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 HOLY MT KAILASH VIA LHASA TOUR ( BASED ON 25 PAX & ABOVE):

Tour Code

Tour Title

Duration

Destination Covered

FML 700

 Holy Mt Kailash Via LhasaTour

14 Nights/ 15 Days

Kathmandu, Lhasa / Shigatse, Holy Mt Kailash and Mansarovar Lake.

Tour Introduction:
HOLY MT KAILASH VIA LHASA TOUR :
is a special yatra  which  gives a traveler an experience of Tibetan culture, scenic beauty & a chance to explore two major cities of Tibet autonomous region, Lhasa and Shigatse.  The tour(Yatra) start from Kathmandu by flying to Lhasa. Lhasa City sightseeing will cover the famous Potala Palace & some monasteries around. The route from Lhasa to Saga is considered as most scenic route.  Fishtail Tours & Travel invites you to join on this special tour during your next Pilgrimage tour to abode of Lord Shiva. 

Fixed Departure dates for 2015: Fly in/ Fly out via Lhasa

 

Month

 

Group Code

Dates of Operation

Full Moon Day

Arrival in Kathmandu

Kathmandu/Lhasa Flight

Return to KTM

Via Lhasa

Final Departure

For onwards journey

Day

Date

Day

Date

Day

Date

Day

Date

May

FML403 A

Fri

12th  May

Sun

14th May

Thurs

25th  May

Fri

26th  May

 

May

FML404 A

Sat

21st  May

Mon

23rd  May

Fri

03rd June

Sat

04th  June

2nd June

May

FML 405 A

Mon

30th May

Wed

01st  June

Sun

12th  June

Mon

13th  June

 

June

FML 406 A

Sat

11th  June

Mon

13th June

Fri

24th June

Sat

25th June

2nd June

June

FML 407 A

Sun

19th June

Tues

21st June

Sat

02nd July

Sun

3rd July

 

July

FML 408 A

Sun

10th July

Tues

12th July

Sat

23rd July

Sun

24th July

19th July

July

FML 409 A

Tues

19th   July

Thurs

21st July

Mon

01st Aug

Tues

02nd Aug

 

Aug

FML410 A

Tues

9th  Aug

Thurs

11th Aug

Mon

22nd Aug

Tues

23rd Aug

18th Aug

Aug

FML 411 A

Thurs

18th  Aug

Sat

20th Aug

Wed

31st Aug

Thurs

01st Sept

 

Sept

FML 412 A

Fri

9th   Sept

Sun

11th Sept

Thurs

22nd Sept

Fri

23rd Sept

16th Sept

Sept

FML 413 A

Fri

16th Sept

Sun

18th Sept

Thurs

29th Sept

Fri

30th Sept

 

Oct

FML 414 A

Sun

9th Oct.

Tues

11th Oct

Sat

22nd Oct

Sun

23rd Oct

16th Oct

Trip Facts:

Tour Grade

Tour Duration

Highest Elevation

Road Condition

Walking and trekking Duration

General Information

4

15 Days

5,610 Meter

Black Topped Highway

Approx 42 Km Holy trek including 10 Km gradual Climbing.

Adventure type of tour especially during 3 days of Parikrama.  The journey is smooth and comfortable till Parikrama starting point.

Outline Itinerary;


Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Pilgrimage Sightseeing.
Day 03: Fly to Lhasa and rest.
Day 04: Lhasa City Sightseeing .
Day 05: Lhasa City Sightseeing.
Day 06: Drive to Shigatse and visit Shigatse.
Day 07: Drive to Saga/ New Dongpa.
Day 08: Drive to Mansarovar & Puja at Mansarovar.
Day 09: Drive to Darchen.
Day 10: Drive to Holy Trek Starting Point- Yamadwar and Holy Trek to Dirapuk.
Day11: Holy Trek to Zuthulpuk.
Day12: Holy Trek to Near Darchen and drive to Saga.
Day13: Drive to Shigatse
Day14: Drive to Lhasa airport for fly to Kathmandu.
Day 15: Transfer to airport for onward journey.

Details Itinerary:

Day

 

Itinerary Details

01

 

Arrival at Tribhuban International airport, meet and welcome by our office representative & transfer to hotel. Evening briefing about the Yatra. Overnight  stay at hotel.

02

 

After breakfast leave for temple sightseeing tour to Lord Pashupatinath temple, Lord Narayana also known as sleeping Vishnu (Budhanilakantha temple) and Soyambhunath stupa. Return to hotel, lunch & rest of the day is free for the preparation of Yatra. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

03

 

Transfer to airport for flight to Lhasa. Arrive in Lhasa-the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Your guide will meet & assist you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Arrive hotel and check in. Overnight  stay at hotel.

04

 

After breakfast leave for full day city sightseeing tour to Magnificent Potala Palace-the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; the place where the former great Dalai Lama's stupas are being kept; once the seat of the Tibetan government. With a history of over 1,300 years, the Potala Palace is the treasure of Tibetan religion and culture, storing plenty of figures of the Buddha, murals, sutras etc. After visiting Potala Palace, you will visit one of the three largest monasteries of Gelugpa- the Sera Monastery, and the Dalai Lama's summer palace of the treasure Park of Tibet, the Norbulingka. Return to hotel and overnight stay  at hotel.

05

 

After breakfast you will visit the No. 1 Monastery of Gelugpa-Drepung Monastery, which is the richest monastery ever in Tibet, and is still active today. Then you will be guided to visit the spiritual center of Tibet, the Jokhang Temple, where you might meet many pilgrims, who even prostrate by full length to the threshold of the temple. You will visit the sacred pilgrim path, the oldest street in Lhasa, the Barkhor Street, which is the place where Tibetan culture, economy, religion and arts assemble. In the afternoon, you can pay a visit to the Tibetan Traditional Hospital, where you will see how the Tibetan doctors treat patients in their traditional ways, and in its library, you will find massive medical sutras and medical thankas. The Lhasa Carpet Factory is also a place you should not miss. The carpets there are all hand-made on old-styled vertical looms in traditional processes. Overnight stay at hotel.

06

 

After breakfast drive to second largest city of Tibet- Shigatse. Arrive Shigatse and visit around the city and monasteries. Overnight  stay at hotel.

07

 

After breakfast drive to Saga. There is nothing so special but you will enjoy the beautiful Tibetan landscape. After approx.5 hours drive you will reach Lhatse. After Lhatse, continue drive to Saga. Enjoy the beautiful Tibetan landscape. After approx.5 hours drive you will reach Saga.  Arrive Saga and overnight stay  at hotel.

08

 

After breakfast, drive to Mansarowar. Arrive Mansarowar, take a holy bath; perform Puja, Hawan, and Dev Tarpan etc. Freshly cooked dinner will be served at the edge of lake Mansarowar. Overnight  stay at camp/ guesthouse.

09

 

Visit Chui Gumpa hot spring and drive to Darchen (4,540 m.) -30 km - 2 hours.  After lunch, visit to Astapad can be organized. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

10

 

With packed lunch box, drive to Tarboch Flag Pole, the first prostration point, - an auspicious gateway and the sky burial ground. Visit Yamadwarand further drive to Sershong. Meet your porters/ pony caretaker etc. and trek to Dirapuk (4,765 m). Overnight stay at guesthouse

11

 

Continue Parikrama over Dromala pass (5,585 m) to Zuthul Puk (22 km, 7-8 hours trek). Overnight  stay at camp/ guesthouse.

12

 

Last and final day Kailash Parikrama ends near Darchen (14 km, 3-4 hrs trek), then drive to Saga. Overnight stay at hotel.

13

 

Drive  Saga to Shigatse.  Overnight stay at guesthouse.

14

 

Drive to Lhasa airport for flight to Kathmandu. Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.                          

15

 

Holly water offering at Pashupatinath temple and free time until your departure transfer to the International airport for your onward flight.

 

*****Yatra Ends******

Holy Mt. Kailash via LhasaTour Cost:

Per Person Tour Costs

NRI/

Foreigner

Single Room Supplement in Kathmandu only ( 8 nights only)

Accommodation Details

Tibet Part
Vehicle + Permit

Other Expenses

NRI/

Foreigner

Indian

National

Kathmandu

Lhasa, Shigatse & Lhasa

Other Part of Tibet

U$

2,450.00

INR

35,000/-

U$

3,350.00

U$

450.00

INR

20,000/-

4 star hotel

3 star eqv hotel

Best Available Guest house

 

Cost Includes:

  • Special welcome at international airport in Kathmandu and Lhasa.
  • 1 briefing session in Kathmandu.
  • 3 nights stay in Kathmandu at 4 star equivalent hotel with all meals.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Lhasa at 3 star equivalent hotel.
  • Lhasa city sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • 2 night stay at 3 star equivalent hotels at Shigatse.
  • 7 nights accommodation in other part of Tibet at guesthouse/tent as per the itinerary.
  • Fully Trained Nepali staffs, 3 times a day meal, mineral and boiled water for drink.
  • Oxygen cylinder and oxygen pillow as per the requirements.
  • Tibet Visa and Permit Fee.
  • Yak and Yak men to carry Kitchen equipments and food materials during Parikrama.
  • Ground transfers in Tibet (Lhasa to Mansarovar and back to Lhasa) using deluxe
     coach as applicable .
  • Services of English speaking guide & Nepali tour leader in Tibet.
  • Required trekking and kitchen equipments.
  •  Oxygen cylinders and first aid kit.
  • Yatra Completion certificate.
  •  Free use of warm Down-Jacket and Sleeping bag.
  • Backpack, and duffel bag for free.
  • 1 half-day Kathmandu sightseeing covering Pashupatinath temple& Boudhanath stupa.
  • China Border/ Kathmandu by non A/C coach.
  • Kathmandu/ Lhasa/ Kathmandu  by flight.
  • Yatra completion Certificate
  •  Necessary Assistance.  

Cost Excludes:

  • Horse and porter for personal use.
  • Personal items and clothing.
  •  Entrance fee at sightseeing spots
  • Extra costs that may arise due to prolonged delays or postponement of flights due to technical reasons/ acts ofnature/ riots/ curfew/ government regulations or any other conditions whatsoever, which are beyond the control of Fishtail Tours & Travels and its associated agents.
  • Personal expenses, tips and donations, insurance against loss of baggage, damage of valuables, theft of personal items/belongings, medical expenses in case of accident or expenses in emergency evacuation.

 

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