasa and Potala- palace of former Dalai Lamas
- Drepung Monastery, Norbulinka
- Mount Kailash
- Manasarovar Lake
- and much more..
- Visit to Kumari (living goddess)
- Kora in Mount Kailash
- Sera Monastery
- Full Breakfasts (17)
- Lunch (1)
- Dinner (3)
- Kathmandu- Hotel Shakti or Kaze Durbar or similar
- Lhasa -Yak Hotel or similar
- Gyantse- Yeti hotel or similar
- Shigatse- Hotel Mansarovar or similar
- Darchen- Himalayan Kailash Hotel or similar
- Saga – Jilin Hotel or Saga Hotel or similar
EBC, Lake Manasarovar, Kailash kora, Paryang – guesthouse/lodge
(shared dormitory room with 8 beds in one room. Use of common bathroom and toilet facility available. It is impossible to take a shower )
- Private Vehicle
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[toggle_content title=”Day 01- Arriving Kathmandu“]
Arrive into Kathmandu. Upon arrival into Kathmandu, you will meet our local tour expert and transfers to your local hotel. Overnight Kathmandu
[toggle_content title=”Day 02-Kathmandu“]
Breakfast includes each day. Enjoy the brief city tour of Kathmandu which includes Kathmandu Durbar (Palace) Square, temple of living goddess-Kumari, Temple of Taleju, Kal Bhairab temple, temple of Akash Bhairab. Visit Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath (the temple of Hindus), Boudhanath and enjoy Bhaktapur Durbar Square tour. Overnight Kathmandu.
[toggle_content title=”Day 03-Kathmandu to Lhasa“]
Your tour concludes this morning after breakfast in Kathmandu. Our representative will be in hand to transfer you to airport on arrival in Tibet drive to hotel.
[toggle_content title=”Day 04-Lhasa“]
This morning visit Potala Palace- one of the most famous architectural works of Tibet. The palace wad rebuilt in In 17th century to present size which became winter palace of Dalai Lamas. The construction took 50 years from its beginning to completion.
Tour continue to Jokhang temple located in the center of old section of Lhasa. The temple was built in mid 7th century a.d. The temple has architectural features of Tang Dynasty. Walk around Bharkhor bazaar- an old Tibetan Market at end of the tour.
[toggle_content title=”Day 05-Explore Drepung and Sera Monastery“]
This morning drive to Drepung Monastery which is located 5 km west suburb of Lhasa. The monastery was founded in 1416 and occupying area of 250000 square meters with a fixed number of 7000 monks. This is the largest monastery in Tibet. The monasery keeps plentiful historical relics, Buddhist scriptures arts and crafts.
We continue driving to Sera monastery that located 3 km to the northern suburb of Lhasa. It was founded in 1419 by Jamchen Choje-the founder of Gelugpa sect. Sera Monastery, Ganden and Drepung in Lhasa are three great Monasteries of Tibet. Evening at leisure.
[toggle_content title=”Day 06-Lhasa to Gyantse (3650m/262km/5-6hours)“]
After breakfast we start our journey through Branmaputra river. We travel via Gonggar, Kampala(4850m), Yamdok Tso, Nekartse and Korola (5010m).
[toggle_content title=”Day 07-Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m/77km/2hours)“]
In the morning enjoy tour of Panchen Lama’s Monastery Tashilumpu located in the town of Shigatse. Tashilumpu is one of the most beautiful monastery in Tibet. It has giant statue stands 26 meters in height and 275 kg of solid gold. The great quantities of precious items including pearls, turquoises, corals and Ambers are preserved in the monastery.
Enjoy a short drive to Gyantse. We visit Palcho Monastery- located in Gyantse town. Palcho Monastery has special influence in Tibet’s Buddism. The Palcho is being a unity of three different sects, Gelugpa, Shakyapa and Bhuton sect, in one single monastery. Tour continues to Kumbum Pagoda. The Kumbum is pagoda of 100,000 images that stands nine storeys with its 108 doors and 77 chapels. It contains clay sculptures and various murals. Tour ends around 5 pm and drive to hotel.
[toggle_content title=”Day 08-Shigatse to Saga (3850m/450km/6-7hours):“]
Today we catch again Friendship Highway, drive through Sangsang, Kaika to Lhatse. We continue driving through Younonla to Shigatse
[toggle_content title=”Day 09-Saga to Manasarovar Lake (4590m/252km/5-6hours)“]
Each day we start our journey after breakfast. Today we drive through far west of Shigatse province and enter to Ngari province of western Tibet. Continue drive through Nyogze to Manasarovar Lake. You will cruise Mayum La (5225m) from where you can have impresive scene too.
[toggle_content title=”Day 10-Manasarovar Lake-Darchhen (4500m/40km/45 minutes)“]This morning enjoy around Manasarovar Lake. You can take bath in Holy water of Manasarovar Lake and do praying for yourself and your family. We drive to Darchhen and prepare for your Kora. Overnight at Darchhen.
[toggle_content title=”Day 11-Darchen-Kora“]Kailash Kora is an exciting 3-day trek around the sacred Mt. Kailash (6714m/22156ft). We circle around the mountain in three days to explore its beautiful scenery and historical sites. Experience the mountain’s religious significance. Drive up to Tarboche and trek up to Diraphuk Gompa. We continue our journey for a few kilometers to cairn which gives the southern face of Mt. Kailash comes into view.
[toggle_content title=”Day 12-Kora“]
Today is the second day of our three-day Kora and the toughest part of our journey. We continue the trek around Mt. Kailash and cross Dolma La pass (5604m) which is the highest point of the Kora. We can do a short prayer at Dolma la. Today we visit the Gauri Kunda which is an important place for the Hindu pilgrims
[toggle_content title=”Day 13- Kora to Payang“]
After the completion of Kora, we drive to Payang. Overnight in Payang.
[toggle_content title=”Day 14- Paryang to Saga (4700m/252km/5-6hours)“]
Day start with traveling through picturesque Tibetan plaetau. In your south you will see great Himalayan range and scenery on other side.
[toggle_content title=”Day 15 Saga to Shigatse (3850m/450km/6-7hours):“]
Today we catch again Friendship Highway, drive through Sangsang, Kaika to Lhatse and continue driving through Younonla to Shigatse.
[toggle_content title=”Day 16- Shigatse to Lhasa (3650m/262km/5-6hours).“]
After breakfast we drive to Saga to follow the friendship highway toward Lhasa.
[toggle_content title=”Day 17- Lhasa to Kathmandu“]
Sadly your tour concludes this morning after breakfast in Tibet. Our representative will be in hand to transfer you to airport on arrival in Kathmandu. Tonight is our final get-together and we enjoy a special dinner with Nepalese dance and wine. Overnight at hotel.
[toggle_content title=”Day 18- Departure“]
Your itinerary ends in Kathmandu, where you can choose one final optional adventure, depart for your next destination beyond Himalayas. Or start your journey home with
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