Trip Inquiry

Our travel experts are ready to customize and plan your next journey, trek, tour or rafting. Contact us by phone or message.

Mr. Sarbottam Shrestha

+977 9851021080
Contact Details:

+977 01 4544843/44/45
mail@peace-intl.com.np
peaceintl.mail@gmail.com

Seasons : All

Tour to Mt Kailash and lake Manasarovar

( 15 NIGHTS / 16 DAYS )

Overview

Fly to LHASA. After landing at the GONGAAR airport beautifully located on the bank of the holy BRAHMAPUTRA river transfer to LHASA through the new tunnel (45 min) – Hotel – Full rest for acclimatization.

Trip Fact

Price

On Request

Duration

16 Days

Altitude

4860M

Group Size

4 Pax

Accommodation

Hotel

Trip Start From

Kathmandu

Trip Ends At

Kathmandu

Trip At Glance

Trip Map


Trip Gallery


Difficulty Level

Easy

Embark on an adventure with our guided tours and treks. Explore stunning landscapes, cultural wonders, and create lasting memories. Choose your perfect journey duration. Experience nature’s beauty at its finest!

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01
    Kathmandu – Lhasa ( 3,650 M ):1 Hrs
    Fly to LHASA. After landing at the GONGAAR airport beautifully located on the bank of the holy BRAHMAPUTRA river transfer to LHASA through the new tunnel (45 min) – Hotel – Full rest for acclimatization.
  • Day 02
    Lhasa
    Full days sightseeing tour of Lhasa including Sera & Drepung Monasteries.

    Sera, means “hailstone” in Tibetan. Set at the foot of the Wudu Hill to the north of Lhasa City, Sera is comprised of a great sutra chanting hall and a college. Sera Monastery was founded in 1419 by Jamchen Choje, a disciple of Tsongkapa, the founder of Gelugpa Sect.

    Drepung Monastery, was founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choje, a disciple of Tsongkapa, the founder of Gelugpa Sect. The monastery, occupying an area of 250,000 square meters with a fixed number of 7,700 monks, is the largest monastery in Tibet. The monastery keeps many historical relics, Buddhist scriptures, arts, and crafts.
  • Day 03
    Lhasa
    Full days sightseeing tour of Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, and Potala Palace.

    Jokhang Temple, situated in the center of the old section of Lhasa called Barkhor, was built in the mid-7th century A. D. It was later extended by successive rulers, and has now become a gigantic architecture complex. Located in the east, and facing the west, Jokhang is a four storied Temple with splendid golden roofs.

    Barkhor Bazaar is a market complex just outside and around Jokhang Temple. It is the main Tibetan bazaar which has been able to sustain Tibetan culture & heritage until today. This bazaar is good for shopping and eating out and also mixing with the local Tibetan people.

    Potala Palace is one of most famous architectural works of Tibet and stands on the top of the Red Hill in Lhasa. The word Potala comes from Sanskrit. In the 7th century, it was built for meditational purpose. It was Dalai Lama’s winter palace. Its white part is used for administrative purpose and the red part for the religious purpose.
  • Day 04
    Lhasa – Gyantse ( 3,950m/12,959ft ) – Shigatse ( 3,900m/12,795ft ): 261+90 Km
    Scenic drive to Gyantse crossing over the lifeline river of Tibet called Brahmaputra (called Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibetan) via beautiful blue lake called Yamadroke Tso (rightly called turquoise lake in Tibetan) with frequent stops to enjoy the beauty of the lake from the different heights and angles and cross 2 high passes: Karo La (5,010m/16,437ft) and Kamba La ( 4,794m/15,728ft ). Later sightseeing in Gyantse including Phalkor and Kumbum Monasteries. Late afternoon, scenic drive to Shigatse ( 1.5hr ) through the typical Tibetan countryside.

    Shigatse is situated in the southwest of the Tibet Autonomous Region where Nyangchu River joins the Yarlung Tsangpo River. Shigatse is the second biggest town in Tibet and it is the center of transportation and distribution of agriculture and husbandry products from the southeastern part of Tibet. “Shigatse” in Tibetan means the “Estate that fulfills one’s Wishes.”

    Yamdrok Lake is one of the biggest and beautiful lakes in Tibet. We pass by this lake with about 2 hours drive along its bank. Yamdrok means turquoise in Tibetan language. In fact, the lake looks exactly as beautiful as turquoise blue during the good weather days.

    The famous Kumbum, a combination of pagoda and stupa arts, stands with nine storeys with its 108 doors and 77 chapels contaning clay sculptures and various murals. The pagoda is said to have 100,000 images of Buddha either sculptured or painted.

    Phalkor monastery is the next door monument to the Kumbum. It was founded in 1418. Its role is unique on the Buddhism in Tibet as it represents all the three sects of Tibetan Buddhism: Gelugpa, Sakkyapa and Bhutan.
  • Day 05
    Shiagtse – Saga ( 4,400m/14,436ft ): 6 – 7 Hrs
    After the visit of Panchen Lama’s Tashilhunpo Monastery, continue drive through the beautiful countryside to Saga – Overnight at Guest House.

    Tashilhumpo monastery is believed to be the most beautiful monastery in Tibet, founded in 1417. The most amazing in this monastery is the giant statue of the Maitreya (Future Buddha) erected by the 9th Panchen Lama in 1914 and took 4 years for its establishment. Fourth Panchen Lama’s funeral stupa was also built in 1662 which is one of the major attraction in the monastery.
  • Day 06
    Saga – Paryang ( 4,750m/15,584ft ): 255 Km, 5 – 6 Hrs
    Drive from Saga to Paryang – Guest House at Paryang.
  • Day 07
    Paryang – Chiu Gompa ( 4,560 M – 223 Kms ):5 – 6 Hrs
    Drive from Paryang to Chiu Gompa – Overnight at Camp/Guest House.
  • Day 08
    Manasarovar ( 4,500m/14,764ft ) – Darchen ( 4,620m/15,157ft ): 45 Min
    Free at Lake Manasarovar for free exploration of the lake. PM: Scenic drive to Darchen. Darchen is the base camp of Mt. Kailash from where the close up view of the Mt. Kailash itself is enlightening. Overnight at Camp/Guest House.

    The highest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Manasarovar stands at the foot of the sacred Mount Kailash. Located in Tibet, it’s considered as one of the holiest lakes in Asia
  • Day 09
    Darchen
    Drive to Serlung Monastery and to Nandi Parbat for an excellent view of Mt. Kailash. The group will stay at Darchen and make final preparation for the Kailash Parikarma. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 10
    Darchen – Dirapuk ( 4,860m/15,945ft ): 7 Km / 5 – 6 Hrs
    Early morning trek to Dirapuk. Overnight at Guest House at Dirapuk.
  • Day 11
    Dirapuk – Zuthul Puk ( 4,760m/15,617ft ): 18 Km / 7 – 8 Hrs
    Early morning breakfast and start the trek to Zuthul Puk. Overnight at guest house at Zuthul Puk.
  • Day 12
    Zuthul Puk – Manasarovar
    End Kailash kora ( 10 km ) approx. 3 – 4 hr trek. After ending the trek, you will be picked up by our jeeps and continue your scenic drive back to Manasarovar for the rest on the bank of the picturesque Lake Manasarovar with a visit to Tirthapuri where you can enjoy the hot water spring bath. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 13
    Manasarovar – Paryang : 270 Km / 6-7 Hr
    Continue your scenic drive back to Paryang. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 14
    Paryang – Saga: 255 Km / 6 – 7 Hr
    Scenic drive back to SAGA – Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 15
    Paryang – Saga: 255 Km / 6 – 7 Hrs
    Scenic drive back to Saga – Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 16
    Nyalam – Kathmandu: 153 Km / 6 – 7 Hrs
    Drive downhill to Zhangmu and Friendship Bridge where transportation awaits for the final leg of journey back to Kathmandu after the necessary immigration formalities both at the Chinease and Nepalese sides at the border. Continue your return journey to Kathmandu through the beautiful green lush Nepalese countryside with an option of enjoying bungee jump en route. Transfer to your hotel. End of the tour.

Package Details

Trip Inquiry

Our travel experts are ready to customize and plan your next journey, trek, tour or rafting. Contact us by phone or message.

Mr. Sarbottam Lal Shrestha

+977 9851021080