Kailash, Everest B. C. Lhasa Tour – 12 days

Kailash, Everest B. C. Lhasa Tour – 12 days

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1. Lhasa’s Cultural Gems:

  • Potala Palace: Explore the iconic Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and former residence of the Dalai Lamas.
  • Jokhang Temple: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Jokhang Temple, a hub of Tibetan Buddhist devotion and spirituality.
  • Barkhor Street: Wander through the bustling Barkhor Street, where pilgrims circumambulate the Jokhang Temple and markets offer a glimpse of local life.

2. Everest Base Camp (Tibet Side):

  • Rongbuk Monastery: Visit the world’s highest monastery, Rongbuk Monastery, located near Everest Base Camp.
  • Stunning Views: Witness the breathtaking vistas of Mount Everest and surrounding Himalayan peaks from Everest Base Camp.
  • Panoramic Landscapes: Experience the stark beauty of the Tibetan Plateau as you journey to and from Everest Base Camp.

3. Spiritual Pilgrimage to Mount Kailash:

  • Mount Kailash: Embark on the revered kora (circumambulation) around Mount Kailash, a pilgrimage honored by Buddhists, Hindus, Jains, and followers of the Bon religion.
  • Dolma La Pass: Cross the challenging Dolma La Pass, a spiritual and physical milestone on the kora journey.
  • Lake Mansarovar: Visit the sacred Lake Mansarovar, believed to hold purifying qualities and surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.

Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC) and Mount Kailash are two of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in the world. EBC is the starting point for climbers attempting to summit Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. Mount Kailash is a sacred mountain for Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. It is believed to be the home of the Hindu god Shiva.

An EBC, Mount Kailash, and Lhasa tour is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the best of these three incredible destinations. The tour typically starts in Kathmandu, Nepal, and takes you over the Friendship Highway to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Along the way, you will visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and other important Tibetan Buddhist sites. 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

City tour in Kathmandu – Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square and Swoyambhunath Monastery. Then visa and Tibet tour preparation.

Begin your journey with an arrival in Lhasa, Tibet’s spiritual capital.
Acclimatize to the high altitude and explore Lhasa’s iconic sites, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street.

1. Potala Palace:

Begin your tour by visiting the iconic Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and former winter residence of the Dalai Lamas. Marvel at its grand architecture and intricate details.
2. Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street:

Explore the Jokhang Temple, one of Tibet’s most revered temples, and witness the devotion of pilgrims as they circumambulate the temple.
Wander through Barkhor Street, a bustling market area and a hub of religious and commercial activities.

3. Sera Monastery:

Witness the unique monastic tradition of philosophical debates at Sera Monastery, where monks engage in lively discussions on Buddhist teachings.
4. Drepung Monastery:

Explore Drepung Monastery, one of the largest monastic institutions in Tibet. Admire its stunning architecture and delve into its historical significance.

The journey from Lhasa to Gyantse is a captivating drive that takes you through some of Tibet’s most picturesque landscapes and historical sites. This route offers a blend of stunning natural beauty and cultural richness, making it a memorable part of your Tibetan journey. Here’s an overview of the Lhasa to Gyantse route:

The road from Gyantse to Everest Base Camp is a long but rewarding journey that offers panoramic views of the Himalayan landscape. It is important to be aware of the challenges of this journey, such as altitude sickness and unpredictable weather, and to be prepared accordingly. However, if you are up for the challenge, it is an unforgettable adventure that will take you to some of the most beautiful places in the world.

1. Rongbuk Monastery:

Start your walk from Rongbuk Monastery, located at an elevation of approximately 4,980 meters (16,340 feet).
Take in the serene surroundings and the distant view of Mount Everest.
2. Base Camp Access Road:

Follow the access road that leads towards Everest Base Camp. The road is typically open to trekkers and tourists.
Along the way, you’ll encounter the impressive north face of Mount Everest and other towering peaks.
3. Explore the Surroundings:

As you walk, pause to absorb the grandeur of the Himalayas and enjoy photo opportunities.
Look out for the colorful prayer flags that dot the landscape, adding to the spiritual ambiance.
4. Everest Base Camp Viewpoint:

Continue along the access road until you reach a point where you can get a clear view of Everest Base Camp in the distance.
This viewpoint offers a stunning vantage point to witness the base camp and the climbers’ tents during the climbing season.
5. Return to Rongbuk Monastery:

After enjoying the views and capturing memories, start your return journey to Rongbuk Monastery.

1. Rongbuk Monastery:

Begin your journey from Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world, near Everest Base Camp.
Take in the panoramic views of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan peaks one last time.
2. Tingri and Lhatse:

Travel through the towns of Tingri and Lhatse, where you can stop for rest and refreshments.
Enjoy the changing landscapes as you transition from the high-altitude mountains to the plains.
3. Saga:

Continue on to Saga, a significant town along the route and a common stopover point for travelers.
Saga serves as a base for those embarking on the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and offers necessary facilities.
4. Paryang:

Journey through Paryang, a small settlement surrounded by vast plains and rugged terrain.
As you approach Lake Mansarovar, you’ll begin to witness the subtle beauty of the Tibetan plateau.

Exploring the Lake Mansarovar area is a deeply spiritual and awe-inspiring experience. Lake Mansarovar holds immense significance in various religious traditions and is surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. Here’s a guide to exploring the Lake Mansarovar area:

1. Lake Mansarovar:

Spend time by the shores of Lake Mansarovar, one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world.
Take in the serene beauty of the lake’s turquoise waters and reflect on its spiritual significance.
Many pilgrims perform circumambulations (kora) around the lake, which is believed to cleanse the soul.
2. Chiu Monastery:

Visit Chiu Monastery, located on a hill overlooking Lake Mansarovar.
The monastery offers panoramic views of the lake and the surrounding mountains.
Engage in meditation and contemplation in this peaceful setting.
3. Spiritual Practices:

Witness pilgrims engaging in their devotions and rituals along the lake.
Participate in prayer sessions, meditation, or simply sit in quiet reflection, absorbing the spiritual atmosphere.
4. Astrophotography:

Due to the high altitude and minimal light pollution, Lake Mansarovar is an excellent location for stargazing and astrophotography.
Capture the clear night sky and twinkling stars above the tranquil lake.
5. Photography and Nature Walks:

Capture the stunning landscapes around Lake Mansarovar with your camera.
Take leisurely walks along the lakeshore, enjoying the unique flora and fauna of the region.

The drive from Lake Mansarovar to Lhasa is a long but scenic journey that takes you back from the sacred shores of Lake Mansarovar to the bustling city of Lhasa. The route offers a chance to reflect on your spiritual experiences and enjoy the diverse landscapes of Tibet. Here’s an overview of the Mansarovar to Lhasa drive:

Distance: Approximately 650-700 kilometers (404-435 miles)
Driving Time: Around 10-12 hours, depending on road conditions and stops

Route Highlights:

1. Paryang and Saga:

Depart from Lake Mansarovar and travel through Paryang and Saga, familiar towns along the route.
Enjoy the vast plains and the unique beauty of the Tibetan plateau.
2. Gyatso La Pass:

Cross the Gyatso La Pass, a high-altitude pass that offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
Capture the stunning landscapes as you traverse this pass.
3. Scenic Vistas:

The route back to Lhasa offers a mix of mountains, plateaus, and small Tibetan villages.
Take in the ever-changing scenery, from rugged terrain to picturesque valleys.
4. Arrival in Lhasa:

Arrive back in Lhasa, completing your journey through some of the most spiritually and culturally significant sites in Tibet.

Lhasa to Gongar Airport distance is 100 kilometers, so after flight from Lhasa, we Pick you up at Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel. Then today is rest day.

We see you off at your Hotel and drive to International Airport onward destination.

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with bed & Breakfast
  • 1 full day sightseeing in Kathamndu valley
  • all sightseeing in Tibet with Tibetan guide (English)
  • Two Men tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Mattresses for Tibet tours & Trekking
  • Trekking crews - Cook, Cook helper & guide
  • Fresh food cooked by our cook, meal will be pure vegetarian & Non vegetarian
  • Japanese Landcruser 4WD 4500 model and support truck for carry food + staff
  • Mini bus Kathmandu – Tatopani Kathmand (Nepal-Tibet Boarder).
  • English speaking guide from Tibet, Assistant guide from Nepal
  • Monastery Entrance fee
  • Mount Kailash permit
  • Tibet visa &Travel Permit
  • After Rongbuk Nepali cook -staff will be back to Kath. we provide full board (hotel, breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Yaks and Yak man for 3 days round Mount Kailash
  • Emergency oxygen, Mask and regulator
  • Airport -Hotel – Airport transfer
  • Lhasa – Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Fare Well dinner
  • Our Service charge
  • What is Excluded
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All expenses of personal nature
  • Bar bills and Beverage
  • Tips for staff
  • Photography charges
  • Rescue jeep incase needed if some one go back earlier than group
  • Extra cost incurred in case of Landslide or natural problem.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Sleeping bag & Jacket
  • Nepal visa and Re-Entry Nepal visa
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