Lhasa and Mt Kailash Tour – 15 days

Lhasa and Mt Kailash Tour – 15 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

14N/15D

Grade

Moderate

Max Altitude

5010 meter

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Highlights

1. Lhasa: The Spiritual Hub

  • Potala Palace: Begin your journey in Lhasa by visiting the iconic Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This magnificent structure was once the residence of the Dalai Lamas and is a testament to Tibetan architecture and history.
  • Jokhang Temple: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Jokhang Temple, a sacred destination for Buddhist pilgrims. This spiritual center holds the revered Jowo Rinpoche statue and is a hub of devotion.
  • Barkhor Street: Stroll through the bustling Barkhor Street, a pilgrimage circuit around the Jokhang Temple. This lively marketplace offers a glimpse into local life, culture, and religious practices.
  • Sera and Drepung Monasteries: Explore these significant monastic complexes where you can witness monks engaging in philosophical debates and traditional rituals.

2. Spiritual and Cultural Insights:

  • Tibetan Buddhism: The tour provides a deep dive into Tibetan Buddhist practices, rituals, and traditions. Interacting with monks and witnessing their devotion offers a profound understanding of the spiritual way of life.
  • Spiritual Connection: As you journey through Lhasa and Mount Kailash, you’ll be enveloped in the spiritual energy of the region, fostering personal introspection and growth.

3. Mount Kailash: The Sacred Pilgrimage

  • Holiest Mountain: Mount Kailash is considered one of the holiest peaks in the world by multiple religions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. Its symmetrical form and spiritual significance make it a revered pilgrimage site.
  • Kora (Circumambulation): Undertaking the kora (ritual circumambulation) around Mount Kailash is a spiritual journey in itself. The 52-kilometer trek is physically challenging but spiritually rewarding, offering moments of reflection and meditation.
  • Lake Mansarovar: Adjacent to Mount Kailash, Lake Mansarovar’s pristine waters are believed to cleanse the soul. The serene beauty of the lake adds to the spiritual atmosphere of the region.

Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is located in the Yarlung Zangbo River Valley, at an altitude of over 3,600 meters (11,800 feet). Lhasa is a holy city for Tibetan Buddhists, and is home to many important monasteries and temples, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Sera Monastery.

Mount Kailash is a sacred mountain located in the western Himalayas. It is considered to be a holy mountain by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. The mountain is a popular pilgrimage destination, and is said to be the home of the Hindu god Shiva.

A Lhasa and Mount Kailash tour is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the best of Tibet. The tour typically starts in Kathmandu, Nepal, and takes you over the Friendship Highway to Lhasa. Along the way, you will visit the ancient monasteries of Sakya, Shalu, and Natang, as well as the remote villages of Nyalam and Gyantse. You will also spend a night at Ronbuk, where you can take in the breathtaking views of Everest.

The tour culminates in a visit to Mount Kailash, where you can circumambulate the mountain (or trek to the summit, if you are feeling adventurous). This is a truly unforgettable experience that will leave you with a lasting impression of Tibet’s beauty and spirituality.

Detail Itinerary

We pick you up at Airport and transfer to Hotel, then brief about you Tibet Tour.

Kathmandu city tour is specially related with history, culture, tradition and fine arts of Nepal. Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar square are the major sightseeing points in Kathmandu. visitors can complete these cities for tour in one day. Then prepare for Tibet Tour.

Arrive in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.
Acclimate to the high altitude (3,656 meters) and rest.

Visit the Potala Palace, the iconic residence of the Dalai Lamas.
Explore the Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street, immersing in the bustling pilgrimage scene.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Visit Sera Monastery to witness monks engaging in philosophical debates.
Explore Drepung Monastery, one of the largest monastic complexes in Tibet.
Overnight in Lhasa

Drive to Shigatse (3,845 meters), the second-largest city in Tibet.
Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the traditional seat of the Panchen Lamas.
Overnight in Shigatse.

Drive to Saga, passing through picturesque landscapes.
Witness the vast Tibetan Plateau and its unique charm.
Overnight in Saga.:

Continue the journey towards Lake Mansarovar (4,558 meters).
Reach the holy lake, believed to cleanse the soul.
Experience the serene beauty of the surroundings.
Overnight near Lake Mansarovar.

Explore the surroundings of Lake Mansarovar.
Drive to Darchen (4,560 meters), the starting point of the Kailash kora.
Prepare for the trek around Mount Kailash.
Overnight in Darchen.

Embark on the Kailash kora, a 52-kilometer trek around the sacred mountain.
Walk through diverse landscapes, engage in personal reflection, and meditate.
Cross the challenging Dolma La Pass (5,630 meters) and experience the spiritual essence of the journey.
Complete the kora and return to Darchen.

Drive back to Lhasa, reflecting on the profound experiences of the journey.
Rest and relax upon reaching Lhasa.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some free time for last-minute exploration or shopping.
Depart from Lhasa, carrying the memories of your spiritual and adventurous journey.

We see you off at Hotel and transfer to International Airport.

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Three nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu (3/4 star hotel) on full board basis
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • All necessary transfers in Kathmandu
  • All necessary travel & trekking permits
  • Tibet group visa
  • Kathmandu to Lhasa flight ticket
  • Accommodation in Tibet on room sharing basis with breakfast during Lhasa to Lhatse trip.
  • Two days guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
  • Tibetan Guide (English speaking)
  • Monastery entrance fees / sightseeing entrance fees
  • Pick up from Kodari – Kathmandu transfer
  • Guesthouse or lodge accommodation in Tibet except during Parikrama.
  • All meals (vegetarian) after joining for Kailash tour from Saga onwards.
  • Transportation in Tibet by 4WD Land Cruiser 4500 (4 passengers in one Land Cruiser)
  • Supporting truck
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • Necessary supporting crew (cook, helpers & Sherpa)
  • Yaks & Yak men during the Parikrama (circumambulation around Kailash)
  • Services of our fully equipped trekking, kitchen and camping equipment.
  • Gamow bag (pressure bag) and oxygen for emergency use
  • Medical kit bag
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
  • What is Excluded
  • Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
  • Airport tax in Kathmandu while flying to Lhasa
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee (US $ 30 per person)
  • Riding Horse or Yak during the Parikrama for personal (on your request we provide this, cost is extra)
  • Rescue and evacuation service
  • Insurance for any loss and damage
  • Personal tip for guide and driver
  • Any additional expenses due to unforeseen circumstances.
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