Lhasa Mount Kailash Tour – 13 Nights 14 Days is the combined tour of Western Tibet (Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar) and Central Tibet (Lhasa, Shigatse, and Gyantse) that allows you explore scenic picturesque, turquoise Lakes, the culture of the local Tibetans along with cultural and heritage sites. Every year, thousands of people visit this pilgrimage site booking the trip of Mount Kailash Tour; following a custom going back thousands of years. Pilgrims of several religions consider that circumambulating Mount Kailash on foot is a holy ritual practice that will carry good fortune. The walk is made in a clockwise directing by Hindus and Buddhists. Followers of the Jain and Bon religions circumambulate the peak in a counterclockwise direction. The trail around Mt. Kailash is 52 Km long (trek) which starts and ends at Darchen and goes through Dirapuk & Zuthulpuk. Moreover, Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Lake can easily…
Lhasa Mount Kailash Tour – 13 Nights 14 Days is the combined tour of Western Tibet (Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar) and Central Tibet (Lhasa, Shigatse, and Gyantse) that allows you explore scenic picturesque, turquoise Lakes, the culture of the local Tibetans along with cultural and heritage sites. Every year, thousands of people visit this pilgrimage site booking the trip of Mount Kailash Tour; following a custom going back thousands of years. Pilgrims of several religions consider that circumambulating Mount Kailash on foot is a holy ritual practice that will carry good fortune. The walk is made in a clockwise directing by Hindus and Buddhists. Followers of the Jain and Bon religions circumambulate the peak in a counterclockwise direction. The trail around Mt. Kailash is 52 Km long (trek) which starts and ends at Darchen and goes through Dirapuk & Zuthulpuk.
Moreover, Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Lake can easily be reached by different places such as Lhasa (coming from Mainland China & flying from Kathmandu), Kerung/Gyirong border crossing (Nepal-Tibet), Taklakot (From Simikot/Hilsa), and Nathula Pass (from India). The route itinerary can be customized as per the client’s requirement.
Apart from Lhasa to Mount Kailash tour, another adventure includes getting to the Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC) traveling either from Lhasa or Kerung/Gyirong border crossing (Nepal-China/Tibet) which shows a magnificent view of the northern face of Mt. Everest. Mt. Everest is the world’s highest peak stands up to 8848M. Check out Mt. Kailash tour via Everest Base Camp (EBC) – 15 Nights 16 Days
Fly to Lhasa in Tibet (3750m) / Hotel
After breakfast, visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaar. Overnight at hotel
After breakfast, visit to Sera and Drepung monastery. Overnight at hotel
Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Tso Lake and drive further to Shigatse. Overnight at hotel in Shigatse
Drive to Saga (4,600m) 280km, O/N at Guesthouse/Tented Camp.
Drive from Saga to Mansarovar. Overnight at guesthouse or tented camp.
Explore Lake Manasarover then drive to Darchen (4,660m) 53km. O/N at Guesthouse/Tented Camp.
Trek to – Dira Phuk (4,900m) 18km. O/N at Guesthouse/Tented Camp
Dira Phuk – Zuthul Phuk (4,750m) 20km. O/N at Guesthouse/Tented Camp.
Zuthul Phuk – Darchen (14km) – drives to Manasarover- Pinchung (4,330m) 60km. O/N at Guesthouse/Tented Camp
Drive to Saga O/N at Guesthouse/Tented Camp
Drive to Shigatse from Saga.
Alternatively, if you are planning to travel to Nepal, you can proceed to the Kyirong border instead of driving back to Shigatse. Overnight at Guesthouse or hotel
Drive back to Lhasa. Overnight at hotel
Departure. (Either fly to Kathmandu or Mainland China)
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Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.
Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.
Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch, and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross-country tours.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and are ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon seasons.
Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.
HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last-hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.
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