Lhasa, Kailash & Tirthapur Tour

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Trip Overview of Lhasa, Kailash & Tirthapur Tour

Mt. Kailash (22028 Feet), considered to be a physical embodiment of the mythical Mt. Meru, is believed to be the most sacred mountain in the world. Its snow dusted rock pyramid is located in the scenically rich area of western Tibet, which lies between the Himalayas and Karakurum ranges. From its peak, one can enjoy the views of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Nepal. It is considered most auspicious to make a religious pilgrimage around its fifty-three kilometres circuit (32 miles parikrama). In fact, the entire region of Mt. Kailash is of important religious significance and includes the two turquoise-blue, pristine high-altitude lakes of Mansarovar and Rakshesa. Mt. Kailash is regarded holy by followers of several religions. To Hindus, Kailash is the abode of Shiva and nearby Manasarobar Lake, the soul of Brahma. Tibetans call Kailash Kang Rimpoche. Jains worship it as Mt Ashtapada, the peak from which the religion’s founder, Rishabanatha, achieved spiritual liberation. And the followers of Bon-Po, the ancient pre-Buddhist shamanistic religion of Tibet, revere Kailash as the soul of Tibet. Another uniqueness contributing to the mystical aspects of Kailash is that four most sacred rivers of the Indian sub-continent begin from here – Sutlej, Karnili (a major tributary of the Ganges), Brahmaputra and Indus. The end of these rivers are more than 2,000 kilometres apart, yet they all have their source within hundred kilometres of Mt. Kailash. Nature lovers can encounter numerous unusual species of birds, wildlife, and flora here. This holy region is known as navel (center) of the universe, attracting scholars and researchers from all over the world. Mt. Kailash (also known as the ‘Sumeru Parbat’ in Hindu epics) provides a spiritually enriching, naturally unique and a truly rewarding journey of a life-time!

Detail itinerary of Lhasa, Kailash & Tirthapur Tour

  • DAY 01

    fly Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650 Mt)Hotel Ganan in lhasa

  • DAY 02

    visit Lhasa (3650 Mt)Hotel Ganan in lhasa

  • DAY 03

    visit Lhasa (3650 Mt)Hotel Ganan in lhasa

  • DAY 04

    Lhasa/Gyanste/Shigatse, visiting YamzhogYumco Lake and Tashilumpo monastery 3900 M ( Guest house)

  • DAY 05

    Shigatse to Saga, by Yarlung Tsangpo

  • DAY 06

    Saga to Paryang

  • DAY 07

    Paryang to Hor Qu ( LAKE MANASAROVAR) 4520 M (Guest House)

  • DAY 08

    Hor Qu to Darchen 4700 M (Guest House)

  • DAY 09

    KAILASH CIRCUIT TREK / DIRAPHUK, trek 6652 M (Guest house)

  • DAY 10

    DIRAPHUK - ZUTRULPHUK , trek Guest House

  • DAY 11

    trek to Darchen, drive to TIRDAPURI hot springs

  • DAY 12


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  • DAY 15


  • DAY 16

    SAGA / NYLAM or zhang mu

  • DAY 17

    NYLAM or zhang mu / KATHMANDU

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Service Includes
  • Airport pickup, sightseeing and airport drop by non a/c car.
  • Kathmandu – Border – Kathmandu by non a/c jeep or bus.
  • English speaking guide during sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing place entrance fee as per itinerary.
  • Chinese Visa fee.
  • 3 nights in Kathmandu on twin sharing room.
  • Transportation in Tibet part by Van or bus.
  • Accommodation in Tibet part on local guest house.
  • Daily breakfast throughout the trip.
  • All necessary Tibet Travel permit.
  • Yak and Yak men during Kailash kora to carry luggage only.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide in Tibet part.
  • All applicable taxes and service charge.
Service Excludes
  • Lunch and Dinner throughout the trip.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Bar, Beverages and mineral water.
  • Air ticket to Kathmandu & return from /to your home country.
  • Nepal entry or re-entry visa fee.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Rescue and evacuation service.
  • Asthpad Darshan (restricted to drive by vehicle but you can trek if you want)
  • Horse & porter for your personal riding during the Parikrama
  • Bottled drinks.
    Tips for Sherpa staff, guide & driver.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival from Kailash.
  • Any additional cost (transport, hotel, visa split charge) that occurs due to illness or rescue of the member
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances


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