16 Days |
If you are a fan of high mountains and lofty plateaus, then the journey to Tibet will complete the purpose of your soul. It’s an incredible place filled with culture and traditions, people are often mesmerized with the splendor of this region. The scenic beauty of these mountains is breathtaking and it forms an image in your mind that you can never be able to forget. From famous monasteries to political palaces, you can hike your way to the top with native tour guides and teammates.
Mount Kailash Mansarovar Tour with Tibet - You will witness a magnificent top view of Mt.Kailash, and explore the beauty of places likeMansarovar Lake, Zhada city, Lhasa city, and more. To top it off, you will forever cherish the experience of camping under the star-studded sky. These places have a very different vibe than any other place that you must have visited. Lake Mansarovar is said to spellbind you with its picture-perfect view and religious beliefs. The soothing air will surround you with peace and harmony in the entire tour. Tibet might just be a tourist location for some, but for few this sacred place is where they come to find their purpose of life.
Explore the beauty of Mt. Kailash.
Trek in the high altitude mountains and camp under the stars.
Take a ride at the back of Yak.
Absorb the scenic beauty and rich culture of Tibet.
Explore famous monasteries like Tashilumpo, Chinese Monastery, and more.
Visit historical temples and UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Zhangmu is your first destination where you will be staying after reaching from Kathmandu. Zhangmu is around 130 km where you will have to arrange your transport to cross the Friendship Bridge Plus and Chinese Customs. Your will be picked at Zhangmu where you can enjoy the dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
After the morning tea, you will be taken to Nyelam - a beautiful small town which is a 30kms drive. This place will mesmerize you with its scenic beauty and zig-zag roads which you will come across on your way to Nyelam. After reaching you will be served with hot refreshments to recharge yourself, enjoy night stay and dinner at a hotel in Nyelam.
After nice morning breakfast, you will make your way to Saga. It’s around 240kms away from Nyelam and has a beautiful mountain called Mt. Shishapanga on the way. Another exploring point will be Pekusto Lake where you will stop by for lunch. In the evening you will be briefed about the next day's schedule after dinner, enjoy the peaceful time and overnight stay at the Saga Hotel.
You will enjoy trekking at Mt. Kailash the next morning after covering a distance of 270kms from Paryang to Lake Mansarovar. The lake of Lord Shiva is an epitome of beauty from where you will be taken to historical Chinese Monastery which is close by to the lake to witness the intense paintings along with a classy view of Mt. Kailash and GurlaMandata. Enjoy dinner and night stay at a guest house at Saga.
Your next goal will be Zhada- it’s a brilliant city with unique landscapes and a population of 1,00,000 people. This place reflects rich traces of the Guge Kingdom. On your way to Zhada, you can enjoy steaming snacks and exciting visit to Tholing Monastery. Your night stay post dinner is arranged in Zhada city itself.
You can expect an elaborate visit to Zhada and Guge kingdom on the 6th day of your visit. You can explore the ruins along with the TsaparangGuge Kingdom next to Sutlej River. See the ancient sights and explore exquisite murals, decorative motifs that date back 10,000 years. You can enjoy the dinner and a stunning sky view at Zhada.
You will cover a distance of around 250kms while traveling from Zhada to Mt. Kailash after breakfast. After reaching the destination, you can relax in the second half of the day. Enjoy dinner and pre-plan your next day schedule after dinner before retiring to your room for overnight stay at the guest house.
These three days will be the most memorable days of the journey. You will enjoy trekking on Mt.Kailash after reaching to Darchen by transport. You will cover the rest of the distance at the back of a Yak. You will have an unforgettable experience at Mt. Kailash by exploring the sacred mountain for four Asian religions – Tibetan, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Mt. Kailash is considered as the adobe of Hindu Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, accordingly to ancient beliefs people attain Moksha by taking a full circle around the adobe of Lord Shiva. The mountain trek ends at Tarchen,your staying and eating arrangements for all three days are covered at pre-decided places.
After breathing in the magical air of Mt.Kailash, you will be taken back to Saga. The journey has been long so you will be given ample time to relax and explore Saga city,you can hire a native tour guide on your own. Overnight stay is arranged in a hotel at Saga.
In the morning after breakfast, you will be taken to Shigatse which is the second-largest city of Tibet. You can explore the city the way you like, enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Shigatse.
After completing the morning breakfast in Shigatse, you will be heading towards Tashilumpo Monastery to explore the beautiful place. The afternoon lunch is arranged in Shigatse itself after which you will be taken back to Lhasa. You can enjoy the steaming dinner and an overnight stay in Lhasa city hotel.
You will start exploring the city with the landmark of Lhasa which is Lhasa Potala Palace. The second stop would be the Buddhist Jokhang Temple; both of these places are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Later you can check out the market place at Barkhor Street to pick up some souvenirs. Dinner and overnight stay are arranged in the hotel itself.
You can expect to explore two big monasteries of Tibet on the second last day of the tour which is Drepung and Sera monastery. These are well-known universities where only well-versed monks come for higher studies. You can witness scripture debating and move on for a mid-way lunch, you will be taken back at the hotel for dinner and night stay.
You can gather all the beautiful memories you made on the tour and say your goodbyes to this magical place on the last day. You will be taken to the airport at the scheduled time.