Lhasa with Kailash Tour is a mystical journey that takes us along a holy trail to experience the wilderness that lies in the high altitude landscape of Tibet. The journey starts with a flight to Lhasa which is a magical flight in itself that offers beautiful views of pinnacles of towering mountains. Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa is an awesome way to get insights about pristine Tibetan Buddhist culture. Lhasa city is also known as a place of Gods. As its name denotes, it is a real place of Gods who lives in the well-built, artistic monasteries of Tibet.
Your visit to Sera monastery, Drepung monastery and Jokhang temple lets you venture the beautiful demonstration of art, culture and craft works. Sera monastery is a large monastery that acquire large number of monks who preach the teachings of Lord Buddha. Similarly, Jokhang temple is the oldest temple that is surround by the Bakor streets. Similarly, the Potana Palace that dominates the skyline of Lhasa and Norbulingka Palaces are grand palaces of Dalai Lama. The greatness of these palaces are beyond words of description. These places have preserve the finest arts and crafts.
Mt. Kailash with Lhasa Tour not only includes the wonders of Lhasa but the renowned Kora in the holy Mt. Kailash. Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar Lake has a high value among st both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. As per Buddhist mythology, Mt. Kailash is a place where Guru Rinpoche his meditation and got enlightenment. Similarly Hindu myth says that Mt. Kailash is an endure place of Lord Shiva and Goddess parvati. The holy mountain has beautiful fresh water glacier lakes like Mansarovar and Raksheesa around it which makes the mountain even more tempting and appealing. During our journey, we take a dip inside Mansarovar Lake to get rid of our sins and purify our soul. Similarly, we perform Kora around the mountain which is considered to be a holy act.
Mt Kailash with Lhasa tour doesn’t only consists of these many attractions. On the way from Lhasa to Kailash, we pass various monasteries and high altitude lakes. We perform Kora, a holy act and cross may passes on our way. The passes offer views of mountains and Tibetan plateaus. We also drive to Everest Base Camp on the northern side which is an ultimate dream of any adventure and travel lover.
Day 01: Arrival Day
Day 02: Kathmandu, Sightseeing tour to Buddhanath and Pashupatinath
Day 03: Patan Sightseeing tour
Day 04: Fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu
Day 05: Sightseeing Day in Lhasa
Day 06: Explore Lhasa
Day 07: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake – Gyantse
Day 08: Gyantse – Shigatse
Day 09: Old Zhongba
Day 10: Darchen/Tarboche
Day 11: Kora around Mount Kailash: Drirapuk - Dolma La - Zuthrulpuk
Day 12: Kora around Mount Kailash: Zuthrul Puk - Darchen - Lake Mansarovar Seralung
Day 13: Trugo Gompa.
Day 14: Trugu Gompa - Chiu Gompa
Day 15: Chiu gompa - Paigutso Lake.
Day 16: Paigutso - Rongbuk (Everest Base Camp)
Day 17: Rongbuk - Everest Base Camp - Tingri - Zhangmu / Khasa
Day 18: Zhangmu / Khasa – Kathmandu
Day 19: Kathmandu
Day 20: Return flight Kathmandu - to your home country.
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal Entry visa fees.
- Chinese Visa fee
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in Kathmandu and Lhasa.
- Airfare from your country to Nepal
- Snacks, soft drink and water during the trek
- Hot showers during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff is not our responsibility.
Regarding your visa and arrival
You can obtain Chinese visa on your own by submitting an application to Chinese Embassy/ Consulate General based on your State of residence. However, you may also apply for visa through us. Once you book your trip with us, we take care of the process regarding visa. We apply for your visa on your behalf. All we need is photocopy of your passport and photographs. Once your application is processed and approved, you need to pay the applicable visa fees. Upon your arrival, you will be picked up and escorted throughout the journey as per your itinerary.
Getting into Tibet
You can enter into Tibet via road or air. You can take a direct flight to Tibet or opt for a drive via Kodari border in Nepal.
Best time to visit
Any season would be best for a traveler depending upon the motive of travel. However, for any traveler who would like to have best views of Mt. Everest from the base camp, April to mid June and September to October would be the best time.
Accommodation in Lhasa would be in a three star category hotel. For rest of the places, expect very normal kind of food and accommodation.
Meals and drinking water
During your travel to Tibet, we provide meals i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner as per the itinerary. However, lunch and dinner while your stay in three star hotels is not included. The menus are limited therefore if you want to eat anything different then you should purchase it on your own.
The currency of Tibet is denominated as Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
Travel insurance is highly recommended as it insures your risk against any kind of uncertainties during the travel.