All the way from Lhasa to Mt.Kailash, you will visit Gyantse, Shigatse, Sakya, Lake Monasarovar. Make a 3-day trek around holy Mt.Kailash...
The tour itinerary:
B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner, N=overnight
Day01 Lhasa airport picking up, have a good rest in the afternoon. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day02 Sightseeing in Lhasa, visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Market. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day03 Sightseeing in Lhasa, visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day04 Drive to Gyangtse via Yamdrok Lake, visit the famous Gyantse Kumpum (300km, 7hours). Overnight at Gyantse.
Day05 Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery and Sakya Monastery
Drive to Shigatse to visit Tashilunpo Monastery, afternoon drive to Sakya, visit Sakya Monastery (240kms, 5hours).Overnight at Lhatse.
Day06 Drive from Lhatse to Saga (300kms, 9hours, 4450m high). Overnight at Saga ( Guest House, dorm bed)
Day07 Drive from Saga to Paryang through the windswept territory passing many villages and camps of Yak herders with the distance view of snow capped mountains(250km, 7-8hours, 4600m high). Overnight at Paryang ( Guest House, drom bed)
Day08 Drive from Paryang to Lake Manasarovar through open territory with a view of distant mountains, Yak herders camp, if lucky might come across a herd of Kang (Wild Ass (294km, 8hours, 4558m high), you will have the first sight of Holy Kailash and Manasarovara. Overnight at the village Hore or Chiu Monastery ( Guest house, dorm bed)
Day09 Rest and sightseeing at Lake Manasarivar. Overnight at the village Hore or Chiu Monastery ( Guest house, dorm bed)
Day10 Drive from Lake Manasarovar to Darchen (60km, 2hours, 4560m high), prepare for trekking. Overnight at Kailash Hotel.
Day11 Trek from Darchen to Dira-puk Monastery, 20km, takes about 5 - 6hours
The first day's parikarama is a gradual walk with multitudes of other local pilgrims chanting and praying. The trail leads to few ups and downs till we reach our camp at Dirapuk (4,750 m.). Camping on the nice grassy meadows with a view of Kailash, north west face at Dirapuk for overnight halt.
Day12 Trek from Dira-puk Monastery to Zutul-puk Monastery by crossing Drolma-la Pass, 15KM, takes about 6 - 7hours
Today our parikarama leads to much higher side of the holy path just beneath the Mount Kailash. The walk will bring us to one of the highest point at Drolma La, 5,200 m. before descending to the gradual field towards Zuthulphuk for the overnight camp. Zuthulphuk has a small monastery.
Day13 Trek back to Darchen,14Km, 4- 5hours
The winding gradual tracks finally ends our holy pilgrimage 5hours, Overnight at Darchen.
Day14 Drive from Darchen to Paryang (4550m, 340km, 9hours). overnight at Paryang ( Gusethouse, dorm bed)
Day15 Drive from Paryang to Saga (252km, 7-8hours). Overnight at Saga ( Guesthouse, dorm bed)
Day16 Drive from Saga to Lhatse (300Km, 9hours ). Overnight at Lhatse.
Day17 Drive from Lhatse to Lhasa (450km, 7hours). Overnight at Lhasa.
Day18 Lhasa airport dropping off, end the trip.
Price( Price valide 01/01/2007 - 30/04/2007 ):
The tour service includes:
1. Transport: Landcruiser
2. Accommodation: 9N hotels with standeroom, 6N dorm bed, 2N tent
4. Guide: Chinese, English speaking guide available
5. Entrance tickets
6. Tibet entry permit
7. Tibet Travel Permit
8. Yak and Yak porters for Luggage during Kailash Parikrama
9. Airfares: Chengdu-Lhasa-Chengdu
The tour service excludes:
2. Your international flight ticekt
3. Your own expense
4. Tips for the guide and driver
5. Trekking equipment ( Sleeping bag, tent and mattress)
Note: We can offer you the flight ticket from any other places your require, and the train tickets from Beijing/Xingning/Xian or Chengdu 10 days before reservation.