Mount kailash trekking

22 Days
Tibet
2
Strenuous
  • Trip Code: Mount kailash trekking
  • Trip Type: Trekking
  • Max. Altitude: 6867m
  • Travel Mode: Surface/Air

Mount Kailash Kora is 52 km long, usually takes three days to complete. Altitude ranges from 4675m at Darchen, the starting point to 5630m at Drolma-la, the highest point of the kora.
The kora is made in a clockwise direction by Hindus and Buddhists but counterclockwise by followers of the Jain and Bön religions.

Most of travelers to Far-west Tibet the prime focus of their journey is the sacred peak of Mount Kailash(6,658 metres). This extraordinary mountain is regarded as the “heart of the world”, the center of Asia, by Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of other spiritual traditions. All special destinations for the travelers to reach, Mount Kailash is surely one of most sublime and sacred place.

Overview
Trip Code Mount kailash trekking
Trip Duration 22 Days
Trip Type Trekking
Trip Grade Strenuous
Min Group Size 2
Max Altitude 6867m
Trip Start Lhasa
Trip End Lhasa
Best Season April-Nov
Transportaion Surface/Air
Meals All meals during the trekking & Rest of the part on Bed and Breakfast basis
Acommodation Lodes/Hotels/Tented camp
Itinerary

Arrival in Beijing, then connecting flight to Chengdu. 1N in 3 star Hotel Mt. Kailash

In the early morning fly to Tibet, in the afternoon rest and acclimatize. 3N in 3 star hotel (B/L)

Lhasa:visit Potala Palace and Johkang temple and walk around the famous Barkor Street.(B/L)

Lhasa:visit Drepung and Sera monastery.(B/L)

Lhasa-Gyantse, visit Yamdrok Lake and Palkor monastery. 1N in 3 star hotel (B/L/D)

Gyantse-Shigatse, visit Tashilunpo monastery in Shigatse, 1N in 3 star hotel (B/L/D)

Shigatse-Latse, 1N in simple Guesthouse (B/L/D)

Latse-Saga, a whole day’s driving, about 300km. The army town of Saga(4600m) is the last town of any size on this route.1N in simple Guesthouse (B/L/D)

Saga-Paryang, Another day’s driving(260km) will take us to Paryang in the heart of western Tibet, where the four great rivers of South Asia diverge from their glacial sources around Mount Kailash. During the rainy season, the roads to Paryang are likely to be washed out by floods, in which case we may need to drive the truck through a 30 cm(11.7 inches) deep stream.1N in simple Guesthouse (B/L/D)

Paryang-Darchen,Darchen(4575 meters) is the starting and completion point for the general circuit of the sacred mountain. It is wise to spend at least a Day here in preparation.1N in Guesthouse (B/L/D)

Trekking around Kailash Camping/Guest Houses (B/L/D)

Lake Manasarovar. We will camp another night at this sacred lake. We will take a walk up to the Chiu Monastery, located atop a cliff, to enjoy the spectacular view of the lake. Camping/Guest House (B/L/D)

Darchen-Tsada, The road to Thsada is terrible, and go over some very high passes, taking a whole Day.We will spend a day driving to Zhanda, a small town situated deep in a valley. The drive itself offers a breathtaking view of sand-rock formations shaping the deep valley. We will spend another day in the area to visit the ruins of the Guge Kingdom, which ruled western Tibet 300 years ago.2N in Guesthouse (B/L/D)

Tsada-Lhasa,We will return to Lhasa by retracing the original route we took, stopping on the way to play frisbee in the grasslands with Tibetan children or photographing golden haired yaks grazing in the sunset.

Lhasa-Chengdu-Beijing, in the early morning transfer to airport and fly to Chengdu, then connecting flight to Beijing, self transfer to hotel and then free time. 1N in 3 star hotel.

Service Includes/Excludes

Trip Cost Include:

» Accommodation as per program on bed and breakfast basis, Trekking section in full board
» Transportation by 1 unit land cruiser/Van/Coaces
» All necessary permits
» 1 English-speaking Tibetan guide
» Entrance fee including Potala, Jorkhang, Yamdrok, Pelkor Chode& Kumbuk, Tashilunpo, Kailash mansarovar
» Airpot pick up and drop
All camping equipments

 

Trip Cost Exclude:
» Airfares and airport tax
» China visa
» Lunch and dinner not mentioned above
» Tips, drinks and expense due to nature
» Tibet Visa fee
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